OCMS News May 2010

Entire PowerMat Products Reviewed
Friday, May 28, 2010
So when I got the opportunity to review the awesome new charging appliances put out by Powermat, I jumped on it. The idea of charging something wirelessly is right up my alley, being the child of Tesla’s thought that I am. So I told the guys over at Powermat to load me up, and I’ll give them a show in return. And they didn’t disappoint. So here’s a list of what I’ll be giving you in this epic review:

* Powermat 2X Charging Mat * Powermat Portable Mat * Powermat Home & Office Mat * Powermat iPod Touch receiver * Powermat iPod & iPhone receiver * Powermat Universal Powercube

Hacking the Mio C220 GPS into a Media Player
Thursday, May 27, 2010
So after fiddling around with it for a couple hours and figuring out how to put my own coordinate-oriented Points of Interest in there, I discovered that this was pretty much all the damned thing did. It did the job of a GPS, and did it well, but that was all it did. Not good enough for me. I am the keeper of the multi-tool, and I know from experience that if an electronic does its job well, it can probably do others just as well.