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US News interviews Hawkins

Wed Jan 17, 2001 - 2:07 PM EST - By James Hromadka



Jeff HawkinsU.S. News and World Report has a nice interview with Jeff Hawkins on the importance of keeping things simple in technology. Here's a Hawkins quote from the interview regarding the VisorPhone:
You can do all that Internet stuff with it, but we don't focus on that. We don't promote it. I can use my VisorPhone with a Web browser. I have a Visor Prism with a nice color display. I can dial into an ISP and bring up the browser and surf the Web. It works just fine. But I wouldn't say it's ready for consumer prime time. I had to get an ISP and load the software and put up with various little technical things to make it work. And then the connection is slow.
Click here for the full interview.


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