Daily Giz Wiz 187: FrancisFrancis

Episode 187 of the podcast

Subject: Review of FrancisFrancis
Released:Tuesday 7 November 2006
Length:about 17 minutes
Download file:dgw0187.mp3 (7.7 MB)

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Short info

On turn the tables Tuesday Leo sings the praises of his new bright red Francis Francis coffee machine from Illy. It uses ESE pods.

Detailed information

The FrancisFrancis X1 Trio is an espresso machine using ESE pods.  1.2 litres capacity, milk foamer, steam knob.  Leo's favourite pods are the Illy ESE pods, and his favourite site is www.singleservecoffee.com.

Album Art

First, they complain that they can't see the gadget.  Now the gadget is in the album art, and they complain that they see it too soon, right off the bat.  What a fickle lot!  Dick comes up with the idea of the iPod Exposure Window to hide the album art.

Happy Together with Dev Null

Steve has posted an old clip of Leo singing as Dev Null on his blog iSteve.us.  Or listen to it right here.  Leo explains the history of the MSNBC show "The Site", and how Dev Null came about.  For a longer clip, visit Episode 149.

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