Daily Giz Wiz 71: Sharp Zaurus CLC3200

Episode 71 of the podcast

Subject: Review of Sharp Zaurus CLC3200
Released:Monday 29 May 2006
Length:about 16 minutes
Download file:dgw0071.mp3 (7.3 MB)

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Short info

You Can't Have It! The Linux-based Sharp Zaurus CLC-3200 PDA from Dynamism. Another product available only in Japan.

Detailed information


The Sharp Zaurus SL C3200 is the first PDA with an integrated HDD (6GB), its 3.7" screen swivels between PDA style and laptop style.  Runs linux, has a QWERTY keyboard, flash memory card slots, and stereo out for playing your mp3s.

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Mad Suit

Dick recounts the story of how Mad was sued by a songwriter over a parody of a song (see also Episode 50).  He's forgotten who it was, and which song it was.  It was Irving Berlin suing Mad over a parody done by Frank Jacobs and Larry Siegel of the song "A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody".  The case was decided in favour of Mad in 1964, in the celebrated case of Berlin v E. C. Publications, for the protection of parodies.  See Wikipedia entry.
Orginal Lyrics
I have an ear for music,
And I have an eye for a maid.
I like a pretty girlie,
With each pretty tune that's played.
They go together,
Like sunny weather goes with the month of may.
I've studied girls and music,
So I'm qualified to say

A pretty girl is like a melody
That haunts you night and day,
Just like the strain of a haunting refrain,
She'll start up-on a marathon
And run around your brain.
You can't escape she's in your memory.
By morning night and noon.
She will leave you and then come back again,
A pretty girl is just like a pretty tune.

Mad Lyrics
Louella Schwartz
Describes her malady
To anyone in sight.
She will complain!
Dramatize every pain!
And then she'll wail
How doctors fail
To help her sleep at night!

Louella Schwartz
Will say her malady
Is diagnosed all wrong!
When you think she is through,
She'll start on you!
Louella Schwartz
Is groaning the whole day long!


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