February 27, 2007
So, think twice before taking the vista plunge. You might be better with XP.
February 26, 2007
February 20, 2007
Speaking of Linux, I've posted before about some of the different flavors I've tried and liked. I've just been introduced to another one, which you may to try out as well. Damn Small Linux. Small enough to be installed and run off a USB key, making for a very modular and portable OS. I like it. Sometime soon I'll put it on a USB device and give it a whirl.
February 15, 2007
Amazing inventions are just a web click away. An MIT student has developed a way to let regular people (OK, police and firefighters; I doubt they're going to give me one of these things) a way to scale buildings like Spider-Man. Cool (speaking of Spider-Man, I caught this story, which somehow escaped my notice back in December).
In other news. Bill Gates isn't very happy about the recent "I'm a PC and I'm a Mac" commercials. Geez, with all that money, doesn't the guy have a sense of humor?
Ways to get Windows Vista capabilities and looks on your current non-Vista rig, and ultra-small PC's are all the rage at the Consumer Electronic's Show (CES). You know I want one, but with price tags between $1000 - 2000, I think it will have to wait. I'd settle for a brand new Palm, and while that doesn't look like it will happen any time soon, they are trying to move things along and grab market share in Europe . The problem is: Europe's already got Symbian and they're quite happy with it, thanks. Good luck there Palm. Maybe innovating instead of just cranking out Treos would make you more attractive. Damn it, give us some cool new features we actually want, and maybe wrap it up in a shiny new handheld. Not everyone wants a new phone.
And, speaking of things I want, there's a new player in the flat-panel TV area, and it's cutting costs to make a name in the industry. How much cost-cutting? How about half-price? Now your'e talking.