Yesterday I came across an interesting article that someone posted to an internal company blog that I read from time to time. Well, the basis of it seems to mainly encompass the idea of a new kind of management style; a manager 2.0 if …continue reading
Archives for March 2006
Well, some people out there say that image is everything! Apparently Linux creator Torvalds believes this to be important as well. He and the OSDL are launching a brand new image for Linux itself…
One of the easiest conversations is to move people from MS Office over to one of the many Open Source alternatives. In this case, we see one UK city over to the Open Document compliant software known as StarOffice. Personally, I think that it would …continue reading
Very gutsy. Apparently IBM believes that if they can level the playing field with Microsoft in an evenly matched ad campaign. It also does not hurt that IBM is offering cold hard cash for converts, either.
Could this be an April Fool’s Day trick? Nope, Oracle really does believe that Linux will ‘outstrip’ Windows in the long haul. To be honest and with much love for Linux, I will have to strongly disagree that it will ever surpass the Windows foothold …continue reading
I will be the first to say, I figured that this SLI Notebook would have fared a lot better for overall performance. Oh sure, I have seen worse. But honestly I have seen better, too.
You know, this might actually be more pleasant to watch than true TV alternatives such as the video iPod or Sony PSP? Hey, I am just saying!
Since it is Fri, I figured that some of you might be spending your weekend working on some PC building projects. So, just to get you into the right mindset I have located a great article about one man’s journey into this realm of building …continue reading
So there is a new platform ready for folks living in rural India. Aptly called the Community PC platform, it includes a budget Intel chip, specially designed motherboard and a some management software as well.
Well, I suppose this just goes to show that not everything Google touches is going to turn to gold. Unfortunately, they are not the ones paying the price for this round of items not working…
So I took Keotag for a spin, very attractive and perhaps even useful for those needing to search for a particular subject by tag. Can’t really say that it did anything for me personally, but it did provide some nifty effects at least…
Fair enough, this news is hardly ground breaking stuff being that it involves the likes of Google. Nonetheless, the search engine giant has released a new version of Google Talk. Now with Avatars! (rolls eyes)
Come on, you had to see this coming? With April Fools day looming overhead, it was only natural for the world’s search engines to get themselves into the mix. As luck would have it, I believe that Ask.com may be the first off the line …continue reading
Much like Sony, Microsoft appears to be struggling to get software out in any sort of timely fashion these days. Some speculate it is because they have lost focus as a company while others still, suspect that there is actually a rabid Tux the penguin …continue reading
OK, so perhaps Adobe can breathe easy for a little while longer? As it turns out, we will not be seeing Microsoft’s answer to Adobe products until Vista ships. And since this date keeps changing, I believe Adobe has little to worry about.
In the old days, choosing a video game system for children wasn’t all that hard. After all, parents didn’t have to worry about games carried by systems like Atari (there was nothing threatening about Pac-Man or Space Invaders). Today, however, with the proliferation of games …continue reading
First we have to deal with mobile viruses, then comes the fun with mobile spyware? Hmm, I guess it was bound to happen eventually. Just wish the mobile world could have been spared from the spyware threat.
It’s a rough market for MP3 players, especially in an iPod world. Apparently some companies feel that adding things like Bluetooth can better the chances of a MP3 player’s success.
Mobile phones are not just effective communication devices. As one Naomi Campell has shown us, they also make fairly worthwhile projectiles.
Well the most recent study has brought us back full circle by stating that cell phones cause brain tumors. OK, so this should remain the case until next week when someone else does another study nullifying this one.
The recent effort to market mobile products to a hispanic audience will likely be met with mixed results. While demographically speaking, certain groups of people do indicate a strong brand loyalty, they also expect real may also be expecting real value for their dollar. Can …continue reading