Daily Archives: April 6, 2011

Openness of Tablets

“Lin noted that Acer surveys have shown that most consumers believe a tablet PC is like a PC device, meaning it needs an open environment; therefore, Acer has chosen Android that supports Flash and USB to allow consumers to have … Continue reading

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AutoDesk v World

Autodesk makes CAD software. By all reports it is good software and it is widely used. The licensing fees are substantial but many who use AutoCAD feel it is money well spent. However, other businesses wishing to provide CAD software … Continue reading

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Netcraft: Most Reliable Hosts

Again Netcraft publishes its measure of the most reliable hosting outfits. Linux takes the top 4 spots and 25 out of 40 sites rated: Linux – 25 BSDs – 6 that other OS – 4 F5 Big IP – 1 … Continue reading

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Insecurity

I have read on this blog and elsewhere fans of that other OS claiming you are pretty well protected from malware if: you think before you click, patch regularly, and don’t browse porn-sites. Thinking is helpful in the “social engineering” … Continue reading

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2011: The Year Smart Phones Became Affordable and Changed Everything

We all know what smart phones are, phones that happen to be computers, game consoles, GPS navigation systems etc. What they have not been is affordable with prices ranging from $300 to $1000 depending on how locked-in to some ISP … Continue reading

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