Daily Archives: July 1, 2011

Apple Unlikely to dethrone HP as leading portable PC vendor

I have great respect for Digitimes. They have their finger on the pulse of IT, particularly in China, but they are out to lunch with the story that Apple will overtake HP in personal computing even if tablets are considered … Continue reading

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Prima Facie Case of Anti-trust

Phoney “7” has just 1% of US smart phone sales, despite serious promotion, XP may be the last version of that other OS to reach 50% market share, assuming “8” is released by 2013, and M$ speeds up releases, Google … Continue reading

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Do You Really Want to be M$’s Slave?

M$ has a great racket going. They do a few $billion of work creating software and then get others to sell/distribute it for free. The result is $billons of licensing fees flowing in far beyond the normal return of a … Continue reading

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Energy for IT

While ARM, thin clients and Moore’s Law give us many opportunities to save on energy expenditures for IT, one can also consider supplying energy for IT from renewable resources such as solar, wind and water. In my home two or … Continue reading

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