Daily Archives: January 4, 2012

M$ and One of its Partners are at War

This is great fun for me. One of the last barriers to the desktop space for GNU/Linux is the retail shelf space GNU/Linux gets. Now, M$ is actually suing one of its partners, Comet, a retailer of electronics. I don’t … Continue reading

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OMG! Tablets Are Here

Earlier predictions were that tablet PCs would ship 45, then 55, then 60 million in 2011. Display Search claims that 73 million was the bottom line in 2011. That’s huge, nearly 1/4 of all notebooks+netbooks+tablets. That means a lot of … Continue reading

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Boneheaded Stunts

Don Reisinger has a list of M$’s mistakes in 2011: Where were the tablets? Let Google cement its lead online Failing to acquire a handset maker Let Android get away An odd Nokia partnership Failing to wrap up the living … Continue reading

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Crazy Weather

I am an old man and have lived many winters in Canada. This is the mildest winter of my life probably. Is it global warming? Is it Nature playing tricks on us? Are we due for a shock? I was … Continue reading

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