Daily Archives: September 3, 2012

Torvalds Shoots From the Hip

“Shooting from the hip” refers to the practice of pointing a firearm roughly in the direction of an enemy so close that careful aim is unnecessary. Linus does that verbally from time to time but he does really blast the … Continue reading

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Bruce Willis Dying Harder or Killing EULAs

The legal basis for an EULA (End User Licensing Agreement) is that an owner of a copyright work has the sole right to permit distribution. An owner can set any conditions he wants for giving permission to obtain a copy … Continue reading

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Lintel? Aintel? LAIntel? What do you call the Platform of an Atom Smart Phone?

“To highlight the potential of its handset CPUs, Intel has showcased a number of Atom-based smartphones designed by its partners at IFA. The models include ZTE’s Grand X IN, Orange’s San Diego, Lenovo’s K800 and Lava’s Xolo X900.” “Motorola, the … Continue reading

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