Daily Archives: April 23, 2013

Smaller, Cheaper Computers Get Smarter

“Today we have a new entrant that may provide the best bang for the buck for many types of users. It’s called the BeagleBone Black and it’s the latest in the line of "Beagle" devices that first appeared in 2008, … Continue reading

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The New Lock-in

From early on M$ leveraged the lock-in of ISVs (“Independent” Software Vendors) and file-formats to keep customers plodding along the Wintel treadmill, having to replace PCs every few years while paying for yet another licensing fee. Lock-in works both ways: … Continue reading

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