Daily Archives: March 16, 2011

ASUS Plans Its Escape

For decades, M$ has held OEMs for ransom. If they wanted to sell a PC that PC had to have M$’s product. Not so any longer. Dell and ASUS have dabbled with shipping PCs without that other OS but the … Continue reading

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Doing

Dan Reisinger found 10 things tablet PCs cannot do. He is right of course, but that does not matter. Everyone does not need to do everything with their PC. Tablets have a place in the world where smaller, cheaper, more … Continue reading

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Will Oracle Buy Net Applications???

There is a rumour that Mark Hurd is coordinating a buyout of Net Applications. I have no insider knowledge of this but TheRegister is seldom wrong… What would be the consequences? For GNU/Linux, I can imagine that Oracle, a distributor … Continue reading

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HP: In a Race to be the King of the Linux Desktop etc.

HP has been a part of my life for ages. In the 1970s I used their high-voltage power-supplies. I bought their first ink-jet printer. I have used their printers in every school from the 1990s until this year. I have … Continue reading

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