Daily Archives: April 16, 2012

Oracle v Google Trial Begins – Oracle Clutching at Straws

Oracle is attempting to bar Google from claiming SUN permitted use of Java in Android/Linux: Oracle: “Google has asserted a license defense in this case, claiming that its use of the patents-in-suit was licensed. Google has also asserted defenses of … Continue reading

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How I Became a Hero in 24 Hours

“The Little Woman” has an office with a powerful multi-function printer. It was rather trivial last year to get it printing with Debian GNU/Linux. I just had to add a printer driver from the manufacturer, Xerox. The thing scans, too, … Continue reading

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The Battle for Small Cheap Computers Has Passed the Skirmish Phase

Up to now, small cheap computers have been mostly smart thingies, netbooks and the like but all-in-ones are picking up steam according to Digitimes. They report that all-in-ones reached 18 million units shipped in 2011 with 3.5 inch hard drives … Continue reading

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