Daily Archives: July 25, 2012

The Drought is Over at Dell Online Store: Ubuntu GNU/Linux Vostro 14″ Notebook

For a time you could find nothing on Dell’s sight for GNU/Linux. Now there is a notebook (not a “netbook” but a full-sized 14″ notebook). It’s in the Small Business & Home Office/laptops section. Look under Operating Systems: “Linux and … Continue reading

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Cause or Effect; is Mobility Killing Monopoly or Is Monopoly The Cause of Mobility’s Success?

Bundling and exclusive dealing has made the Wintel monopoly very solid but totally lacking the flexibility that consumers want. FLOSS and ARM have succeeded wildly in small cheap computers for consumers. Was Android/Linux an idea whose time had come or … Continue reading

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