Daily Archives: December 24, 2012

Huge Drop in Wintel Unit-Sales

“According to NPD, stores in the United States sold 13 percent fewer Windows devices from late October, when Windows 8 made its debut, through the first week in December, than in the same period last year.” see Tepid Sales of … Continue reading

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“8” Implodes

A guy walks into a store to look at the “8” machines on display and sees they all are grinding on a failed update… Chuckle. M$ spends so much on their advertising and yet they do this. Amazing. see story … Continue reading

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ARM at 14nm FinFET Imminent

This is amazing news. 14 nm is just a few atoms of width… At this level power-consumption is almost not an issue and devices will soon be able to run on body-heat, photovoltaic power or shaking. “Samsung indicated that as … Continue reading

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Greece Specifies Open Hardware but Wants M$’s Software Despite Dire Financial Straits

“The ministry published a request for tender in November, seeking suppliers of 26,400 laptops, 1760 servers and 1760 wifi access routers. The value of the contract is set at just over 15 million euro. The purchase will be partly financed … Continue reading

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