Daily Archives: February 26, 2013

How Big A Failure Is “8”? Ask Gartner.

“Through 2015, 90% of enterprises will bypass widescale deployment of Windows 8” for PCs. see Gartner at Gartner Symposium IT Expo 2012 – Top Technology Predictions for 2013 So, it’s not just a slow uptake. Gartner sees business won’t use … Continue reading

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Watch Out For Corporations With Salesmen

“it is a basic principal of our free-market economy that competition between vendors leads to lower prices and higher quality products," the report states. "Yet, instead of using an open competitive bid process to attempt to receive the lowest possible … Continue reading

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Today

I am out of excuses not to get out of the house and to make things happen. Today looks like a repeat of yesterday’s weather, sunny and warm. I put up some more of the greenhouse yesterday. I had to … Continue reading

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DistroRank

For what it’s worth, here is yet another ranking of popularity of GNU/Linux. I took the survey and noted that my bunch of PCs are undercounted because it’s a “unique IP address” system. Linux Rankings (Score): 1. Ubuntu (1.000) 2. … Continue reading

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Ditching “8”

Save $100 on Any Windows 8 Touch-Screen PC. “Windows 8 then failed to shift in significant volumes over the Christmas shopping period, leaving Best Buy and other shops stocked up with unsold inventory. One senior source at a major PC … Continue reading

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