Daily Archives: March 15, 2013

The Precipitous Fall From Grace of That Other OS

A few numbers say it all. M$’s share of hits on Wikimedia: Month Share (%) 2012-11 71.03 2012-12 68.21 2013-01 58.40 2013-02 57.06 I guess we know what many good girls and boys found under their Christmas-tree, eh? Tablets and … Continue reading

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Computers For Schools Speaks

I received a reply to my e-mail responding to Industry Canada’s evaluation of CFS. Included is this gem: “Over the years there has been very little requirements for the Linux operating system to be installed on CFS computers. All request … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just Marketing. IT Is Experiencing A Shift To Mobile. Real Mobile.

"Early adopters tend to leave the home laptop in the bag and are abandoning the home office in favor of the lounge room couch or bedroom to do online activities in a more comfortable environment using a tablet or smartphone. … Continue reading

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New FUD… FLOSS Too Efficient…

It never ceases to amaze me how creative folks who discourage wide usage of FLOSS can be. They are true conmen contorting reality in what appears to be reasonable ways. “The reason closed source software does not deliver the most … Continue reading

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AWKWARD it is!

"Windows 8 is awkward in that it tries to address the intuitive ease of use of a tablet with the compatibility and features of a PC. For a consumer, they see no need for all this when a low priced … Continue reading

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US States Rebel

The world is bigger than Wintel and should not be lead around by the nose to buy ever more licences to use the hardware owned outright. While many governments and organizations meekly accept their yoke from M$, others rebel. They … Continue reading

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