Daily Archives: April 4, 2013

Me and My Smart Thingy

I have been playing around with my little woman’s cast off smart phone and getting great use of it as a small cheap computer. It is in every way a personal computer. I can use it at home on the … Continue reading

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Mozilla And Samsung Collaborate To Build Next-Gen Web Browser Engine — Servo

Combine FLOSS with a global corporation on the forefront of moving technology to consumers and magic happens, great IT at the lowest possible price. It’s happening with browsers. “Mozilla and Samsung have joined hands to develop the next generation web … Continue reading

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NUCs – Intel’s Take On The Small Cheap Computer

Intel’s NUC, Next Unit of Computing, is an attempt to compete against small cheap computers using ARM and VIA processors. It looks pretty good and costs ~$180 using Celeron and ~$300 using Core i3, whatever that is. That’s still way … Continue reading

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Forks Are Fun

“Google has announced it is moving forward with its own fork of WebKit called Blink. The new fork will power the Chromium and Chrome web browsers. Opera, which is tracking the Chromium build of WebKit, said, via employee Bruce Lawson’s … Continue reading

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Clonezilla Live

A great tool for system administrators and especially for anyone rolling out a bunch of client PCs, Clonezilla, has a new release.“Clonezilla Live is a Debian-based live CD containing Clonezilla, a partition and disk cloning software similar to Norton Ghost. … Continue reading

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Gartner Predicts The Decline Of Wintel

"While there will be some individuals who retain both a personal PC and a tablet, especially those who use either or both for work and play, most will be satisfied with the experience they get from a tablet as their … Continue reading

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The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.0.2

“The Document Foundation (TDF) announces LibreOffice 4.0.2, for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux” I’ve been enjoying my use of LibreOffice. It’s a great office suite of applications for many uses. The Document Foundation provides a migration document too for … Continue reading

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