Daily Archives: August 7, 2013

Whose XP-problem Is UK?

The last post was about China which has a huge dependence on XP but look what’s happening in UK: Source: StatCounter Global Stats – Operating System Market Share Do the maths and see that a lot of those migrating XP … Continue reading

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Whose XP-problem is China?

Gregg Keizer at Computerworld thinks China has a huge XP-problem: “in China, where XP remains king, 72.1% of the country’s computers relied on the soon-to-retire operating system last month, or nearly three out of every four systems. In any XP … Continue reading

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When Is Prior Art Not Prior Art? When The US Federal Circuit Ignores It.

“Secondary considerations evidence can establish that “an invention appearing to have been obvious in light of the prior art was not” and may be “the most probative and cogent evidence in the record.” Transocean, 699 F.3d at 1349 (quoting Stratoflex, … Continue reading

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Google, Qualcomm, and Android/Linux

JBQ, maintainer of Android/Linux: “There’s no point being the maintainer of an Operating System that can’t boot to the home screen on its flagship device for lack of GPU support, especially when I’m getting the blame for something that I … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka Fired Up About IT

Lalith Weeratunga gave a speech back in 2010 to fire up the heads of government in Sri Lanka to make better use of IT: The move started in 2004 to empower rural areas with computers must now continue reaching people … Continue reading

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Windows to Linux Migration – Necessary

That’s from the pages of Ceylon Linux, a Sri Lankan IT business: “The proliferation of security issues, stability issues and the high cost of user-licenses in Windows make the necessity of Windows to Linux Migration. Ceylon Linux guarantees smooth transition … Continue reading

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Canalys States The Obvious. Windows Is A Millstone Around OEMs’ Necks

“There has been rapid innovation in the Windows category, as vendors such as HP, Lenovo, Toshiba and Acer have built PCs using a variety of new form factors. These products are struggling to take off as the difference in price … Continue reading

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