Daily Archives: February 24, 2014

The Strange Case of Tablets

I haven’t had much in the way of statistics on tablets since the year-end stuff. This needs to be fixed… I visited StatCounter and asked for all of the CSVs of Tablet OS v Continent. After a lot of cutting … Continue reading

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Ford Annoyed Customers With That Other OS

Chuckle. The only reason I switched to GNU/Linux when I did was that M$’s stuff just didn’t work. It’s happening again. “Part of Ford’s decision is based on lackluster reports in surveys like J.D. Power, insiders tell Bloomberg, with unresponsive … Continue reading

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Wow! Tux Machines IS BAACCCKKKK!

I noticed a huge pop in my web stats for today and wondered why. The cause was a link on Tux Machines. There was a recent change of ownership. Now Dr. Roy Schestowitz and Rianne Schestowitz seem to be the … Continue reading

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Wintel: Oh, The Horror! Competition!

I don’t know whether or not it’s wishful thinking but rumours have it that “Microsoft plans to further decrease Windows 8.1 licensing rates for entry-level PCs priced below US$250 and tablets, from nearly US$50 currently to about US$15, according to … Continue reading

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Chromebooks Blossom

Hear those footsteps, Wintel? That’s GNU/Linux you hear, growing like Topsy while your sales stagnate.“There has been breakthroughs in sales of Chromebooks, with devices selling well in the inexpensive notebook segment in the US, and widely adopted for educational use … Continue reading

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Yes, You Can Run (most of) a Winery On GNU/Linux

The crazies who come to my blog keep saying one must have that other OS everywhere on full thick clients. Here’s another anecdote of doing the obvious, running GNU/Linux thin clients almost everywhere with all kinds of benefits: “Our original … Continue reading

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