Dvorak Rings Death Knell for Microsoft’s Business Model

March 8, 2009 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: linux, news, opinion, windows 

John Dvorak has an article on Marketwatch, (posted yesterday), that claims that the new fast boot, embedded Linux options offered by Asus and Phoenix Technologies mark the start of Microsoft's decline.

Users will use these fast booting options out of convenience and get there first exposure to Linux. Once they realize that they can surf the web, listen to music, watch movies, and maybe even edit word processing documents just as easily, then they will start to realize that there really are viable alternatives to Windows and MS Office. Read more

Microsoft to Release Windows Linux!

March 4, 2009 by · 7 Comments
Filed under: linux, news, windows 

I was looking today at the packaging of my new Sabrent 3.5" internal card reader and noticed something very interesting on the front of the box. There is a series of gold dots on the front of the package listing the compatible operating systems. Read more

Review: Sabrent 68 in 1 Internal Card Reader

March 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: gadget, linux, Ubuntu 

Back before the Christmas Holidays, I purchased the Sabrent 68 in 1 USB 2.0 Internal Card Reader/Writer from NewEgg. It was the Shell Shocker deal of the day with a cut rate price and free shipping. It was less than $10, so I figured I'd give it a try. I was ordering some Christmas gifts anyway, so this item wasn't really the focus of my order. Read more

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