For years I’ve been warning everyone that Microsoft as a corporation is in deep trouble. Now Microsoft’s share of the new device market is down to 19%…
Kleopatra and I have been laughing ourselves silly. Everybody got the Apple announcements from Tuesday September 10, 2013 wrong. Not just wrong, DEAD WRONG.
It’s rather amazing how many Americans freak out about Marxists, and spend huge amounts of time thinking about Marxist plans for a revolution. What they don’t realize is that the revolution began in 1969, is still ongoing, and that it wasn’t the Marxists, or any of the other ‘ists’ who started it, and it won’t […]
Kim Dotcom is a maniac. But a smart maniac. He’s just offered every creative person on the planet 50 Gigabytes of free cloud storage! Think about it. You’re a writer. You’ve got a thousand text/document files that maybe take up a gigabyte at worst. Lose them, and you are out of business. Yes, you can […]
With apologies to Alfred Lord Tenneyson Half a league, half a league, Half a league onward, All in the valley of Shops Rode the six hundred. “Forward the Tablet Brigade! Charge for the consumers!” he said. Into the valley of Shops Rode the six hundred. Let’s talk about tablets.
Amazon isn’t evil. Amazon isn’t good. Amazon is a company, and morality isn’t something that a company can partake of. The individuals who work for the company, yes. The company itself, no. This article is aimed at Small Press publishers, and Self Published writers, but the general terms will fit any industry where there is […]
John Degen is terrified. He’s scared of the future. I can’t blame him. Change is scary. It has John ranting about all the people who want to steal from him, and not looking at all the people who want to buy…
If you think the Long-Gun Registry was a debacle, think again. Wait till you see the CPU Registry.
One of the consistently high scoring articles has been my write-up on LibreOffice/OpenOffice. It’s time to take another look at the two most popular Free Software Office Suites.
By re-writing the rules governing portable devices (including notebooks) Apple has broken Microsoft’s strangle hold on the industry. We have HP, who is one of Microsoft’s biggest partners openly stating that they are going to install WebOS on Notebooks as well as tablets. We have companies fighting to have the first Honeycomb tablet on the market. And while there are Windows 7 devices, they aren’t priced to compete.