Category Archives: Windows

Doing the right thing with Open Source

Giant Eagle has been giving Apple computers to schools because it is the right thing to do.  The business of selling groceries has nothing to do with computers or educating children but they do it for the good will of … Continue reading

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Forecasts for 2010, 2011, and beyond

This website and associated services has cost me over $350 for the full 2 years of service. I admit that it is a little silly over a $20 bet. When some people make predictions, they say something without ever expecting … Continue reading

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Talking to the 800 pound Gorilla

Gorilla Originally uploaded by just4u2009 In addition to my quest to reach out to the general public, I desire to have discussion with the 800 pound Gorilla in the room. So far I have been using the wwwuse twitter account … Continue reading

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a brother for my mother – a sister to my neighbor

Like I promised, I did not go out to the stores on Friday November 27 but today I felt the urge to hit the market. There are not too many choices in town for electronics since Circuit City and CompUSA … Continue reading

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The begining of the end

So what do you have to say for yourself Microsoft? As Chairman, Bill Gates stayed pretty silent on the Android issue at the November 19, 2009 stockholders meeting. Steve Ballmer, the current CEO of Microsoft, decided to discuss the issue … Continue reading

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Yahoo! Microsoft and Y!ou

A little over 3 months ago, I blogged about how Yahoo! and how the continue to compete and do well where Microsoft falters. When other bloggers speculated that Microsoft was going to acquire Yahoo!, I assured you all that Microsoft … Continue reading

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The road to going Droid, part three

I continued to use PalmOS internet-less but was quickly bored. Then I moved onto the Sharp Zaurus, a Linux based PDA. With a $100 CF 802.11b card, the Zaurus could browse the web on a color screen as long as … Continue reading

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Need an app for that? MOTU Mackenzie Morgan has us covered

Congratulations to Mackenzie Morgan, who is one of Ubuntu’s newest members of the “Masters of the Universe” MOTU team. For those who do not know, Mackenzie is a co-editor of this blog. Even though she has not been writing lately, … Continue reading

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How would I cash out?

My view point is an American professional system administrator with 13 years experience. Since my ability to comment on how embedded systems (specifically ATMs) should work has come into question, I am going to go into my professional background on … Continue reading

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Browser and Operating System Report – October 2009

The month of October was simply amazing. We had 3,170 unique ip addresses. When we compare it to our 869 visitors of September, that is over 350% growth. Admittedly, the increased traffic was due to a news-worthy incident that occurred … Continue reading

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