As news go, these are weeks, and even months-old, but they sure are good. Stumbled onto them in a folder full of bookmarks. Enjoy! Full of nostalgia for the 80's? Try Engadget, cca. 1985. Want to donate your old computer? Better wipe that drive first! The generational gap can be seen in the workplace, too. … Continue reading Oldies, but goodies
If you use the Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection tool to connect to other Windows computers, you'll appreciate their Remote Desktop Client for the Mac. That's right, with this tool you'll be able to connect to and manage Windows computers from your Mac! I've used it, and it works great! Did you also know you can … Continue reading Do you like Remote Desktop Connection?
I love this book! There, I've given away the clincher already. Truth is, the writing is addictive. Once I picked it up, it was hard to tear myself away. Perhaps it's because I'm fascinated with the subject matter, but boy, the writing style ain't too shabby either. It's easy on the eyes, and easy on … Continue reading Building Scalable Web Sites, by Cal Henderson
Wired News is running a great FAQ on Intel's Dual Core processors - what's on the market now, and what's going to get here pretty soon. Bottom line - if you'd like some fast laptop processors, wait until the Merom line gets on the market, which will be late August. Perhaps some laptop makers (Apple … Continue reading Some really cool news and products
Among other news, like their 48% rise in profits, helped by the iPods, Apple has also proven the dominance of their hardware and software market by achieving a 12% share of the notebook market. That's double its previous share of 6%, as measured from June of '05 to January '06. Over 75% of the new … Continue reading Apple's notebook market share is now 12%
As detailed in my last post, I've been scouring the market looking for laptop deals, and I found two that were really good. After I compared the specs for these two laptops with similarly equipped laptops, I found them to be hundreds below comparable models, and on top of that, well-made - at least when … Continue reading Two great bargains: HP Pavilion dv2000 and dv6000 series laptops
➡ Updated 3/7/08: My opinion has changed quite a bit since I wrote this post. I am now going to get a 15" MacBook Pro after working on a Windows laptop for the past two years. Feel free to read this further though, because it shows how far things have come since then. I've been … Continue reading To buy or not to buy an Apple