Google Nexus One docs get leaked: $530 unsubsidized, $180 with plan – Not a bad price. Just enough lower than iPhone to make Apple think about it. Psystar Switches to Linux, Temporarily Halts Sales of Rebel EFI – They’ve seen the light! Hallelujah! Amen! Google plans January 5 Android press event – Sooner than I … [Read more…]
One Expert Pegs Yearly Cost of IT Failure At $6.2 Trillion – A great reason for EVERYBODY to switch to Linux. Save some of that $6.2 trillion by failing less. Happy Birthday, Linus – Today is the birthday of the man himself. Running World of Warcraft in Ubuntu Linux – If you’re a WoW nerd … [Read more…]
Chinese Pirates Launch Ubuntu That Looks Like XP – I’m not sure why you’d want Linux to look like Windows. Just take a screen cap of a BSOD and you’re done.
How Fanboys View Other Operating Systems – Well, I thought it was funny. Gnome Switches Nautilus Back To Browser Mode – Oh thank God. New Android phone? Start with these free apps – A handy list of applications for you people with new Android phones this Christmas.
iPhone 4 Rumors Rumble – Apple better do something pretty spectacular or Android is going to give it a wedgie and steal it’s lunch money. Does Santa Hate Linux? – It must be Norad, because no body can believe that Santa hates Linux!
Cygwin 1.7 Released – If you can’t have real Linux on your computer, this is about as good as you’re going to get. Google's Nexus One Phone Could Be a 'Droid Killer' (NewsFactor) – It’s starting to look like all these Android phones are just going to 1-up each other for a while to come. … [Read more…]
The Best, Worst, and Ugliest OSes of the Decade – Some I agree with, some I don’t, but it’s worth a read. Microsoft Policies Help Virus Writers, Says Security Firm – This is NOT new information. 2010: The End for Steve Ballmer? – I’m not sure it much matters. Bill Gates took that company as … [Read more…]
* Haiku: A Perfect Desktop Operating System? * – I’ve tried Haiku, and it’s a fun little OS, but right now, it’s not in shape to compete with Windows, MacOS, or Linux. Android's Success a Threat To Free Software? – Seems counter intuitive, but it kinda makes a point. Personally, I subscribe to the “If … [Read more…]
Carriers, Manufacturers Are Strangling Android
From Russia with love: additional images of the Motorola Sholes Tablet XT701 emerge Full Specs of the China-bound, Android-powered Motorola XT701 and the XT800 Psystar Closes up Shop Does Not Close up Shop – This could shape up to be extended and weird.