High Hopes for SparkleShare

I’ve been using DropBox now for a while, and I love the functionality of the application. It’s just a really great idea. I have it installed on four or five different computers, and can use it to synchronize my files among them. Beyond that, I have several people that I can share my files with that will just automatically … [Read more…]

Microsoft bought Skype – Damn it

I have no idea what this is going to mean for the Linux, Android, and even Mac versions of Skype. I just don’t see this is a good thing no matter how you look at it. Here’s a collection of links. I’ll be watching this pretty closely. I’m already starting to look for alternatives. http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_technews/20110510/tc_yblog_technews/microsoft-acquires-skype … [Read more…]

Is the iPad 2 Great?

I just finished reading a post over at ZDNet by David Morgenstern. The article started with the question, “Why can’t they just say it’s great?” The “it” in this particular case is the iPad 2. Morgenstern quotes Edward Baig of USA Today: As Apple unleashes the latest object of desire, a slimmed-down iPad 2, it … [Read more…]

Honeycomb Apps…

Today a good friend of mine asked me what apps can be loaded on the Xoom. That’s actually an interesting question at this point, since the Xoom is still new. I did a little bit of research (when I said a little I mean less than 5 minutes), and I found some interesting numbers. According … [Read more…]