Growing up in California during the sixties and seventies, I knew next to nothing about computers. What I did learn about was cars. From the first time behind the wheel I felt the exhilaration of being in control, and later
The Register said the other day, “Jobs dumps Apple stock.” Well, did he? Here is what actually happened. Mr. Jobs had been granted an option to get 10 million free shares of Apple stock by a certain point in time
We made passing reference the other day to Robert Scoble, who is a Microsoft corporate blogger. He was not a happy camper last week, suggesting reporters get fired and things like that. Well, the truth is there was some flat
There’s been a furious counterpush by some over the claim that Vista needs to be largely rewritten, with some Microsoft employees demanding on their blogs that anybody reporting such things be fired (we’ll talk about this guy some more tomorrow).
This week, Dell decided to buy Alienware. Some people were rather shocked by this. Maybe the best way to answer why this happened is with a question, “Would Michael Dell rather sell X for $2,000, or $3,000?” For whatever reasons,
Vista has been delayed, again, until January. Between now and then, 60% of the code for the consumer version of Vista will have to be rewritten. This is not your typical delay. This is not “we have a few too
There’s an article about AMD’s Fab 36 at the Inquirer. There’s some AMD roadmaps (along with a 939/AM2 comparison) at HKEPC.com. Combine the two together, and what do you get? What you don’t get is a lot of 65nm processors