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Skype

SUMMARY: A no-cost way to communicate around the world – almost. A friend in Asia turned me on to Skype and I thought this is a nice way to communicate globally at no cost, as long as the other person Read More

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Taxes and Jobs . . .

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 Read More

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Are The Wheels Off The Bus? . . .

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). Read More

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The Odd Couple? . . .

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, Read More

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Hedging . . .

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 Read More