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Enano

As we are now starting to see 1000 watt PC power supplies, I was interested to see the Enano PC. This is a PC in a 8.8″ x 6.8″ x 1.65″ footprint which uses power sparingly – about 20-25 watts Read More

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A Real Virtual War . . .

It is Memorial Day in the United States today, but let’s not talk about warriors of the past or present today. Instead, let’s be imaginative, perhaps a bit bizarre, and look at war from a different angle. Many reading this Read More

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Empire

We’ve recently ran some articles on Ubuntu as an up-and-coming freeware contender in the OS market. While not there yet, Ubuntu’s commitment and resources make it a serious contender. Apparently Microsoft is not about to step aside and let these Read More

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Classmate vs. XO, Part II . . .

In part one of this piece, we spoke a bit about the differences between Intel and OLPC, both in their organizational attitudes and their machines. However, such differences dwindle down to trivialities compared to the real issue: How much bang Read More

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OLPC vs. Classmate . . .

Over the past few months, Intel has gotten into competition against the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) organization . In a nutshell, the OLPC people want to design and sell very cheap laptops for children in developing countries. Initially, the Read More