Acer has announced that it plans to be the first manufacturer to produce hardware running Google’s Chrome operating system. Chrome is a Linux-based system which is centered on the existing Google-made browser. It’s aimed primarily at users who want a low-cost machine for internet use and a few basic applications. The system is really just […]
A while ago, Microsoft announced that they would team up with Seth MacFarlane to do some Windows 7 / family guy promotional spots. Then a few weeks back, they decided that the family guys characters might not be the best fit for the Windows 7 brand and just axed the whole project. But it seems […]
Google Chrome OS is an open source operating system for people who spend most of their time on the web built around the core tenets of speed, simplicity and security. This is a demo video to give you a feel for the Google Chrome OS user experience.
Today, a new release of the popular free & open source operating system Ubuntu becomes available. This is release 9.10, code-named Karmic Koala. In the interest of full disclosure, I should mention that I could be a little biased, as I had a hand in the planning and development of the release. First, if you […]
Of course, you have to be a geek to get this one at all. The full story is at the Picasa photo page. [via reddit]
As was expected, it didn’t take very long for Apple to release a series of Windows 7-bashing ads. Check them out below… and be sure to let us know your thoughts about them in the comments after. Broken Promises Teeter Tottering PC News
Hey Students! Are you currently taking, or planning to take, IT classes? Then this is an offer you won’t want to miss. Thanks to their DreamSpark program, Microsoft is currently offering Windows Server 2008 R2 to eligible high school and college students… for free! You do need a Windows Live ID and a valid student […]
Last week I wrote about the first computer I ever owned, the Sinclair ZX81. My next step in the computing journey came with the opposition: Acorn’s BBC Micro. The story of the BBC’s origins was at the heart of the recent Micro Men drama. To cut it short, Acorn won the battle over Sinclair to […]