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The Missing Sync for Windows Mobile 4.0

The Missing Sync for Windows Mobile 4.0

People who have Macs and Windows Mobile devices have a syncing solution that actually turns out to be much more functional and powerful than the ActiveSync client found on Windows PCs. Mark/Space just released their latest version that adds support for Windows Mobile 6, improves SMS log functionality, and many more new features.

August 15, 2007 by in Smartphones

LinuxWorld 2007

LinuxWorld 2007

On the convention floor and around town, LinuxWorld attendees pour into San Francisco to celebrate Linux and SF Giants super-slugger Barry Bonds's 756th home run, beating Hank Aaron's long held record.

August 15, 2007 by in Enterprise Software

The ERP mess we're in

The ERP mess we're in

Cynthia Rettig's the Trouble with Enterprise Software, published in MIT Sloan Management Review should come as no surprise to those used to commenting on ERP implementations. Ms Rettig draws a gloomy picture asserting that: Whole systems march in lock step, providing synchronized, fully coordinated supply chains, production lines and services, just like a world class orchestra.

August 15, 2007 by in Hardware

Skype release 2.7 beta for the Mac

Skype release 2.7 beta for the Mac

Skype has just released a beta version of Skype 2.7 for the Mac with Chat groups, Address Book integration and more. Downloading it now. I live in Skype – it's my office number and preferred IM and video chat environment. I also use Gizmo Project (especially on the Nokia N95 and N800) and a number of IM clients but the bulk of my contacts and friends are on Skype so that's where I look first. These enhancements will make it all the more useful and bring things more on a par with the capabilities I already enjoy when working on the Tablet PC.

August 15, 2007 by in Social Enterprise

Scalix: A Microsoft 'Exchange killer' no more?

Scalix: A Microsoft 'Exchange killer' no more?

Microsoft and Linux vendor Xandros announced on August 15 an extension of their interoperability partnership. Normally, I'd just write such an announcement off as more of the same -- mostly fluff with little real stuff. But then I remembered the findings of a recent Yankee Group study on Exchange vs. the open-source competition....

August 15, 2007 by in Linux

Great set of iPhone wallpaper images

Great set of iPhone wallpaper images

Chris Glass has posted a terrific set of images sized perfectly to be used as wallpaper on the iPhone. My personal favorite (and the one that's replaced Van Gogh's Starry Night - at least for now) is pictured here. I love robots - especially ones that transform! What can I say?

August 15, 2007 by in iPhone

Citrix gobbles up XenSource

Citrix gobbles up XenSource

Citrix said Wednesday that it will acquire privately held XenSource for $500 million in cash and stock in what's likely to be the beginning of a virtualization land grab. The purchase of XenSource is interesting since it puts Citrix into the virtualization market.

August 15, 2007 by in Virtualization

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