My laptop's screen died during 4th of July weekend. I sent it back to HP for warranty repair, but then they wanted either $89.
Irreverent, unapologetically arrogant and uncensored, IT Professional Services industry veteran Jason Perlow muses on a cornucopia of topics on all matters of Information Technology.
Jason Perlow, Sr. Technology Editor at ZDNet, is a technologist with over two decades of experience integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. Jason is currently a Partner Technology Strategist with Microsoft Corp. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer.
Our second installment in our series is about IBM and UNIVAC, the two primary computer systems integrators for the Apollo missions.
Our first profile is Boeing Integrated Defense Systems.
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss this week's "Jackdotting" effect on content distribution networks, Google's Chrome OS, The price reduction on the Amazon Kindle 2 and talk with Jay Botelho of WildPackets, the network analysis and forensics software company.Click Here to Listen to the July 10, 2009 Frugal Friday Podcast.
The large format version of the Kindle, the $489.00 DX, pictured above, is capable of displaying native PDF files.
The news of Michael Jackson's death and subsequent coverage of his memorial service brought the Internet to a crawl and saturated even the most robust of content delivery networks.When the King of Pop died last week, I swore that I was going to be tasteful and not cover it.
Optimum Online's $99 per month Ultra DOCSIS 3.0 service is one of fastest residential broadband offerings available today.
The historic Apollo 11 mission in July of 1969 culminated in the first manned moon landing. While many of the proud Americans who were involved in that project are no longer with us 40 years later, the technologies they built still live on, will be further refined, and will return us to that lonely world and beyond.
Frugal Friday: Optimum Ultra and DOCSIS 3.0, Crapware, When to replace a PC, Engine Yard and Ruby on Rails
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss my adventures in Optimum Ultra 100Mbps cable broadband service (and experience the hilarity of early adoption when my VOIP cuts out 3 times during the broadcast) the bane of crapware, the decision of when to replace a small business computer, and talk to Michael Mullany, Vice President of Marketing for Engine Yard, a cloud-based Ruby on Rails application hosting provider.Click here to listen to the July 3, 2009 Frugal Friday Podcast.
Buying a new PC from one of the Tier 1 OEMs can often be a frustrating exercise in crapware removal.My Tuesday morning started like this.