The latest Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" beta is by far one of the fastest running Linux distributions on earth and sports a number of usability and functionality improvements over previous releases.
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.
After two and a half years with the BlackBerry platform, my romance with Research In Motion has come to an end. October brings the Fall.
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss the recent $100M VC investment in Twitter, the perils of Social Networking, the lack of sensitivity towards women in the Linux and Open Source community, Richard M. Stallman vs.
Richard M. Stallman (RMS) the founder of the Free Software Foundation, has labeled prominent Open Source software developer Miguel De Icaza a "Traitor" for joining the Board of Directors of Microsoft's CodePlex Foundation as well as for his creation of the Microsoft .
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I talk with Tom Kemp, CEO of Centrify, the Active Directory and Identity Management open systems integration software company.
Why can't I move to Linux and Open Source applications as my desktop exclusively? My profession as a Systems Architect requires that I live in both the Windows and Linux worlds.
Skooba Design's latest $129.00 Checkthrough backpack has rigid edges and a separate see-through "Butterfly" compartment which allows you to scan the entire bag through the TSA security at the airport with the laptop inside.
Why are wireless carrier contracts two years but mobile devices only have 1 year warranties?
Frugal Friday: Barbecue! Apple 2009 iPod refresh, CodePlex Foundation, Microsoft Best Buy Shenanigans, Schooner Information Technology
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I talk about the joys of Carolina and Texas Barbecue, the Fall 2009 Apple iPod launch event, the new Microsoft-created CodePlex Foundation, the recent exposure of Microsoft's Best Buy 2009 retail marketing plans for Windows 7 and speak with Dr. John Busch, Co-Founder of Schooner Information Technology, the memcached and MySQL acceleration appliance company.
Microsoft's planned "Mac Attack" this holiday season is a misguided sales strategy which might even backfire. What they really need is "Windows Wizards".