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.
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.
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".
Research In Motion, you clean OUR balls at YOUR cost.
Frugal Friday: Media Outrageousness, Snow Leopard Woes, Mac Virtualization, VMWorld 2009, EU kiboshes Oracle/Sun, Brocade
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss problems with the Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 upgrade, Mac Server virtualization, the European Union temporarily halting the Oracle/Sun Merger, and talk with Harry Petty, Vice President of Marketing for Brocade.
The VMFS file system is one of the core technologies used in VMWare environments. Unfortunately, it's also a completely proprietary black box that makes interoperability nearly impossible.
Jason Perlow and Ken Hess talk to Frank Cabri of Centrify, Inc. at VMWorld 2009 about the recently released results of a virtualization platform study conducted by the company.
Without Virtualization, Mac OS X will always be relegated to being "a contenda".
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I talk about the new SONY e-book reader launch, Apple's Snow Leopard Mac OS X Update, The status of the UNIX copyrights and speak with Jeff Ready, CEO of SCALE Computing, which sells commodity hardware for clustered scalable storage using open source software.Click Here to Listen to the August 28, 2009 Frugal Friday Podcast.