There are a wide range of opinions related to whether Apple leaked the iPhone prototype intentionally. Gurulog believes they did. Gizmodo believes they did not. Regardless of which side you believe, there are certain facts that have come to pass as a result. 1) Apple has gotten a lot of free press from the incident.… Continue reading Two days after — iPhone leak still getting a lot of attention. Apple stock up to 259
Maybe not directly to Gizmodo, but it was an intentional act. Why? There are a plethora of possible motives. 1) Droid is a serious threat. 2) Ipad is not selling as well as it could/should. 3) They wanted to “spice” things up. 4) Apple has been great on secrecy, letting something slip brings tons of… Continue reading Apple leaked the iPhone. Why, read on…
It would appear that the latest round of attention Gizmodo is being flooded with may not be an entirely positive experience. The Gizmodo web site was unreachable at the time I wrote this. Gizmodo is a blog that acquired a prototype iPhone device recently. I am certain they will take corrective actions to improve their… Continue reading Gizmodo site unreachable over iPhone
Apple has released the Ipad and they are now readily available for order at the Apple stores. In a recent article on yahoo a $499 Ipad turned into a $1170 purchase after selecting a couple upgrades and buying accessories. Is $1170 less than your average well appointed PC based Laptop computer? Not in my world.… Continue reading The Ipad releases
As part of the settlement Microsoft lost in the European Union, Microsoft is now required to provide a Windows update that offers computer users in the European Union choices for web browsers. I encountered the site early this morning while browsing the web and found it to be utterly amusing. If you would like to… Continue reading Browser choices launch via Windows in the European Union
Google is planning to offer connections at 1Gb/s, in the near future. This could be the next big wave in Internet momentum. I look forward to the implementation. Google Gigabit on YouTube
I have recently been putting the Fedora rawhide software through it’s paces. This is the software that will become Fedora 13 in June. At this point it is nearly feature complete. While it runs very smoothly on most platforms, the latest update of the glib2 package creates real problems with Nvidia chipset based motherboards. The… Continue reading Rawhide nears Alpha
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Fedora 12 officially released a few days ago. Today I downloaded the latest bits and installed it. Then I went through the typical process of installing the programs I use and updating all the packages. If you want to use the Nvidia or Fusion Nvidia drivers there are some new steps involved with installing the… Continue reading Fedora 12 officially released. Not ready for prime time.
The folks at WordPress have released version 2.8.6. It installs smoothly as usual. I highly recommend everyone update as soon as possible. This is a security patch release.