Why the partnership between Microsoft and Nokia is a major deal in the mobile landscape.
In this entry, I analyze the differences between the old MacBook Pro and the new MacBook, based on Steve Jobs’ announcement that it was the same functionality for $700 less. Sometimes, one has to do the research to discover whether something is true or not.
I’m a big fan of TechMeme, a web aggregation service that provides, at a glance, a few of what’s being discussed in the technology-focused part of the blogosphere. It has allowed me to unsubscribe from a large number of RSS feeds that were providing me with redundant information and I’ve long hoped for a version [...]
Today, Apple announced their first Intel based laptop. This announcement provides us with some interesting data that can be used to compare the existing platform to its predecessor and to equivalent offerings from the PC world. Comparing Apples to Apples One of the interesting thing is that Apple did not demise its existing Powerbook G4 [...]
So we can finally put an end to the rumors and start looking at the impact: Apple, in a move that has been rumored for a long time, has announced that it would start using Intel processors beginning in 2006. The 5-years outlook The interesting thing is the timing of the move, a bit over [...]
Last week, two major events showed the decreasing power of the Operating System: the first one was the release of Firefox and the second was the release of Konfabulator on the Windows platform. All this got me thinking about how we relate to our operating systems and in particular, about how I relate to the [...]
As predicted, Apple introduced a version of iTunes for windows today. A lot will be written about how this solidifies Apple’s lead in the digital music player market but what many may be overlooking is how Apple is pushing its own version of Digital Rights Management into a wider market. I suspect this is a [...]
The recent announcement of a partnership between AOL Time Warner and Microsoft represents an interesting new twist in the shaping of the Internet. For the past few years, Microsoft has been trying to figure out how to remain relevant in an era of increasing openness. The rise of HTML and of HTTP as the underlying [...]
It’s election season in the United States. This week, the Republican party is holding its convention, which will be followed by the democrats’ in the next couple of week. But the big question to those of us who work in the Internet field has been, what do those guys stand for in terms of the [...]
Morphing software could allow computer chips to change based on software upgrades. A new company, Transmeta, enters the space and could redefine how chips are produced.