Category: Technology

Ouch!

Ouch!

That’s gotta hurt: Windows Vista is Windows ME Part 2. It took five years to develop because three of those were spent building a brand new code base that didn’t work at all and wound up getting scrapped, and the...

The Allure of the WWW

The Allure of the WWW

Not everyone can appreciate the simple elegance of the ethereal structure that we know as the Internet.  It is not the average person that will sit and contemplate the transmission of data from one node to another, thousands of miles away...

Could It Be?

Could It Be?

After some drama in my life last week, I’m glad to report that things are kinda settled down, although I’m still not right in my heart. But in any case, back to your regularly scheduled programming (or not). Could it...

Try OpenDNS

Try OpenDNS

So I came across OpenDNS somehow last night and read about the service that they provide.  From my days as a CS major, I was familiar with the high level workings of the DNS infrastructure and OpenDNS’s explanation, at least...

Talk About Ridiculous…

Talk About Ridiculous…

So it looks like the EU is trying to pick Microsoft’s pocket again.  The EU is up in fits about Microsoft’s inclusion of security features such as Windows Firewall and warns Microsoft that inclusion of such features would bring further...

Innovation, Sony Style

Innovation, Sony Style

Last week, I touched upon how Microsoft is innovating with the XBOX360 by opening up the gaming console to small time developers, regular-Joe programmers, and students. And of course, last year, I was just blown away by the initial peek...

Asus W7J Pictorial

Asus W7J Pictorial

So I got an Asus W7J via UPS today (joy!) for my sister-in-law, who’s attending college as a freshman this upcoming semster.  I had a very good impression of the W5F when I purchased it for my wife in May,...

Innovation, Microsoft Style

Innovation, Microsoft Style

Compared to all the love that Nintendo has been getting for innovating in terms of how we interact with our games, both Microsoft and Sony have been accused of not innovating enough to provide for a compelling reason to purchase...

Pure Genious

Pure Genious

Pure Genious: http://www.realtechnews.com/posts/3155 Brilliantly simple and intuitive. I’m a firm believer that the simplest, most obvious ideas are the ones that require the most ingenuity to come up with.

Asus W5F == Hawt!

Asus W5F == Hawt!

I’m not going to go into a detailed review with performance specs and what not (they’re floating around the web already, no?), but just a quick take. Purchased the notebook last week from Geared2Play (you can find details in this...