Perhaps this is a good thing for the proverbial mother-in-law computer. It’s cheap up front, it runs linux that looks like windows, it comes with gobs of apps and connectivity, and has a subscriber service that does network backup of personal files. In addition, it is touted as “green” and is certainly low power consumption. [...]
Billie reintroduced an idea today that grabbed our interest. We have been doing our IT department dinners every couple of months but haven’t really leveraged our connections with the Zingerman’s businesses. What we’d like to do is work with the Zingerman’s businesses and build on current promotions of food (such as Australian month) to craft [...]
Apple released the next, faster generation of MacBooks today. The new Books are available with a 2.0GHz or 2.16GHz processors (as opposed to the previous 1.86GHz and 2.0GHz) and come stocked with 1GB of RAM instead of 512MB. Hard drive size has also been increased from 60GB to 80GB with options for 120GB and 160GB [...]
Russell Simmons, known as a hip-hop media mogul, has written a book, “Do You!”, that focuses on Laws that he has discovered in his life that “access the power in you to achieve happiness and success.” We’re talking one of those books that goes through and illustrates basic laws of the universe with personal stories [...]
Apple Computer and Zingerman’s: It’s All About the Customer “…Zingerman’s has grown in a deliberate but purposeful way, expanding in areas where it can control the customer experience. It doesn’t franchise. It doesn’t lend its name to stuff that is not home-grown. It treats its brand like a rare and valuable jewel, pulling it out [...]
“…Why is Sun joining the Mac porting project? If you look around at conferences and airport lounges, you will notice that more and more people are using Apple notebooks these days. Apple has a significant market share in the desktop space. We are supporting this port because of the interest and activity of the community [...]
Dell will be shipping PCs with Linux preinstalled again. This time it’s one of our favorite distros: Ubuntu. Checkout the interview with Ubuntu founder, Mark Shuttleworth.
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