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    Steve Jobs in 1995: video interviews

    Posted October 27, 2011 - 11:43 am

    The folks over at Computerworld have posted an article that includes 16 different video clips of Steve Jobs from 1995, in which he discussed many topics in an interview with the Computerworld Information Technology Foundation as part of its Oral History project.
  • Qualcomm reveals details of Peanut wireless technology

    Posted September 22, 2010 - 5:57 pm

    Matt Hamblen over at Computerworld has an interesting article on Qualcomm's development of a short-range wireless technology that uses far less power than other short-range transmission technologies such as Blue
  • The Well Equipped Mobile Professional

    Posted September 28, 2009 - 1:35 am

    The more you leave the office and still work, the more you must plan ahead to make your work tools mobile. ComputerWorld's Office in a Bag lists many of the items some mobile professionals feel are musts for the modern digital nomad.
  • Are Larger Netbooks Better or Just Bigger?

    Posted August 21, 2009 - 12:46 pm

    How big can a netbook get and still be a netbook? The initial netbooks had screens with a diagonal width of 8.9 inches, and were deemed too small. Today, the most popular screen size is 10.2 inches. ComputerWorld just ran Review: 4 'large' netbooks – are they better or just bigger? with screen sizes of up to 13.3 inches. Are those large netbooks or small laptops? Where's your size cutoff for a netbook?

  • Netbook Sales Jump, Laptop Sales Slump

    Posted July 15, 2009 - 11:31 am

    The predications are clear: netbook shipments will double this year to around 32.7 million devices, according to Computerworld. The usual suspects are driving the sales boom, particularly the lower prices on netbooks at $300 - $500 are still hundreds of dollar less than most laptops, and marketing by cellular data network carriers.
  • Netbooks Are Not Notebooks

    Posted June 23, 2009 - 6:16 pm

    ComputerWorld just ran a story about how “netbooks disappoint consumers” according to a recent survey. You know why, don't you? People bought netbooks when they really wanted notebooks, and were disappointed when they didn't get the power and performance of a real notebook while spending hundreds of dollars less. Guess what, folks, a chopped steak is not the same as a t-bone steak, and a used Mazda is not the same as a new Mercedes.

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    It's Not Your &#%*@$ Computer!

    Posted February 11, 2009 - 1:21 pm

    If the company provides the computer, the company owns the computer and has the sole right to decide how the employee uses that computer and what software can be loaded. Locking down Windows-based systems stop a wide variety of security problems.
  • The Downside of Laptop Downsizing

    Posted December 22, 2008 - 2:37 pm

    Computerworld has a nice article that points out some reasons that the new netbook craze may be a bad choice for some companies "Small Laptops Pose A Big Security Risk". This is a good warning to companies, especially those larger companies regulated by various federal and ethical rules, that smaller laptops may lose some critical security support
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