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Dawn Of The Post PC Era

I am starting to see ads for the forthcoming Microsoft tablet that will run a version of Windows 7.  Of course this is no surprise to anyone. What does surprise me is the price! It will sell, at least initially, for a measly $1099 , and that price even includes a stylus! What a deal! ...

Microsoft Launches Anti-Linux Campaign

In October we will see the official releases of both Windows 7 and Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) within days of each other. Microsoft’s Vista was a disaster. Analysts and critics seem to agree that Microsoft “just has to get it right” this time. As usual we should expect advertising from Microsoft claiming that the new ...

A FOSS “Dollar” Store

It seems that Microsoft is planning to open some retail stores in “upscale” shopping malls this fall. They will be located within a few hundred feet of existing Apple stores. They will feature Microsoft flagship products such as Windows 7 and Microsoft Office, branded hardware products like the Zune media player and presumably some computers ...