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Virtual Server Comparison: Xen vs. Microsoft vs. VMware, 2010

Go to the virtual server comparison chart. A lot has happened in the last several months of 2009...

Educating iPhone App Developers: A Day in Class

I had an opportunity to audit a computer science class this week at Washington University, a class that was teaching...

Is Email Dying?

Have we reached the point where email’s influence over our electronic lives is waning? It is hard to imagine, especially...

Recovering Stolen Laptops with Kaseya

Have you ever had your laptop stolen? I did several years ago, from the trunk of a locked car in...

17 Notably Bad Products from Great Tech Companies

No one is perfect, and even some of the most successful and long-standing computer companies occasionally have...

Understanding Different Twitter Account Types

I have been studying a presentation that Brent Payne made earlier this year and can be found here, entitled...

Online ‘Coworking’: Up From Starbucks

This being the week after Labor Day I wanted to pass along an interesting concept called coworking. Most of...

When Did the Browser Become the Next OS?

We view the Internet as the fourth desktop operating system we have to support after Windows, MacOS, and DOS."...

Proudly We Fail: 25 Dead Tech Products

The computing landscape is littered with many innovative but dead products from companies that are no longer...

Surviving the Self Service Internet

There is no doubt that we have become accustomed to less customer service and more self-service these days. Maybe...