Sunday, December 5, 2021

Serdar Yegulalp

To Clean Up Android Smartphones, Take A Cue From PCs

My Android phone has something in common with my desktop PC. It’s riddled with junk. Apps I didn’t install and can’t get rid of, “skins”...

Hey, Microsoft: Don’t Forget The Desktop in Windows 8

With all the noise and excitement about Windows 8 being the next big tablet OS, I hope Microsoft isn't going to give all their desktop...

PC Security Suite Review: ESET, Avira, G Data

It's in the corners and crevices that some of the most enlightening discoveries can be made. Likewise, some of the best software out there for...

The Desktop Linux Paradox

For the past few years, I find I’ve been repeating myself every six months. A new version of Ubuntucomes out. I download it; I try...

What Happened to Real Open Source Phones?

Remember the OpenMoko FreeRunner? It was an “open handset”—a totally hackable, user-configurable, bend-it-shape-it-any-way-you-want-it phone. It could have made the openness of Android and its attendant...

Can Firefox Be Saved? Two Proposals

After spending months on end watching Mozilla Firefox 4 go through eleven-and-some-odd betas, I’m less than impressed with what I’ve waited for all this time. The...

Are Google and Apple the New Bad Guys?

“Think different.” “Don’t be evil.” Everyone recognizes the mottos of two of the most successful and influential companies in all of technology. So why are Apple...

How Movable Type Lost With Open Source

There's little in this world that' more saddening than telling a friend, "You blew it." But that's how I feel about Six Apart and their...

Forget iPads and Tablets, Laptops and Desktops Rule

I could run out of fingers counting the number of articles I’ve seen in the past few months that triumphantly predict the demise of the...

Desktop Virtualization, Virtual PCs: Apps and Trends

ALSO SEE: Desktop Virtualization: Overview and Software Virtual PC software, or desktop virtualization, is an end-user implementation of virtual computing in which a desktop application (rather...

OpenOffice.org: Where From Here?

There’s been little question, for a long time now, that the free-and-open-source office suite OpenOffice.org (or OO.o) has been stagnating. It’s a grand and daring...

Goodbye, OpenOffice. Nice Knowing You.

I'm about to do something that will have more than a few people who know me thrashing around and screaming in horror. I'm replacing a...

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