Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
The plan for a virtual red light district through the creation of a .xxx net domain name has hit delays after concern from government officials.
Microsoft spent significant marketing dollars last month to announce that it will call its next-generation operating system Windows Vista. But what's in store for users?
U.S. consumers lambasted Dell Inc. for poor customer service in a survey conducted last quarter, sending the world's largest PC vendor into a virtual tie with the rest of the PC market behind the industry-leading efforts of Apple Computer Inc.
Online advertisers have found a new home for promotions--the popular Mozilla Firefox Web browser.
Scientists have long been searching for a theory that will solve one of the biggest embarrassments of modern physics. Now a group of researchers have developed such a radical theory involving the holy wars between computer operating systems.
Special Interest Group formed to probe the nuances of sex and sexual themes in games.
A flexible, electronic skin could provide robots, car seats and even carpets the ability to sense pressure and heat, Japanese researchers reported on Monday.
An observational error may have understated the size of the tenth planet - if "planet" is in fact what astronomers finally decide to call it.
I recently talked my father into dumping his five year old Dell and getting an iMac. Since he no longer needs it, it now sits beside my PowerMac on my desk at home. But I already have two Macs that handle my workload nicely and since I sure as hell won’t be running Windows that leaves me with one option, Linux.
It may have been the worst conference presentation I've ever seen. Behind it, however, was one of the most compelling trends in the IT industry today.
In tornado country, the automated, Web-based process sends emergency workers a heads-up on disasters before public warnings.
A year after Linux kernel development was cleft in three, users and vendors report the process has improved the speed and quality of development.
Costs are on the rise for several types of PC components, including memory chips and LCD screens. But while that's a concern for procurement managers at PC makers like Dell Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Co., users should have little to fear, analysts said.
A slip-up on HP's UK website is revealing some interesting clues on the direction the company is taking with its iPaq mobile computers.