Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
It was nearly a disaster when Cedar Chang installed a Linux operating system in his notebook two years ago, eventually reinstalling the Windows XP bundled with his IBM notebook. But when the 27-year-old technology buff downloaded Linux-based Firefox, the experience was considerably different. So Chang rethought his decision to switch back to Windows XP.
Apple seeks more federal business, but along with Bigfoot and the Bermuda Triangle, its strategy remains a mystery.
Matt has been abandoned on Tower Bridge, London, with nothing except his clothes and a mobile phone. A woman dressed in black walks past, and Matt receives a text message to follow her. He doesn't know who she is, or where she is going. All he knows is that he must follow her if he is to find Uncle Roy.
I have mentioned on more than one occasion that Slackware is one of my most favorite Linux distributions. So when on Friday, June 10, it was announced that Minislack 1.1 is ready, I thought this would be a good time to install and test this mini version. But is MiniSlack a mini Slack?
Possibly to be announced tonight or in the morning, barring any unforeseen delays, PCLinuxOS Pre-9 is about to be released.
VP of Threat Research at an anti-spyware company announced his predictions for 2005 in relation to security vulnerabilities. Most of the predictions were fairly predictable, however at least one of the predictions causes a pause for further thought.
I MADE a nasty little typo calling G70 the Geforce 7800GFX, not the GTX but it won't change the realité that much. "Prepare yourself for the ultimate graphics experience coming in eight days".
Apple's decision to switch from IBM to Intel chips isn't fazing Renaissance, Apple's New Zealand distributor.
"It's very exciting news, but it's very early days yet," says Renaissance's Apple division head, Steve Ford.
The people who make films, TV and music are trying to work out how to survive in a digital era where the consumer is in control.
Hong Kong plans to enact an anti-spam law next year to crack down on companies that send unsolicited e-mails or make automated telemarketing calls to consumers, an official has said.
VR-Zone has got a chance to tour around the NVIDIA Headquarters at Santa Clara. However, we are not allowed to take any pictures inside their labs but here are some of the other pictures that might interest you guys.
SEARCH engines are so powerful. And they are so pathetically weak. When it comes to digging up a specific name, date, phrase or price, search engines are unstoppable. Yet for anything but simple keyword queries, even the best search engines are surprisingly ineffective.
Computers can remember complex bits of data effortlessly, but people routinely fumble that task. Naturally, one of the big trends in computing security is making users memorize complex passwords -- then regularly wipe those from their memory in favor of equally obscure replacements.
A Salina, Kan., judge who used his office computer to view pornography will lose his job if the Kansas Supreme Court follows the recommendation of a judicial conduct commission.
Yahoo! Inc., owner of the most-visited Web site, may consider developing its own Internet browser to help attract more users and advertisers to its Web sites, Chief Executive Officer Terry Semel said.