How not to sell computers running linux (part 2).

Sept. 28, 2009, 10:24 a.m. lame

Having successfully persuaded one of my friends to buy an Ezy SlimTop, which is an Intel Atom based computer that runs with Linux, I recommended it to another friend. When she tried to buy one they were out of stock. This was less than a week after the product was launched so we can safely assume th ...

How not to sell computers running linux.

Sept. 25, 2009, 6 a.m.

About a month ago, a friend of mine, a first time computer buyer bought a budget computer with an Intel Atom chip and Linux on my recommendation. I haven't heard from him since, either he doesn't have any complaints and is deliriously happy or he is not talking to me anymore.Recently, one of Sri Lan ...

Apple Tries To Turn People Off Java?

Sept. 23, 2009, 12:02 p.m. lame

Tried to load a page with an applet in FF for the first time since upgrading from Tiger to Snow Leopard and this dialog pops up. I don't quite see the need to convert the applets in the applet cache in this manner. What the heck is the conversion anyway? any applet compiled with java 1.4+ will run ...

Thawing out the Snow Leopard

Sept. 21, 2009, 12:18 p.m. Macbook

The other day, I upgraded from to OS X Snow Leopard and I wasn't entirely pleased with Apple. However having used it for a while I have become less resentful. One of the reasons is that Snow Leopard is fast much much faster than Tiger. This is probably due to the new version being a real 64 bit oper ...

A Shivering Snow Leopard

Sept. 18, 2009, 2:12 p.m. lame , Macbook

Apple's much hyped OS X 10.6, aka Snow Leopard is here. I didn't bother to update from Tiger to Leopard and there was a pre release discount available, so I thought of grabbing it and started off on a long and tedious process that left me feeling like a fool. Apple's online store in the US ships onl ...

jQuery TableSorter and XSL Transformation

Sept. 1, 2009, 7:36 a.m. Ajax , JavaScript , jQuery , XML

Jquery and it's plugins are so popular because they allow you to do in a couple of lines of code what might otherwise take days and days of effort.. The tablesorter plugin is one that allows you to sort an HTML table by clicking on any of the column names in the table header. I am talking of a real ...