Blog & Editorial
Blog & Editorial
Articles of mirth and repartee and sometimes serious opinion, designed for the amusement and edification of the discerning reader..
Editorial: Virus Hoaxes
Andy chastises the idiocy of circulating virus messages and chain emails..
Editorial: Fishing for the right solution
In the search of an answer to a Unix network card problem, Andy enlists the help of the Babel fish translator with amusing results..
Editorial: Yesteryear's Hardware
Reflecting nostalgically on some computer gear used to use in days gone by..
Editorial: Building a Home Entertainment PC
Putting together a decent home theatre system on a budget..
Editorial: Computer user personality types
Taking an interest in the comings and goings of personalities around the place..
Tech Tales From Hell
Stories from the Help Desk - guaranteed to make your hair curl.
Feature: Linux loses to Windows in ex-Unix shops
Where do Unix shops who want to migrate go next? You'd think they go for Linux. Or is it Windows? It depends who's asking..
Feature: Microsoft set to attack Linux with patents?
Is Microsoft getting ready to attack Linux and open-source software with its patents?
Feature: Korea Plans to Build Linux City, University
The Korean government plans to select a city and a university late next month where open-source software like Linux will become the mainstream operating programs..
Feature: The Top Ten Nix Distributions
A Beginner's Guide to Choosing a (Linux) Distribution..
Feature: Where is my Made for Linux computer system?
When the technology community considers Linux, we know what sets it apart from the competition. But if you were to ask the average consumer, few could give you a legitimate answer..
Feature: Linux Study - Microsoft Credibility Questioned
A New Linux Study Suggests Fundamental Microsoft Creditability Problems.
Feature: What's Wrong with Linux?
Linux is a lovable mutt: reliable, stable, and darned safe, but not nearly as easy to use as Windows or Mac. What's wrong with Linux distributions as a breed?
Editorial: Is Unix Hard to Learn?
The author is often dismayed at the way newcomers sometimes get treated when asking for help in the forums. Newbies post genuine questions only to be flamed, confused or accused of being an idiot.
Editorial: Backing up your data
Andy discusses the importance of backups and looks at some of the options available for data storage.
Editorial: Olympus VN-3500PC Voice recorder
When managing your personal communications there's no need to use your dictaphone or stuff around with worn out tapes; it's all digital these days..
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