"The VAR Guy was flipping though his Sunday morning paper when he spotted an article about Ubuntu Linux. He took a few more sips of coffee to perk up and make sure his eyes weren’t deceiving him. Sure enough, Ubuntu had made the leap into the mainstream media — earning coverage in Newsday, the eight … Continue reading Mainstream Media Discovers Ubuntu Linux
Use Prey to prevent equipment theft
A man's laptop is stolen, but he's able to track it remotely and with the help of social media, recover it. (NSFW language. More story links at bottom.)
My top picks for May 12, 2011
Google 'Chromebooks' Promise Era Of Managed Computing -- InformationWeek May 11, 2011 The 4 Biggest Stories in Tech & Social Media This Morning May 11, 2011 Google to Sell Chrome Laptops to Students for $20 Per Month? [Blip] May 11, 2011 How to make better presentations in 2:53 | e1evation, llc May 11, 2011 Social … Continue reading My top picks for May 12, 2011
Lenovo Demonstrates Eye-Tracking Laptop for Stare-Controlled Computing
via popsci.com You can follow the 'via' link above to go to the source if you want the scoop!
Buying a new notebook?
Think different! No, I don't mean buy a Mac -- I just mean think before you buy. A friend of mine asked for a recommendation on a big, expensive notebook -- you know, one of the ones with the big 17" monitor? My advice to him was "my recommendation would be to avoid the big, … Continue reading Buying a new notebook?