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Netbooks Causing Havoc Among Traditional PC Manufacturers

Netbooks, which I highly recommend to have at least one in your household, are certainly causing havoc among traditional PC manufacturers as they have been forced to compete against new portable computers, cutting into their profits.

But this is good news for us consumers who are the ones buying these netbooks and other computers. (Probably less desktop computers now because netbooks are so much more affordable and portable.)

One analyst firm has now said that although companies have maybe missed out on the much larger profit margins offered by fully fledged laptops and deskto

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SurfaceDJ for Microsoft’s Surface Multi-Touch Computer at Web 2.0 Expo 2009!

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It’s been a long week as I was attending the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco and had to update a site for a client but here’s the first of many videos I took from the show.

This is actually at Microsoft’s booth, they were featuring their new multi-touch computer, the Microsoft Surface.

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USB Hack – How to Turn a USB Flash Drive into a Local Hard Disk!

GetUSB.info has a great write up on how to turn a USB Flash drive into a local hard disk.  This might be a great way to stick everything you need in a USB if you happen to use multiple computers on daily basis

The process of turning a USB stick into a hard drive is fairly easy.  However, there are limitations.  For example, this works best with Windows XP operating systems.  You also need to update the drivers for the device for any computer you are going to use.  Typically, this isn’t a big deal as you can easily do this for your work and home computers.  However, this isn

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Interview with Inventor of Linux, Linus Torvalds!

I’ve read books of 2 of the most unique creators of operating systems, that is Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux, and Bill Gates, the creator of Microsoft Windows.

Of course, I did get the feeling that Bill Gates was a money-hungry, arrogant, geek-vampire from his book while I got the feel

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