Trimbo

The inventor of Instant Ramen has died.http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20070107a2.html

I have a really old laptop--1ghz Pentium III, 384MB of RAM, 20G drive, lame ATI graphics--that I installed Kubuntu on yesterday because my temporary Vista beta license expired.Everything went pretty well on the install.  For some unknown reason, it launches into a full fledged window system off the CD instead of asking me if I want...

I just downloaded a 695MB ISO image @ 1176 K bytes per second. Oh, did I mention I was downloading Superman Returns in HD to my Xbox at the same time?Comcast's network is sickeningly fast. This is almost 6 times the performance I would get from my Sonic.net 3Mbs DSL...

I read today on Gizmodo or somewhere that Apple's iTV will not make it out by MacWorld (next week). They're having trouble getting an embedded version of OS X to work for them and it will be released sometime later next month. In thinking about this, I realized that there's...

For about a week, a friend and I have been debating in email the finer points of Mac pricing vs. PC pricing. I argued that PCs are commodity machines and will always be cheaper unless the configuration is exactly what Apple configures them at, since they have control over their...