Twitter Chatter: Push Notification vs Background Processes

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

I recently had a good discussion over Twitter with a PC fan about the reasons for Apple's iPhone Push Notification in their upcoming 3.0 release. Here's the conversation via

Its not an iPhone…its a big ass table.

Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

Way To Go Microsoft; Silverlight Looks Really Cool

Tuesday, May 1st, 2007

I am Jack's complete sense of surprise. You must understand how weird it feels to say this, but as a professional web developer, I'm honestly excited to start using a new Microsoft web product. Seriously. Silverlight is the new flash competitor that Microsoft is rolling out, and without getting into too ...

Wednesday, February 28th, 2007

Gundeep Hora thinks that Microsoft should acquire Linux. Well that just makes perfect sense...wait, what? Although you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, that method seems to work with guys named "Gundeep". (via Daring Fireball)

The Zune is Nice, but Not Nice Enough

Thursday, November 2nd, 2006

The Zune, Microsoft's new attempt to dethrone the iPod, is nice. Its a little big, but nice. I really mean that. From what I've seen so far in the form of video, articles and so forth, the Zune seems to be a decent Video / Photo / ...

Microsoft’s Cultural Blunders

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

CNet has an article up today recounting a speech by Microsoft's own Tom Edwards, who is the head of their geopolitical strategy team, made on the different little mistakes Microsoft has done that have pissed off a section of the world. For instance Microsoft lost millions when they had ...

Windows Vista: Deja Vu All Over Again

Monday, January 9th, 2006

Microsoft recently gave a preview of Vista at CES and someone decided that the speach about the great new interface sounded a little like some other OS. Here's a video that illastrates the point: Windows Vista: First of a Kind Features The mac-geeks will get a kick out of this.

Microsoft To Buy McDonalds and Taco Bell

Wednesday, January 4th, 2006

Deciding it wasn't enough to just make computers bad with their cumbersome OS and Office products, Microsoft is in talks to buy both McDonald's and Taco Bell in order to also be responsible for making our meals bad as well. An anonymous source familiar with the nearly finalized proceedings, ...

Xbox 360 Ups the Ante For Xbox Hacking

Monday, November 28th, 2005

Remember when I said I would only buy a Xbox 360 when its officially hacked? Well it seems that task is going to be a infinitely more difficult that hacking the original Xbox was. Engadget has compiled a quick list of the road blocks in the way to ...

Would You Run An Ad-Based OS?

Monday, November 14th, 2005

So would you? Would you run an ad-based operating system? Maybe the OS would be cheap, or free, and in a bar across the top would run ads that you can't remove, would you run that on your machine? Everything else worked fine, there were just ads ...