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

Wednesday, February 28th, 2007

My buddy Chris Pirillo (we go way back) has been busy fighting off the pundits that are slamming him for

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)

There’s No Way I’m Going To Write About Boot Camp

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

So I'm minding my own bussiness today and all suddenly I hear a pounding at my door. It kinda sounds like a hard knocking, but not too hard...I think it was meant to be pounding though. I open the door and I see three nerdy looking guys standing ...

Run IE 5 and 6 on Windows XP

Monday, January 9th, 2006

As you can imagine, we are going through the debug process with the new site I just put up and the need arose today for a copy of Internet Explorer 5.0. We looked around the office but the old computer we had was ironically too old. Windows ...

How To: Windows Security Hole #3739234098

Thursday, December 29th, 2005

Nitesh Dhanjani, doesn't post as often as most others do on the O'Reilly blogs, but when he does, its always good. Take today's for instance. Want to see the power of the newest un-patched (as of this writing) expolit of Windows' "Picture and Fax Viewer Metafile Overflow Vulnerability"? ...

Getting Tip-sy With Phaticon #001

Thursday, December 22nd, 2005

Editor's Note: We are trying out a couple of new things with this post. The first thing is "tips" for different random computer things for our less techno-savvy readers (and maybe some of the savvy ones too.) The second thing we are trying out is a new writer, ...

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 ...

Is Windows A Necessary Evil?

Wednesday, October 19th, 2005

So I've pretty much decided that I will be taking the plunge and buying one of the new G5 iMacs when they hit stores here in St. Louis on October 25. Rest assured I will give a full review in a week once I've set it up and gotten ...