Archives, page one.

The Archives are the living record of almost everything that I’ve written for the site over the many years I’ve been running it. Some of the earliest, less-legal and libellous content has been put to the torch.

Does Windows have a viable future?

Microsoft have enjoyed a long stretch as dominant market-share holder in the desktop market; but now they face stiff competition from two sides: OSX and Linux. Can they maintain their strong position?

Published 2008-02-21. Read 2,840 times. Comments. Tagged: apple linux windows

7 things Windows 7 has to do to win me back

As I keep harking on, I moved to Linux. I’m happy and things are getting a lot more routine for me. I’ve been seeing a lot of fake screenshots this week for Windows 7 and it made me think what I would need from the next version of Windows to migrate back.

Published 2008-01-30. Read 13,530 times. Comments. Tagged: linux windows windows 7

Will Windows 7 be another driver disaster?

As Linux and OSX toddle on, catering for every hardware device under the sun, Windows 7 looks like it’s going to have a complete refresh of drivers, effectively taking it back to square 1 in the game of hardware support.

Published 2007-11-02. Read 2,521 times. Comments. Tagged: windows

3 moments in Vista that make me consider Linux

While I definitely think some elements of Vista are definite improvements, 10 months of experience has shown me there are some things that just annoy me to my very core. Here are the three things that most make me wish I had the strength to move over to Linux — full time.

Published 2007-09-06. Read 8,530 times. Comments. Tagged: linux vista windows