There recently have been some misguided calls to close up Android as an open-source project. Not only are these arguments rooted in incorrect facts, but they make the claim that it’s just up to Google. It isn’t, we all have a role.
It should be a simple question to answer, but it isn’t. I’ll explain why, and the correct answer(s) today.
Ads can backfire, and your app can stink, if you try to cram too much through a narrow pipe.
Looks like Microsoft has made good on giving OEMs a workaround for the TPM 2.0 requirement… at least for now.
Microsoft has said that after July 29th, it will be $129 to upgrade to Windows 10. But even if you don’t want to upgrade right now, you can still lock in Windows 10 upgrade rights for life on each machine.
My favorite (free!) document management system… just got discontinued. But it’s still the best out there, so grab it while you can!
Open source software doesn’t know borders. It doesn’t know friends, enemies, or frenemies. It doesn’t know if you’re an FSB agent, or an ISIS operative, or an FBI agent. It is also why you are able to use your iPhone or Android phone today.
This is a case study in damage control and social media support. A case study that you should read, before offering your next insanely great deal online.
Apple, for some reason, stops Boot Camp support early for Intel-based Macintosh computers. I frankly don’t understand it. It’s so easy to support newer Windows versions, as the burden (much like Linux) gets absorbed into the kernel.
What to do when crowd-funding backers occasionally become abusive? I don’t have a perfect answer for this one, it’s more of a conversation starter.