Intel is taking some of their firmware, and making it a mandatory binary blob. But it’s probably not what you’re fearing.
If you have a Dell Venue 8 Pro, time to update.
I take another look at the Mac Pro, and how machines Apple made in 2006 are still owning Macs sold today.
It shouldn’t need to happen, but it did. I explain why I had to hack my BIOS, and why it may be relevant to your interests… without knowing before you read this.
Update: This article was written in early 2012. Since then, there are great apps like MLPostFactor that make good on this prediction. See this article for an example and details. If you’re catching this article via search engines, it’s a follow-up to my previous article on the potential for Mountain Lion to run on machines […]
For those of you living under a rock, I’ll prime this article with the information that you should already know. One, there’s a Linux-based platform called MeeGo. Two, it was formed by a partnership between Intel and Nokia. Three, Nokia bailed on it after Microsoft gave them a billion in cash and resources. Four, MeeGo […]
Awhile ago, I lamented Intel’s mismanagement of the Core 2 Solo brand. Intel got tied up in the Atom craze, and the lack of a chip for bridging-the-gap I think hurt the market. First, UMPCs died a quick death, and then there was nothing in between Atom 270/280 crud and a traditional notebook. Worse, Core […]
I know. You may be a guy or gal working in an office. Or, you may be a penny-pinching startup CEO like me. But even I justified paying $275 for an Intel X25-M SSD. And, I’ve got the perfect example of why it makes business sense. Sure, 17 second startups are great. But, I am […]