Rise of the Clones, Pt. II

Hallo hoppy reader, Yesterday, Psystar Corp. announced an OEM Licensing program. They’ll begin certifying other manufacturer’s hardware to allow the licensing of Psystar’s “virtualization technology.” Psystar’s methodology, specifically engineered for Snow Leopard, allows for seamless operation of the Mac OS on generic Intel Hardware and would be offered on all Psystar–Certified machines.

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IDF2009

Hallo hoppy reader, It’s Tuesday and that means I’ve taken a bat turn to the left and landed at Moscone for another Intel Developer Forum. This first installment concern’s the show’s opening keynote, from Paul Otellini and associates. Paul’ theme: A Continuum of Computing

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Materialism & Ephemeralization

Hallo hoppy readers, Of late, I’ve been blathering on here at the Bitstream about virtualization as it relates to IT. As with many other things, it seems that R. Bucky Fuller got there first, coining a new term in 1922 to describe it.

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MacWorld 09 — A Particular View

Hello happy reader, This time around, I’m writing about some of the stuff I found interesting at the show; storage, IT infrastructure, tools to aid creatives, and just plain fun stuff. Here we go… First up, The Omni Group had current versions of their apps at show special prices. I use their OmniOutliner and OmniGraffle […]

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IDF 08 Pt. 2

Hello happy reader, Well, after that nondescript lunch thang, a turkey sammy, cardboard–tainted sweet and pasta salad, I headed over to meet w/the PCI folks. I sat down with Al Yanes, president and chair of the 918 member PCI-SIG, who met w/me to discuss v3 of PCIe, the Peripheral Component Interconnect Express bus. Here’s what I came away with… The spec […]

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The (Ever?) Expanding Sun

Hello happy reader…back in March, I wrote about Sun’s acquisition of MySQL and the xAMP collection of Open Source Software that powers much of the web. Well, Sun has gone and done it again. Sort of, anyway. The actual event was announced back in February of this year, before Sun purchased MySQL. OK, I don’t […]

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