Archive | February, 2012

John C. Dvorak: The Annoying State of Robocalls

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Our John C. Dvorak and team X3 take on robo calls. What can you do? Check this out. aNewDomain.net with Gina Smith, John C. Dvorak and Dr. Jerry Pournelle.
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MWC 2012, Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Raspberry Pi: Ranting Roundup with Eric Mack

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Microsoft today released Windows 8 consumer preview at Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona, Facebook goes big with ads and the Raspberry Pi $35 PC is sold out. aNewDomain News Editor Eric Mack breaks down the tech news of the day in today's ranting roundup -- and he's broken up about it.
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Pinterest Founder to Blogger: Copyright Lawyers Are Rethinking Terms of Use, Founder Is “On It”

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The blogger who fueled the flames surrounding Pinterest and copyright fears now reports that the startup's founder told her "he is on it" and has Pinterest copyright lawyers reviewing the copyright scandal and terms of use ... our Chris Miller is on top of this story ... read the Pinterest founder's comments here ...
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MWC 2012: Days One, Two and Three

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Our futurist and vidcasterTodd Townsend slices through the mire to find three trends at MWC 2012 you need to know about now. It's aNewDomain.net. Meet Todd Townsend.
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MWC 2012: Windows 8 Consumer Preview All Coverage

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Here's where to download the 32-bit and 64-bit ISOs for Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview, plus links to our coverage on the enteprise version, the live blog and memories about Bill Gates at another turning point -- back in 1989.
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Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview for Business: Eight Things IT Should Know

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Microsoft shows it still can surprise. A few hours before Windows chief Steve Sinofsky took the stage to roll out Windows 8 Consumer Preview at MWC 2012 in Barcelona, the company slyly posted a product guide for an enterprise-targeted version of that OS. Smells like Windows 8 Server. Our senior contributor and IT pro Ant Pruitt took a look at the product guide. Check it out here and find out the eight things Ant finds most noteworthy. More will be revealed at the demo.
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Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview: Live Blog DONE

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Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview for Business information is up now, the live blog will start shortly. Hang tight.
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Apple iCloud: Before Buying More Space, Here’s How to Optimize What You Already Use

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When Apple introduced its iOS 5 it also included 5GB of free storage on iCloud. If you fill up the allotted 5GB, you’ll receive a message that suggests you buy more space from Apple. Don't do that right away. First optimize what you've got already. Here's how.
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Microsoft Windows: History of Windows, a Windology (infographic)

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Microsoft announces its beta of Windows 8 today in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012 show. It'll be a huge day for CEO Steve Ballmer -- and especially for Windows chief Steve Sinofsky, who likely is next in line for the top spot. But I remember when a day like this meant a lot to another Microsoft exec -- co-founder and former CEO, Bill Gates. It was 1989 and Microsoft had gathered the handful of journalists who covered tech back then at the Windows on the World restaurant at the top of the North Tower of the World Trade Center. It was my first time in New York City and the view was dizzying. Gates had just announced Microsoft Windows 3.0, a turning point for Microsoft and the DOS-based PC world in general. I was sitting next to Gates' late mother, Mary ...
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Jerry Pournelle: The View From Chaos Manor

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Our Jerry Pournelle, senior columnist at aNewDomain.net, has mail. He's not talking tech, Google privacy or MWC today. It's all about Aristotle's Aether, dark matter and the A-10 World War II aircraft in action.
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