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Articles by David DeJean
posted in December 2007
IM-History has announced a beta trial of a new version of its Web application that collects all your instant messaging conversations into one convenient, searchable archive. That could be really great. Or it could be really scary.
Market statistician Net Applications says on its Web site that Apple iPhones currently account for .09% of Web browsing, while all Windows Mobile devices put together account for only .06%. That's pretty astonishing, given the relative numbers of handheld devices running each OS in the marketplace.
Asus has decided that upgrading the memory in its tiny Eee won't void the warranty. But the press release fails to mention a couple of key pieces of information. Hackers, who love the machine, have filled in the gaps.
Let's all say it together: Software piracy may be a problem for Microsoft. It is not a problem for Microsoft's customers. Microsoft's anti-piracy efforts are a problem for Microsoft's customers.
Picking the items for the Holiday Gift Guide can be a contentious process. I wrote it this year, and I got overruled on some really cool stuff I wanted to get in.