Category Archives: Linux and Android

I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up

I’ve been using a Windows Phone since Windows Phone 7 shipped, and for many years before that (with the exception on 1 year on the iPhone 3GS) I used Windows Mobile.  Indeed my history with Microsoft’s mobile offerings goes back to … Continue reading

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More fuel on the Android apps on Windows fire

In 1996 Microsoft licensed Java from Sun.  Think about that for a moment before continuing on with this blog post.  At what seemed the height of its PC market dominance, when it “owned” the developers, when Visual Basic and Visual … Continue reading

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Don’t they claim Linux is secure?

I’ve spent so many years hearing Linux fans claim it is totally secure that I just had to post this one. Duqu, the most sophisticated and mysterious Trojan since Stuxnet (and perhaps related to it) compromised Linux servers to create its … Continue reading

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“For all of us who have lives, there’s Windows” – David Gewirtz

I couldn’t resist pointing out this article about dropping Linux in favor of Windows.  In the mid-2000s I made a concerted effort to learn and use Linux.  I even went as far as running it on my laptop, and taking that laptop … Continue reading

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