Re: How I learned to stop worrying and abandoned OS X
Apple's spiritual swami Steve Jobs has robbed the Mac of its soul, writes one Macintosh loyalist as the debate over Mac OS X rages. "Apple arrogance sickens me" writes another. Since we published our AquaRant™, Apple has made X the default OS on new Macs, and the acclaim that greeted the decision from Mac community sites spoke for itself.
RoundupThe Letters Page hasn't been cancelled, it's just been buried under an avalanche of er, .... Letters.
The Flame of the Week feature has been running for over two years here at Vulture Central. But it's time for a companion award: the most confused correspondent of the week.
Peer-to-peer was 2000's most overused buzzword, and perhaps the only way to reclaim it is through grassroots organization.
Tiscali appears to have become the latest ISP targeted whose service has been disrupted by denial of service attacks from unknown Internet vandals.
UpdatedOur inboxes are filling with links to a rogue "How to RTFM" page posted supposedly on Microsoft's Web site.
Oftel's taking the credit - yet again - for the UK having some of the widest range and most competitively priced Internet access in the world.
As the sweet scent of Spring wafts through the server room, there is some exciting news for all you BOFH fans out there.
Egg is to buy Zebank for E8 million (£5 million) in cash and expand its online banking business into France.
BT's new chief exec, Ben Verwaayen, said yesterday that the telco's network is not for sale.
A security bug in Netscape and Mozilla browsers could allow a malicious web site operator to access cookies on users' computers.
It's not that Sun is killing off Solaris on Intel, it's simply that the company isn't planning yet to move Solaris 9 to the Intel family. Graham Lovell, Sun's director of Solaris product marketing, explains that Sun isn't making any further investments in Solaris on Intel for several reasons and that the company may yet port Solaris 9 to Intel.
Back Redmond and win an iPaq? Strange but true, this was indeed the offer made to a select mailing list of likely Microsoft supporters by lobbying group Americans for Technology Leadership, according to an AP report today. The offer was made in a mailshot to attendees of this week's Conservative Political Action Conference, a likely bastion of Microsoft supporters if ever we've seen one.
Internet attacks are on the rise and more crackers come from the United States than any other country.
Cisco has shelved plans to establish a Scottish office that would have housed staff from two of its existing three centres in the country.
Symbian's shareholders have dug into their pockets to find an extra £20.75 million to take it "through the next phase of its development." The money comes pro-rata from existing shareholders Matsushita, Motorola, Nokia and Psion (which warned it would likely have to cough up last autumn), and from Sony Ericsson taking up Ericsson's pro-rata subscription rights.
Businesses in Northern Ireland are being offered grants to hook up to broadband by satellite
More than 200 people have contacted the lawyers leading the legal fight against Kodak and its disputed cut-price digital camera offer.
Check Point Software is going after the SME market with firewall products tailored to the needs of small offices.
ElcomSoft, the employer of freed Russian software developer Dmitry Sklyarov, will attack the entire basis of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) when its case comes to trial.
The only secret was when the announcement would be made: Sam Palmisano, the president and chief operating officer (COO) of IBM, will become CEO when incumbent Lou Gerstner steps down in March.