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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-26-08 12:02 PM
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times are tight. Your predictions on what computer makers will go
belly up before the economy rebounds.


I guess it might be good to look at which company has the most cash on hand and the least debt.
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-27-08 06:39 PM
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1. Microsoft is in trouble... oh wait, you said hardware
(yes kiddies MS is in trouble since their dog has not sold as well... )

Reality is I think we are entering the age of ON THE CLOUD apps and probably cheap, almost disposable hardware
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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-27-08 11:26 PM
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2. I think the iPhone/iPod touch will outlast the Netbook. The netbook could
be the Edsel of this bitter end of the decade. They are too big for the pocket, and too slow and small to be a "real" computer.
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-01-08 11:47 PM
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3. Don't know, my little lappie runs GIMP
very well thank you... and loads OO3 fast

Now it is running Linux, which ain't for the faint hearted... and it is slower when the same machine runs XP

As to too large for the pocket.. I carry it literally everywhere. It fits in my bag well... and I don't carry that large of a handbag.

Now if I can find my PDA... misplaced it again and I need to get all my contacts into my lappie
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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-03-08 01:57 PM
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4. I'm running 2.6.3 on my MacMini. It's pretty fast. BTW, could you
Check out Option two on this page: http://www.wuky.org/listen.html

I bugged them enough that they decided to include us Mac and Linux users in their streaming audio.

It's one of, if not the oldest college radio station in the world.
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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-03-08 06:31 PM
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5. COOL, thanks for the linky
and the macbook is also fast...


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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-03-08 06:51 PM
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6. GIMP
You know there was a fork at Wilber Loves GIMP. Here's where I get GIMP now.

http://gimp.lisanet.de/Website/Overview.html

She seemed to be the one doing the lions share of the work anyway.
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