GOOGLE – A ONE TRICK PONY?

Business Week has an article about Google’s nonsearch products. According to the article, 99% of Google’s revenue comes from its small text ads on search pages and so far none of Google’s other products are changing that equation.

In the last couple of years, Google has released a huge number of nonsearch products, each with fanfare about its effect on competitors. […] continued

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WINDOWS LIVE MESSENGER

Windows Live Messenger is now the official face of Microsoft instant messaging. It takes over from MSN Messenger, but it doesn’t alleviate the confusion between it and the messenger program built into Windows XP. (I routinely remove the built-in program – look under Control Panel / Add-Remove Programs / Add-Remove Windows Components.) […] continued

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TOP TEN MP3 PLAYERS IN ASIA

Interesting that the iPod is not the number one mp3 player in Asia, according to this report, which includes photos and comments on the top ten. The Creative Zen Vision:M is the market leader. I’ve been using a Creative Zen Touch for a year or two and it’s been rock solid, with extraordinary battery life and decent controls. […] continued

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GUIDELINES FOR NEW COMPUTERS

It’s hard to keep up, isn’t it? Here’s three things to consider for new computer purchases.

  • You should get at least 1 Gb of memory, regardless of anything else. It’s the new minimum for a home or office computer. Trust me. Don’t hesitate to get more if the computer will be used for games or anything relating to video.
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