Saturday, December 29, 2012

News Roundup: Google/Android/Linux/Windows 8

Google

Google Apps Moving Onto Microsoft’s Business Turf - NYTimes.com
Report: Google Apps Challenges Microsoft in 2012 | News & Opinion | PCMag.com
Google Apps makes gains on Microsoft Office - CSMonitor.com

Android

Well I said 2013 would be the year of the sub-$200 tablet. Looks like it is already starting:
The best cheap Android tablets to start 2013 | Android Authority
$99-$150 tablets coming from Acer, Asus, Lenovo and Samsung | Android Authority

I've seen several articles recently that says nobody waits in line for an Android phone... well, they just do it differently. (I mean waiting in a line is so 20th century!)
Nexus Availability Checker notifies you when the Nexus 4 is available

Linux

The "big" conclusion was obvious to me, but then I'm obsessed! :-)
2012's Top five Linux stories with one big conclusion | ZDNet
9 Major 2012 Events That Will Influence the Linux Desktop in Coming Years - Datamation

Windows 8

Another data point on Windows 8 sales:
Windows 8 Peaked In Early December And Then Went Flat - Business Insider

This you tube video is a concise rant on why Windows 8 is so bad: Windows 8: The Animated Evaluation

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