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March 4, 2013
by sjvn01
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Five reasons why Windows 8 has failed

Windows fans will whine, but Net Applications’ desktop operating systems numbers don’t lie. Windows 8’s pathetic user adoption numbers can’t even keep up with Vista’s lousy numbers. Five reasons why Windows 8 has failed. More >

February 15, 2013
by sjvn01
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PC gaming comes to Ubuntu Linux with Steam client release

Since the dawn of the Linux penguin there has been one constant user compliant: “Linux won’t run my games!” Those days are now over. Today, February 14th, the Steam gaming client for Ubuntu Linux has arrived. According to the Canonical … Continue reading

November 3, 2008
by sjvn01
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Why I voted for Obama

I have strong political opinions, but I don’t talk about them much. I don’t pretend to know much about politics. Technology yes; business, yes; politics no. I do know, however, that the country can’t afford another four years of government … Continue reading