It’s back – there were visitors on this blog that loves the QKLK (quicklinks) posts. I have not been doing it for sometime (my bad), but with so many findings to share, I’ve decided to resurrect this category again.
Microsoft killing the low-cost computer/laptop ?
Despite plan to stop selling Windows XP on 30 June 2008, Microsoft changed its mind and made exception for ULPC (ultra low-cost PC). It will continue to make Windows XP Home Edition for this machines.
Problem is, this really is a crippled-down version of XP. Current limitations for XP deployed on ULPCs :
1. Max screen 10.2 inch
2. No touchscreen
3. Max 1 GHz processor speed
4. Max 1 GB RAM
5. Max 80 GB hard disk
These may be a show stopper for various potential customer. May not so today, but on 2009 & 2010, this may well be.
Anyway, there’s always Linux for those who find these too limiting.
OpenOffice.org now can be used to access online documents at Google Docs & Zoho.com by using the OoGdocsIntegrator plugin.
This is great, I’ve been using Google Docs & Zoho.com myself, and OOo integration is one thing missing. Now we can enjoy it too.
Bonus: McAfee missed again
I’ve been avoiding McAfee (and Symantec / Norton products) for years now. They used to create the best products on their field. Now I couldn’t find anything good on their catalog. Their products are bloated, slow, misses their target, messes up with your computer, and many other potential problems.
Google.com marked as malicious website ? Don’t they have QA team there ? 🙂