Well, Maybe WinFS Isn’t Being Cut After All…

Microsoft’s Jeremy Mazner says that BusinessWeek’s statement that WinFS network capability will be sacrificed to Longhorn deadline pressure is incorrect. Mazner’s post seems pretty unequivocal. Says Mazner: “WinFS hasn’t been cut.  WinFS hasn’t even really been scoped back….[W]hat [is this talk about] WinFS wouldn’t work over a network?  I’m not entirely sure….Perhaps that line got mangled, […]

Lapjack?

Spencer the Katt gives brief mention to a forthcoming device that, like the Lojak car system, gives location information on a lost or stolen laptop. If you accept the premise that a thing that is not obvious but not entirely invisible is a useful anti-theft technology, couldn’t equivalent functionality be done in software? Essentially, ping […]