Every indication is that the people involved in Borland’s compilers and IDE are confident that they will carry the products forward. I talked to a couple people and I still haven’t heard of a specific suitor, but there’s also a real tone of confidence. There’s already a “Delphi Corporation”, but there doesn’t seem to be […]
Today, Borland announced that they are seeking a buyer for their line of IDEs and compilers and will concentrate on their Application Lifecycle Management tools. They also announced that they’re buying Segue, which on a normal day would be big news, but, my god, the end of Turbo? This really feels like the passing of […]
TG Daily is reporting that “Ultra Mobile Lifestyle PCs” will be launched in the 1st Quarter (not much time to make that!). I think there’s huge potential for this form factor if the price point can really be brought down to the $500 level. Via JK On The Run
I use NewsGator as my aggregator, but I think I’ll have to change. The problem is that when RSS posts flow into your system as email items, desktop search for real email becomes much less useful. For instance, searching your real email archive for words like “schedule” or “deadline” would likely result in a very […]
I’ve confirmed that, as one of them thar jour-nye-lists, I can actually write about my experiences with the Office 12 Beta (I’m allowed to talk about client-side stuff only). I have much to say about the new task-based interface, but for my first post I have to talk about OneNote. Whoa, baby, does this have […]
When I’m struggling with a hard problem, I often find myself subvocalizing the logic. It’s surprising how often thinking “And therefore..” results in shaking free an elusive conclusion. But not always. Today, as I tried to figure out some Win32 IPC problem, I found myself thinking the following thought: “And if that works, then undoubtedly […]
Rob Bushway, blogging from Microsoft’s Mobile Partner Briefing says that Ultramobile Lifestyle PCs” with a $500 MSRP, pen-based, all-day batteries, and a full OS (not CE) are coming real soon now. Wouldn’t that be nice?