I spent a fair bit of time today chasing down a disturbing problem.
One of my clients reported they were seeing terrible performance on a cloud-hosted application despite having a speedy Internet connection.
A bit of investigation revealed this to be true.
Continue reading So Where Do You Think the Demand Comes From?
I recently acquired a copy of Yazsoft’s “Speed Download” product via the MacHeist bundle promotion. The software worked fine, but I recommend putting Yazsoft on your “to avoid” list nonetheless. Companies that abuse their customers don’t deserve to have customers in the future.
Continue reading For Your “To Avoid” List…
I was talking with a couple of friends recently about high-definition television, and they were a little surprised to learn that I really haven’t done anything of substance with HDTV. I’m an early adopter of technology, but I still haven’t made the move to high-definition television.
Yes, I have one high-definition set at home, but it’s only there because its predecessor spewed actual flames and then refused to power up. But even this lone HD set operates in standard-definition mode 99+% of the time.
Here’s why this early adopter is still on the sidelines.
Continue reading [HD] Theatre of the Absurd