Mac Book Air

The Planned Obsolescence of Electronics

Everything has its sell-by date – the question is, are those dates planned in? In my writing career I’ve covered the entire arc of electronic devices, from the IBM Golfball Selectric to Amstrad, BBC Wordstar and eventually the intuitive joy that is the Mac. I haven’t used a PC for decades and the closest I’ll […]

Problem Solved

So Google’s new Chromebooks use Google’s own operating system. They’ll coordinate with Google’s “cloud” online services, and have almost no capacity to store information. Instead, they act as web browser that make users email directly on the web, instead of storing software like Outlook or Word. Google’s is hitting Microsoft’s PC OSs and Office software […]