HOW CHEAP IS TOO CHEAP?

Price should no longer be the factor that drives your technology purchases.Technology is cheap. Printers are best described as disposable cartridge holders – for many, many models the printer’s cost is roughly identical to the cost of replacement ink...

DELL ADDS XPS BRAND

Dell has turned the “XPS” name into a separate brand for upper-end PCs, notebooks, displays, and televisions. Here’s an article about Dell’s new push into the top of the market.As of tonight, Dell’s Small Business division doesn’t...

INTEL ANSWERS AMD

Intel filed its answer to AMD’s complaint for unfair competition. An answer is always more dry than a complaint, but the first seven pages are interesting reading, as Intel lovingly alleges that AMD’s market failures are the result of poor planning and bad...

AMD vs. INTEL

Litigators (and some normal people) should browse through the complaint filed by AMD against Intel for unfair competition, monopolistic bullying, name-calling, and child abuse. (I’m not sure all of those are in the complaint, but it’s something like...

DELL SUPPORT SLIPPING

Dell has been on top of the computer retailing world for years. It has had a well-deserved reputation for providing better support than the other PC manufacturers.There are signs that Dell’s crown may be slipping – although unfortunately there is no one...

MICROSOFT MEDIA CENTER KEYBOARD

Manufacturers are releasing dozens of products to convince you that it’s natural to move computers into the living room. Microsoft has a lineup that is complex but thorough and well-designed, beginning with a “Media Center PC” and soon to add the...