is a production by demoscene programmer Jim Leonard (a.k.a. Trixter) displaying full-motion color video with audio on a 1981 IBM PC 5160
. The production is a followup to a similar 2007 demo, 8088 Corruption
, but with improved graphical fidelity. [more inside]
Today saw Apple has enter the competitive 7" tablet market
with the iPad Mini
. But what if your tablety desires run to something larger, not smaller? Sony has you covered with a 20-inch, 11-pound "tabletop PC"
Stupid Computer Tricks.
Photo array of one computer service employee's favorite customer problems. Don't miss the intense AOL user
, the sealed floppy
, the floating hard drive
, and the extreme case mod
The John Markoff of the New York Times [registration required]
reports that Google plans to roll-out a text and file search tool code-named Puffin
for finding information stored on PCs. The move is seen as a defensive one; Microsoft plans to include PC searching in its new operating system, scheduled to be released in 2006 (at the earliest).
The US Government should buy it and make it a national monument.
PARC up for sale? I didn't realize that Xerox was hurting so badly.