OPINION: Forget Vista, XP and Linux – Firefox is now my #1 operating system

gary%20and%20sonic%20200.JPGI had some sort of religious dawn last week. Some kind of personal discovery, a moment of clarity, if you will. I used a Mac – and it was fine!

Now, I pretty much hate Macs. I’ve only ever used old Macs, rubbish ones from the distant past that are unable to cope with newer operating systems. So I associate Macs with PAIN.

But I just used one and it was fine. Because the only thing I use is Firefox…

Windows 7 arriving "sometime in the next year" says Gates, "The hell it is" says the rest of Microsoft


A slightly off-hand comment from Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates managed to set the blogosphere alight with a wave of excited speculation over the weekend. Answering a question about Vista, Gates told the audience at the annual meeting in Miami of the Inter-American Development Bank on Friday:

“Sometime in the next year or so we will have a new version [of Windows].”…

Asus is aiming to sell a staggering 3.8 million Eee PCs next year – some with Windows on

eee_pc-windows.jpgAlthough the fact that it’s currently sold out everywhere in the whole world doesn’t give us a huge amount of faith that the Asus manufacturing facilities can churn out that many of the uber-portable laptops.

The big new selling point that’ll push the Eee PC to the ‘next level’ is Windows. Currently the Eee PC ships with a very cool version of Linux that’s lovely and…