Apple

Home Sweet Home

Some years ago now, a co-worker mentioned Sweet Home 3D, at which point I proceeded to download and map out every inch of my house. It has actually proven itself invaluable for a number of what-if scenarios, including the purchase of a larger desk in our home office as well as other projects which involved rearranging items from one room to the next. (more…)

By Eric, ago
Java

Paying for Oracle Java

Earlier this year, Oracle completed the acquisition of Sun Microsystems. In many respects, this was a pivotal moment for Silicon Valley as these two companies have played a key role in the development of UNIX server technology. Oracle has already decided to re-commercialize Sun Solaris, and now the next target could in fact be Java. How much are you willing to pay for Oracle Java? (more…)

By Eric, ago