The browser war has temporarily been placed on hold in favor of a simultaneous application war. It appears that a Vista user can run maybe 100 applications at a time, and on OS X you are likely to get only a mere 150 applications into your dock. Of course, on Linux you can run even more despite the incredibly high CPU utilization. Imagine a completely unusable computer running 200 applications at once, and in fact this is the scenario we should really be concerned with.
It’s been a while since my last post, and during that time I have been busy playing some computer games that I haven’t looked at in a while. At the moment, Empire Earth and SimCity 4 are at the top that list. What is significant about this is that these are playable on Wine and they actually work. (more…)