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November 25, 2005
  • Here we go with the Google click-to-call. I am quite intrigued by the potential, especially when linking it up with the rumored print ads and Google Talk. Screenshots and more information can be found via Greg Yardley's blog.

    I am a huge fan of VMware and accordingly I have been chomping at the bit to see VMware 5.5 released from beta. As of today it has been and can be downloaded here. I need to get back to gorging myself on turkey so I will be brief... The new version increases performance, inclusion of the free VMware player, advanced snapshot management and what I think are two biggies... full 64-bit host/ guest support and guest systems and virtual smp.

    Nov 25, 2005 at 02:26 PM in Electronics & Devices, Link Roundup, News
August 19, 2005
August 17, 2005
    • Free Wi-Fi? Get Ready for GoogleNet.
      via Business 2.0
      BB: An interesting what if, especially since it is well documented that Google has been buying up dark fiber.
    • PTO Fee Diversion is Constitutional
      via Patently-O: Patent Law Blog
      BB: Sad. While I understand the decision, the patent office needs to have the resources necessary to complete the job in a reasonable time. In short, if a customer pays a fee to have something processed, how effective does it seem to not use those fees to fund the service or divert the fee for an unspecified time? No wonder it takes five (5) years for some patents to get a grant, not to mention the quality issues.
    • Absolute Beginner's Video Series to Visual Studio 2005 Express Editions
      via MSDN
      BB: Appears to be a good resource for those of you interested in developing and or learning a little .NET.
    • Microsoft may dump proposed RSS name
      via InfoWorld
      BB: Is it just me, or does this spark a "who cares"? I have to believe people are smart enough to understand "branding" and marketing names. Do people walk around saying "hey, go check out the hypertext markup page." Like how most people understand the "net", "Internet", "Information Super Highway" can mean the same thing, I think people can learn more than one marketing term for a technology. Speaking of which, when you visit, the site will work with whatever hypertext glyph rendering application you choose to use.
    Aug 17, 2005 at 10:06 PM in Link Roundup