Profile of Matthew McKenzie
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Articles by Matthew McKenzie
posted in June 2009
Some netbook vendors can't stop bad-mouthing Linux. But it's still the way to go if you want a low-priced, energy-efficient machine that is actually capable of doing useful work.
Are rumors concerning the death of the desktop PC greatly exaggerated? Or will the server soon be joining it on the Grim Reaper's hardware hit list?
HP is aiming its new Web-enabled printer mostly at the home consumer market. But it could easily turn out to be a great fit for small -- or even not-so-small -- companies.
One of the biggest complaints about Ubuntu Linux concerns Canonical's lack of high-profile channel partners. I'm not sure if it's a valid complaint even today -- and if it is, I doubt it will be an issue much longer.
CodeWeavers has released the latest version of its CrossOver software for Mac and Linux users. If you want to try working without Windows but can't live without a must-have Windows app, CrossOver just might be the answer.
A recent Forrester study attempts to tell us something useful about Open Source. What it actually does is point out the absurdity of selling self-fulfilling prophesies dressed up as useful research.
Most small businesses won't notice the impending death of Microsoft Money. Perhaps they should.
What should your business know about USB 3.0? It's almost ready for the mass market, it's extremely fast -- and Linux will be the first OS to support it.
Data integration is a big headache for smaller businesses. Can Jitterbit's "no coding" software solution offer a remedy?
Want to know whether your company's Web site is working hard or hardly working? A new Firefox extension can deliver the answer.
Many small businesses fail to notice when an online service provider changes its terms-of-service agreement. It's a case where what you don't know can very definitely hurt you.