The Productivity of Fewer Choices

I liked this piece switching by Bill Westerman on utilware about switching over to a Mac. What caught my eye were his points about the productivity of fewer choices: You’ll be amazed at how few things there are to modify I was the ultimate tweaker in Windows – registry entries, options menus, toolbar buttons – and …

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Is It Back To Basics For The PDA?

What do you want in a PDA? The Register carries a story that seems to belie the conventional wisdom that folk want everything in one device. It quotes Jupiter Research as saying that vendors are getting it wrong by focusing on the high-end, convergent devices, when actually they should be looking at the low-end, just-give-me …

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News: Have you been brand spoofed yet?

 SurfControl, an anti-spam company, says that “brand spoofing spam” – where a spammer sends fraudulent email that pretends to be from a well-known and trusted company — is getting worse, after only a few months of its existence.     The spammer, posing as a customer service or security official, directs the unsuspecting recipient of the …

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