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Cannot recommend the Sylvania G-Meso Netbook

Published on March 15, 2009 By BitLizard

I’ve checked the statistics and it doesn’t look like I’ve lead anyone astray, thank goodness. Over the last month I’ve slowly come to the conclusion that it was wrong to recommend the Sylvania G-Meso Netbook. This unit has some serious problems in some key features. You can find better value elsewhere. Here are the problems: [...]

The Best Things in Computing are Free

Published on December 24, 2008 By BitLizard

It amazes me that given the high quality of free software applications these days, that cash-pinched businesses still slavishly and unthinkingly expend large amounts of money on the next version of Windows,  or Microsoft Office, VMWare, etc. Well let me open your eyes, folks. In a lot of cases there are free versions of that [...]

Cisco disses 64-bit, and I rant

Published on December 21, 2008 By BitLizard

If you need to connect to your VPN at work and your home computer or laptop is a 64-bit Vista or XP computer, Cisco says you can go pound sand. They suggest that you use the AnyConnect client instead. Just one problem with that… the AnyConnect client does not support the widely deployed Cisco PIX [...]