Friday, September 23, 2005

How Permanent Is Your CD-R?

An interesting article on archival life of CD-R's, a must-read for everyone relying con CDs.
"low priced CD-R’s may not be readable, at all, and error in as little as two years".."but 70 years would be low for a quality CD-R with the norm being 100 years"
So we better keep this in mind..

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Thursday, September 22, 2005

"We Put iTunes on Windows and Kind of Helped Them Out There"

Apple CEO Steve Jobs has hit out at fellow tech heavyweights Dell and Microsoft, claiming they have been copying Apple, and put the company's tight-lipped strategy down to a refusal to give its rivals a roadmap ahead of time.
I think this is true, but Apple strategy is based on continous innovation, a clear example is the Nano which replaces the Mini at its sales peek.

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