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AMD Scrambles to Supply BeOS Bonanza

Note: This article was written on April Fool's Day, April 1, 2008.

BeOS Journal News has learned that AMD is frantically outfitting additional facilities in order to meet the demand for processors created by the BeOS boom. more>>

As We Speak: Britney Spears & Linux

Note: This article was written on April Fool's Day, April 1, 2008.

BeOS Journal News has confirmed that Britney Spears has just revealed her own brand of Linux, intended to spread Open Source ideals to her millions of fans. more>>

BeOS - The King of Recycling

With the current trend towards recycling, conservation, and "green" PCs -- BeOS has the ability to save tons of computers from the landfills. It's really just a matter of logic. What runs best on hardware from the early 90's? Well, an operating system from the early 90's of course! more>>

Antiquated Hardware Revitalized, Not Happy

BeOS is sweeping the globe as it breathes new life into our old, outdated hardware. This new trend is keeping computers out of the landfills, and into the homes of consumers. Not everyone is happy, however, and some see it as unfair to the retired hardware. more>>

BeOS Cluster Goes Live

In an attempt to keep the aging fleet of P133 desktop workstations in working order, San Francisco's Fine Art & Design college opted to install a BeOS cluster for their image rendering needs. IT manager Whit Wheatly tells BeOS Journal:

"The cases for these older machines are sturdy enough that we just stack them on the floor. Our 120 BeCluster computers not only supply more>>

Marcel Gagne Switches to Windows

Note: This article was written on April Fool's Day, April 1, 2008.

Marcel blogs: more>>

BeOS Journal - Optimized for Net Positive

Note: This article was written on April Fool's Day, April 1, 2008.

You will all be happy to know that your browsing experience here at BeOS Journal will be vastly improved by day's end. I am currently optimizing the site for NetPositive, and will be stripping it of all CSS in order to be NetPositive friendly. more>>

Sony Rumored to Buy BeOS

In an unprecedented corporate buyout, Sony USA put an offer on the table to buy the BeOS corporation Tuesday morning. While BeOS representatives were unavailable for comment, we were able to contact Sony's CBL, Adam Markley to get some more details on the exciting proposal. more>>

Operating Systems Programmers Flock to BeOS

A disturbing trend in modern OSes is to abandon optimization code for multiple processors. Most operating system are optimized for the i686 platform by default, and 64bit compiles are becoming more common. What are the users of tried and true processors like the 486 or Pentium I supposed to do? Enter BeOS. more>>

It's a Wild Day Here at BeOS Journal News

Note: This was originally written on April Fool's Day, April 1, 2008. more>>

No More Funny Business

There are a lot of serious issues that need to be addressed in the world and there are a lot of serious topics that need to be covered. If you've read any of my previous microblogs you may have noticed that they're rarely serious. After much soul searching I've decided that this can't continue. more>>

NYC Subways Embed BeOS

New York City has not been exempt from our nation's economy problems, and the financial powerhouse has been forced to cut corners that are making some officials uncomfortable. Of the 6400+ total cars on the rails, 82% are in need of computer tracking upgrades. The budget, however, will only cover half of the needed updates. more>>

Bloggers are Bonkers for BeOS!

With the blogosphere saturated with stories about Vista, Linux, Cell Phones, and Scandalous Actresses -- bloggers are thrilled about BeOS. Every blogger writing about BeOS gets TONS of traffic, because the Be resurgence is so new.

Blogger Jack Figella shares his story: "After seeing Linux Journal shift their focus to BeOS, I thought it more>>

Go Purple for Pentium Pro!

In light of the recent switchover to BeOS as the operating system focus here at BeOS Journal, we'd like to start the "Purple for Pentium Pro" campaign. The Pentium Pro processor is often scoffed at by the modern OSes, but BeOS runs on them like a champ. more>>

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Shawn Powers explains our shift in editorial focus. more>>

The Glass Roots Revolution

What happens when it's as easy to run fiber optic cabling in your house as it is to run Ethernet? Or to bridge one into the other as easily as you plug two Ethernet cables together? For example, with one of these... more>>

Blogging vs. Flogging

It's time to draw a distinction between blogging and flogging. Because the former has become so buried in the latter that we've lost track of what blogging was in the first place, and the promise it still holds. more>>

Microsoft's Great Besmirching

I have been covering Microsoft for over 25 years - I've even written a few books about Windows. During that time, I've developed a certain respect for a company that just doesn't give up, and whose ability to spin surpasses even that of politicians. To be sure, Microsoft has crossed the line several times, but it has always worked within the system, however much it has attempted to use it for its own ends. No more: in the course of trying to force OOXML through the ISO fast-track process, it has finally gone further and attacked the system itself; in the process it has destroyed the credibility of the ISO, with serious knock-on consequences for the whole concept of open standards. more>>

The Times They Are a-Changin'

The winds of change have been blowing in Silicon Valley and beyond today, bringing a whirlwind of metamorphosis that has certainly shaken things up. In that spirit, let's get shakin'. more>>

Linux Product Insider

Welcome to the March 27th edition of the "Linux Product Insider", our weekly round-up of new products and services in Linux and open source.

Here is what's been announced this week: more>>

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