Profile of Alexander Wolfe
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Alexander Wolfe is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Alexander Wolfe
posted in January 2007
Apparently, computers and TVs are now so complicated they can only be set up by people who stay at home Saturday nights reading technical manuals. That's how 60 Minutes portrayed it Sunday, on a segment called Get Me The Geeks.
Microsoft's New York City bash on Jan. 29 to mark the official, it's really, really here, introduction of the consumer version of Windows Vista will be the last "operating system as event" the PC world will ever witness.
Now that Google has assumed the Microsoft position as the company most everyone loves to hate, whether it's deserved or not (though not this guy), I thought I'd kick off the year with some constructive criticism, including the advice that the search company cooperate, rather than fight with, content providers.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs was the star of the Mac(world) universe this week, with his unveiling of the uber-cool iPhone. While the device is earning kudos in many circles as a "leapfrog" device, it's also prompting a backlash. In that vein, we present a David Letterman style list of questions, which take a few pointed but not necessarily unfair potshots at Apple's as-yet-unproven product.