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IT In Chunks

One of the challenges in running an IT shop is finding time in the day to actually do your work. Most of our clients are pressed for time, and their workdays stretch on and on into the evenings. One answer is to make as much of your IT base nonstop, so that there are no [...]

By | 2017-09-12T10:59:17-05:00 May 21st, 2012|Bob's Blog - The Blob|Comments Off on IT In Chunks

A Little Bombshell from Apple and the FCC

FOLKS--You may have missed it, but Apple recently introduced the concept of e-books. They said that the plan to introduce e-books, and that no e-book will cost more than $16. They're also making their e-book development environment open to people who want to write and publish e-books. So Apple has just legitimized this embryonic business. [...]

By | 2017-09-12T10:59:38-05:00 February 26th, 2012|Bob's Blog - The Blob|Comments Off on A Little Bombshell from Apple and the FCC

Apple Does It (To You)–Again

Well, Apple has announced support for electronic textbooks, legitimizing this embryonic business. iBooks Author is a free software app for Mac's that will help authors create and publish their own e-textbooks. They're also broadening iTunes U by adding apps that allow professors to create full online courses with assignments, books, quizzes, and syllabi. And Apple [...]

By | 2017-09-12T10:59:49-05:00 January 28th, 2012|Bob's Blog - The Blob|Comments Off on Apple Does It (To You)–Again

A New World!

FOLKS-- It's probably fitting to be a little grandiose on this, the first Bob Blog (BLOB) of our revamped website, and paint the world with a large brush. So here goes... We here at MXN see a huge paradigm shift afoot, comparable with the seismic shift from amber-and-green terminals in the late 1970's and early [...]

By | 2017-09-12T09:39:27-05:00 January 24th, 2012|Bob's Blog - The Blob|Comments Off on A New World!