Chris DiBona, Open source manager at Google talks about Android, open source, and more.
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Jacob's questions: Should you upgrade a two-year-old Gateway computer to
You can use Microsoft's Windows Vista upgrade adviser to get its advice. I'd probably hold off still. An older computer is more likely to have issues with Vista than a brand-new or recently purchased computer. See the video for Brian Cooley's tips on Zune-management issues if you do upgrade.
Want the most accessible music player between Zune and iPod? The iPod Nano has talking menus, but if that's not enough storage space, Brian Tong noted that the Zune has larger text.
Will pre-N or Draft-N wireless routers be firmware upgradable to 802.11N once the standard is completed? The short answer is probably not. Vendors have said they'd like to where possible, but can't make any promises.
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