The thumb could be the key to a whole new world of features and convenience if Apple does indeed include the rumored fingerprint reader in its next iPhone.

Have a look at our corporate blog post for details: Pluribus Networks blog


Very glad that BYTE is back, as it was the seminal prosumer computer publication back in my formative years. Extra pleased to be a Senior Contributor there, covering a range of topics from Apple through enterprise computing. My first post is live!

Hi, I’ve moved my blog. Sorry for any inconvenience. I’ve redirected the domain so any links or access to will automatically reach the new site Unfortunately, I don’t believe that RSS subscriptions will be redirected. So if you still wan to subscribe to an RSS feed of my blog you need to go to the new site and hit the “Subscribe via RSS” button. Or just click this link: Subscribe to RSS. You can also subscribe to receive the postings via email as well.

This will be the last posting at the old site.

Just a quick note that we’re postponing the 6th NEOSUG meeting due to inclement weather and low registrations. For more details see the NEOSUG forum at

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Just posted at, an overview of Sun 7000 Analytics, including a walk-through showing its powerful features and links to more information and a downloadable full-featured virtual 7000.