The term used to describe a negative outcome from a company prematurely releasing information about future products and impacting sales of their current products. The Osborne Effect is normally seen when the company misjudges the timing for announcing the future products.
The phrase “Osborne Effect” is derived from the late 80’s when a company called Osborne Computer Corp. introduced the first popular portable computer. Osborne made the mistake of pre-announcing a successor machine months before it could be delivered and sales of its existing line dried up sending the company into a tailspin it never recovered from.
In Windows 7, the HomeGroup feature makes home networking easier by letting you set up a simple password — protected network with other Windows 7 systems through which you can easily share printers and folders located anywhere on your system including those that belong to individual accounts. You only need to enter the network password […]
A slang term used to describe a second person who tweets on a single Twitter account.
Slang term used to describe an attraction between two Twitterers (people who send tweets on the Twitter service).
Monitter is the name of a free Twitter tool that lets users monitter the Twitter service for a set of three keywords. Monitter then shows you what people are tweeting for the keywords.
- Secret Storage technology
The term used to describe a technology for encrypting and hiding data on a hard drive, flash drive, or when transferring files. Secret Storage is a portion of encrypted data, hidden in some file or FAT/FAT32/NTFS partition. To the end-user it looks like a folder in which he may add files and folders and protect […]