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Sunday, February 14, 2010 - 05:03
chuckb If it is unfair to criticize a product you haven't worked with for a signficant time then, of course, it is also equally unfair to praise a product you haven't worked with for a significant...
Sunday, February 14, 2010 - 03:04
One thing I find particularly amusing about people here is that the same people who say, "Paul's opinion of
is meaningless since he doesn't have one" are the same ones saying "Paul buying a
Friday, February 12, 2010 - 09:54
Dipsh Actually, since "The Magic of Reading" - the document I mentioned - is available for download in .DOC (Microsoft Word) and .LIT (Microsoft Reader) formats, you can view it onscreen in black...
Friday, February 12, 2010 - 06:07
Ocean. So, what did you find interesting in "The Magic of Reading"? (An invitation for you to attempt to stay on topic)
Friday, February 12, 2010 - 05:44
chipwinter " He seems very smart." He is. (Of course, you do have to get past his tendency to wear a kilt...)
Friday, February 12, 2010 - 05:38
goozak It's worth noting that the original Times Reader software was done using the technology Bill Hill and his team put together for Microsoft Reader. Times Reader isn't new. It's been out now...
Friday, February 12, 2010 - 05:33
Ocean "Functionally, that's possible with today's e-readers. Are we missing out on something? " Yes. You're missing out on bunches of things that make ludic reading work. You should actually take...
Friday, February 12, 2010 - 05:19
Ocean It's worth noting that neither the Amazon Kindle nor the Sony Reader nor the B...
Friday, February 12, 2010 - 04:13
For anyone actually interested in the dynamics of reading and how the User Interface of the book evolved over thousands of years to the highly optimized version we take for granted now, I'd strongly...
Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 20:39
A correction: The second date should be ClearType ships with Reader on Windows - 8/2000 The PocketPC release was earlier in 2000. August was when the PC version was added to the lineup.
Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 08:42
Some dates ClearType demoed at Comdex - 11/1998 ClearType ships with Reader on Pocket PC - 8/2000 ClearType ships with Windows XP - 10/2001 Not sure that Dick's definition of "a fully operational...
Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 04:55
chipwinter "I think it would be better to focus on the ex-Microsoft employees who still use and like Microsoft products." You mean, people like me? Oh, and for those reading, Mr. Brass' first name...
Monday, February 1, 2010 - 07:06
SacredCow "Even as an Apple fan, people can say what they want but I like the stuff coming out of MSFT R...
Monday, February 1, 2010 - 06:26
EricoF3 "Great Mike but why don't you intervene here?" Since I currently have a financial relationship with Microsoft I minimize my posting on online sites to avoid: 1) The incorrect assumption that...
Monday, February 1, 2010 - 04:59
EricoF3 "Ok ... Mike Galos... You should be here... Where are you Mike???" Currently I'm in Building 99 on Microsoft's West Campus (...
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 - 02:03
Ocean "Paul said in his last podcast that he's looking to do away with comments on the blog." Well, since I stopped posting, why bother having it? :-)
Sunday, January 10, 2010 - 04:36
Ocean "Most writers get grumpy as they age -- see Dvorak -- Paul is aging early" I used to run into Dvorak a fair amount at Comdex parties going back to the 1980s. He didn't get grumpy as he aged,...
Saturday, January 9, 2010 - 09:08
As Paul said, and that unnamed "industry expert" embarassingly blew, CES is NOT Comdex. When Comdex finally died it left a gap that has never really been filled. There is NO global personal...
Wednesday, January 6, 2010 - 08:48
Ocean "Being first doesn't mean anything at all " True enough. GRiD Systems, who were the first with tablet personal computers were known for their beautiful and beautifully made laptops that...
Wednesday, January 6, 2010 - 06:26
And don't forget that there have been Tablet PCs running on Windows starting with Windows for Pen Computing back in1992. (based on Windows 3.11) so Microsoft's got about 18 years experience in...
Monday, January 4, 2010 - 09:43
FYI: To clarify Tayme's statement, I am not now nor have I ever been "the **official** Microsoft " anything on this blog comment area. In fact, despite my having a current connection to Microsoft...
Monday, January 4, 2010 - 09:40
Dr. Jackson, This is indeed a False God mode much like the Goa'uld.
Monday, January 4, 2010 - 05:30
Just a couple of clarifications on this for people who didn't read Ed Bott's article. Calling it God Mode appears to be the idea of the person who wrote the original blog. There's nothing...
Wednesday, December 30, 2009 - 04:46
And I can't believe that I'm actually agreeing with one of RunTimeError's agreements with one of Paul's Apple jabs... Just wanted to point out a history of Apple Tablet rumors that Ed Bott mentioned...
Saturday, December 12, 2009 - 04:51
Although the 64-bit version is NOT new, the Click-to-Run version of the 32-bit Office was released to beta later than the download and install versions of Beta and is probably the reason for the...
Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - 03:58
Webdev511 and teemark have it right. In fact teemark's analogy doesn't even go far enough. The "exploit" they're claiming is more equivalent to leaving your convertible running with the keys in the...
Sunday, November 29, 2009 - 07:16
Whiplash "[Apple Macintosh hardware] can run the two most popular OS's without a hack or a questionable tweaks." The two most popular OS's are Windows XP and Windows Vista with Windows 7 and "all...
Saturday, November 28, 2009 - 13:39
Just being pedantic, although Paul's article and conclusions are right, the title isn't. Instead of "No, Windows 7 Market Share Has Not Surpassed Mac OS X (Yet) " it really should be "No, We Don't...
Monday, November 16, 2009 - 03:34
Yoshi The issue of how many retail versions to have is a very different one than whether to have an OEM channel. As for the "every version of Mac OS X has all the features", that isn't true. There...
Monday, November 16, 2009 - 03:10
Yoshipod Comparing Apple's OEM agreement to Microsoft's would only be relevent if Apple actually had OEMs. If I shop in a grocery store that only sells their own house brands I don't have to make...
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