Bill Hill: iPad is Excellent, Will Kill the Kindle Commented on: 5 years ago (February 13, 2010) Probably better value for money than the Kindle, though it isn't as good as a dedicated book reader.
Steve Jobs and Control Commented on: 5 years ago (February 1, 2010) Have they let Google onto their iPhone yet? No? Well that's where closed platforms are bad.
Exclusive! Microsoft To Announce Tablet PC Before Apple! Commented on: 5 years ago (January 6, 2010) Apple could easily stuff up a tablet PC. For example, by giving them low-power components like the Macbook Air. Or not providing an adequate keyboard replacement. Or failing to capitalize on the...
Microsoft Ends GPL Saga and Posts WUDT Source Code Commented on: 5 years ago (December 9, 2009) It took a while, but here it is. Thanks MS.
Rafael is Vindicated: Microsoft Did Steal Open Source Code for USB/DVD Tool Commented on: 5 years ago (November 13, 2009) This outcome is good. Good for you Microsoft. And that was before I noticed they were also releasing the full source.
Microsoft's Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool Uses Open Source Code Commented on: 5 years ago (November 8, 2009) This actually looks like a small deal from the example given. If there's much more code borrowing, then I'd be very happy to see them explain _THAT_
Windows 7 Workaround Does Not Allow for Multiple Installs with One Product Key Commented on: 5 years ago (November 1, 2009) It can't be used as intended by the _USERS_ is the problem. It should be simple. Instead, various upgrade paths are incompatible.
Enough, Microsoft. No One Is Endorsing Piracy. Obviously. Commented on: 5 years ago (October 29, 2009) Well if they're so concerned about the loophole, they should close it. But, if users decide to stuff paying them at all, it'll backfire.
And You Thought Your Notebook Had Good Battery Life Commented on: 5 years ago (October 8, 2009) In before xkcd, and "x hours and y minutes remaining" dialogs. Download programs have done that to me once or twice specifying a download rate 10 times the actual maximum.
Do you still believe Microsoft is effectively communicating how the Windows 7 Upgrade process will work? Commented on: 5 years ago (July 17, 2009) Windows, take note:
Those are simple, with the only real uncertainty being side-effects of changed software. Your upgrade process is...