Windows in Charge: A Few Numbers Commented on: 2 years ago (December 8, 2011) @yoshipod -- that 40% is assuming that the only Windows 7 users included in the 1.25B Windows users are those who paid for licenses. I'm not sure how Microsoft calculates 1.25B -- it can't...
WinRT is Replacing Win32 Commented on: 3 years ago (September 17, 2011) @Paul Even if it is "from Microsoft", take it with a grain of salt. Fire up Dependency Walker (www....
Build 7127 Commented on: 5 years ago (May 13, 2009) Fuzzdad -- there are no "levels" of build numbers, despite what you might read. Most of the time they simply increment it by one each time they do a build. However occasionally they "jump up",...
Windows 7 (RC) setup secrets Commented on: 5 years ago (May 1, 2009) @BrockH and mikefarinha3: name the features that are present in XP Home Edition, as well as Vista/7 Home Premium, but missing in Vista/7 Home Basic.
Why Internet Explorer 8 disappoints web developers Commented on: 5 years ago (March 23, 2009) DigDug -- interesting that you brought up the video and audio elements. Microsoft supported video and audio elements back in 1999 via integrating the SML standard into HTML in a project called HTML+...
Windows Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List Commented on: 5 years ago (March 19, 2009) @sdornan -- Most likely the sites are indeed at fault. They are likely relying on IE-specific quirks that are no longer present in IE8 standards mode. For example, take a site that designs for...
Microsoft pulls a Barbie Commented on: 5 years ago (December 22, 2008) Paul, I wouldn't stress the "NINE years" -- It's not like they've been acitvely reviewing the databinding code each and every year trying to find holes in it. My guess is that the databinding code...
Windows 7 to support new panning options, gestures Commented on: 6 years ago (November 6, 2008) Thats right robertsjoe -- Microsoft Surface, demonstrated for years prior to the release of the iPhone, was nonetheless copied from the Applie iPhone. Doh.
OpenOffice.org 3.0 is now available Commented on: 6 years ago (October 13, 2008) I'm permanently biased against OpenOffice due to a terrible experience I had with StarOffice (commercial predecessor of OpenOffice) back in one of the Solaris labs in college 6 years ago. I had a...
It’s official: Windows 7 is … Windows 7 Commented on: 6 years ago (October 13, 2008) I don't mind marketing with a number -- in fact I was hoping that Vista would have been simply named Windows 6.0. The thing is, it's gotta be the real version number of the OS. Windows "7" is...

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