Making sense of Windows' irrational pricing and licensing Commented on: 6 years ago (April 15, 2008) Totally agree. I've been looking into getting Vista for a new box I'm building. There's lots of places out there that are happy to sell a copy of the oem version to the end user (NewEgg is a prime...
Microsoft: Using Vista Loophole Is Cheating Commented on: 6 years ago (April 8, 2008) Thanks for the info.... That's interesting in that at least some of the local computer stores are quite happy to sell OEM Vista to anyone, even if they just walk in and that's all they intend to...
Report: Vista on par with XP performance; SP1 is faster Commented on: 6 years ago (February 28, 2008) Interesting. So where's the disconnect from the above tests and those done in the trade mags and online? Aside from people like us griping about Vista's performance, the trade magazines do so as well...
iTunes Now Number Two Music Retailer in the US Commented on: 6 years ago (February 27, 2008) DRWAM, don't know about other apps. I've always used iTunes to import. Click Edit-->Preferences-->Advanced tab. Click the Importing tab. Select Import Using MP3 encoder. There ya go.
Apple Takes Leopard out of Beta Commented on: 6 years ago (February 11, 2008) lol, well this review was pretty much what I expected to read here...Paul manages to find some way to pan the OS X patch...now Leopard is finally "out of beta!" So that must mean Vista users are...
Yahoo! Board of Directors Says Microsoft's Proposal Substantially Undervalues Yahoo! Commented on: 6 years ago (February 11, 2008) If this does work, and somehow MS manages to take over Yahoo, it'll be interesting to see what happens to all the various Windows Live offerings out there....Nothingness?
Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008 RTM as expected Commented on: 6 years ago (February 5, 2008) This is now sending a lot less impressive, after just reading your other article "So Much For "When It's Ready:" Vista SP1 Finalized with Windows Server 2008 " Oh well, one more reason to hold off...
Microsoft Marks the One-Year Anniversary of Windows Vista Commented on: 6 years ago (February 1, 2008) One can only hope that SP1 will make Vista what it should have been one year ago. In terms of general performance, I didn't find it that much slower than XP. But file copying, especially over...
Oh, Starbucks Commented on: 6 years ago (January 31, 2008) I wonder if that's everywhere or only in the US. When I was in London last summer, Starbucks made for a cheap lunch from time to time. They had a wide variety of sandwiches...
Office 2007 Service Pack 1 Commented on: 6 years ago (December 11, 2007) Good news, but I'm still wondering who was the marketing genius who thought it'd be a great idea to always refer to it as "the 2007 Microsoft Office System" in all their PR releases, even in mid-...

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