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Breaking the Vista Customer Experience
Pito, you're dead right on this : "I’ve written in the past that I thought at 60,000 feet, Microsoft Windows and Apple OS X are more or less the same in terms of ease of use. The one huge (and probably crucial) exception to this is the initial user experience...
What is Bill Gates' password?
Last night's Daily Show, with Jon Stewart interviewing Bill Gates about the Vista launch was fun. Jon: What's your password? Bill: <laughs> Jon: You don't have to answer that. Is it 'Gates'? Bill: I'll tell you later. Jon...
Where did the Windows Vista wallpaper images come from?
Raymond has the answer .
Windows Vista and Office 2007 now on MSDN Subscriber Downloads
If you are an MSDN Subscriber, come and get your Vista and Office 2007 .
Vista start up sound
Here's a short NPR segment on the new Windows Vista start up sound. The story includes playbacks of the start up sounds from Windows '95, Windows 2000, Windows XP as well as the new Vista sound that was whittled down from some 2,000 candidates...
Posted: Nov 13 2006, 03:24 PM by alexbarnett | with 1 comment(s)
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Windows Vista releases to manufacturing!
According to the Windows Vista team blog , Windows Vista has released to manufacturing (RTM): "And just what is this so-called RTM? It’s the major milestone where we can confidently say that Microsoft is done with Windows Vista and will be...
Posted: Nov 08 2006, 02:40 PM by alexbarnett | with 1 comment(s)
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FeedDemon 2.1 Beta integrates Windows Live Writer
Nick Bradbury announced the beta of FeedDemon 2.1 earlier this week , the feed reader I've been using for years now. I noticed this snippet in the new features list: Integration with Windows Live Writer . From the release notes : "If you don't...
Posted: Oct 20 2006, 08:50 AM by alexbarnett | with no comments
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Vista and Synctoy
I took the plunge over the weekend and clean installed Vista RC1 and Office 12 ( 2007 Office ). All working sweet, except for SyncToy (latest version is 1.2) which doesn't run on Vista. I found this post by Ed Bott , citing a comment left by the SyncToy...
Posted: Sep 28 2006, 10:47 AM by alexbarnett | with 8 comment(s)
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Get your Vista RC1
Neowin has the links to the Vista RC1 goodies . Via Scoble .
Posted: Sep 07 2006, 08:11 AM by admin | with no comments
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