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I know the question in the headline of this post might seem like anathema to a whole host of Mac and Windows fans, who treat their operating systems the same way some people treat their religious beliefs (namely, as something to argue incessantly about). But C.K. Sample asked the question over at the O'Reilly blog,…

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So some "top secret" screenshots have been making the rounds of various gadget blogs, purporting to be leaked demos of Windows 7 -- except they probably aren't, according to some. And tonight at the All Things D conference (which I kind of wish I had been able to go to) Bill Gates and Steve "Monkeyboy"…

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I don't normally like to praise Microsoft for things. Not only am I not a Microsoft fan-boy, but I think some of the ways that the software company has done business in the past have been -- well, bordering on unethical. I also think many of its products suck in terms of useability, and give…

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Those of you who subscribe to my Twitter feed will have seen this already, but I just had to blog about something that happened on Friday on the way up to a friend's cottage in northern Ontario -- we stopped for gas at the local Esso station and here is what I saw (click the…

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An interesting development, tucked away in an article at Fortune magazine about the company behind the Parallels software program, which allows Mac users to run Windows in a virtual machine and switch back and forth (relatively) seamlessly. For all the hiccups and lag that some users have reported, it is still an amazing feat --…

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