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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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At last, the folks at Skype have provided us with a half-decent explanation of what happened when the peer-to-peer telephone service went dark for almost two full days last week. Unfortunately for Skype, it's not a very favourable one. The company does its best to blame the service outage on Microsoft, saying the disruption was…
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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