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Archive for the ‘Windows Vista’ Category

July 29th, 2008

New Windows Marketing Campaign

So today I accidentally stumbled across the new Windows marketing campaign. If you haven’t seen it, check out “The Mojave Experiment”. The gist of the campaign is that Microsoft disguised Windows Vista and told random people that it was the new Windows OS, code named Mojave. After a brief demo and rave reviews, they revealed […]

By Chris Marsden -- 0 comments

April 10th, 2008

Sync Here, Sync There, Sync Everywhere

Found out about this application while reading Walt Mossberg’s column over at the Wall Street Journal. In today’s day and age it’s not uncommon to see people owning/using more than one computer. You’ve got one for work, a personal one plus a computer for the whole family to use. With this setup it’s also common […]

By Juan -- 0 comments

April 3rd, 2008

5 Not So Compelling Reasons To Go Back To PCs

Why anybody would what to switch back to PCs, I don’t really know but some people actually do. Robert Lemos wrote an article for ComputerWorld about 5 reasons to switch back to PCs from Macs.
He writes about Timothy Keanini, CTO at nCircle. Timothy has been a Mac user the past 5 years and just […]

By Juan -- 0 comments

March 31st, 2008

Corporate Customers Satisfied With Leopard

PC World’s Gregg Keizer writes in his column that users of Leopard are five times more likely to say that they’re “very satisfied” with the OS than users of Windows Vista. This is according to a research done by ChangeWave Research.
Quoting from the article
In a February survey of 2,200 U.S. corporate computer users, 53% of […]

By Juan -- 0 comments

August 5th, 2007

Fusion: The Other Virtualization Software

In a few days, VMware will be offering it’s virtualization software for the Mac. It’s been available as a beta download but in a few days it will be an official release. Which means you now need to fork over $79 to use it.
I’m not really a big Windows user anymore. Not since I’ve moved […]

By Juan -- 0 comments

June 12th, 2007

Safari Now Showing In A Windows Near You

Apple just released Safari 3 Public Beta. It now runs on Windows. Apple is saying that it’s twice as fast as IE 7 and 1.6 times faster than Firefox 2. But is it better? We’ll find out soon.
Safari was ported to Windows in a strategy that sees it as a development tool for iPhone apps. […]

By Juan -- 1 comment

February 12th, 2007

Windows Vista on Your Mac, A Step By Step

If you’re a Mac user that needs to run or work with Vista as well, here’s a step by step tutorial on how to get it up and running via Parallels. The fancy graphics stuff of Vista a.k.a Aero, won’t work on Parallels but that’s just eye candy anyway.. They say it might be VMWare […]

By Juan -- 1 comment

February 8th, 2007

Own a Mac, Save the Environment?

Buy a Mac, Give hope to the flowers!
The opposite of this statement goes: Upgrade to Windows Vista, contribute to e-waste. With the launch of Windows Vista, consumers and enterprises will be forced to upgrade their systems. Multiply this by all the casual Windows users and enterprises that use Windows and you get a load of […]

By Jayvee -- 0 comments

February 7th, 2007

Vista from the Mac User’s Perspective?

I woke up today with an SMS from an unknown number - probably someone I’ve dealt with in PR before. She (I assume its a girl because she gave a lady name) knew I was a Mac user and wanted to interview me about Windows Vista - my thoughts, sentiments and basically a comparison with […]

By Jayvee -- 0 comments

February 1st, 2007

Microsoft Internal Emails Show Mac Envy

The bane of Windows was when OS X was launched. And copying OS X into Longhor- err Vista was the sincerest form of flattery. What’s rather hard to understand,at least from a computer enthusiast perspective, is why, with the addition of OS X-like features on Vista, the problem of efficiency comes in when trying […]

By Jayvee -- 1 comment