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New Sony VAIO P Netbook From CES

Sony unveiled the P-series VAIO at the International CES this year, stunning laptop users everywhere. This netbook is nothing like others on the market. For starters, the form factor is long and thin, like a baguette of bread. It has a badass display, full-size keyboard, Vista, Verizon built-in 3G and the coolest part, an instant-on OS. Want to just browse ...

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No Windows 7 For You!

Waiting for an end to Vista? Don’t hold your breath. Microsoft will release Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista before it releases Windows 7 it’s been announced. Ugh. It feels like Bush being elected for a third term. Link

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Microsoft Announces Windows 7

Up until now, Microsoft was peddling Windows Vista as it’s latest and greatest operating system. Sure, the company had briefly mentioned Windows 7 but it was just a codename and not much came out of it. Today, Microsoft is giving Windows 7 it’s official name and will be releasing developer betas soon. The official name of the next OS? Windows ...

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Vista and iTunes 8 Not Playing Nice

Reports have been flowing in that iTunes 8 contains extra packages and specifically, a device driver, that is causing some Windows machines to freeze, lockup and not work properly. My friend just had this happen so I figured I’d post the fix here. The recommended solution is to first uninstall Apple Mobile Device Support and iTunes, and then download and ...

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New Gates/Seinfeld Microsoft Video Released

Microsoft has released the latest Seinfeld collaboration video entitled “A Family Affair.” It stars Gates and Seinfeld at a family’s dinner table. The ad is an improvement over the painfully dull first video they did, but it still needs some work. I think the problem lies in the fact that the video is over four minutes long. No one spends ...

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Time Killer: Windows Vista For Your Playstation 3

What happens when you put Windows Vista on a Playstation 3? Just an assload of down time, that’s what. This video shows some schmuck successfully running the OS under emulation and requiring nearly 25 minutes to fully boot up. It even takes twelve minutes to load up Notepad, which is an amazing feat considering how demanding the application is. This ...

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Midori: Beyond Windows

I can’t imagine a world without Windows. It seems like only yesterday I was spending hours trying to figure how to change my desktop wallpaper on Windows 3.1. Word is that Microsoft is getting a head start on their next operating system that’ll replace Windows entirely. Their new project, Midori, centers around the Internet, casting out the dependency your operating ...

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Completely Unnecessary: The Bentley Laptop

Before we continue, we need to make sure you’re a black rapper with a ton of cash, bitches and no mortgages. If you meet the criteria, then proceed on to learn about an item that will not only make you look good, but will also allow you to wipe your ass with leather if you ever feel like it. Yes, ...

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Crazy Uncle Ballmer Admits Vista Is An “Incomplete Product”

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is one entertaining man. Both brutally unique and charismatic, something which he has recently shown is a certain level of humility. Ballmer has even gone as far as admitting that Vista is an “incomplete product”, while speaking at Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professionals event in Seattle yesterday. Ballmer claims that the Vista OS is still a “work ...

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Microsoft Exec Admits To Being Confused About “Vista Capable” Branding

Back before Vista was even released, we were confused as to what the “Vista Ready” or “Vista Capable” stickers on certain displays were all about. As it turns out, even MS execs are hard strung to come up with an explanation. A current lawsuit against the company focuses on the “Vista Capable” branding as being confusing to PC buyers, and ...

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