The Office Truth Hits Everbody

Customers of Microsoft Office have one more reason to consider switching to an alternative before getting hit with a gigantic upgrade to Office 12 (a.k.a. Office 2007), but they may get a taste of this unpleasantness in advance. CNET News.com’s … Continue reading

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Stuck Inside of IE with the Browser Blues Again

Microsoft is moving into Macromedia and Adobe territory with a set of new products aimed at web designers and illustrators. Preview versions of Microsoft’s Expression Interactive Designer (for web application development) and Expression Graphic Designer (for creating web graphics) are … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Future of Uncertainty and Doubt

The idea that Bill Gates has appeared like a knight in shining armor to lead all customers out of a mire of technological chaos neatly ignores the fact that it was he who, by peddling second-rate technology, led them into … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Future of Uncertainty and Doubt

People are aware of Microsoft’s history of locking customers in with new features at the expense of security, proposing pseudo-open standards, and spreading FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) about its competitors.

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