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Note to Dell: Give the Money Back! February 13, 2007

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Apple, Computers, Dell, Geeks, Mac vs PC, Macintosh, Stupidity.
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In a wonderful twist of irony, Michael Dell is finding himself in the same position that Steve Jobs found himself a few years ago. Dell, once the darling of the PC-compatible market, now finds itself playing catchup to HP, and wondering why the market never responded to its music player offerings.

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Live OneCare Not Recommended on Vista February 7, 2007

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Apple, Computers, Humor, iTunes, Mac vs PC, Macintosh, Microsoft, Science & Technology, Stupidity, Technology, Vista, Windows.
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In an surprising turn of events, the Vista version of Microsoft’s own antivirus solution, “Live OneCare,” has failed to meet Virus Bulletin’s VB100 certification. This follows closely on the heels of Apple recommending that iTunes users not upgrade to Vista due to incompatibilities.

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Strangely, neither Apple nor Microsoft officials could be reached for comment. (This is most likely because it was nearly midnight when I wrote this, but also had to do with me not trying to reach anyone at those companies for a comment.) Reportedly though, laughter could be heard from near Cupertino. (more…)