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Tag Archives: Microsoft
It is ironic that Microsoft’s claim that Windows 7 will improve battery life is being countered by some users threatening class action lawsuits due to W7 ruining laptop batteries. At least since June 2009 (Windows 7 and the battery error … Continue reading
This picks up from where “So much for rest and relaxation” left off. Good: The work crew didn’t finish, so we didn’t have to go in to move equipment. Bad: They rescheduled it for the 29th. Good thing I didn’t … Continue reading
… or at least that’s what the headlines say. Gets your attention doesn’t it? Being such a fan of Microsoft, I couldn’t help but get a little buzz when I read that. Actually, Microsoft is banned from selling versions of … Continue reading
System Failure? According to Roz Ho (a Microsoft VP) at t-mobile.com/sidekick (10/15/2009 1:00 AM PDT): We are pleased to report that we have recovered most, if not all, customer data for those Sidekick customers whose data was affected by the … Continue reading
Just got a text message from T-Mobile linking to this: Sidekick customers, during this service disruption, please DO NOT remove your battery, reset your Sidekick, or allow it to lose power. […] Regrettably, based on Microsoft/Danger’s latest recovery assessment of … Continue reading
One of my more popular posts, “Elimination of ‘DLL Hell’, correction of fatal flaws, and reinventing the Internet“, may need updating…. See “‘Side By Side Assemblies’ Bring DLL Hell 2.0” at Slashdot.
My Sidekick 3 has been in two-dots mode since yesterday, which means I only have voice and SMS (text) services; the data network is down hard (no web, email, IM, etc.). I didn’t pay much attention at first, since this … Continue reading
I originally posted about this in June. If you’re gonna make a claim, you have until October 16th. Follow the WJTV link for details. “Mississippi residents have until Oct. 16 to submit claims under the stateâ€™s settlement of a lawsuit … Continue reading
According to a media release, “Mississippi has reached a multi-million dollar anti-trust settlement with software giant Microsoft […] worth up to $100 million”. The article goes on to say that “This is the largest cash payment made to a state … Continue reading