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NewsBytes – Saturday 28th August 2010

XP RIP 25/10/01 – 22/10/10 It seems Microsoft is going to retire Windows XP on 22nd October – no, really this time! As reported by one of the few MVP’s I have respect for: …Windows XP, up to this point, was one of the most popular versions of Windows and continues to dominate the desktop … Continue reading

Microsoft to flog the dead horse with $400 million+ ? – Windows Mobile 7

Cast your mind back to some of the Microsoft adverts of the past.   Lets reminisce with a wry smile at the shoe commercials that were supposed to be funny.  Let’s remember the Windows 7 party adverts that were so wooden, that they made an episode of Home & Away look like a cinematic masterpiece. … Continue reading

Two Android Apps of the Week! – FXcamera & Appeak Poker!

You could spend a career investigating the Android Marketplace, so with an hour or so to play with on my way to work each day, I can usually find one or two gems to highlight.  My only criteria is that they are free.  Lets take a look at this weeks Android discoveries: FXCamera The first … Continue reading

Firefox Mobile – The fox in your pocket! – Windows Mobile shunned?

Mozilla have announced the release of Firefox Mobile 1.0 (named Fennec) for phones running Maemo.  Based on the same engine as the hugely popular Firefox 3.6, it promises to have familiar features for the mobile version.  Looking at the promotional video (which can be found here) Mozilla have to say: Fennec is the codename of … Continue reading

Only a month on and the Kin is discounted?

Microsoft’s recently released Kin phone hit the news almost immediately, with some people taking exception to its advert where Microsoft was accused of promoting “sexting”.  This was just the start and after promptly removing the section they were then accused by some of overacting.  I think its fair to say that since then the Kin has … Continue reading

Is Microsoft saying “Please use our products”? – MS pleads for support?

SILVERBLIGHT – THE WOULD-BE PANDEMIC, IF ANYONE HAD IT Theres a few pieces of Microsoft news here.  Firstly its been reported over the last few days that Microsoft is releasing Silverlight for Moblin.  No, not some .net chasing version like Moonlight, but the real thing.  Theres a link to the article here. There’s been plenty … Continue reading

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Writer/Novelist of many facets both in the world of technology and fantasy/sci-fi. Co-host of the TechBytes audiocast and writer for both OpenBytes and Goblin's Domain. Supporter of free and open source software.

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