Microsoft been lifting code again? – & Windows Mobile decline.

I find myself writing this article playing catchup.  Thanks to my ever problematic ISP finally giving up the ghost and going down completely for the majority of the last week, I now have the task of getting up to speed with whats been going on.  Incase you have forgotten I do not work in the…

2010 – the year of the ….. alternative?

Im quite sure there are Microsoft advocates waiting in the ether to pounce on a title such as “year of the Linux desktop”, you can see them yourself in action on any forum/newsgroup/irc channel where its dared to suggest that someone is looking elsewhere for a solution to their IT needs.   In many cases…

Microsoft’s IE at an all time low?

If people tell you that Microsoft “loves the FOSS” or is happy with alternatives to their products, keep in mind the following article.  Since it seems to me that when users are presented with an alternative to Microsoft products, they grab it with both hands.  Why would Microsoft be happy with that? – I’ll let…

Chromium (build 4.0.242.0)

Before publishing an article which I am really looking forward to – Ahhh Youre killing the FOSS! I thought I would post an update on my experiences with the latest build of Chromium, that being 4.0.242.0. Please note that this is not intended as a comprehensive review, merely an update on my observations with Chromium…

IE – What does Microsoft need to do?

I have been looking at recently attempts from Microsoft to push people to use it’s Internet Explorer software.  As I said in my previous article, I think by the time the EU gets its act together IE will no longer be an issue. We have read the news that allegedly IE is down approximately 8…