This musing comes as a result of a topic brought up over on Usenet. The crux of this article is around a fictitious headline of: BREAKING NEWS: MICROSOFT RELEASES ITS OFFICE SUITE FOR LINUX Take a few seconds to consider how you would feel, then maybe be kind enough to hear my view. So it’s great? […]Read More Musing: Microsoft to offer its software on Linux – A theoretical consideration.
Intro music: “I fought the troll” by Tom Smith. You can find more of his work here. Hosts: Tim (OpenBytes) Roy (Techrights) Gordon (Thistleweb) Featured Track: “Chur” from Countdown The three red carpet stars are back for yet another show. There’s much to talk about since its been over a week since the last episode. As usual […]Read More TechBytes Audiocast – Episode 28 – 30/01/11
As long as they are going to steal it, we want them to steal ours. They’ll get sort of addicted, and then we’ll somehow figure out how to collect sometime in the next decade. Source: Bill Gates There have been numerous articles around the net that Microsoft has killed off OGA (or in Microsoft’s words […]Read More OGA is retired – Time to once again “get them sort of addicted”?
I will start this article covering two matters on the Web in regards to Microsoft software and government. It’s reported that Bristol Council is having some difficulty breaking away from its Microsoft “lock-in” (which might not surprise some) however does suggest that its making inquiries in all the right places in order to bring about […]Read More Government wants to break free from Microsoft? – France shows you how.
Kinect beaten by Sony Move Poor old Microsoft just can’t seem to get it right? Kinect, Microsoft’s attempt in my opinion to suck a little more life out of the 360 has been beaten by Sony’s similar offering (Move) which won “Best hardware accessory”. CVG had this to say: The jury, which consisted of celebrated […]Read More NewsBytes – Monday 23rd August 2010
What another great reason to use Microsoft Office!?! It is being reported that Microsoft have warned customers on December 11th that there may be issues with running protected documents (RMS protected), most notably on Office 2003. When we use the word “issues” its probably fairer to say barriers as Microsoft is warning users that they […]Read More Microsoft woes? – Bugs, OpenOffice & French Military