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 →

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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 →

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 →

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