Can you say artificial scarcity? Also, Hotmail’s “customer service” seems to be a poorly implemented bot. But did you really need another reason not to use Hotmail?
Microsoft clearly believes it knows better than users and system administrators of Windows computers. A few weeks ago, even users who had auto-update off received an unannounced, forced upgrade to Windows Desktop Search (WDS), whether or not WDS was even active on the computer. This, without permission from the user. […]
I recently came across Bill Gates’ Open Letter to Hobbyists (1976). Although new to me, it’s by no means news. However, since reading it I can’t help but think about how connected it is with the current software landscape and, in particular, Microsoft’s business practices over the last three decades, […]
This example will involve moving a profile from Windows XP to Ubuntu 7.04, but the basic idea can be used to move profiles around in many other scenarios. Step 1: Find Your Files In Windows XP, look in: Firefox: C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles Thunderbird: C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\Thunderbird\Profiles You should […]