Satisfy Me

A blog by M3 Sweatt with thoughts on time, technology, products and services at Microsoft
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July, 2006

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    OK, is there a "safer" computer?

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    I received an email this week asking about which computer should someone get for their home: a Macintosh or a PC? I was told that their "IT guru is still harping on the safety of a Mac." I recommended a PC for their use at home. Mainly because it...
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    Friday humour: found furnishings

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    OK, this on is not exactly found, but I got a kick out of this post on this post today on boingboing... The simple mould of SOFA BRICK enables manufacture from various materials. For example, cork grains will offer a soft, comfortable brick. ...
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    OfficeLive team is Live & Responding

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    I've been impressed as an employee and a beta tester of the Microsoft OfficeLive Beta how the team has been active in responding to user comments and suggestions on teh site. Sure, there are some late responses, but I have been impressed hearing how the...
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    BusinessWeek: Ad-supported software nets $3/year

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    Of interest: Pierre writes this week on his blog that ad supported software . However, spyware/adware part of the future personal computing because it’s a way to make the dream of “ad supported software” come true. BusinessWeek reports that a company...
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    The Twelve Windows Principles

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    Live from MGX, between meetings... Today the Seattle Times covered the Principles to Guide Future Development of Windows, a dozen principles that govern Windows Vista and all future desktop OS versions. More info: The Twelve Windows Principles Tags...
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    Windows XP can be a good option for Win98 customers

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    Earlier I blogged that support for Windows 98 was coming to an end . Last week the Washington Post reported that this would affect "more than 70 million Windows users" who would "no longer be eligible for software security updates." Although some people...
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    Friday Humour: CNET on MS "hardware hits and misses"

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    You gotta love it when some April Fool's pranks just won't go away. Like the iLoo (on CNET News' "Seven of Microsoft's hardware hits and misses" ) Tags: Friday Link , humor .
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    11 Cameras: Canadian TV is more than Johnny Canuck Cinema

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    I received an IM today with details on a new Canadian television series... Now, stick with me for a moment before clicking away. As I said, Canadian TV is much more than Bob & Doug McKenzie and Johnny Canuck Cinema . " 11 Cameras " is a half...
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    Business casual next week = shirts & shorts

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    And I thought summer was supposed to be a slow time around Redmond... not. Following the success of the Partner Conference this week in Redmond, folks are getting ready for the annual Microsoft Global Exchange, a.k.a. MGX (previously known as MGB ...
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