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Essential Open Source Tools For Windows Admins

InfoWorld’s J. Peter Bruzzese provides a list of 15 open source tools for enhancing your Windows server-side experience. via Essential Open Source Tools For Windows Admins.

WinRT and .NET

First, it is important to understand that the new WinRT (Windows Runtime) model that supports Win8 Metro style apps is accessible from .NET. Yes, you can also use C++, but I can’t imagine a whole lot of people care. And you can use JavaScript, which is pretty cool. But the important thing to understand is […]

Mouse without Borders

    In a nutshell, it allows you to reach across your PC’s as if they were part of one single desktop. via Microsoft download from The Garage: Mouse without Borders – Next at Microsoft – Site Home – TechNet Blogs.

Steve Jobs, Before the iPad, On Why Tablets Suck

“Apple didn’t release the first tablet computer or even come up with the idea for tablet computing itself. If anything, Microsoft, and Bill Gates in particular, were championing tablet computers years before the iPad was released. In this video clip from the first All Things D conference in 2003, former Apple CEO Steve Jobs explains […]

Microsoft Patents Operating System Shutdown? WTF!

It is reported that Microsoft recently obtained patent for “Operating System Shutdown”. In simpler words, Microsoft now holds the intellectual property rights for ‘shutting down an operating system’. Tomorrow I will patent the process to patent bullshit like this. See you soon on my billionaire yacht. via Microsoft Patents Operating System Shutdown? WTF! | Tech […]

List of Companies that Pay Royalties to Microsoft for Using Android OS

    According to Microsoft, Google’s Android OS is infringing on many of its patents and hence those manufacturers who use Android for their devices owe royalties to Microsoft. But the intriguing fact is that, instead of suing Google itself for infringing on its patents, Microsoft is finding it easy to sue or threaten smaller […]

MS-DOS is 30 years old today

Good ol’ times… via MS-DOS is 30 years old today | ExtremeTech.

PI: Svizzera, un partito contro PowerPoint

Si chiama Anti-PowerPoint Party, e vorrebbe ottenere un referendum per bandire la popolare applicazione software di Microsoft. Costerebbe all’economia elvetica 1,7 miliardi di euro l’anno via PI: Svizzera, un partito contro PowerPoint.

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