After upgrading my MacBook Pro to Snow Leopard I noticed that Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection would no longer allow me to connect to my machine running Windows Vista. My first reaction was to do what every self-respecting interweb guru does when something goes awry—hit up Google. After spending about 5 hours trying every potential solution [...]
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I was fortunate enough to snag a copy of Leopard on Friday. After a quick (less than 30 minutes if I recall correctly) upgrade I was up and running. My initial thoughts are that this is one bad operating system and by bad I mean really good. Below are just a few of the things [...]
Lost in the shuffle of Microsoft’s acquisition of aQuantive, is Avenue A | Razorfish. As the largest interactive agency in the world, Razorfish carries an immense amount of clout in the industry. Does anyone think for a second that the $6 billion purchase price didn’t include Razorfish’s army of developers converting to Silverlight for development [...]
Before I question his sanity, I will disclose that I mostly agree with everything Michael Arrington says and writes. He knows his stuff…usually. Michael recently wrote a post in which he made what I think are outrageous assertions concerning Microsoft’s Silverlight and Adobe’s Flash and Flex. The following quote from the post particularly shocked me: [...]
According to this story, Microsoft is preparing to open source parts of their recently announced Silverlight framework. Why do I get the feeling that Microsoft has a team of people sitting around waiting for Adobe to do anything noteworthy so that they can immediately start working on copying it?
Seth Godin has issued a challenge to marketing pundits to predict the number of iPhones Apple will sell in the coming months and years. He cites a posting from Laura Ries, in which she proclaims the iPhone will see the same fate as the Nokia N-Gage, Microsoft’s WebTV and others. I understand Laura’s points about [...]