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July 21, 2008  7:49 PM

Fighting for a Vista rebate. Because somebody has to.



Posted by: The Weave
CIO, HP, Microsoft Windows, Midmarket CIO

Some people suffer the insufferable for piece of mind and for the good of all of us who want to live safe, comfortable lives. The mysterious uncle_benji is one of those people. Ben, as I’ll call him here, has endured some sort of special hell to wrestle a $200 refund from Hewlett-Packard...

July 3, 2008  1:31 PM

Mozilla Firefox 3 hits. My grandma uses it.



Posted by: The Weave
CIO, Firefox, Midmarket CIO, Mozilla

I am so posting this in Mozilla Firefox 3 right now. And I’m pretty happy about that. Sure, Opera rolled along a few years ago and made the point that a decent product could put a slight dent in Microsoft Internet Explorer’s market share. But things lit up a bit yesterday with...


June 25, 2008  2:15 PM

Microsoft Windows XP users need a shoulder to cry on



Posted by: The Weave
CIO, Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, Midmarket CIO

Apparently, customers are supposed to be happy that Microsoft is going to support its most successful OS for another six years. If you haven’t already, you really should take a look at Microsoft Senior Vice President Bill Veghte’s

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June 24, 2008  3:24 PM

Bill Gates’ not so big exit



Posted by: The Weave
CIO, Microsoft, Midmarket CIO

Legacies are a funny thing. Take Hugh Grant. Director Richard Curtis, in the DVD commentary to his film Love Actually, claims a shot of Grant bowing on stage will be the final image in the actor’s nightly news obituary someday. Grant, also on the commentary, disagrees. He expects...


May 22, 2008  1:29 PM

Microsoft Vista, not so popular



Posted by: The Weave
CIO, Microsoft, Midmarket CIO

I know, I know, I know that people love to hate on Microsoft and Windows Vista in particular. So when I wrote yesterday on SearchCIO-Midmarket.com about whether CIOs might skip...

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May 13, 2008  5:26 PM

New Firefox browser nearing release



Posted by: Roger Crawford
Best Practices, CIO, Firefox, Midmarket CIO, Mozilla, new products, Strategy for CIOs, Web surfing


April 29, 2008  7:29 PM

Vista steps into users’ crosshairs



Posted by: The Weave
CIO, Microsoft, Midmarket CIO

There’s a scene in the classic film South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut that finds an army colonel’s holograph machine cutting out as he discusses strategy with his troops. Long story short, it...


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