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Microsoft FAILs its “Surface” presentation [video]

June 21, 2012
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Steven Sinofsky, president of Microsoft’s Windows division, didn’t have an easy day at the office yesterday when Microsoft announced (and showed off) their new tablet, Microsoft Surface. In fact, he probably lived every tech presenters nightmare right there on the stage. When Steven Sinofsky got to presenting Internet Explorer on Surface, the Surface he was […]

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Apple Magic Mouse: Just Got It & I Hate It. Wanna Buy?

February 24, 2010
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It took me long enough, but I finally got the Apple Magic Mouse. My precious. I was too slow to get my hands on one the first shipments that arrived here in Malta and the next shipment was delayed for several weeks because of bad weather conditions throughout Europe for the past month or so. […]

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A Missing Dot Crashed Swedish Domains For Up To 24 Hours

October 15, 2009
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For almost one hour, between 21:45 and 22:43 CET, Monday evening, all Swedish domains (.se) were inaccessible for all Internet users. An investigation afterwards revealed that a tiny human error was the reason for the “crash”. A routine maintenance script was missing a dot when updating the Swedish Top Level Domain (TLD), causing all Swedish […]

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How To Waste 150 Minutes With ISP Customer Support

October 9, 2009
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This has got to be the worst customer support experience I’ve ever had – ever! Pull up a chair and pop some corn, it’s story time. Basically the story goes like this. A co-worker calls me up saying his Internet doesn’t work. Well, I’m the CTO so I offer to go and help him after […]

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I Finally Managed To Screw Up My Mac – Snow Leopard Guest Account Erased My Files

September 10, 2009
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I don’t know what happened and I never thought I should say this, but I finally had my first really bad “whoops” with my Mac, after being a Mac user for over 3 years. By accident I clicked the “guest account” when I was going to login and it tried to login at my guest […]

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Microsoft Turned A Black Guy Into A Black Guy With A White Head

August 26, 2009
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The original image in this advertisement from Microsoft targeted at IT professionals, shows an Asian man, a black man and a white woman at a meeting. That’s all good, for an ad in the US. But when the same ad goes to Poland, the black guy apparently had to leave his head back home as […]

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