A decade after it insisted that it couldn’t be done in front of a US federal judge, Microsoft has decided to unbundle Internet Explorer from its operating system. From October, when Windows 7 hits the shelves, customers in Europe can install the browser of their choice. At least, that’s the hype. The EU commissioners are… Continue reading Unbundling Internet Explorer: Living In a World Of Choices?
Microsoft just isn’t having a good year. The dubious Mojave experiment. A strange series of advertisements with Jerry Seinfeld and Bill Gates. The botched Yahoo! takeover. Net books promoting Linux to the masses. The refusal of XP to die. And now, yet another emergency patch to fix a critical flaw in Explorer. The patch itself… Continue reading Lost in Cyberspace
As of yesterday, Google Chrome is out of beta. I know this should be a big deal, but somehow, I just can’t bring myself to care. Chrome, in case you haven’t heard, is the new browser from Google, designed apparently to move the operating system into the clouds. Faster, stronger and more secure, it was… Continue reading What’s Up Doc?