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January 2009

Don’t Take Free Candy…

“Don’t take free candy” is a good principle — especially from strangers. Some have learned this the hard way according to this article http://it.slashdot.org/it/09/01/23/0127253.shtml which indicates that a trojan has been inserted into some pirated copies of iWork 09.

Why I Chose a MacBook

I have been asked by many why I have chosen an Apple MacBook when I have had such a long experience in the field of DOS and Windows – and even Linux.

All Is The Same in Windows

I couldn’t help laughing a bit when I read that Microsoft hasn’t changed their “BSOD” [Blue Screen of Death] in their new Windows 7. You can read it here: http://i.gizmodo.com/5129919/our-first-windows-7-bsod#c.

I Am Not Among The 77%

I can safely say I am not among the people using Microsoft Office on my MacBook. Microsoft claims they have a 77% market share among American Mac users [Source: http://www.macnn.com/articles/09/01/07/ms.on.office.apple.tax/]. An interesting number although I am highly doubtful as to whether that number would be identical for users outside of the US.

How Could Anyone Even Consider Doing This?

I am somewhat amazed at what people do nowadays. Throwing one’s iPod seems a bit strange, but this is exactly what this guy did on YouTube: