Friday, April 25, 2008

If You Hate Microsoft Vista...

...better say something to Micro$soft about it. Ballmer will kill off XP at the end of June unless people speak up for it:

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2286936,00.asp

2 comments:

B Irwin said...

I'm not convinced that speaking up will necessarily make a difference. The behemoth decides to sell new operating systems whether we need them or not. Only true competition from open source systems made sufficiently simple for novice users will break the monopoly.

ShutterSparks / KW2P said...

Well that time is upon us. The PC magazine pundits are saying that Ubuntu 8.04 has reached parity with Windows in terms of ease of use, and I tend to agree. I'm still using Ubuntu 6.06 from two years and it provides better device support than Windows XP does. (In my experience)