October 31, 2006

Why Windows Vista and Office 2007 are so Expensive

Almost two months ago Microsoft announced the prices for Windows Vista and Office 2007 (see Update: Windows Vista Prices). Perhaps the new packaging (scroll down for more) has something to do with the higher prices? Here are few other blog sites comments: From CyberNet News: “Somehow The Vista Team Blog came up with a very unique way of making it sound like the packaging alone is worth hundreds of dollars. Shall we see how many words you can use describe a package: “Designed to be user-friendly, the new packaging is a small, hard, plastic container that’s designed to protect the…

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Colorful Tabs & Firefox 2

A long time ago I talked about the Colorful Tabs extension. One thing I noticed when I went to Bon Echo (Firefox 2) it was one of those extensions that did not work. Further, after forcing it to work with the Nightly Tester Tools, I discovered while it did work, it broke some functionality of Firefox. Once installed, you get colorful tabs, but no close buttons. I reviewed the extension author’s site but it has not been updated since June and have a feeling it won’t be anytime soon. However, on the extension page though, there was note from someone…

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Weather Bug Updated

For those of you who have been waiting patiently (or impatiently) for an updated version of Weather Bug which supported Firefox 2, the wait is over! While the new version was officially release on October 26th, it did not get approved and uploaded to Firefox Add-Ons until late on October 30th. Weather Bug

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