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Gamasutra - Opinion: 'Vista Casts A Pall On PC Gaming' [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-10 19:00
Undoubtedly, many of the problems cited in this article will also get in the way of free software developers trying to write and distribute games.
Schneier on Security: NSA Helps Microsoft with Windows Vista [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-10 19:00
"A few years ago I was ready to believe the NSA recognized we're all safer with more secure general-purpose computers and networks, but in the post-9/11 ...
[GNU/]Linux lets you avoid upgrading computer [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-10 18:00
When reading this, keep in mind the distasteful recent deal between Novell and Microsoft. Nonetheless, there are good arguments here for abandoning Windows, ...
Government spooks helped Microsoft build Vista [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-10 16:00
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FLOSS Weekly podcast with Jeremy Allison (Samba and Microsoft) [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-09 14:00
In the section of the interview from around 33m30s to 39m00 Jeremy Allison reports how he was told that the Microsoft team implementing SMB2 were ordered to ...
High-quality DVDs will not operate on some Vista PCs - Industry sectors - Times Online [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-09 13:00
one of its chief architects said that because of anti-piracy protection granted to the Hollywood studios, Vista would not play HD-DVD and Blu-ray Discs on ...
Australian IT - NSW steers clear of Vista (Ben Woodhead, JANUARY 08, 2007) [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-09 13:00
"At the moment we're not seeing any particular value in doing any major upgrades to Vista in the short term," Mr Edgecumbe said. - Why [GNU/]Linux should be taken over Vista [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-09 13:00
"Most people like freedom and Vista is a movement in the opposite direction."
Microsoft and the BBC: A letter of Complaint | Slated [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-08 17:00
It's a great idea to send letters like this when you see one-sided, biased coverage of Windows Vista.
Groklaw - Expert Testimony of Ronald Alepin in Comes v. Microsoft [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-08 17:00
Perhaps, like me, you will find yourself thinking about standards, how important they are, and about ODF, in particular, and about Microsoft's Open XML and the ...
How to get a Windows tax refund [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-05 19:00
FSF supporters have been doing this and donating the refund proceeds to support free software for some time.
Vista testers get unexpected holiday gift: No TV | CNET [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-05 14:00
"As of December 31, 2006, users running Windows Vista RC1 beta code will no longer have access to the Media Center functionality, due to the expiration of the ...
The Technology Liberation Front: DRM as Central Planning [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-05 03:00
"This is particularly problematic because often the best ideas come from unexpected sources. Technological platforms are often designed for one use and then ... - How Vista lets Microsoft lock users in [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-04 04:00
But Information Rights Management (IRM), first introduced in Office 2003, goes further -- it doesn't just control who can open the document, it also controls ...
PC World - Features - Vista crippled by content protection [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-03 20:00
"PC users around the globe may find driver software is stopped from working by Vista if it detects unauthorized content access."
Microsoft Vista is not an option [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-02 18:00
"I had no reason to switch, but Microsoft has given me the choice of becoming a criminal or going to [GNU/]Linux. In a few weeks, I don't plan on looking back."
DRM behind lack of Windows Vista drivers... and fear the new content protection [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-02 02:00
[No Description] - OS and Servers News - Vista crippled by content protection [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-02 00:00
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Vista: Why Bother? [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-02 00:00
"After all, according to a study by Softchoice, 94 percent of PCs do not meet the system requirements for Vista Premium. "
Surprises inside Microsoft Vista's EULA | The Register [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-02 00:00
"...previous EULAs weren't anything great - either as reading material or in terms of rights granted to end users - but the Vista EULA is horrendous."
Vista's Suicide Bomb: who gets hurt? | The Register [1%] by PloneRSS, 2007-01-02 00:00
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Karel Donk » Archive » Cost Analysis of Windows Vista Content Protection [1%] by PloneRSS, 2006-12-28 16:00
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Flaws Are Detected in Microsoft’s Vista - New York Times [1%] by PloneRSS, 2006-12-27 11:00
The browser flaw is particularly troubling because it potentially means that Web users could become infected with malicious software simply by visiting a ... » Blog Archive » Microsoft crosses the line as it bribes bloggers with Vista notebooks [1%] by PloneRSS, 2006-12-27 11:00
Finally, sending bribes to bloggers is not a good look for Microsoft, and this is exactly how this initiative will be perceived.
The Seattle Times: Business & Technology: Vista security flaws investigated [1%] by PloneRSS, 2006-12-27 11:00
Security experts expect to see more Vista vulnerabilities. "It's the first of many to come," said Symantec's Huger.
A Cost Analysis of Windows Vista Content Protection [1%] by PloneRSS, 2006-12-26 13:00
The Vista Content Protection specification could very well constitute the longest suicide note in history.
All about Linux: 25 Shortcomings of Microsoft Vista OS - A good reason to choose GNU/Linux ... [1%] by PloneRSS, 2006-12-22 01:00
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Windows Vista, HDCP and Digital Rights Management - [1%] by PloneRSS, 2006-12-19 17:00
With the release of Windows Vista, some of the ideas behind the original Palladium/Next Generation Secure Computing Base initiative seem set to be put into ...
FAQ: Vista's strong, new antipiracy protections | CNET [1%] by PloneRSS, 2006-12-19 17:00
The other type of antipiracy technology, often called "link protection," is a critical part of Vista. This tries to keep audio or video from being copied while ...
Hollywood, Microsoft align on new Windows | CNET [1%] by PloneRSS, 2006-12-19 17:00
For the first time, the Windows operating system will wall off some audio and video processes almost completely from users and outside programmers, in hopes of ...