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Windows Store: The Worst Possible Thing

Next week is a big one for Microsoft.  They will launch the next Windows desktop, a new tablet, and new version of Office for both.  Much has ...

Posted By Mike On Thursday, October 18, 2012
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Measuring Windows 7 Patch Bloat

I found myself in need of reinstalling Windows 7 and thought it would be “fun” to see just how much Windows Updates increases the size of a Windows 7 system.  ...

Posted By Mike On Tuesday, September 13, 2011
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Microsoft Silent as Xbox Indies Marketplace Exploited

There have always been rumors that the game ratings on the Xbox 360 and Xbox.com website we’re being manipulated by game developers.  On March 23, ...

Posted By Mike On Monday, April 11, 2011
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Are gamers still rating Indie Games after the Xbox Dashboard update?

This post is cross posted from GameMarx.com Background:  In August of 2009 Microsoft updated the Xbox Dashboard to allow user ratings on games.  ...

Posted By Mike On Sunday, February 06, 2011
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Web Deployment Projects for 2010: Microsoft Listens

Some like to suggest that Microsoft MVPs are just Microsoft zealots pushing the company line.  While it’s true MVPs are fans of Microsoft, the strongest ...

Posted By Mike On Friday, April 16, 2010
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DevLink 2009 – Good News Everyone!

DevLink 2009 has come and gone. Thanks to the hard work of John Kellar and crew it was once again awesome.  John and DevLink were the inspiration ...

Posted By Mike On Monday, August 17, 2009
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12 Reasons Startups Hate Microsoft

You might be surprised to learn there is still a war going on between Microsoft and Open Source.  You probably aren’t. Robert Schoble made a post ...

Posted By Mike On Tuesday, May 05, 2009
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Silverlight rocks, or why you don't pick fights with Microsoft

Nik Cubrilovic has a great write up on Silverlight, Microsoft's latest technology to hit the street.  A quick glance may leave one the impression ...

Posted By Mike On Tuesday, May 01, 2007
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Microsoft's Blue Monster

With the release of Vista, Microsoft is up to it's old tricks.  At least, that's what IBM, Sun, Oracle, Red Hat and others want you to think by filing ...

Posted By Mike On Saturday, January 27, 2007
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Michael C. Neel, born 1976 in Houston, TX and now live in Knoxvile, TN. Software developer, currently .Net focused. Board member of ETNUG and organizes CodeStock, East Tennessee's annual developers conference. .Net speaker, a Microsoft ASP.NET MVP and ASPInsider. Co-Founder of FuncWorks, LLC and GameMarx.

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