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How to open Visio documents on a Mac; for free.

Ever get a Visio document and wonder what’s inside it? There are a few paid programs on the Mac that view Visio documents, but they are a bit spendy when you just want to see the file. Instead, grab LibreOffice. Checkout LibreOffice LibreOffice is a full office suite and it has the ability to read Visio files. It may not be prefect, […]

Props to Microsoft for making a sweet Internet Explorer Ad

Microsoft seems to have hired a good advertising company for Internet Explorer. The recent ads have been pretty good and their recent ad is kinda awesome. How do you reach your target audience? Well with sweet 90s references of course. Sadly, after this pretty sweet ad, I remember than IE for Mac died in 2003. Oh […]

I Think Microsoft Gave Me Tourette’s

From Internet Explorers lack of web standards, to the OS stability and general usability, Windows has some work to do. I think it’s getting better, but I also think there is a long way to go.

Imitation Is The Sincerest Form Of Flattery

It has been said that ‘Imitation Is The Sincerest Form Of Flattery’ which means that Microsoft loves Apple. This is the brand new Microsoft Store in San Diego, California. It looked like an Apple store on the outside and inside. I guess if you want to succeed, you have to follow your competition right?

Top 5 Reasons Why I Dropped Entourage 2008

I gave Entourage 2008 a go for a few weeks, but have since switched back to Thunderbird. It was really a lot of little things that just kept adding up. Here are the top 5 reasons why I dropped Entourage 2008. No Hyperlink Support – You can’t link a few words in emails. This was […]

Entourage 2008 – Quite A Ride

We’ll I’ve been on Entourage 2008 for about three weeks now and the ride has had its ups and downs. I’m happy with Entourage for the most part, but it’s flaws are hard to ignore. Things I love: Projects – Projects are cool in the fact that I can group emails together, file them away, […]

Syncing Google Calendar with Entourage 2008

Since I’ve made the switch from Thunderbird to Entourage 2008, one of my missing features is the ability to sync with Google calendar. I tried using Plaxo, but they sync to your main Google calendar and not any others. This may work well if you only have one Google calendar to sync with, but that […]

Goodbye Thunderbird, Hello Entourage 2008

I’ve been a big fan of Thunderbird for a while now, but I’m moving on. Entourage 2008 is calling my name at work and I’m listening. I’m a bit sad to say goodbye to Thunderbird, but yet excited at the same time. So why the switch? There are a few reasons for my switch to […]