Windows Vista, the lost features

Techweb has got a nice article on all the features of Vista that won't make it to the final version.

Microsoft launches code-sharing site
Microsoft has launched a community-building Web site where it will share code with developers.
Try Microsoft Office 2007 without installing it

The real-time test drive does not require product installation or download—it's the fastest way to try out 2007 Microsoft Office system programs. You can start exploring Microsoft Office through your Web browser on your own without installing the program, or follow the step-by-step tutorials to experience all of its useful features.

Vista to allow ActiveX installation
Microsoft is to give Windows Vista an option for users to install ActiveX controls after all. Previously it was said that the controls could only be installed with administrator approval.
Windows Genuine Advantage removal tool released

Guillame Kaddoch, a French security analyst and software developer has created a software program that removes the notifications of the Windows Genuine advantage tool.

Google; paid videos now for free but with ads
Paid Google Video's can now be watched for free as the company is testing a new businessplan by including ads for revenue.
Winners of the Blog Design Solutions book
Thanks to Friends of Ed we had 5 copies to give away of; Blog Design Solutions. Take a look and press read more to see the correct answer and if you're one of the lucky winners.
Review and competition of Flash Application Design Solutions

We've got a mini-review and competition of the Blog Design Solutions book. The friendly people of Friends of ED are giving away 5 books.

Another Key executive leaves Microsoft

The company announced that Martin Taylor, the executive leading the software maker's marketing strategy to challenge rival Google  has left the company.

Opera 9 released
After months of beta-testing Opera 9 is now available for download! Take a look at the future of Web browsing with the new stuff in Opera 9.
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