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Edward Tufte on Windows Phone 7 Series
He writes, "The way to reduce clutter is not to thin down and sprawl out the content; instead fix the design. Clutter and confusion are not attributes of information, they are failures of design."
forsnd  windows  iphone  ui  design  quotes 
october 2010 by tysone
Mac and PC Users
"This report examines the differences in selected preferences and opinions of self-described “Mac People” vs. “PC People”, with a particular focus on their respective aesthetic preferences, media choices, and personality traits."
mac  windows  opinions  psychology  culture 
november 2009 by tysone
Wine builds for OS X
Run Windows© binaries on OS X Intel platforms.
IE  mac  windows 
october 2009 by tysone
Daring Fireball: Microsoft's Competition for Windows 7
Windows 7 may not do any better than Vista. Perhaps Windows 7’s competition isn’t so much XP as it is apathy.
microsoft  windows  prediction 
october 2009 by tysone
Call Me Fishmeal.: “The Mojave Experiment:” Bad Science, Bad Marketing
This study has told us exactly what we already knew: that, initially, people like Vista. (Initially, people like having sex without condoms, too... it’s simply not a very good criterion all by itself.)
windows  vista  psychology  microsoft 
july 2008 by tysone
Full text: An epic Bill Gates e-mail rant
"So they told me that using the download page to download something was not something they anticipated. ,,, The lack of attention to usability represented by these experiences blows my mind."
microsoft  bill_gates  usability  hilarious  windows 
june 2008 by tysone
They Criticized Vista. And They Should Know. - New York Times
“Customers did not understand what ‘Capable’ meant and expected more than could/would be delivered.”
funny  microsoft  windows 
march 2008 by tysone

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