Excuse Me?! This Sounds Like an M$ Strategy

OK, some people have finally lost it. Brought to my attention by the post at http://www.edbott.com/weblog/?p=1307, trackback attached to this post, a small website called Explorer Destroyer is calling for discrimination against IE users. Bah, I say. If someone wants to switch to Firefox, they will. But blocking IE completely (this is Level 3 in the script) and forcing a Firefox download to view a site is crazy. And the site owner gets money for causing their visitors undue aggravation! One dollar for every referral. I smell conspiracy. Update (12/12/07): I’ve revisited this opinion in a .

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Dell Update

OK, I’ve sent Dell an email detailing my complaints. I had to dig through several site levels to find the form, but I managed. Now I’ll just have to wait for a response. I hope they’ll still talk to me.

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Dell’s Stupid Laptop PC Hinges

Forget buying a laptop. Ever. At least if it has a certain “pattern” to the hinges at the screen-body intersection. I’ve found that “—-___________———————————–___________—-” (“-” is on the screen bottom and “_” is on the body) does not hold up. I just got my PC repaired, and it’s now out of warranty, but I think it’s starting to crack again, after less than 3 months!!! That’s great! Now it’s time to start shopping for another computer…

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