Linked by snydeq on Mon 12th Oct 2009 15:24 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces InfoWorld's John Rizzo chronicles the 20 most significant ideas and features Microsoft and Apple have stolen from each other in the lead up to Windows 7 and Mac OS X Snow Leopard. 'Some features were stolen so long ago that they've become part of the computing landscape, and it's difficult to remember who invented what.' Windows 7's Task Bar and Aero Peek come to mind as clear appropriations of Mac OS X's Dock and Expose. Apple's cloning of the Windows address bar in 2007's Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard as the path bar is another obvious 'inspiration.' But the borrowing goes deeper, Rizzo writes, providing a screenshot tour of Microsoft's biggest grabs from Mac OS X and Apple's most significant appropriations of Windows OS ideas and functionality.
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by helf on Mon 12th Oct 2009 19:13 UTC
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What has happened to journalism? Writers no longer do simplistic things such as spell checking or FACT checking. Instead we get poorly written misinformation like this.


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by jgagnon on Mon 12th Oct 2009 19:45 in reply to "..."
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Amen to that.

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by Soulbender on Tue 13th Oct 2009 04:39 in reply to "..."
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Welcoem to the internet, where everyone can be heard. Unfortunately that mean everyone thinks they should be heard.

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