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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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10. Windows Disk Image Burner
by phoenix on Mon 12th Oct 2009 20:26 UTC
phoenix
Member since:
2005-07-11

Windows XP came with built-in support for burning CDs, although I've never used it personally. Did this utility not support burning CDs from .iso files?

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boldingd Member since:
2009-02-19

No, it doesn't. The lack of that facility can be... really annoying.

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DrillSgt Member since:
2005-12-02

Windows XP came with built-in support for burning CDs, although I've never used it personally. Did this utility not support burning CDs from .iso files?


No it doesn't. It really needs to though.

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phoenix Member since:
2005-07-11

"Windows XP came with built-in support for burning CDs, although I've never used it personally. Did this utility not support burning CDs from .iso files?


No it doesn't. It really needs to though.
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Hrm, didn't know that. I've never really used the built-in burning features in Windows, always installing a copy of Nero.

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