Stick With Vista, Microsoft

Posted on Friday, Sep 01 2006 @ 04:52 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
One of the things that the Web 2.0 explosion has brought upon us is the proliferation of the Beta. It seems like you can't go anywhere online anymore without seeing "BETA" plastered all over everything. The word makes reference to a trial of a product in the final stages of its development by either the public or a select group of individuals. That term used to command a little more respect, but these days, online services are using it as an easy excuse to point you to if something doesn't work like it should. "Our service took all of your account information and sent it to offshore spammers? Sorry - it's in Beta."

Read on over at OS Weekly.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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