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  • Ask the Experts - Evan Lew

    @bob: How did you come to the conclusion that it is not free?

  • TWC9: PDC Live, Emulator tips, Physics Helper, XNA Performance

    Will videos of the PDC sessions still be available on demand?

  • Windows Live Essentials 2011 - Available Now

    So Sync is now called Mesh? Again?

  • Facebook Chat Now Available in Windows Live Messenger

    That's probably true but once you build a contact base you need it. For example I have like 10 times more ICQ contacts than MSN contacts. ICQ is still very popular in some parts of the world. I don't use the actual ICQ client because I prefer a client that can contain all my IM accounts. Right now my choice is Miranda. I would like to switch to Messenger but it is just not possible now.

  • Facebook Chat Now Available in Windows Live Messenger

    That's great first step. Now you only need to support other protocols like Jabber (as far as I recall Facebook is in fact Jabber so this should be easy), ICQ, etc. and Messenger will become the ultimate IM.

  • New Windows Live Wave 4 Messenger Preview

    I would really like to see other protocols supported. Facebook and stuff is all nice but right now I use ICQ, GTalk and Messenger this is why I use miranda as a client for all of them. Also I cannot find an option to override the other party's settings. Some people use pink fonts...

  • MMA - Mixed Martial Arts is the brand new title from EA Sports

    You are posting advertisements about games? I would understand if it was Xbox 360/PC exclusive but this...

  • There is no Office 13 - But Why?

    I'm disappointed that a technology company will go for such superstition. However MS got cliens whose iintelligence might be questionable and may skip office 13.

  • IE9 at MIX10

    While we are on the topic of hating IE I'd like to add a few things.

     

    First stop ignoring obvious questions. If you don't have Canvas and Video say it. We're web developers and not end users. We don't buy marketing bullshit.

     

    IE8 renderer was generally fine and close to what other browsers render. Compatibility mode was a good idea but...

     

    1. Has anyone else noticed the EXTREME lag when typing in a text area on a page with a lot of HTML elements. Facebook had that problem before they switched back to IE7 compatibility where the text area works fine. How is that you can miss a laggy text area when testing? How is that it works fine in IE6 and IE7. Will it be fixed in IE9? I care about this much more than JS speed.

     

    2. What's with the moving html elements? Sometimes things get rendered on top of each other and when you select them they suddenly go on their right places? Do you do rendering while processing the HTML and then forget to fix the positions when the next element renders? Will it be fixed in IE9?

     

    I want to point out that I'm not part of the IE hate crew. I use IE as an end user, I like the new features like web slices and accelerators, I use them and implemented them for my site but we got it. I don't need being told a thousand times about how cool web slices are. I need info on the problems!

  • IE9 at MIX10

    Will he say anything about Canvas and Video tag?