Windows Weekly

Sep 5th 2008

Windows Weekly 73

Chrome vs. IE8

Google Chrome, set-top box wars, Xbox 360 price cuts, PicasaWeb, and more.
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Category: News

Google Chrome, set-top box wars, Xbox 360 price cuts, PicasaWeb, and more.

  • Chrome: Google's full frontal assault on Microsoft
  • Xbox 360 price cuts
  • Office Live Workspace users reach one million mark; software and services vs. cloud computing
  • Battle of the set-top boxes: Apple TV, Media Center Extenders, Roku (Netflix), Popcorn Hour, and New Xbox 360 (60 GB)
  • Amazon Video On Demand

Tips of the week:

  • Using Chrome for Web applications
  • Standalone Gmail and Google Calendar (also, PicasaWeb, etc.)

Software of the week:

Audible pick of the week: All the President's Men, Unabridged, By Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, Narrated by Richard Poe. For a free audiobook, visit Audible.com/windows.

Check out Paul's blog at http://www.internet-nexus.com and the SuperSite for Windows http://winsupersite.com for more information.

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