"I don't have any support from anyone, so this has really become a source of strength for me. Thank you." -Annette
Read More Testimonials»

On the Technology Blog

Up and Coming IOS Game Apps

If you are looking for some time to kill with some wickedly fun games, look no further than the iTunes App Store. Here is a glance into the top 10 games in the app store and what...

Read More About Up and Coming IOS Game Apps»

Our Windows Vista Experts

Preston Gralla

Preston Gralla

A technology expert and author of more than 35 books, including...

Shared by First30Days View Profile»
Derek Torres

Derek Torres

Author and contributor to Microsoft's online Expert Zone

Shared by First30Days View Profile»
Mark Justice Hinton

Mark Justice Hinton

Owner of PC Training and Consulting and instructor at the...

Shared by First30Days View Profile»

Meet all of our Technology Experts»

News

The latest news on this change — carefully culled from the world wide web by our change agents. They do the surfing, so you don't have to!

Vista Isn't Taking it Anymore!

Vista Isn't Taking it Anymore!

At the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Houston, Microsoft said they were drawing the line and would start telling the real story about the Vista platform. Roughly translated and hidden behind very politically correct verbiage, the speech amounted to this: Back off, Apple!

The plan is to beef up their marketing while continuing to iterate the same things they’ve been saying since Vista came out. They’ve got some heavy arsenal in the form of a $300 million ad campaign that promises to be interesting at the very least. Curiously, though, why has it taken so long for Microsoft to proactively defend their product? That alone caused many people to be concerned about Vista’s viability. But, in the end, Microsoft is back on board and their “noisy competitors” won’t have the floor all to themselves anymore.

What do you think caused the sudden change for Microsoft? Do you think this new ad campaign will make much of a difference in what people think about Vista? [ZDNet]

Posted: 7/9/08