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How did Sting's lyrics ever get so lame?Take "Desert Rose", from a few years ago:I dream of rainI dream of gardens in the desert sandI wake in painI dream of love as time runs through my handI dream of fireThese dreams are tied to a horse that will never tireAnd...

They're practically the same app. It's pretty clear that Zune is just a new skin over Windows Media Player (WMP), right? So why is it that WMP doesn't play M4A files, but the Zune player does? Why would you leave M4A out of Windows Media Player anyway? Sometimes I just...

It's becoming a bit saturated in the "Web 2.0" space right now, as Sun announced a new UI framework called JavaFX today. The UI language/compiler is new, but it runs on the same old JRE with Java Web Start.Installed base: Sun definitely has the installed base to try this. Java...

Yesterday on Slashdot there was an article about Vista's Aero Glass draining battery on laptops faster (to which I say, that should be on the front page of Slashdot?)In any case, one commenter brought up the point of wondering whether MacOS X uses less or more power than Vista. Today,...

1) Find two Zip files.2) Quickly right click on each and do "Extract all..." (uncheck the box that says "Show me the uncompressed files).I just did it twice in a row on two different zip files. Once this just gave me the "Explorer has stopped working" dialog. The second time,...