The year in review: Between the Lines' top 25

It's New Year's Eve and the 2009 is just about history. Here's a look at the top 25 posts of the year.
Written by Larry Dignan, Contributor on

It's New Year's Eve and the 2009 is just about history. Here's a look at the top 25 posts of the year based on traffic.

The breakdown:

  1. Benchmarks: Windows 7 RTM versus Vista, XP
  2. Reasons to skip Microsoft's Windows 7 Beta download
  3. Barry Diller: The Internet 'Absolutely' Will Become a 'Paid System'. Time Projection: Within 5 Years
  4. Microsoft to laid-off workers: Give us back our money
  5. Could Apple really dictate iPhone terms to Verizon Wireless?
  6. Conficker wakes up, updates, drops payload
  7. iPhone vs. Storm: I finally made my tough decision
  8. Oracle buys Sun; Now owns Java; Becomes a hardware player
  9. If every day were a Circuit City liquidation sale...
  10. Yes, Ubuntu can absolutely be the default Windows alternative
  11. IBM's potential purchase of Sun: Here's why it makes sense
  12. Cloudy day: Google falters; Packets lost in key cities
  13. Analyst: Forget the Feds, Apple is 'doing just fine at wrecking the wireless business'
  14. Examine the patent that made selling Microsoft Word a crime
  15. The 10 best IT certifications
  16. Federal CIO on leave following FBI sting at DC offices
  17. Google goes after Windows with launch of Chrome OS
  18. Google Apps vs. Office Web Apps: Can Microsoft compete in the cloud?
  19. iPhone 3G S or Palm Pre? The decision-making process
  20. With the Chrome OS, Google's software stack is revealed; Shrapnel everywhere
  21. Preview Party: Windows 7 makes a big splash in a Mac house
  22. The 10 smartphones that emit the most radiation
  23. My Bing experiment: Can it be the default search engine?
  24. How vulnerable are the iPhone and BlackBerry juggernauts? Very.
  25. Verizon to AT&T: "Our ads are true and the truth hurts"

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