Mary Jo Foley

Mary Jo Foley has covered the tech industry for 30 years for a variety of publications, including ZDNet, eWeek and Baseline. She is the author of Microsoft 2.0: How Microsoft plans to stay relevant in the post-Gates era (John Wiley & Sons, 2008). She also is the cohost of the "Windows Weekly" podcast on the TWiT network. Got a tip? Send her an email with your rants, rumors, tips and tattles. Confidentiality guaranteed.

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Leopard vs. Vista: Take two

Leopard vs. Vista: Take two

Let me try this again.Seeing that so many readers misunderstood my blog post from earlier this week about my take on Apple CEO Steve Jobs' keynote, I'd like to try to clarify what I was trying to say.

June 12, 2007 by in Windows

Leopard looks like ... Vista

Leopard looks like ... Vista

What struck me at the June 11 Apple Worldwide Developer Conference keynote wasn't the glitzy demos, the rockstar-like worship of Apple CEO Steve Jobs or the "I'm Steve Jobs" parody video by the "I'm a PC" guy. Instead, it was the excitement by the 5,000 WWDC attendees about many technologies in the forthcoming Mac OS X "Leopard" release that already exist in Windows Vista.

June 11, 2007 by in Windows

Microsoft preps Windows-based kitchen client

Microsoft preps Windows-based kitchen client

Microsoft is beginning work on the first of what it plans to make a family of customized Windows platforms designed for specific rooms around the home. The "Kitchen Client" software will extend the Windows operating system and integrate with current and future Windows Live services, according to sources close to the company.

June 5, 2007 by in Windows

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