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Hardware Mobile

A Look Back at the UMPC

Once upon a time (around 14 years ago), I was a Tablet PC developer, MVP, and all around fan boy. In other words, I was into tablets before they were cool. Indeed, I was in to tablets before they were practical. And this review by RetroManCave of a Azus R2H UMPC (Ultra Mobile PC) indicates […]

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Microsoft

Looking Back at Microsoft Encarta

It’s hard for people today accustomed to Wikipedia to think of a time when the idea of an electronic encyclopedia was futuristic and revolutionary. In this two-part series, some of the original Microsoft Encarta team explain what it was like to work on the revolutionary product from the ’90s. Anthony Keller, Brian Manthos, Andy Woods, […]

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