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Month: May 2009

Screen space: You can never have enough.

035A couple of months ago, I posted out that one of the best productivity investments any information worker can make is increasing desktop real estate. It saves time flicking between windows, lets you always keep your email/support software open, lets you code in full screen and read documentation at the same time. Since I last posted about the Samsung SM2443BW 24” TFT monitor I’ve bought another one.

Why pay twice as much for a Macbook when you have have a secret 50% “marketing discount” off a Windows laptop instead?

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Microsoft have recently been running a series of 60 second “Laptop Hunters” adverts showing normal people going into a high street shop and purchasing laptops running Microsoft’s Windows Vista and snubbing Apple Macbooks running OSX because they’re “too expensive” or “too sexy”.