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Site last updated on 6th October 2006:
two articles about Xerox: “Xerox xooms toward the office of the future” and “The lab that ran away from Xerox”, and a funny essay about... the cow metaphor
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Seventeen exclusive Apple Lisa posters, free for download:

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Write and Paint were originally thought to be bundled with Windows 1.0 only as a promotional offer, similarly to what Apple did with original Macintosh. However, both Paint and Write (and its successor, WordPad) are included with Windows to this date.
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Featured GUIRISC OS 3.7
This GUI for post-Archimedes Acorn machines featured an updated NewLook interface, but most of the changes (such as support for StrongARM processors, audio and video chips, disk controllers) were under the hood. As all previous editions of RISC OS, it was a ROM release, which meant extremely fast boot times.


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Featured componentCalculator
While most of the other features got upgrades after upgrades, Windows calculator (here in Windows 3.0, 95 and XP) received only dusting and tiny facelifts. Is this true for other operating systems? Be sure to check out.


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Featured iconWindows XP icons
What is that, you might ask? Some people will applaud Windows XP’s new big and photorealistic icons, but others have serious trouble recognizing and distinguishing them. Check out more icons from Windows XP and see how they stand against earlier editions of this GUI. (The icon shown is a hard disk icon.)


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