Thursday, August 11, 2005

Brandon's Vista : MSN Messenger 7.5 Technical Preview Soon

I was excited when the new version of the Mac Messenger came out, and I dutifully downloaded it to give it a shot. However, my excitement was short lived, because I found no real reason to use it (Improvements are mostly in the corporate side of the messenger). In fact, on the Mac, my preferred instant messenger of choice remains Adium, with the growl plugin, for notifications. And frankly I can't help but not feel excited about the new release of Messenger 7.5. **Sigh**

At least we have things like blogging, RSS and Podcasting to keep me excited. :) Thanks to Dave Winer that is. Though I've been blogging since 2001 (I started this blog in 2003, lost the stuff I had from 2001 to 2002). Blogging should have become stagnant and boring by now, but it hasn't. Maybe because its interactive, a medium to generate excitement and interest perhaps.

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...