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This Fan Trailer Imagines the Ahsoka Tano Movie Star Wars Fans Still Need

Ahsoka Tano, the breakout heroine of The Clone Wars and Star Wars: Rebels, feels like she deserves a bigger spotlight. Even though she’s one of the most important characters in the episodic animated arm of the universe, her presence isn’t really strongly felt outside of it. Which is a shame. Read More >>

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The One Thing Windows Vista Did Right

Vista was bad. Coming five years after XP, it was heavily anticipated by Windows users who were impatiently awaiting something interesting from Microsoft as Apple’s star was on the rise. Yet when the OS dropped publicly in January 2007, it was immediately reviled by, well, everyone. It was slower than XP, had annoying DRM that grossly restricted what people could do, and removed a ton of features people liked. It is not hyperbole to say it might be the most hated software product Microsoft has ever produced – impressive for the company that gave us Internet Explorer and Clippy. But Vista did one thing very, very right, and 11 years later, it’s never been more in fashion. Read More >>

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Happy Birthday Vista! Here’s 10 Reasons Why You Sucked

Our big boy Windows Vista is turning six today, and like any proud, overbearing and slightly embarrassing parent, we want to give a little speech. Only, in this case, we want to remind you just why Vista was a godforsaken OS with more design flaws than the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Happy Birthday, buddy. Read More >>

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Microsoft: Kill All Your Gadgets. Now.

Windows Gadgets users beware, having that little weather indicator or stock ticker on your desktop could allow hackers to hijack your machine. Microsoft's issued a temporary fix that pretty much kills the information-toting widgets. Read More >>