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Matt Rosoff of CNET has posted an early review of the Zune HD

After a few hours on Tuesday of playing with the Zune HD that Microsoft sent me, I found a lot of things I like about it–the slim size, the Quickplay user interface feature that gives you immediate access to recently added and favorite songs, the big on-screen volume controls, and the Zune Pass, for example. But the Web browser seems like an afterthought.

Zune HD

Comparing Microsoft and Apple Websites’ Usability

‘In the article entitled Apple vs. Microsoft — A Website Usability Study, Dmitry Fadeyev, co-founder of Pixelshell, compares Apple’s and Microsoft’s web sites from a usability perspective, and Apple is the winner. Scott Barnes, PM at Microsoft, agrees with him and suggests the problem is because various site sub-domains have different management.’

“It’s UI Salad!”

Steven Frank of stevenf.com has posted an interesting commentary of the MS Office 2010 preview.

Be sure to read the follow up.

Mac Tax, Dell Tax, HP Tax

Microsoft’s new Windows ad, with shopper Lauren buying a cheap 17-inch HP laptop instead of a $2,800 MacBook Pro, has unleashed the whole ‘Are Macs Expensive?’ debate again Learn More