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Microsoft Windows Vista, Multiple-Displays and Failure

In previous versions of windows you vould have various video cards mixed and matched for a multiple-display setup. This does not mean they were all running to full capacity however. The primary card would have its drivers loaded while any other card would just get loaded with generic drivers. This is good enough. Unless you want to use all three displays for gaming the un-accelerated screens will run Outlook and Excel just fine.

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Netflix and Your Mac

Let me get this straight. Netflix which has been completely demolishing Blockbuster, does not have the pull that even Blockbuster used to?

Blockbuster, if you remember, would always get exclusive deals. They had some real pull because most of a movie’s money is actually made in the rental arena and in licensing. Now that Netflix is on top they can’t talk to other companies to maybe get some flexibility on the Watch Now capabilities?

Microsoft is finally adding DRM to Silverlight sometime this summer, how long will it take for Netflix to catch up? More importantly, how much extra will they charge?

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