Microsoft totally sucks at product names - MasterMaq.ca Blog
I've said it here before, and I'm sure you've read it elsewhere, but it needs to be said again: Microsoft completely and totally sucks at naming their products. Possibly the only names from the last year that are really good (IMHO) are Xbox 360 and Windows Vista. Let's take a look at what I mean. On Friday, Microsoft announced the official names for IE7: For Windows XP: "Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP" For Windows Vista: "Windows Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista" Now let's compare that to a product (technically a feature I guess) that Apple announced yesterday: You back up your system regularly, right? Well, you would. If you had a better way to do it. With Mac OS X Leopard and Time Machine, not only can you back up and preserve everything on your Mac — including priceless digital photos, music, movies, and documents — without lifting a finger, you can go back in time to recover anything you've ever backed up. A backup product named "Time Machine".
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