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Good site btw.
I will however be sticking to MS Office as I like it.
Meh, he needs to update it more often. For instance, he still calls Maxthon MyIE2, and he's not added any IMs. And it's a bit strange how he lumps the X-BOX in with the software, not to mention that he misses the point, there.
To be fair I didn't actually read it. I just wanted to offer the chap some encouragement for trying to be a helpful spud.
There's a shortage of us sometimes.