MacVoices #14043: Ted Landau On Bird Games, Plagiarism and Windows Criticism

Ted Landau is angry with Angry Birds, mystified by the Flappy Bird furor and in favor of The Beatles. Find out what he thinks of the high-profile Windows criticism, talks about some personal experiences with plagiarism, and why staying relevant is critical.

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Ted Landau pens Ted Landau’ User Friendly View column at The Mac Observer, is a Senior Contributor for Macworld, is the author of several Mac and iPhone help books, and is the founder of MacFixIt. He blogs on Ted Landau’s Slanted Viewpoint, and you can follow him on Twitter.


So, plagiarism by Christopher Breen on Hair-Breened Ideas

What the Heck is Happening to Windows? by Paul Thurrott on Paul Thurrott’s SuperSite for Windows

Bugs & Fixes: DiskWarrior to the rescue by Ted Landau on Macworld