@Sir Gibler: AND IT APPEARS WE ARE NOT. GOOD DAY.
@Nathan Obbards: it's not an on-the-level comparison, duder. the wsj article takes a tone like an iphone user in redmond is SERIOUS. BUSINESS. and it's not. i thought it'd be funny to compare it to something that actually is important; the comparison's meant to diminish the seriousness of this tech stuff, not the…
@awraynor: Yeah, it gave me that problem too. Right click on the .exe file, hit Properties, go to the compatibility tab and make it open in Windows Vista compatibility mode. It'll work fine after that.
@contempt: Agree. I've been assured that more email support and Facebook are first on the dev's list, so hopefully they can get those out the door very soon.
@TonyRockyHorror: Almost all that stuff was running in the background already, at least for me. Twitter, email, and SMS are continually updated in the background. The Google Reader stuff is the only new one, and I might turn it off because I do my RSSing on the computer. Still, not as big a change as you'd think.
@madog: I definitely thought that at first too, and was looking for when the second guy jumped into the jetpack. But I figured it out eventually. Sure glad I spent $60,000 on college!
@charbullins: I have both a Windows 7 desktop and, believe it or not (and I suspect you won't), an HTPC running Windows XP Media Center. My Macbook is my portable.
@klundtasaur: I don't think anyone had a gear-specific bag except for Adam Lam, who did photography. I personally used a black Jansport backpack and one of those neoprene cases for my Macbook, and sometimes a canvas messenger bag if I didn't have much to carry.