Bad Clippy: Microsoft game destroys world of XP

Comixology joins forces with Amazon, Google to open up sales for Glass, and Microsoft wants you to kiss Windows XP goodbye in the humorous “Escape from XP.”

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CNET Update doesn't trust Clippy:

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In this episode of Update:

  • Learn about Comixology joining forces with Amazon. It's unknown if Amazon's purchase will mutate the popular digital comic service.
  • Avoid using the Sony Vaio Fit 11A laptop. Sony warns that the new model can overheat and cause a fire. Sony is still figuring out how to provide refunds and repairs.
  • Buy your own Google Glass and become part of the testing community. Google is opening up sales of the headset for one day only: Tuesday, April 15. And yes, it still costs $1,500 (plus tax).
  • Blow up Windows XP with the help of Microsoft and the online game, "Escape from XP."

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