Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’

Windows 7 Launch party and keynote address

Watch the Windows 7 launch party and keynote address as it happens, or just about any time you want to.

Xbox 360 “Project Natal” Motion Sensor Technology

Micorosft Corporation has released a glimpse of its upcoming Motion Sensor Techonology for its popular console, Xbox 360 codename “Project Natal”. The Xbox 360 is now projected as the centerpiece for any living room where multimedia, games, communcatiion and socializing is all possible with a single device. Microsoft also said that they plan to integrate […]

Microsoft 2010 Technical Preview in July, but already leaked

Microsoft has now opened up the waiting list for a chance to test out the new Office 2010 Technical preview. Microsoft is supposed to ship the Office 2010 Technical Preview in July of this year. But it has somehow already been leaked, like all Microsoft softwares do, and are openly available in the P2P world. […]

Windows 7 will shut down every 2 hours near RC expire

Just when we thought we have seen Microsoft do it all, we are thrown a new bouncer regarding Windows 7 RC. We all know the RC will expire on June 1,2010 and it has been notified to the few who have dared to install the RC, like me. But Microsoft has just come out and […]

Official end for Microsoft Encarta

I can’t tell you how sad i am to see Encarta being discontinued. Its the end of something so wonderful, just the thought of it makes me fly back in my memories of those days when i first got a copy of Encarta, and i used to go through it just because there was nothing […]

The 10 Worst Microsoft Product Names of All Time

Here’s a hilarious and very true article about how wrong Microsoft goes when it decides to name a product. The best ones i liked are about .NET, Word 6.0 and Windows ME. Link to article

Windows XP making way for Windows 7 finally

Microsoft Corporation has been trying to close the Windows XP book for quite some time now. They first tried it when Windows Vista came out, but fortunately Vista bombed, and it did so bad that even their own employees stayed away from it. Linux distros took advantage of this opportunity, when XP was retired and […]

Opera wants Microsoft to go one step further in Windows 7

We have all heard and read about the endless litigations that are going on between Microsoft and the European Union. This investigation was in fact, founded by a complaint filed by Opera in the European Union citing unfair practices with regard to the compulsory bundling of Internet Explorer in the Windows O/s’. Recently, Microsoft had […]

Windows 3.1 running on a Nokia N95 smartphone

In a surprising development, a Polish developer Marcin-PRV has installed Windows 3.1 on a Nokia N95 mobile phone. This experiment was conducted using the famous DOSBox software that  is used in order to run native DOS applications on a Windows machine. Marcin installed the ‘primitive’ operating system on Nokia’s symbian smartphone, thus allowing both Windows […]

Experience with KDE 4.2 and Windows 7

KDE 4.2 will be released sometime today and i am eagerly awaiting the stable release. I have been using its Nightly build on my laptop for quite some time now and i have to appreciate the time and effort they have put in, for the transformation from a ‘Hated by all’ 4.0 to a ‘Loved […]