Nathan Mercer's blog

Technology Evangelist :: Microsoft New Zealand :: bat phone 021375503

January, 2006

  • Ambient Design release ArtRage 2

    Ambient Design release ArtRage 2 download it from http://artrage.com/artragedown.html Made in New Zealand (out 'west' in Waitakere to be exact) These are the guys that won first place in Microsoft’s ‘Does Your App Think In Ink’ contest for Tablet PC...
  • Invite to the Xbox 360 launch in NZ

    From the Xbox team: Over March we will be traveling NZ in a custom built bus loaded with Xbox 360 consoles running all the latest games on Hi Def screens, there will be giveaways, celebrity game-offs, music, demonstrations and good time to be had by...
  • Toshiba Gigabeat S looks hot, PMC v2

    Toshiba Gigabeat S Series Portable Media Center yummy yummy, where do I get one, I can't wait till "Spring 2006" http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/media/gigabeat.mspx More importantly Spring 2006 is a LONG time to wait in the Southern Hemisphere...
  • Need an invite to Windows Live Messenger Beta?

    I have a bunch of invites available if anyone wants to try out Windows Live Messenger (MSN Messenger 8) Just use the contact link above to send me an email, be sure to send your Passport account details through so I can do the invite. Checkout the...
  • WinPE 2.0 will be available widely...

    Windows PE with Windows Vista will be available much more widely than the current version of WinPE is (finally!) Details here: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/windowsvista/deploy/winpe.mspx Windows PE 2.0 is the core deployment foundation...
  • Nigel blogs about Seattle sport

    First time to see a live NBA basketball match, Nigel has more details about the fun and oncourt antics of the players I notice he doesn't mention the Seattle rain ;-)
  • January/February TechNet Magazine is now available

    Happy New Year! The January/February TechNet Magazine is now available online... The complete content from the January • February 2006 issue of TechNet Magazine is now available online at http://www.technetmagazine.com Details and other good...