October, 2008

  • PDC 2008 / Agenda / Sessions

    Getting out to LA for a Microsoft event is not always the easiest thing for people to do, so great to hear that all of the sessions from PDC are being hosted so you can watch them after the actual event. I remember the last few PDCs where you had to wait...
  • Smooth HD

    So what is Smooth HD? The definition from the Akamai web site says... "SmoothHD.com is an early glimpse of cutting edge new technology from Microsoft and Akamai that will raise the bar on the consumer video experience. SmoothHD.com is powered by...
  • I’d be lying if I wasn’t excited about this! Gears of War 2 Launch Trailer

      Cant wait to get this home and on the XBOX360, I need a thrilling game after finishing the awesome DeadSpace! If you are in to horror action games that have you on the edge of your seat, forget the rest, get yourself Deadspace, I have never had...
  • Live Mesh Advertising Campaign

    Video: Live Mesh Promo Clip Just came across this cool promo clip for Live Mesh, which really hits an emotional edge, sharing memories anywhere and on anything. Some of the things I thought were cool: * Photos being synchronized with the digital photo...
  • Jeff Jones Security Blog : Download: H1 2008 Desktop OS Vendor Report - Vulnerabilities and Days-of-Risk

    Jeff Jones has released his six monthly report on desktop OS security vulnerabilities and Days-Of-Risk. One highlight was the pie chart on security vulnerabilities in the different OSes.   This certainly is in contrast to what a lot people are saying...
  • Ferrari will test-drive HPC Server 2008

    http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9117619 Exciting story on the adoption of Windows HPC Server 2008 for data intensive compute scenarios. While I am a McLaren fan, this is a cool story on how Microsoft...
  • I love Windows Live Photo Gallery

    Just got back from my honeymoon and stitched this view together, its from the top of the Acropolis in Athens over looking the city. Windows Live Photo Gallery helped me to stitch it together.   Obviously my exposure needs a little work, but the technology...