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Project Natal gets listed as one of the top inventions of 2009

Microsoft’s Project Natal just gained some more recognition. Time magazine has listed the much hyped motion-sensing control for video games as one of the top inventions of the year 2009. Knowing the technology as it is, there is no denying, that the yet to arrive motion sensing controller deserves to be listed as one of the greatest inventions for the current year.

Bing Maps get a new look

Did you see Bing Maps today?. If not, then you should go ahead and have a look at it by yourself. You will get a surprise, a pleasant one that is. The reason being, Bing Maps Interface just got cooler than before. Bing team has revamped the look and feel of Bing maps giving it a slicker look

Apple releases Mac OS X 10.6.2 update, fixes Guest account data deletion bug and much more

Apple has rolled out Mac OS X 10.6.2 update. Apple regards this update as a release, that focuses on security, compatibility and stability aspects. Mac OS X 10.6.2 is the second update to be rolled out since the launch of Snow Leopard, three months back. Mac OS X 10.6.2 fixes the Guest Account Bug, which deleted user’s data when the user logged in as a …

iDashboard 1.0 released: A multipage dashboard for iPhone

Windows 7 and Mac OS X users enjoy the experience of having Widgets on their desktop. This is one option which iPhone users did not have up till now. WyndWarrior has released iDashboard 1.0 for iPhone. Think of iDashboard as an iPhone utility, which provides widget functionality similar to the one that Mac OS X offers for the desktop users. iDashboard contains useful widgets such …

Paint.NET 3.5 final version released, utilizes Aero in Windows 7 and Vista

Final version of Paint.NET 3.5 has just been released and is available for download. Paint.NET is a free image and photo editing application that is designed to run on Windows platform. The freeware contains all the essential features such as crop, rotate, resize, color adjustment and much more. Paint.NET 3.5 final release brings support for Aero in Windows 7 and Vista, a revamped UI, a …

All you need to know about Windows Azure

PDC09, Microsoft’s Professional Developer Conference is all set to kick off on 17th November. Among many exciting technologies, Windows Azure will be one of the highlights of the event. Windows Azure is a cloud based services operating system that provides developers on-demand computing environment, storage for hosting and scalability purposes and web application management. With Windows Azure, user’s web applications are hosted on Microsoft’s datacenters. …