Follow Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference live via video stream and Twitter

Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference will be starting today in New Orleans and a lot of new announcements are expected, along with several already known product announcements such as Windows 7 RTM, Office 2010 and Office Web Applications. The conference will be kicked off at 8:30 am CDT by the keynotes of Stephen Elop, Bill Veghte(…)

Office 2010 Beta 1 leaked and available for download

Office 2010 Beta 1 leaked and available for download

While you’re downloading Windows 7 RTM build 7600, you might as well put Office 2010 Beta in the queue as well because it has been leaked too. Microsoft really needs a plumber to fix these leaks don’t they? The build number is 14.0.4302.1000 and is the same for both 32 and 64 bit variants. Microsoft(…)

Get Twitter Push Notifications to your iPhone by Boxcar

Get Twitter Push Notifications to your iPhone by Boxcar

Boxcar brings push notifications to your iPhone from Twitter, and works with Tweetie and Twitterrific. It pushes the notifications to your iPhone when someone mentions you or sends you a direct message – you have the choice to turn either on or off. But the best thing about it is that you can chose your(…)

Windows 7 has likely RTM’d!

Yes! Finally Windows 7 has hit RTM. At least Long Zheng says so, and I believe him as a reliable source on all things Microsoft. The RTM build string is 7600.16384.090710-1945_x64fre_client_en-us_Retail_Ultimate-GRMCULXFRER_EN_DVD.iso The build number has jumped big time to 7600, and It’s already being leaked to the internetz and don’t be surprised if you see(…)

Brings Back Office 2007 Menu in Office 2010

Brings Back Office 2007 Menu in Office 2010

Microsoft has introduced a new ‘start page’ that opens up by clicking the button in the top left corner of Office 2010. According to Rafael, it’s know by its codename which is ‘Outspace’ so far. It provides quick access to various tasks in a very clean and simple manner although can be confusing for those(…)

Outlook Connector released for Office 2010

Outlook Connector released for Office 2010

Microsoft has released updated versions of Outlook Connector for Office 2010 Technical Preview, in 32 and 64 bit versions. Outlook Connector sync Hotmail, calendar and contacts with Outlook. The previous version of the connector works with Office 2007 but not with Office 2010. Download using the links below: For Office 2010 (32 bit) For Office(…)

New Zune HD image with Marketplace

New Zune HD image with Marketplace

fitret, the Program Manager for Xbox 360 posted a new picture of the Zune HD, a few days ago on Twitter. The image shows Zune Marketplace. As expected it matches the rest of the UI. All fitret says about the Zune HD is It’s awesome! Great UX. Don’t know about battery life yet, mine hasn’t(…)

It’s official! Windows 7 will RTM during the last 2 weeks of July

On the Microsoft Partner Network website, it says And announced at Computex 2009 in Tapei, Windows 7 will release to manufacturing (RTM) during the last two weeks of July, with general commercial availability on October 22, 2009. So get started and test-drive Windows 7 RC today. Then show your colleagues and customers how Windows 7(…)

Apps for Windows: Silverlight 3 based Twitter Client by Sobees

Sobees web is a web version of bDule – a Twitter/Facebook client for Windows with a new twist though. It’s made of Silverlight 3 and supports Silverlight out of Browser experience. It’s a fully featured Twitter client with support for multiple accounts, RT, pictures, URL shortening and much more. The Facebook part of Sobees web(…)

Windows 7 RTM delayed

We were expecting Windows 7 to RTM this Monday, July the 13th bad sadly it has been delayed due to show stopping bugs which have something to do with activation. As Paul from GeekSmack says: Today was pretty much the deadline that Microsoft internally set to choose and decide on an RTM build, but from(…)