Get the Vista Sticky Notes Sidebar Gadget for Windows 7

Get the Vista Sticky Notes Sidebar Gadget for Windows 7

If you all can take out the issues you had with Windows Vista out of your mind for a minute and think hard, you’ll remember it had a very useful sidebar gadget called Notes. It let you quickly scribble down ideas, phone numbers and all sorts of texts and looked just like real sticky notes.(…)

A video tour of the new features in Expression Blend 3

Expression Blend 3 Overview Video An excellent video tour of the new features in Expression Blend 3 has been posted on the official Silverlight Team blog. It covers features from the new intellisense integration to Sketch Flow and many more, meanwhile a focus is maintained on how you can benefit from Sketch Flow and take(…)

A dummies guide to Windows Azure – What it is and how it works

Steve Marx, a Microsoftie who works on Windows Azure, has created a video with narration called What is Windows Azure. Completely drawn by Steve, he starts with a very simple introduction to cloud computing and why we need it and then on to Windows Azure and its components. This video even helped me to get(…)

How to install a browser in Windows 7 E

Windows 7 E will be launching in Europe without a browser due to legal issues with the European Union. A lot of people wonder how they’ll be able to install a browser since it wouldn’t come with one. Well, here’s the solution from Microsoft’s own website: Windows 7 launches in the UK on the 22nd(…)

Unlock iPhone 3G S with purplesn0w

Unlock iPhone 3G S with purplesn0w

The purplesn0w unlock for iPhone 3G S is finally available now by George Hotz. Here are the instructions to unlock your iPhone 3G S: You need a legit activated iPhone 3G S Disable 3G if you don’t have it Add apt.geohot.com to Cydia Install com.geohot.purplesn0w Watch for success output in Cydia Reboot Your iPhone is(…)

Windows Azure Pricing revealed

Windows Azure Pricing revealed

Details for Microsoft’s Windows Azure cloud computing service have been revealed. Many different plans have been announced with one that charges per consumption and one with discount rates on 6 month commitments. Consumption Plan (Pay as you go) 12 cents per hour. 15 cents per gigabyte for storage. 10 cents per 10,000 storage transactions. Bandwidth(…)

Live Blogging Microsoft Worldwide Partners Conference 2009

I am live blogging Microsoft’s Worldwide Partners Conference 2009 with bloggers from www.geeksmack.net. We’ve already had Office 2010 and Office Web Application announcements today. You can keep up with all that and more below! Live!

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(…)