Microsoft is reportedly killing off Encarta websites and software products. The FAQ on the Encarta website tells the reasons as: Encarta has been a popular product around the world for many years. However, the category of traditional encyclopedias and reference material has changed. People today seek and
Based on feedback, Office Live has gotten new features and improvements. The best feature being folders and more storage. Again, I’ll ask this. We have Sky Drive and Live Mesh, why not just provide a common storage system for all Live services? Anyhow, here is the list
The newest ad in the ‘Life Without Walls’ Windows marketing campaign is out. It shows Lauren hunting for a laptop. She goes to the Apple Store but finds only 1 laptop under $1000 which is her budget. Turns out that the 13” Macbook is too small for
Ars Technica has an interesting story on Microsoft from GDC 2009. Microsoft made announcements for updates to Games for Windows and new anti-piracy measures. Microsoft announced ‘DRM-less’ games which would come with anti-piracy protection but wouldn’t be called DRM. According to Drew Johnston, product unit manager for
Windows Home Server Power Pack 2 has been announced on its official Team Blog. I myself don’t use it regularly but find it really useful for home network management and backup. Power Pack 2 is like a Service Pack but contains new features along with bug fixes.
In current times, when we are seeing campaigns such as STOP IE6 and also Microsoft themselves advertising the fresh new Internet Explorer 8, which is no doubt better than previous IE version and even the vulnerable and easily hackable Safari, we still see IE6 being promoted by
That’s right. Finally you can resume downloads in Internet Explorer. It works for me on Windows 7build 7057. This ‘feature’ isn’t documented anywhere, but it does work. If your download breaks before 100% completion, just restart the download from its link and save it to the same
Mike Halsey from the long climb is working on Windows 7 Power Users Guide. I have been following his blog for some time now, and had found his Windows Vista Power Users Guide of great help. It’s like the manual you don’t get with Windows, but should.
Yes, it’s my birthday today. And I just realized how some web services greet us nicely on our birthday. So this post will be dedicated to all such greetings. I’ll be collecting them and adding them, as I find them, to this post. To start with, I
That’s right! Playboy Archive will be using Silverlight DeepZoom. 53 issues will be available for free viewing so you can try out Playboy DeepZoom. Just a heads up, don’t miss it if you’re a Playboy fan! It’s not up at the moment and gives a ‘Coming soon’