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  • Windows 7 now available on MSDN for subscribers

    Those eager beavers keen to get hands on with Windows 7 RTM should access their MSDN subscriptions to download the final bits. Windows 7 is available in all of it’s flavours (versions) – Starter, Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate. The only ones most are concerned with are Home...
  • Microsoft Yahoo! deal finally done ! Yahoo! to use Bing!

    Just made official, the deal that’s been years in the making has finally been made. In the deal Yahoo’s search will now be done by Microsoft, using the same technology in Bing. This effectively means Microsoft have bought they’re way to 2nd position in the search engine (read: advertising)...
  • Review: A week with Office 2010 Tech Preview

    The Office suite from Microsoft includes a number of complex applications, which is why I spent some time using the applications before writing a review. Whilst this is only a tech preview, it’s not expected there’ll be major new features introduced (web-version excluded), before final release. Overview After spending...
  • Microsoft shuts down Popfly

    Popfly is a service that allows users to create mashups using no code at all. Using a simple drag and drop interface you can select from a wide range of data elements (including popular sources like facebook, twitter, flickr etc) and combine that with a presentation element, like a...
  • Microsoft Office 2010 site launches

    If your keen to check out what’s new in the latest release of Microsoft Office, then you should check out http://www.microsoft.com/office/2010/  There’s list of the 2010 applications with a brief description on the left, including a new product SharePoint Workspace 2010. There’s also the big new feature of Office...
  • Still want to get the Windows 7 beta ? Win 1 of 15 from iStartedSomething

    We all know the public availability of the Windows 7 beta (build 7000) has ended. If your late to the party, but still want in on the action, then head over to iStartedSomething.com and you could win one of 15 copies on DVD. More @ iStartedSomething...
  • MicZune MarketPlace 2.5 ads video store UI refresh

    CrunchGear are reporting Microsoft’s Zune Marketplace has received an upgrade to version 2.5. The new version brings TV show downloads, similar to that already offered via the Xbox Live Marketplace. This seems like a natural extension, which would allow users to view the movie where they like (i.e. Zune,...
  • Microsoft nets mesh.com for Live Mesh, releases limited Tech Preview

    Microsoft have launched a technology preview of a new service called Live Mesh. Interestingly they’ve used one of the magical 4-character domain names http://mesh.com. Live mesh aims to provide data portability and synchronisation across your multiple machines and devices, allowing you to securely access important information stored in the...
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