Friday, April 16, 2010

Microsoft TechNet Wiki Beta Launched

TechNet has served Windows Administrators and Users for many years, this Wiki would be a great addition if Microsoft gets its act together in optimizing their search algorithms.

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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Microsoft Pink Phone

It's finally official: Microsoft Pink -- the product of Redmond's acquisition of Danger -- has just been unveiled as a pair of handsets sourced from Sharp (which made most of Danger's Sidekicks) known as the Kin One and Kin Two. The devices are being marketed as Windows Phones, and while they're ultimately based on most of the same underpinnings of Windows Phone 7, it's a distinctly and totally different experience -- the entire user interface is custom to Kin with a heavy social media slant, a custom browser (we're told it's based on the Zune's browser), and surprisingly, zero support for third-party apps. The displays are capacitive with support for multitouch (yes, you can pinch and zoom in the browser), but there's no support for in-browser Flash or Silverlight…… Read Full Story Here


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Saturday, April 3, 2010

Father of the PC Dr. Henry Edward Roberts Died on 1 April 2010

Dr Henry Edward Roberts was the inventor of the Altair 8800, a machine that sparked the home computer era.

Bill Gates and Paul G. Allen contacted Dr Roberts after seeing the machine on the front cover of a magazine and offered to write software for it.  The program was known as Altair-Basic, the foundation of Microsoft's business……

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