Do you sit in Portrait or Landscape?

I’m running a very unscientific survey today where I’ve been asking people if they use tablets in Portrait or Landscape (I’m not going to say Mode as many people do as…

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Eerie Autumn Theme for Windows 7

A spooky Autumn theme for Windows 7. This eerie theme from Microsoft is sure to get you in the mood for Halloween

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Sexy new images of Nokia Windows Phone emerges

There can be no doubt that the most anticipated Windows Phone product since the operating system itself is the forthcoming Nokia handset.  Now PocketNow have obtained a new image that shows…

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“Good, Better, Best!” Does this apply to Windows 8?

My verdict rating Windows 8 as best may be a little premature, as there is still an awful lot of work to be done on it.

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New Version of Cloud InTune is Available

Microsoft has just released the latest version Windows Intune. So what is InTune? Well, it is a cloud-based PC management and security system. It will help you manage and secure…

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Dell and HP Are Getting Windows 8 Tablets Ready

HP and Dell are reportedly working on their new Windows 8 tablets to have ready for when Windows 8 is officially released to the public some time next year.

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Win a Windows 7 Tablet + Microsoft Press Books

Over on my Facebook page I’ve started a great competiton where the grand prize is an Acer Iconia Tab W500 Windows 7 Tablet. The competition runs for six weeks and has some…

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The New Microsoft Advertising Program

Microsoft has launched a new advertising campaign focusing on a variety of products. The fact that Microsoft doesn’t have a major consumer product launch this holiday season, apart from the…

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Kinect Hack lets you look silly while doing your banking

It never ceases to amaze me how imaginative people are being with Microsoft’s Kinect controller.  Only last week I was running a workshop for a group of Microsoft MVPs on future…

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Windows 8 “Isn’t Finished”, Microsoft Reminds us again!

It’s almost becoming a weekly reminder but Microsoft have once more come out to remind the world that the developer preview is an early build of Windows where a great…

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Ballmer Touts 4 Windows 8 Features

Steve Ballmer was showing off more Windows 8 features last Friday at the Dell World conference. He focused on features of Windows 8 such as the new lock screen, the metro UI and Windows Server 8

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Windows 8 Development Preview Opening Screen

When you open Windows 8 for the first time, be prepared for a bit of a shock. Gone is the traditional Start Menu with its links, icons and menus. In its place is a panoramic scrolling window.

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3-D Wallpaper Art Themes from Ripple92

The works here by the Artist Ripple99 are in three dimensional (3-D) format. There are three foundations upon which all 3-D art is built. These foundations are subject matter, content,…

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Wonders will never cease! Windows 8 Developer Preview runs on a Netbook!

I decided to download a copy of WindowsDeveloperPreview-32Bit-English.iso and see if I could install it on my MSI Netbook. I was a bit concerned about the netbook’s ability to handle it given its Aton CPU and minimal features.

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Windows 7 Overtakes XP Globally… At Last!

It’s finally happened.  Windows 7 has now been out for two years (I know, I can hardly believe it myself) and it’s finally overtaken XP on installations according to figures…

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Use Proxomitron for Web Browser Page Controls

Use Proxomitron for Web Page Controls Working on the Internet can be a lot of fun. But as programmers have gotten better, and programming code more sophisticated, you can find…

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Forza Motorsport 4 Theme For Windows 7

Microsoft have released a new theme for Windows 7 to celebrate the release of the new Forza 4 racing game. This Windows 7 theme shows off just how good the new graphics are in the game

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Microsoft Talks About The New Windows 8 Task Manager

Microsoft talked more about the new Windows 8 Task Manager in a recent post over on their engineering Windows 8 blog. The new task manager is a lot more streamlined and easier to use

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