Video – Zune on Windows Mobile 7 vs. The Greater Sum

Just saw this fun video from a post over at Live Side… funny thing, they hone in on whether or not one of the device interfaces is a preview of Windows Mobile 7 with a Zune app.  To me, the the far more interesting thing is the qualitatively new, boundary-spanning experience they paint using technologies…

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View MIX09 sessions all online!

Thanks to the MIX team for getting a nice, organized list of all the   MIX09 session videos up – complete with multiple video formats, as well as slides! http://videos.visitmix.com/MIX09/All Not as good as being there, but essentially great, free training! Naturally, the keynotes are definitely worth seeing, and also, I like this session on the…

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Surface, Popfly, Photosynth, Silverlight, Windows Live Platform, and consumer value stream links

Was talking to some folks the other day about some of the cool stuff emerging from Microsoft, and after mentioning to folks they could learn more on this blog, I got request to consolidate some links together into a single post.   Voila!  🙂 Surface Popfly  Photosynth Silverlight Windows Live Platform Consumer Value Stream Technorati tags:…

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Go global -- Windows Live translation snippet lets people read your blog in other languages

This snippet from the Windows Live team lets you put a language picking control on your blog page so that if someone wants to read your blog in, say, Simplified Chinese, they can just pick that language from the drop down.  Thanks to Steve Clayton for the heads up. Adding this Windows Live Translator capability…

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Go ahead -- Rip my blog! (And web IM me, too)

That is, if you like my blog.    I’ve added a couple new gadgets a little ways down the right hand column of the blog.  The first is a Popfly gadget of my blog.  Why a gadget of my blog on my blog?  Sort of redundant, no?  Well, yes.  But, if you like the blog you can use the Popfly gadget to grab the “embed code” of…

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Windows Live: where it's at, where it's going

LiveSide just posted a podcast interview with Angus Logan.  You can also get to it from Angus’ own blog, which is worth the trip in any case.  Angus is the Senior Technical Product Manager for Windows Live Platform and the main go-to guy for Windows Live Platform technical questions.   From the LiveSide podcast description: Angus…

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How to put Silverlight video on your blog

Ed has short, funny, and yes, helpful, post on how easy it is to put Silverlight video on your blog using Windows Live Writer and the Silverlight Streaming Services — which by the way lets you host both video and Silverlight applications if you got ’em.  Basically, just use the Expression to edit, encode, and…

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Building brand and transcending walled gardens

Ok – so I’ve been posting about Popfly a lot lately.  Why am I so excited about Popfly?  It’s simple, actually.  Popfly is more than a mashup maker.  And it’s more than a Mashout tool (for sharing mashups) — though it is that, too.  What makes Popfly so exciting is the business scenarios.  I promised…

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