Mojave Experiment – the geek’s blind taste test

I love this experiment by Windows to see what ordinary consumers think of Windows Vista when they actually think it is the next big OS from Microsoft codenamed “Mojave”. It is like an old-fashioned Product X v Product Y blind taste test brought up to date for technology! Worth a look – The “Mojave” Experiment


Microsoft store launches in the UK…

My pal Chris (doesn’t blog) has just launched the Microsoft Store. It offers a load of our consumer products and some developer+designer stuff as well. Early days I know but I hope they will be loading this site with loads of MS and partner products in the future! Go visit it @ Comes to Vista Media Centre

I’m a big fan of and will be giving this a go on my home machine for listening to music. Comes to Vista Media Centre (Sarah Perez)


Loving Windows Live OneCare

Video: Microsoft Windows Live OneCare I’m only a day late for Paddy’s day (disappointing for someone that heralds from Northern Ireland) so thought this was worth posting – I’ve been using OneCare on my home machines for about 4 months now and love it. I’ve just set it up on my parents and sisters…

1 launches

New site/community launches for Windows Vista Ultimate users to showcase the amazing things that real people do with their Vista PCs. Will also have discounts and offers on software/hardware for Ultimate users. (Lucky I picked up Ultimate for my family and my own home PC then :-)) UltimatePC


Synergy – great for multi-PC setups like mine

I’ve got a spiffing Dell XPS 420 as my main home machine and I’ve been spending a lot of time on it working on personal projects and being an ADD-type of person tend to do work stuff at the same time on my Lenovo laptop. I always struggled with having to flip between machines but…


Microsoft UK Student page goes live – built on Silverlight

I haven’t been part of the development but it’s good to see this finally go live. We’ve been hankering for a 1-stop-shop for students wanting to see what Microsoft has to offer for ages and finally have it at: It highlights: Windows Vista Windows Media Xbox and PC gaming Jobs Office 2007 Windows Mobile…


Silverlight DreamScene content available

Barak has the skinny on the recently published DreamScene video background that gives you the uber cool Silverlight branding as moving desktop wallpaper (if you are running Windows Vista Ultimate). Brandon LeBlanc even did a short video to ‘wow’ us: Video: Microsoft Silverlight “Dusk” DreamScene   Download Silverlight DreamScene for your desktop (standard | widescreen)    …