Webcast/vLab Registration is Down

Currently, the registration system that runs our webcasts and virtual labs is down. Users who are registered for an upcoming live webcast should receive a direct link to the webcast by e-mail a half hour before the event starts. Most of the on-demand webcasts will not be accessible until the issue is resolved. This also impacts…


Worldwide Telescope – Reach for the stars and beyond

Microsoft Research launched the Worldwide Telescope today. The telescope is a free application that aggregates high resolution images from telescopes around the world. Reach out to the universe like never before – see close-ups of galaxies, nebulae, planets, and remnants of an exploded supernova! The telescope is set in a cool UI that allows you…


MSDN Developer Webcasts: WCF for Windows Mobile, SQL Server Data Services, Asynchronous Programming, SQL & Office System

Here are the MSDN developer webcasts scheduled for next week: MSDN Webcast: geekSpeak: WCF Strategies for Windows Mobile with Jim Wilson (Level 200) In this installment of geekSpeak, mobility guru Jim Wilson answers your questions about writing connected applications for Windows Mobile. Jim also shows some cool solutions such as the Store-And-Forward messaging features of…


Visual Studio & SQL Virtual Labs on Channel 9

We have given the Virtual Lab page on Channel 9 a long overdue update with fresh labs for Visual Studio 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008. Most of the labs are the 30-minute Virtual Lab Express but we also have a few longer 90-minute labs up there as well.   Virtual Labs are a…


HTC Diamond: Putting the Cool into Window Mobile?

 ZDNet article features the new HTC Diamond phone that brings some of the cool to Windows Mobile devices and then some. The phone will feature Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional, Bluetooth 2.0, GPS, a 3.2MP camera, Opera Mobile browser and TouchFLO 3D interface. View a video of the new HTC Diamond on the HTC Home. ZDNet:…