Download Windows 10 Technical Preview now !

Dear all, if you are a geek, like us at Microsoft Gulf DX, you are probably looking to install and play with the newly announced Windows 10. Good news for all the active MSDN subscribers as Windows 10 Technical Preview is now available for download in your MSDN subscription step 1 : log in on…

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How I Convinced my Friend to buy a Windows Phone!

  A constant dilemma for a technology consumer in this time is deciding what new gadget to buy. My roommate found herself in the same situation when she declared it was time she bought a new phone. I have been a Windows Phone 7 user for the past year and a half, and I loved…


Windows Store apps for Absolute Beginners with C# (Free online course!)

Ready to make money and share your great Windows 8 app ideas with the world?  Not sure where to start?  Start here!  Over the course of 34 lessons, our friend Bob Tabor from www.LearnVisualStudio.net will teach you the fundamentals of Windows Store app development by walking you through building the Contoso Cookbook Hands On Labs.  Bob provides…

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Microsoft’s new SkyDrive app for Xbox Live — created by Microsoft interns

Just how sharp are computer science and engineering students these days? Look no further than the new SkyDrive app for Xbox Live, rolled out by Microsoft today. It was created from scratch by a team of six Microsoft interns, who were able to make a feature-complete version of the app over the summer. Don’t worry, Xbox…

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The Windows Phone 7 Student Hackathon… Are you up for the challenge?

Microsoft Gulf presents the Windows Phone 7 Student Hackathon… The Windows Phone 7 is set to make an impact in the Gulf pretty soon, and this is your chance to make a mark as a developer for the Gulf. To encourage all the young and talented aspiring developers, Microsoft is proud to host a Windows…


Imagine Cup UAE Top Teams Announced

Over the past few months, students from around the UAE have been applying their creativity, skills, passion and imagination to “Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems.” They stepped up to the challenge and created some outstanding innovative projects! For the readers who are playing a bit of catch up, here’s the…


Ford Puts Phone Apps in the Driving Seat

Innovation at its best! Check out this video and article about the news technology included in Ford cars.  It includes mobile apps, cloud computing and so much more. And all this, from a car. I wonder what our cars will look like in 15 years. Video from CNN Not content with revolutionizing smart phones, mobile…