Bill Gate’s announces DreamSpark availability for High Schools

Today at the Government Leaders Forum in America Bill Gates announced the availability of DreamSpark to all High Schools around the world. Australian High Schools can now register for Dreamspark and take advantage of free Microsoft software and training. What is Microsoft DreamSpark? Microsoft DreamSpark is a program that provides no-cost access to Microsoft designer…

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Dreamspark Evolution Release Now live!

The final instalment of the Dreamspark website is now live. The site has undergone an upgrade in design and UX making it even easier to access the software you want for free. If you are not familiar with Dreamspark- The program offers Microsoft’s Developer and Design software (VS08, Expression2, WS08, SQL08, XNA and more) for…

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Why is technology so important? Hear from developers and architects from all around the world

This is an excellent video about the importantance of technology and the impact Microsoft is having in this industry. The video provides an insight into how the industry (developers/architects) perceive the value of Microsoft technology and the significance of software development. If you are interested in becoming a developer or would like to start playing…

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History of Microsoft

Check out this cool video on the history of Microsoft and see how Bill Gates was the first person to raise the issue of software piracy back in the day. Software piracy in Australia is still a huge problem, the Global Software Piracy Study released in 2008, claimed the Australian software industry lost a total…

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Dreamspark 2.0 Released!

The Latest version of the Dreamspark has been released- Dreamspark 2.0. The first thing you notice is the cosmetic upgrade to the Dreamspark website. The cool new visuals and clear information which make it really easy to navigate through the site. The choice of software hasn’t changed much, I took a screenshot of the list…

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Student day @ Tech Ed 2008

What a fantastic event, Student Day (SD) attracted over 1200 students both from Universities and High Schools around NSW and some interstate. Student Day was the platform for the official launch of Microsoft Dreamspark and StudentstoBusiness (S2B) in Australia. If you haven’t heard already, Dreamspark is a Microsoft student program designed to offer all tertiary…

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