‘Liberation Day’- Microsoft CEO visiting Sydney

Microsoft’s CEO, Steve Ballmer will be in Sydney on the 6th of November presenting at a one-off event designed specifically for the Australian developer community. Ballmer, a long time advocate and supporter of the global developer community will look to inspire and inform the audience on the latest developments taking place in the developer space…

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New Bill Gates and Seinfeld commercial

Check out the new Microsoft Windows commercial starring Jerry Seinfeld and Bill Gates. The commercial is funny but strange at the same time. I can’t seem to clearly understand the messages coming out of it. From what I gather, this is the first commercial from a series of mini-commercials to come. Hopefully the next one…

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Vista First Year Vulnerability report released.

Aaaah, that’s the stuff!… I’m back and blogging. Do you know when you haven’t blogged in a while, and then start to feel the stress & guilt about not updating, which only makes it harder to make a decent post, which increases the stress & guilt even more and so on? That has been me for the…

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Sidebar Gadget competition winners – "Sidebar Named Desire"

Ever thrown one of those parties where you feel like you’ve completely failed and no one RSVP’d and you were generally just down on yourself over the whole deal? No? Oh, er, well me neither then (ahem)… My “Sidebar Named Desire” Sidebar Gadget contest could very well have been such a party, though, but everyone turned up…

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Windows OS Kernel for Australian Academics

  I have in my hot little hands around 30 copies of the “Windows Academic Program” CD. It’s a special kit coming out of our Redmond HQ that’s meant for teachers (and researchers) of operating system units in tertiary institutions. Oh, what a package it is… The disc contains: “1- Windows Kernel in Source Code 2- Windows Curriculum Resource…

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Can you build Sidebar Gadgets? Are you under 30? Sweet, here have some Vista Ultimate.

Si-Mi.com are a relatively new startup coming out of Melbourne, Australia. Melbourne is probably Australia’s cultural hub, so it’s fitting that a site supporting artists would be based there. Featuring all user-generated content, Si-Mi’s motto is “Be Seen. Get Paid” – instead of a wealthy few getting paid for the hard work of others (as seems to…

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Windows 6 month vulnerability reports released

Here’s a lovely story to tell the Vista fan boys to help them sleep tight at night – the Vista 6 Month Vulnerability reports have been released, and Windows Vista is safer than Mac OSX 10.4, Ubuntu, Novell AND Windows XP. (Gotta love that we’ve got finally got something concrete to smile smuggly about when those Mac…

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