New releases sneak out

While I was travelling last week two new product releases ‘snuk’ out. Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 2008 and XNS Games Studio 3.0. Both now supporting the VS 2008 products which makes for a more comfortable environment on Vista. Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio (MRDS) 2008 has some important changes to licensing as well as exciting feature…


Modding the Acer Aspire One

My experience of Windows 7 on the Acer Aspire One continues to be highly satisfactory and I’ve turned to exploring how I can customise the machine. I first looked at memory – I only have 1Gb, and the device can support 1.5Gb. With 512Mb soldered into the motherboard only one socket is available to upgrade….


Xbox Live turns into ‘entertainment hub’ –

I’m lucky enough to be part of the beta group for this new look to Xbox 360. Take a look at the detail and screen shots in this report in USA Today to see what you going to get come 19th Nov. Its awesome 🙂 Xbox Live turns into ‘entertainment hub’ –


Ferrari are using Windows HPC supercomputer

Not so long ago I blogged the launch of the Cray CX1 – a supercomputer from the father of supercomputers that was running Windows. The BBC have the story that Ferrari are using this system: Not sure the CX1 comes fashionable red…