Hello Windows 7 – One Feature Per Day [9]

Day 9: Windows7.Device Management  Device Stage A home page for your hardware. When you plug something into your PC, you’ll see a menu of popular tasks for that type of device. Devices and Printers Shows you everything connected to your PC, making it a handy way to check on a printer, music player, camera, mouse,…

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Hello Windows 7 – One Features Per Day [8]

Day 8: Windows 7.Desktop  DESKTOP Juggle Windows Three simple and powerful new features: Shake, Peek, and Snap to help you instantly clear through desktop clutter. Cool New Wallpapers Includes a slew of new desktop backgrounds—wallpapers—that range from sublime to silly Redesigned Taskbar The taskbar has been completely redesigned to help you work smarter, cut clutter,…

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Join us for the U.S. Public Sector Virtual Launch experience on November 10th!

Register at http://www.uspsvle.com/developer-agenda.aspx today!   On November 10th at 9 am (PST)/12 pm (EST) you are invited to join Microsoft U.S. Public Sector Vice President Curt Kolcun and top technology leaders at “The New Efficiency” virtual launch event for government, education, and health.   The new efficiency virtual launch experience is happening now. Learn how cost…

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Hello Windows 7 – One Feature Per Day [7]

Day 7: Windows7.Calculator   Fresh look and new features: new Programmer and Statistics modes. Unit conversion translates Celsius to Fahrenheit, ounces to grams, and more like history and touch support. Joel Reyes Technorati Tags: Windows 7 features

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Hello Windows 7 – One Feature Per Day [6]

Day 6: Windows7.BitLocker Drive Encryption Once BitLocker is turned on, any file you save on that drive is encrypted automatically. BitLocker To Go—a new feature of Windows 7—provides lockdown to easily-misplaced portable storage devices like USB flash drives and external hard drives. Joel Reyes Technorati Tags: Windows 7 features

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Hello Windows 7 – One Feature Per Day [5]

Day 5: Windows7.Backup & Restore You can back up to another drive or a DVD. And if you’re using the Professional or Ultimate editions of Windows 7, you’ll also have the option of backing up your files to a network. Windows can back up files on whatever schedule you choose—just set it and forget it….

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Hello Windows 7 – One Feature Per Day [4]

Day 4: Windows7.Audio And Video Improvements Audio Automatic Stream Management routes audio to the right place. Playing a CD? The sound emerges from your speakers. Making an Internet call? You’ll hear it on your headset. Supports High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) cables, so you can send multi-channel digital audio and high-definition video to a stereo or…

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Hello Windows – One Feature Per Day [3]

Day 3: Windows7.Aero Point to a taskbar icon, and you’ll see a thumbnail-sized preview—even for live video. Hover on a thumbnail, and it morphs into a full-screen preview. Aero Shake and Aero Peek cut through desktop clutter by quickly minimizing open windows or turning them invisible.   Joel Reyes Technorati Tags: Windows 7 features

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FOLLOW UP: DevDinner – Developing for Windows 7 using the .NET Framework

NOTE: This was cross posted from here. As always, thanks to those of you who attended.  You can find the deck here: The Surface 1.0 videos are there as well. Some of my code demos came from other sources: http://tinyurl.com/Windows7TrainingKit http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/WindowsAPICodePack http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/SensorsAndLocation http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/WindowsTouch Don’t forget that these resources have tons of samples, slides, hands on…

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Hello Windows 7 – One Feature Per Day [2]

Day 2: Windows7.Action Center If Windows requires your attention, the Action Center icon appears in the taskbar. Click it and you’ll see both alerts—and suggested fixes for any problems. Joel Reyes Technorati Tags: Windows 7 features

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