Windows 7 Links

The buzz around Windows 7 continues to grow with great new features like AeroShake, integration with IE8, ISO Burning and more. My favorite Vista feature was the Start Menu. I love being able to open the start medallion and type a filename or program. I have no idea where I keep things anymore. Windows 7…


Imagine Cup Countdown Gadget

Excited about Imagine Cup Egypt?  Check out this new Imagine Cup Egypt count-down gadget created by Andreas Balzar

Windows 7 it is.

Mike Nash posted on the Vista Team Blog yesterday that they’ve finalized the name for Windows 7 (the next version of Windows.) It’s Windows 7! :-)  I often like codenames better than the names products ship with, and I was definitely curious what they were going to do with this one. I’m glad to hear…

I’m a blogger and I’m a PC

I’m a blogger and I’m a PC. Following Seinfeld and Gates, Windows launches a user-driven ad campaign. People around the world are submitting videos and pictures about being a PC. If you’re a PC, submit your own video now. I’m a computer science student, and I’m a PC. Read more about the Life Without Walls…

Windows 7 pre-Beta at PDC

It’s official, PDC just announced that the pre-Beta bits will be distributed to PDC attendees.  Watch a Windows 7 video here and keep an eye on the Windows 7 blog for all the latest updates. Microsoft Professional Developer’s Conference (PDC) is the definitive Microsoft event for software developers and architects focused on the future of…


Capture Screenshots: Windows key + S key

All along I’ve been using this cumbersome process to capture a portion of my screen: Print Screen Key Paste to Paint Crop picture in Paint Cut/paste to email or save Today I accidentally ran across the Window+S shortcut which allows me to capture a portion of my screen and pastes it automatically to the clipboard…


Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld: A Family Affair

The Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld Ad series continues with Gates and Seinfeld moving in with a family in A Family Affair Parts 1 and 2.  Click here to see some commentary on the advertisement series.  


Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld Ad

Read more about Microsoft’s new advertising campaign from Fast Company ETA:  Keep an eye for more Gates/Seinfeld videos Thanks Alfred for pointing me to this on Seattle Times Blog and Frank for pointing out their home on


Windows 7

Windows 7 touch inherits from Microsoft Surface.  Here’s a feature demo of Windows 7: