Link To Public Download of Windows 7

Go get it –   You’ll need some technical skills, like knowing how to: Burn an ISO file to make an install DVD (A good example of what we mean by “technical”) Install Windows (of course) Backup and restore your PC (There’s a chance of losing files, so it’s a good idea to do…


Microsoft: change the world or go home

A new poster from Hugh MacLeod – I like it a lot and plan to paste it around the building as liberally as I can and to see what Mr Ballmer thinks of it 🙂 Hugh gives a few explanations for which are: Microsoft telling its potential customers to change the world or go home….


I’m A PC Stickers

I periodically review what search terms bring people to my blog and it continues to surprise me that a search for I’m A PC Stickers is pretty high up the list. I can only conclude people are looking for advice on ways to remove these things from their PC 🙂 Seriously…for years I have said…


Microsoft lithographs: coming soon

  James and I just collected a limited edition run of the Blue Monster lithographs from Stormhoek Towers. Mucho gracias to Jason and Hugh 🙂 Hands up who wants one of the limited run of these puppies? More info soon…. [update] okay, I can sense we may be inundated here so my plan is to put…


Live Mesh – I have 3 invites

I strong armed the Live Mesh team in to giving me a few extra invites to share with friends. So, hand up who wants to experience the future? Please deliver a low mileage Ferrari 430 Scuderia to my home address this weekend and one is yours 🙂 Seriously, let me know here why you think…


January Action Pack details

There have been an awful lot of questions around the January Action Pack recently and it continues to be one of the most popular pages on my blog. To recap, the January Action Pack contains the following: Windows Vista Business Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007 Microsoft Office Project Professional 2007 Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 with Business…


MobileMe sneaks in to Vista

  I was making some changes this week in Control Panel and my machine and could hardly believe my eyes when I saw that new entry at the bottom – Apple’s MobileMe. Where the hell did that come from? Where else…iTunes. I got prompted to install a new version of iTunes last week (I use…


Skinkers interview

Video: Matteo Berlucchi Last week I had the pleasure of catching up with Matteo Berlucchi from Skinkers where we talked about their innovative technology and their relationship with Microsoft. We also captured a live demo of their LiveStation product that I discussed last week. These guys area great example of how Microsoft can and does work…


Microsoft Football Scoreboard

Okay, if someone else in the PTS team hasn’t blogged about this I’ll be astonished 🙂You can now download for free the Microsoft Soccer Scoreboard to keep up with the World Cup. We all know that’s a spelling mistake of course as it should be the Microsoft Football Scoreboard but hey… Now, if this was…


Start Me Up

Vista has this to beat for launch videos. Tough act to follow if you ask me (which you didn’t I know). Video: Original Microsoft Windows 95 Commercial [update: video on YouTube for people who like to go that way]