Vista (RED) Goes Beyond Dell

  Previously available only on certain Dell (RED) PC’s, you can now get Windows Vista Ultimate (RED) as a standalone package. $219.95 but sadly not available in the UK…for students the deal is even better at $64.95 via The Ultimate Steal website. What’s the (RED) all about? Find out more Hat tip to Long


Dreamscene scene

Sarah has tracked down some cool new Dreamscene content for Vista. Though I’m not a big user of Dreamscene, I’m a big fan of black so I’m  currently downloading the one above.


Indexer Status Gadget for Vista

I just read the latest post on the engineering (Windows) 7 blog and it was one close to my heart. Indexing in Vista is a great asset but also something I’ve tweaked to ensure it doesn’t adversely affect the performance of my machine. You can get lots of details in the post about the who…


Tweaking My Vista

[image credit Tweak Guides] As a Microsoft guy I should probably think twice before linking to a post titled Vista Annoyances Resolved but I have to admit I found a couple of useful tips in here. I pride myself on being a tweak freak and eking out every last ounce of performance from my machine but…


Running Vista? Get Windows Search 4.0

If you’re using Vista, make sure you installed Windows Search 4.0 – trust me, it’s worth it. I suspect some folks may have been unsure whether to install this as they weren’t sure if it was Windows Desktop Search or an update to the search technology in Vista (I was confused for a while). The…


Microsoft’s next Mojave act

The much discussed Mojave Experiment site got an update today with a features demo, additional videos and an FAQ. Despite the accusation that it makes customers appear dumb I think it does address a common situation I find – namely that people are forming views about Vista based on hearsay. This is the key for…


Office Labs Releases Speed Launch

Speed Launch is an application launcher that extends the functionality and usability of Windows by giving users quick access to the documents, files, and websites they use most often. Off to check it out as I think it could be very useful for web pages I user over and over as well as applications. Check…


Getting Mojave’ed

from GeekandPoke


Essential Downloads for Vista

In my final post on Vista today and just to please @dahowlett – Essential Downloads for Vista – another great find from Sarah – where does she find the time? 🙂


Vista’s full court press

Video: Windows Vista Demo: Instant Search Not content with Mojave, the Vista team are pushing out some videos showing in simple terms some of the cool features of Vista. I’m liking this back to basics approach.