Pin Windows blog and Bing in IE9

You’d expect the Windows blog to be tight with their comrades in IE9 and sure enough they are. Brandon did some work to make the Windows blog pinnable to your taskbar and the results can be seen above. Tres bien…you can do the same for your blog with the developer resources for IE9. Hot on…

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McLaren MP4-12C runs Windows OS

I can feel the comments to this post already, pointing me to all those videos of cars with blue screens. Trust me, I’ve seen them. The chaps down at McLaren Automotive HQ’s in Woking, England are pretty serious about their engineering though so it may surprise you to learn that their new supercar, the MPC-12C…

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The web browser ballot

This is the proposed ballot screen that European users of Windows 7 will see and it looks like Europeans will get the full version of Windows 7 after all   In the wake of last week’s developments, as well as continuing feedback on Windows 7 E that we have received from computer manufacturers and other…

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Download Windows XP Mode Beta for Windows 7

It’s been talked about a lot and I think it’s a super smart solution to ensuring legacy applications run on Windows 7. Sure there are some caveats such as it’ll only be available on Professional, Enterprise and Ultimate versions but you can test Ultimate now with the RC. It also requires a CPU with the…


Sheila: Microsoft’s Latest Laptop Hunter

Video: Laptop Hunters $2000 – Sheila gets an HP HDX   I’ve been checking regularly to see when the next instalment of Laptop Hunters would arrive and here it is – Sheila. She’s A PC, an artist and values a machine with over 2GB and a honkin’ graphics card. In short. Sheila is fierce 🙂…


Kids are talkingaboutwindows.com

Very cuddly…Jon Devaan, Senior VP of Microsoft’s Windows Core Operating System (COSD) in a Window, talking about Windows 7. Get it? The guy is a 25 year Microsoft veteran and in my experience he’s worth tuning in to. TalkingAboutWindows is another website in the quest to educate people on the decisions we make in developing…


Microsoft’s 3rd Laptop Hunter Ad

This time Sony wins out in the quest for speed, a big hard drive and a good gaming computer. Interesting that it’s in YouTube (and Soapbox) before the Windows.com site. Not as much Apple trash talk in this on either…apart from Lisa saying “these are way more money dude” and “these are pretty” about the…


Windows Rookies Ads: UK Edition

Video: Lewis, Age 5 Whilst the US campaign has shifted to Laptop Hunters, our team here in the UK has launched their own series of Windows Rookies ads. I thought Kylie was terrific but these kids have pukka UK accents and Lewis is quite the dude. I spent an hour this morning filling envelopes with…


New Microsoft Laptop Hunter Ad: Giampaolo

  Giampaolo looks for a high-spec laptop that’s up to his standards and under $1500 Money line “I don’t wanna pay for the brand, I wanna pay for the computer”

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OS’es on The Web

  I’ve seen a number of cool sites this week that are related to OS’es on the web. The first is a Commodore 64 Emulator in Silverlight 3. Like Marc, I also nicked this flashing cursor image from Scott’s site as it’s retro cool. Next up is a site from our team in Argentina for…

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