Introduction to XNA on Windows Phone 7

One of the priorities I have for FY11, is to launch Windows Phone 7 in to the market in Singapore. I can tell you I am really excited about this release of our phone software and the work that is going on with the partners and ecosystem to make it a success. Applications always play…

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Nearly 50% of Windows 7 PCs run 64-bit versions

http://windowsteamblog.com/windows/b/bloggingwindows/archive/2010/07/08/64-bit-momentum-surges-with-windows-7.aspx I have been using 64-bit on all the machines I own that can run it. While the features are the same as the 32-bit versions, it’s the ability to fully utilize all the capabilities of your machine is what I love. Now many people ask me should I run 64-bit Windows on my computer?…

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Installing Windows 7 on a MacBook via a USB

Ok, so I am no MacBook specialist, but someone I was talking to was complaining about the amount of time it took to install Windows 7 via Bootcamp on a MacBook via a DVD. So I got a hold of a MacBook, my wife got one for a broadband promo, and embarked on the challenge….

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Windows Phone 7 Application Design Excitement

Ever since the launch of the Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP, there has started to be a real flurry of excitement in developer space on the applications that can be created. I came across this blog by a company called Clarity Consulting on design and development for Windows Phone 7, and they have some really…

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Windows Phone 7 – Calling all Phone Developers

Pretty excited to see Windows Phone 7 coming to market. It looks great, and even better the support for developers coming fast. In addition to the tools recently releases at MIX2010, the team have just released the icons for people to develop their applications. You can check them out at the blog post from the…

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Speed up the Windows Task Bar

Saw this great tip from the guys at Lifehacker.com on how to speed up your Windows 7 Taskbar. When you have lots of applications running, its a great way to speed the process up to look through all the active applications. Check it out at http://lifehacker.com/5497021/speed-up-windows-7-taskbar-navigation-with-a-registry-hack

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Speeding up Internet Explorer 8

Is Internet Explorer 8 not performing for you? Just read this great post from Ed Bott, on ZD Net on how you can speed up your Internet Explorer experience. Apparently it stems from corrupted add-ons, and Adobe Flash Player being the most common :-(. Anyway check out the great step by step instructions at http://blogs.zdnet.com/Bott/?p=1694&tag=wrapper;col1.

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Internet Explorer Security Update Released

As a follow up to the recent IE security vulnerability. Microsoft has released an out-of-band security update to protect the recently reported remote code execution hack. You can see more details here http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-002.mspx If you have Automatic check for updates enabled, you should get this update automatically.

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The Internet Explorer threat

There has been a huge amount of media regarding the current security concerns of using Internet Explorer as a browser on your machine. Reports are indicating that the French and German governments are instructing people to change to another browser to fix the problem. Our advice for users of Internet Explorer today is to ensure…

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2010 The beginning of a new year and new challenges.

Wow, for just a moment you stop take stock and look back and say to yourself… “Where did that time go?” For me this is my ninth year at Microsoft and I feel I am at a point where life is truly exciting. Windows 7 is out, people are enjoying… I am loving it in…

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