Microsoft to offer free consumer security suite | Security – CNET News

I’m really excited about this announcement. This is a great step forward in making protection of your PC available for all. In the second half of 2009 we will be releasing code-name Morro that will protect customers from trojans, viruses, spyware, rootkits etc. The big thing for people to realise that with technology it is…

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Nissan unveils 370Z in ‘Need for Speed Undercover’ – USATODAY.com

I am excited about this one, being an avid owner of a Nissan 350Z Fairlady Roadster, its exciting to see that the next Nissan Z is having its coming out, in a video game of all places. Ever since I heard about the 370Z I have wanted one, at least this way my wife wont…

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PDC 2008 / Agenda / Sessions

Getting out to LA for a Microsoft event is not always the easiest thing for people to do, so great to hear that all of the sessions from PDC are being hosted so you can watch them after the actual event. I remember the last few PDCs where you had to wait a couple of…

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Smooth HD

So what is Smooth HD? The definition from the Akamai web site says… "SmoothHD.com is an early glimpse of cutting edge new technology from Microsoft and Akamai that will raise the bar on the consumer video experience. SmoothHD.com is powered by Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) 7.0 Smooth Streaming – a unique adaptive streaming technology…

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I’d be lying if I wasn’t excited about this! Gears of War 2 Launch Trailer

  Cant wait to get this home and on the XBOX360, I need a thrilling game after finishing the awesome DeadSpace! If you are in to horror action games that have you on the edge of your seat, forget the rest, get yourself Deadspace, I have never had so much fun being scared out of…

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Live Mesh Advertising Campaign

Video: Live Mesh Promo Clip Just came across this cool promo clip for Live Mesh, which really hits an emotional edge, sharing memories anywhere and on anything. Some of the things I thought were cool: * Photos being synchronized with the digital photo frame * Sync being used in the car * XBOX Sync Pretty…

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Jeff Jones Security Blog : Download: H1 2008 Desktop OS Vendor Report – Vulnerabilities and Days-of-Risk

Jeff Jones has released his six monthly report on desktop OS security vulnerabilities and Days-Of-Risk. One highlight was the pie chart on security vulnerabilities in the different OSes.   This certainly is in contrast to what a lot people are saying that Linux and Mac are more secure. Jeff Jones Security Blog : Download: H1…

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Ferrari will test-drive HPC Server 2008

http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9117619 Exciting story on the adoption of Windows HPC Server 2008 for data intensive compute scenarios. While I am a McLaren fan, this is a cool story on how Microsoft is bringing High Performance Computing to a range of scenarios. Check it out at http://www.microsoft.com/hpc/en/us/default.aspx In addition to this, McLaren is using SQL Server 2008…

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I love Windows Live Photo Gallery

Just got back from my honeymoon and stitched this view together, its from the top of the Acropolis in Athens over looking the city. Windows Live Photo Gallery helped me to stitch it together.   Obviously my exposure needs a little work, but the technology to make this happen is amazing!

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Windows Media Center Sandbox – Screencast: Creating A Simple Media Center Application

Just wanted to point you all to two great screencasts on how you can develop applications on Windows Media Center. Personally I love Windows Media Center, it is the center of my entire home entertainment experience, it is networked and streamed all around my house. My wife at first was not interested, but now she…

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