Dear, Oh Dear…

A riveting read – say no more. http://www.sysinternals.com/blog/2005/10/sony-rootkits-and-digital-rights.html

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PDC05: Breakout Videos Now Online

If posting the hands-on labs wasn’t enough, we’ve just hit the big red button on the session breakout content itself. Head over to the PDC05 post-show website to view all the sessions from the event. For each session, you can see both the presenter video and the slide / demo screens, and you can even…

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Windows Presentation Foundation PDC Hands-On Labs Now Online

Thanks to Tom Archer (the content strategist for the WinFX parts of MSDN) and Parimal Deshpande (the marketing manager for Windows Presentation Foundation), we now have the PDC hands-on labs available for Windows Presentation Foundation. If you’re a kinesthetic learner, you’ll appreciate the ability to experiment directly with Avalon by practising real-world coding problems with…

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End of an Era for the ISA Bus

What is a PC? Certainly the specification for PCs has changed almost entirely since the earliest examples. Another element of the original PC architecture was finally consigned to the dust this month with the announcement tucked away on the WHDC site that support for the ISA bus would be discontinued in future releases of Windows…

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3D Models with Avalon using ZAM 3D

Electric Rain just sent out a note to say that they’ve just released a new version of ZAM 3D. Those guys are doing some awesome stuff – if you’ve not seen their application before, it’s a sophisticated 3D model editor that you can use to export to XAML. If you’ve got the September CTP of…

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Be an Avalon Test Pilot and Take Your Apps Around the World

Wei-Meng Lee, the Microsoft Regional Director for Singapore, has a prolific output across a broad range of .NET technologies. This year alone he’s written two books for O’Reilly on ASP.NET 2.0 and Visual Basic 2005. But he’s now discovered the jewel in Microsoft’s crown – Windows Presentation Foundation (of course!) – and has written four…

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Xbox 360 Loses… er… Wins… er…

It’s fascinating how one single analyst report on the Xbox 360 can be spun in two so completely different directions! Analysts Predict Xbox 360 will beat PlayStation 3 Analyst Predicts PS3 Lead

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