OneNote: The best kept secret for organising your life…

Microsoft OneNote is possibly the most under-rated component of the 2007 Office Suite.  I was reading a post on the LifeHacker blog yesterday that explained the capabilities of OneNote and there are hundreds of comments on the post with the most common themes being that people were unsure what OneNote did but once they start…

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Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2 Released

The second pre-release version of Internet Explorer 8, the next version of Microsoft’s web browser is now available for download. You can download it and find out more about the new features here: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/beta/ The design of Internet Explorer 8 was based on a lot of research on how people really browse the web. One…

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Keep up to date on news from Microsoft Ireland via Twitter

If you’re interested in finding out the latest news, views and information from around Microsoft Ireland you can now follow MicrosoftIrl on Twitter. https://twitter.com/microsoftirl

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Project Mojave Experiment Demos Released

Project Mojave was a focus group where Windows XP users, who hadn’t upgraded to Windows Vista were brought in, interviewed about their perceptions of Vista and then they got an exclusive demonstration of the next release of Windows, code-named "Mojave". Of course the kicker is that the product being demo’d wasn’t "Project Mojave" it was…

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Photosynth review on Silicon Republic

Marie Boran has reviewed Photosynth over on Silicon Republic. So next time you go to the Notre Dame cathedral or ancient Roman ruins make sure and take as many pictures as possible so you have one cool 3D panorama to show to your friends and relatives on your return instead of an hour-long slide show!…

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Bringing your photographs to life… Photosynth is live!

Photosynth is a new service from Microsoft Live Labs that changes how you think about using and presenting photos. You can use Photosynth to take your standard digital photos of a location or object and create a 3-D, 360-degree model from those photos. How does Photosynth work? To get started take a set (between 20…

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Microsoft announces new licensing to ease the path to virtualization

Microsoft has announced new licensing and expanded product support policies help business customers create more dynamic datacenters and enterprise IT systems with virtualization software. Beginning September 1st, 2008, customers will be able to move any of 41 Microsoft server applications between servers within a server farm as often as necessary without paying additional licensing fees,…

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Microsoft Releases Live Mesh in Ireland

Microsoft has today announced that the technology preview for Live Mesh is now available in Ireland. What is Live Mesh? Live Mesh is a new service from Microsoft that enables you to access your files, folders and information wherever and whenever you want it. Live Mesh enables you to access information on different PCs (for…

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Office Labs introduces a new way to think about presentations

Microsoft Office Labs has released a prototype plug-in for PowerPoint 2007 that provides a new way to think about structuring and delivering your presentations. Rather than the standard linear presentation, pptPlex enables you to create a "Canvas" where you place all the content for your presentation and then you can then zoom in and out…

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New Microsoft web site and pricing aims to ease the back to school burden…

Microsoft Ireland is today announcing two initiative in the run up to the return to school: The price for Microsoft Office Home and Students 2007 has been reduced from €119.99 to €79.99 A new back to school web site with tips and resources for parents and students is available at: www.microsoft.ie/backtoschool. Microsoft Office Home and…

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