In anticipation of the general release of Windows 7 on October 22, Microsoft has published a Windows 7 Personality Quiz (via Ina). Don’t you have to wonder what Windows 7 personality you are? Will you be “Bloated”, “Overhyped”, or “BSOD?” Let’s examine this little survey, because one of our favorite activities here on [GAS] is […]
The folks at Microsoft Research just released a short video demonstrating 5 novel multi-touch mice combining the standard capabilities of a regular computer mouse, but with some multi-touch features thrown in.
In the following video, Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief of Wired magazine, explains how Microsoft is turning piracy into money by letting people in under-developed countries use their software for “free”. Later, when these countries start to prosper, the users, who are now hooked on Microsoft’s technologies, will apparently pay for the products gladly.
As I’m sure most of you saw a little bit earlier, the video encouraging people to host a Windows 7 launch party was probably the most boring thing to ever come out of Redmond. But thanks to Cabel Sasser, founder of Mac software maker Panic Inc., the video just became much, much more interesting. Check […]
I’m not sure about you guys, but I don’t think this is such a good idea… I mean, it sounds like Microsoft wants you to host a tupperware meeting, or something. This might be the absolute worse video the company ever produced, even worse than the Songsmith promotional clip they released a while ago. What […]
So, school has started again for some of you and while the latest version of Open Office would probably work very well, you somehow need to setup MS office on your system. In this case, you’ll be glad to learn that Amazon.com currently has an awesome deal on the student version of the software. MS […]
Well, it looks like there’s no shortage of cute things this evening. First, a Google Street View stop-motion video, and now, a Windows 7 commercial featuring the one and only Kylie, one of the cutest little girl we’ve seen on television. [Via Gizmodo]
While many students would surely like to own a 48-inch multi-touch screen, most don’t have the cash to buy a Microsoft Surface device. But a group of engineering students at the University of Waterloo in Ontario didn’t see that as a problem: they just built their own. Their device does not strictly work on touch, […]
By Sterling “Chip” Camden Contributing Writer, [GAS] Taking a page out of Pepsi’s anti-marketing marketing playbook, Microsoft Developer Evangelist Michael Kordahi has created a blind taste test for the search engines Google, Bing, and Yahoo! Enter your search query, and the results from each of these three are shown sans branding: You may then vote […]
By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Jib Kidder is a composer/sound artist out of San Fransisco, California (though apparently he’s from Fayetteville, Georgia, which on a personal note is also where I hail from), and he’s the creator of this awesome track called “Windowdipper” that incorporates some samples that most of you will find extremely […]
Just a quick post to remind you guys that today is the last day you can take advantage of the 50% off pre-order deal on Windows 7 Home Premium and Professional If you were planning to upgrade to the new operating system in October, why not take advantage of this amazing offer now?
Yeah, that’s Office 2010, as in Microsoft Office 2010. Enjoy! [Via TechEblog]