By JR Raphael Contributing Writer, [GAS] A new Microsoft-powered table lets you flirt with strangers at a bar — without ever leaving your seat. Microsoft debuted the high-tech tabletop at Harrah’s Rio All-Suite Hotel in Las Vegas this week. It revolutionizes the very nature of the watering hole and may change the face of the […]
Yes folks, Mr. Ballmer can finally join his buddy Bill in the “getting food trown at me” club. In the following video, you’ll see steve about to start talking at a conference at the Hungarian University of Economy in Budapest, when suddenly, an angry student gets up and start throwing eggs at him while yelling […]
By JR Raphael Contributing Writer, [GAS] Fellow Outlook users, prepare to revolutionize your email experience. Allow me to introduce you to my new best friend and personal assistant, Xobni (pronounced ZOB-nee, and spelled like a backwards inbox). He and I just met this morning, but we’ve really hit it off. Xobni is a powerful little […]
This is bad… very, very bad. So before hitting that play button, don’t forget that you’ve been warned.
By Mark O’Neill Analysts at a consulting firm called Gartner have concluded that Microsoft Windows is perilously close to collapsing, as the default operating system on most computers has become more and more “bulky” and “ill-equipped” to cope with the rapidly changing needs of computer users. Now before all you Linux geeks start cracking open […]
Here’s some great news for all you die-hard XP fans: XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) will be released in April! This is most assuredly the last major update the operating system will receive until the end of its life, as Microsoft will remove it from store shelves in June. SP3 contains 1073 patches and hotfixes. […]
Yep folks, Lenovo has decided to try and compete against the MacBook Air with their new x300 ultra-light and ultra-thin laptop. Here is a quick comparison chart between the two ultra-portables: Lenovo Thinkpad X300 Apple MacBook Air Processor: Core 2 Duo Weight: 2.9 to 3.1 pounds Thickness: 0.92 in. Screen: 13.3 LED Resolution: 1440X900 Removable […]
When I read yesterday that the United States Supreme Court has decided to reopen an old Novell vs. Microsoft case dating back to 2004, I couldn’t help but think back to what has happened between the two companies in the 20 last years. If you weren’t following the news back then, here’s what went down: […]
After 15 years in a row of being the world’s richest man, Bill Gates finally had to step down from the podium and take the 3rd place. But please, don’t start sending donations to Mr. Gates yet, his fortune is still evaluated at over $58 billion. The new world’s richest man is Gates’ friend and […]
By Patrick Biz Contributing Writer, [GAS] Not only could this be very embarrassing, it could also hurt your reputation and even expose you to legal actions. Before exchanging documents with tracked changes, you should always make sure the final copy is sanitized and cleared of any sort of hidden data. Take your data security and […]
In the following video, science educator Roy Gould and Microsoft’s Curtis Wong give an astonishing sneak preview of Microsoft’s new WorldWide Telescope — a technology that combines feeds from satellites and telescopes all over the world and the heavens, and weaves them together holistically to build a comprehensive view of our universe.
Momenta, one of the finalists in Microsoft’s 2007-08 Next-Gen PC design competition, is a personal computer that attaches to your neck and records what it considers as “the most memorable moments of your life”. The device works by monitoring your heart rate, and as soon as it detects some kind of excitement in your day, […]