The History of Mobile Productivity [Infographic]

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Intel Opens Fat Wallet for Thin Machines

Intel is planning to invest $300 million to create what it’s calling a new form of computer to bridge the (somewhat slender) gap between a netbook and a tablet. According to the company, the Russian doll-like sequence of laptop/notebook/netbook/tablet needs a new family member: the Ultrabook. As is usually the case with hybrid devices, the […]

XP Gets Yet Another Death Sentence

In the latest in a series of unconvincing announcements, Microsoft is claiming Windows XP really will die in 2014. All those previous announcements were just for show, but this time the company really means it. Honest. Microsoft’s Stephen Rose has issued a statement that is, perhaps unwittingly, extremely telling about the company’s history over the […]

How We Treat Our Computers

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Young Dance Central Wizard [Video]

I don’t know how old this kid is, but he’s certainly not over 7 or 8. In the above video, you can see him beating Disturbia on the Hard level. [Youtube]

Coming to Xbox: Live TV, YouTube and More

In this morning’s Xbox press conference at E3, Microsoft announced a few new features. First, the console will be getting Live TV this fall, which could prove to be a major stumbling block for cable network providers, as Xbox will also be featuring YouTube, Bing and voice control. Time will tell, but I suspect those […]

MS Fanboys Plaster Windows Logo on Upcoming Apple Store

Last Friday, a bunch of Microsoft fanboys plastered a Windows logo over a soon to be opened Apple store in Hamburg, Germany. Check out the following video for a quick look at the pranksters in action. [Via]

Windows 8 Preview [Video]

Microsoft has just posted the first video of what apparently will be many showing some of the features of their upcoming Windows 8 OS. Check it out: I don’t know about you guys, but this pretty much looks like something that would run exclusively on a touch-enabled tablet PC (or a desktop with a touchscreen.) […]

Kinect Fitting Room [Video]

A Topshop store in Moscow is offering shoppers the possibility of trying clothes on virtually via Microsoft’s Kinect technology. The Kinect starts by scanning your body and then it overlays the 3D model of an outfit over you, giving you a general idea of how the outfit will look on you. [Via TDWG]

A Tour of the Microsoft Home [Video]

In the following video, Steve Clayton and Flora Goldthwaite give us an exclusive tour of The Microsoft Home. The Microsoft Home, located on the Redmond campus in the Executive Briefing Center, is an envisioning of the family home in the very near future where connected experiences and devices take their next logical steps and beyond. […]

Macs vs. PCs [Infographic]

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