Tired of always going back to the desktop or the start menu to open your system’s Windows system properties window? Here’s a quick way to do it: Hold the Windows key of your keyboard down, and then press the pause / break key. Voilà!
My post from a few weeks ago, detailing why I’d decided to switch to a PC from a Mac, really got some of your blood boiling. While there were a few folks utterly aghast at my decision to nix the shiny world of Apple for the starker, more sterile world of Microsoft, on the whole, […]
The company behind Angry Birds has reacted with, if not anger, at least mild irritation to Microsoft allegedly using the game’s logo without permission. The dispute was prompted by the official launch site for Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7 series, which gets its official unveiling today. In the section detailing the various features available on […]
Xbox Kinect GTA 5 Immersion hits an all-time high with the release of Grand Theft Auto V for Xbox 360 Kinect. Part video game, part criminal simulation, this adrenaline-packed experience lets you live and die by your real-life expertise. Pick locks, fight gangsters, and aim true in the most fun way to build a rap […]
Well, well, well… seems like someone at Microsoft has a great sense of humor! Did Redmond use Bill Gates’ infamous mug shot as the base of the generic user icon in Outlook 2010? It certainly looks like it! [Via]
Anyone else here thinks he’s not as convincing in this as in his original video? I mean, no sobbing, no crying… how disappointing is that?
A little earlier today, it seems that Microsoft Russia accidentally posted what appears to be an IE9 screen shot on its press site. The picture was quickly taken down, but fortunately, someone was fast enough to grab it in time. Check it out: Looks a little like Chrome doesn’t it? In the meantime, we’ll have […]
Microsoft’s motion control system Kinect won’t be released until early November, but Walmart has become the first store to take pre-orders on bundles with games. The deal reveals that the games won’t be cheap. While several retailers, including Microsoft, are taking pre-orders on the device itself at around the $150 mark, Walmart is offering the […]
It hurts, doesn’t it? [Via Digg]
Microsoft has unveiled a technology which means batteries can be installed either way round. It’s already earned the backing of Duracell. According to Microsoft, battery installation is the type of issue which doesn’t create many tech help calls and complaints, but still acts as a niggle. It also argues its creation will be particularly suitable […]