HOW TO: Delete an Undeletable or Locked File

———— Have you ever run into a situation where you wanted to delete a file, but Windows simply wouldn’t allow you to do it? Personally, these things happen to me all the time, especially when I’m at a client’s house trying to get their machine clean of malware. Have you ever tried deleting a locked […]

Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Video Interview at D5

Here is a video presenting the highlights of the joint onstage appearance of Bill Gates and Steve Jobs at the D5 Conference that took place yesterday near San Diego, California. For those of you who are interested in watching the full interview (Over an hour long), keep on reading.

Microsoft Patch Day: 7 Bulletins, 19 Flaws

Yep, it’s that time of the month again. The folks at Microsoft have just released seven new security bulletins as part of their monthly patch cycle. They have also updated their Malicious Software Removal Tool. Here are the details: –MS07-023: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel Could Allow Remote Code Execution (934233) – Max Severity: Critical –MS07-024: Vulnerabilities […]

Microsoft Introduces the oFone

Apple has the iPhone, and Microsoft the… oFone? Yep, you read that right. Microsoft showed off at Mix yesterday a breakthrough new technology device, the Windows Mobile oPhone. Designed to compete with Apple’s iPhone, the oPhone is a fold out variable device with three different usable surfaces and a circular display. The oPhone, in standard […]

Microsoft’s New Touch-Desk Concept (Video)

The folks at Microsoft have recently unveiled a new “Touch-Desk” concept at the Convergence 2007 conference in San Diego, California. If the technology works as presented in this next video, it could revolutionize the way we all work in a near future. Enjoy the show!

How to Get Sued by Microsoft

Everyone knows that if a deal sounds too good to be true, it probably is. But that doesn’t stop shady resellers from offering Windows XP at eye-popping prices with a plausible sounding story that even suckered one very popular Windows newsletter. It’s an awesome deal… until you end up in court getting your ass sued […]

Microsoft Silverlight: Light Up the Web

Microsoft has just released Beta 1.0 of Silverlight, a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of .NET based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web. You could say that Silverlight is Microsoft’s attempt to produce a flash killer. For now, the plugin is only compatible with Windows and OSX, but a […]

Zune Phone A Bit Premature?

There has been some speculation in recent weeks that Microsoft was planning to making a phone based on the Zune. I know what you’re thinking…didn’t Apple come up with a similar idea awhile back? I think it’s called the iPhone. EnGadget pointed toward an article on seattlepi.com today that suggests that these reports may be […]