Monthly Archives: July 2006

Microsoft Releases “Digital Locker” for Windows Marketplace Labs

Microsoft’s Digital Locker Technical Beta is a new way to try, buy, and download software instantly. Choose your software:  Browse Windows Marketplace Labs and choose from a wide variety of software from hundreds of retailers. Every title you purchase is … Continue reading

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Adobe Releases “Lightroom” Windows Beta for Professional Photographers

Project: Lightroom "is Adobe’s effort to engage the professional photography community in a new way, giving the opportunity to test the feature set of their new tool  helping solve unique workflow challenges."   –> Download Lightroom Beta Here <–   Additional Resources: … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Outlook Express Replacement: Windows Live Mail Desktop

Windows Live Mail Desktop (Beta) can manage e-mail, newsgroups, RSS feeds, and more in one convenient place.   Share your digital photos. Windows Live Mail Desktop helps you create a digital photo album with custom borders, colors, and captions for your family and … Continue reading

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Firefox 2 Public Beta 1 Released

With the release of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 7 Beta 3 it was about time that Firefox demonstrates the first public Beta of their second generation browser. "Firefox 2 Beta 1 is now available for download. This is the fourth developer milestone … Continue reading

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Free Microsoft Xbox Prima Game Strategy Guides

  PRIMA GUIDES:  "Lost in a particularly difficult level? Can’t figure out how to beat that one boss? Wish you knew how to unlock that last character? Prima has you covered with guides for all your favorite Xbox titles. The … Continue reading

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Free Microsoft Employee Desktop Themes

One of the pleasures of reading the thousands of Microsoft employees’ blogs (yes, pleasure) is discovering their "personal" projects like Sake, Sudoku, or posting collections of their desktop wallpaper images.   Since Michael Swanson recently blogged that he updated his … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Free Windows XP Video Tutorials

  Video Tutorials: Using Windows XP — Want to learn how to customize your desktop, better organize your picture files, or make a virtual private network (VPN) connection? Take these video tutorials and learn how to customize and be more … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Second Free Game Within a Week

A few days ago Microsoft released Carioca Rummy, a form of Contract Rummy popular in Argentina and Chile.  Today they’ve released Match-Up! — If you like the game Concentration, you’ll love Microsoft Match-Up! Match-Up! is a fun new game for Windows XP that … Continue reading

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Throw an Xbox Party – Microsoft Buys The Pizza!

Xbox Live Arcade Wednesday Party-In-A-Box "We’re so excited about the great Xbox Live Arcade titles coming out this summer that we’re gonna party like it’s … um … 1986! Yep, we’re inviting our friends over, cranking the Top Gun soundtrack (come … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Free “Chrome Hounds” Prima Guide Game Walkthough

PRIMA GUIDES:  "Lost in a particularly difficult level? Can’t figure out how to beat that one boss? Wish you knew how to unlock that last character? Prima has you covered with guides for all your favorite Xbox titles. The world’s … Continue reading

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