Monthly Archives: May 2008

My Advice? Still Don’t Upgrade to Windows Vista, Get a New Computer!

  One of my favorite Microsoft Bloggers is Keith Combs. He’s bright, speaks his mind, and doesn’t wear Microsoft Tinted Glasses. Keith recently blogged that he’s confused:   Why aren’t people upgrading existing Windows XP machines to Windows Vista? Don’t … Continue reading

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Adobe Releases Digital Negative (DNG) Codec for Windows Vista

  Adobe’s Digital Negative (DNG) Codec provides a method for Windows Vista users to view DNG raw files in the Windows Explorer and Photo Gallery. (Support: Adobe Labs) –> Download Adobe DNG Codec Click Here for All Free Windows Vista … Continue reading

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Mono Project Releases Moonlight: Microsoft Silverlight for Unix Systems

  Moonlight is an open source implementation of Microsoft Silverlight for Unix systems. Warning: These are test installers and are not complete or bug free. They are snapshots from our development tree and might not work. Firefox 3 support is … Continue reading

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The Five Misunderstood Features in Windows Vista

  I’m actually perplexed why Microsoft took so long to create a document like this! "No one would expect a new OS adoption to be easy, and certainly adopting Windows Vista across a desktop infrastructure can come with a few … Continue reading

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Microsoft (Finally) Launches the Word Wide Telescope!

  Wow, I’m so excited that the "rest of the world" can finally see Microsoft’s World Wide Telescope — please download this program ASAP and get lost in the cosmos!   –> Download Microsoft’s World Wide Telescope

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Microsoft Releases Three Updated Foreign Language ClearType Fonts for Windows XP

  Some fonts shipped with Windows XP use embedded bitmaps to provide legibility at small sizes on the screen. Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) does not display these bitmaps but instead renders the outlines. These outlines are not instructed (hinted) for … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases “Messenger TV” Video Sharing Service

  Messenger TV – Watch the best videos on the web with your friends.  Relax, laugh, and chat with your friends as you watch your favourite videos together over the internet. It’s like your own virtual living room! Messenger TV is … Continue reading

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