Category Archives: Microsoft Must Haves

Microsoft Releases Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Microsoft has released their Windows 8 Consumer Preview – It’s Windows reimagined and reinvented from a solid core of Windows 7 speed and reliability. It’s an all-new touch interface. It’s a new Windows for new devices. Available in: Chinese (Simplified) … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Calendar Checking Tool for Outlook

Calendar Checking Tool for Outlook is a command-line program that checks Outlook Calendars for problems. To use this tool, the Outlook calendar must reside on a Microsoft Exchange Server. The tool does not work with IMAP, with POP3, or with … Continue reading

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Microsoft CodePlex Releases "Metro Pandora" for Windows 8 & Windows Phone

Microsoft CodePlex programmer, Don Justin, has released his Metro Pandora proof-of-concept for Windows 8 & Windows Phone based upon the Metro Pandora SDK. Download –> Metro Pandora for Windows Phone Download –> Metro Pandora for Windows 8

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1 Year Xbox Live Gold Memberships Only $39.99

Today only (Wednesday, November 23) you can sign-up for a 12-month Xbox Live Gold Membership for only $39.99 https://live.xbox.com/en-US/campaign/20111024-Black-Wednesday?CID=20111124AWENUSWSNWLTHERO0089FREES12P40

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Microsoft’s New Website "Your Browser Matters" Test’s Your Browser’s Security

Your Browser Matters: Microsoft’s new website was created to show you how your browser helps keep you secure online. Key Security Features: Dangerous Downloads Does the browser help protect you from websites that are known to distribute socially engineered malware? … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Kinect Services for Robots!

Kinect Services for Microsoft’s Robotics Developer Studio 2008 R3 provides sample services that use the Kinect for Windows SDK to allow access to the Depth and RGB data from a Kinect sensor. In addition to a service for a real … Continue reading

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Mac vs. Windows: Walter Mossberg is Wrong

Walter Mossberg from the Wall Street Journal recently replied to a question: “I have a small but fast-growing business and am strongly considering going with Macs, but I’m not sure if it’s the cost-effective way to go. What are the … Continue reading

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