Category Archives: Windows 7

Microsoft Updates Kinect SDK for Windows 7 & Windows 8

Kinect for Windows SDK v1.0 Beta 2 includes APIs, sample code, and drivers. Developers can create rich experiences by using Kinect sensor technology on computers running Windows 7 or Windows 8 Developer Preview. Additional Resources: Kinect for Windows Coding4Fun’s Kinect Projects … Continue reading

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Facebook Releases Messenger for Windows 7

Facebook has released their Messenger for Windows 7 – a new, trial application that lets you use Facebook without being on http://www.facebook.com. While you surf the web or use other applications on your computer, you can: Chat and message with … Continue reading

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Microsoft CodePlex Releases a Windows 7 Metro Application "Instant Beautiful Browsing"

Instant Beautiful Browsing “is a work-space that includes applications like notepad, multi-view browser, links to other applications, using the incredibly beautiful metro interface.”

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Microsoft Releases Windows Defender Offline Beta (Boots from CD, DVD or USB)

What is Windows Defender Offline Beta?  “Sometimes, malicious and other potentially unwanted software, including rootkits, try to install themselves on your PC. This can happen when you connect to the Internet or install some programs from a CD, DVD, or … Continue reading

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Microsoft Unifies "Language Input Tool"

Microsoft has two existing “specific” Language Input Tools: Indic Language Input Tool helps enter Indian text (Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, & Telugu). Maren type Arabic in Roman characters (Romanized Arabic, Arabizi, Arabish or Franco-Arabic) and … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Updated Kinect for Windows SDK Beta 2

To commemorate the one-year anniversary of Kinect and the Kinect Effect, Microsoft has released an updated Kinect for Windows SDK. Commercial products will be coming in early 2012. Download –> Kinect for Windows SDK Beta 2

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Microsoft’s CodePlex Releases Windows 8 Explorer for Windows 7

BExplorer (Better Explorer) is a replacement for standard Windows 7 Explorer with the look & feel of the Windows 8 Explorer, with some additional features. Project’s main goals: Adding tab functionality together with use of standard explorer browser control Adding … Continue reading

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