An amazing speech by Steve Jobs that shows why Steve Jobs is the man. Especially poignant is the part where he tells us to follow our dreams. In light of what’s going on with him now, very tragic but very true. You need to watch this. “Your time is limited so don’t be trapped living someone else’s...

I swear, Microsoft are keeping the good stuff coming. A new Windows 8 article and video have been released showing how Windows 8 will handle ISO and VHD files. Some relevant quotes: So how does this work in Windows 8? It’s quite simple – just “mount” the ISO file (you can select mount from the enhanced Explorer ribbon...

Microsoft have released a new video and this time they are talking about upcoming changes being made to the Windows Explorer functionality… They set out some new goals for this version of Explorer: Optimize Explorer for file management tasks. Return Explorer to its roots as an efficient file manager and expose some...

Ok now , it’s starting to get cool. In a brand new blog post on their Windows blog, they have revealed some pretty coool new file management features in Windows 8. Some of the basics: They acknowledge that copying a whole bunch of files at once was not an ideal experience in Windows 7 and below, apart from taking a...

In a new post on their development blog this Monday, Microsoft revealed that it plans to fully support USB 3.0 in Windows 8. Steven Sinofsky confirmed that Microsoft has written a new software stack for USB 3.0. Quote:  Choosing between a rewrite or simply an update, Sinofsky says: “Don’t jump in. Instead,...

It’s a slow Sunday but I thought you guys would like this one. It’s Paul Thurrott’s webcast called Windows Weekly where he and a bunch of friends opine about the events of the week. This week, Leo, Mary Jo and Paul discuss HP’s blockbuster decision to kill webOS and sell/spin off its dominant PC business. They also...

There are three new Bing commercials that have been released by Microsoft. The adverts focus on Microsoft’s Facebook “like” integration inside Bing. Microsoft enabled a broad Facebook “like” feature in May allowing Bing users to receive personalised search results based on recommendations from their Facebook friends....

A new video has emerged from Microsoft this Tuesday that MAY show how photo sharing will work in Windows 8. The video was revealed by Microsoft’s TellMe team at a SpeechTEK 2011 conference in New York on Tuesday. Microsoft’s video briefly demonstrates how speech recognition would work in future on tablets. The demo...

Windows 8 will recognize a wider set of spoken commands than Windows 7 will. Microsoft will be taking this work further with Windows 8, said Ilya Bukshteyn, Tellme Senior Director of Sales and Marketing. Windows 8 on ARM and Intel slates will be able to recognize many speech commands, which makes sense given they...

Microsoft have released a video (in Silverlight) that gives a little insight into Windows Server 8. In this keynote, Robert Wahbe, Corporate Vice President, Server & Tools Marketing Group, shares insights that Microsoft has learned through this transition to Private and public clouds. You can watch the full Windows...