Misc Archive

New leaked Windows Blue 9364 screenshots hit the net

A Microsoft partner build of Windows Blue which appears to be build 9364 has leaked out unto the internet today. This is the first public leaked build of Windows since well before the launch of Windows 8. Read more

Releasing Microsoft Office on the iPad would be a disaster

I just wrote an article on Seeking Alpha that I think you might want to read. It basically talks about why it would be a bad idea disaster for Microsoft to release a full version of Office for

Poll – is Facebook worth 104 Billion dollars?

Of course human beings never learn so here we are. Facebook just went public and as of this morning, it’s worth over one hundred billion dollars! That makes no sense to me because despite their 900 million

Hilarious – someone wants help with the Windows 8 Release Preview

This is too funny. Rafael Rivera tweeted this and I got a real kick from it. It’s a link on MSDN where some user is complaining about a bug they have working on…. the Windows 8 Release

Microsoft is selling the 4GB Xbox 360 console with a Kinect for $99 and a contract

Microsoft is selling the 4GB Xbox 360 console with a Kinect for $99 with a two-year Xbox Live Gold contract for $14.99 per month. This special deal will cost approx. $458.76 over the course of two years (before

Microsoft Might Start Offering Its Xbox Game System At A Lower Price, With Contract

In recent times, it has pretty much become standard practice that whenever you want a new cellphone you head to your carrier or a partner retailer, pick one out, and lock yourself to the device for one

What I’d like to see in Windows 8 – Robert Kegel

This is a guest post written by Robert Kegel. I’ve been using Windows 8 since the Developers Preview and its made some nice changes. Here are a few things I think Microsoft would have to add to help

Nook + WoodStock + Windows + Xbox = A Potentially Awesome Tablet?

While Zune never quite managed the success of its biggest rival, the iPod, most users that actually owned one (like myself) tend to agree it was quite a good device. I loved the menu system in the

Kinect In Space?

We all know what the Kinect is by now right? Its a peripheral built by Microsoft for use as a weight measurement system onboard the International Space Station. What? It’s actually just a simple gaming camera attachment

Tom Warren from Winrumors is making a big move

Big news in the Windows blogger community. Tom Warren from the site Winrumors.com is making a move to the online tech news site TheVerge.com. His official title at The Verge will be European Senior Editor. Tom Warren has