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Jan
12
2007

Yahoo Messenger for Windows Vista

Yahoo Messenger for Windows Vista is under development. The public beta will be launched during the second quarter of 2007. Built from the ground up specifically for Microsoft Windows Vista, this all-new version combines the reliable and easy-to-use features you’ve always loved from Yahoo! Messenger with the cutting-edge experience of this new operating system. Some of the new features are: Flexible, resizable contacts window Tabbed chat window Easily change Yahoo Messenger background color Link to [...]

Jan
12
2007

Apple iPhone

iPhone combines three products — a revolutionary mobile phone, a widescreen iPod with touch controls, and a breakthrough Internet communications device with desktop-class email, web browsing, maps, and searching — into one small and lightweight handheld device. iPhone also introduces an entirely new user interface based on a large multi-touch display and pioneering new software, letting you control everything with just your fingers. So it ushers in an era of software power and sophistication never [...]

Oct
20
2006

Internet Explorer 7 Final Released

Microsoft late Wednesday released the much-anticipated final version of Internet Explorer 7, the first major update to the market-leading Web browser in five years. The company has high hopes for the release, which arrives amid growing competition from Firefox. IE7 includes a number of new features such as a built-in Phishing Filter and ActiveX controls that require manual activation to keep users protected. Under the hood, Microsoft has rewritten the networking architecture of the browser [...]

Aug
31
2006

Microsoft Office Videos

Microsoft UK apparently commissioned Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant to do a (spoof) training video with Gervais playing David Brent. The first part runs for 20 minutes and the second for 17 minutes. They’ve been uploaded to Google Video and the good thing about this service is that you can download them. It’s like watching the lost episode of The Office. Microsoft said on Tuesday it was investigating how two in-house training videos appeared on [...]

Aug
30
2006

Vista prices revealed!

Amazon now has retail prices for Vista, as well as a projected release date. Details here. It looks like Microsoft has accidentally leaked some details of the price of its next-generation operating system. At least for customers who live in the Great Frozen North. FULL versions (all prices Canadian) Windows Vista Ultimate $499 Windows Vista Business $379 Windows Vista Home Premium $299 Windows Vista Home Basic $259 UPGRADE versions (all prices Canadian) Windows Vista Ultimate [...]

Aug
30
2006

Blogger beta

Google is testing new Blogger beta through selected member accounts. If you are the lucky one, you will enjoy some new features after switching to Blogger Beta. One of the noticeable change is that new BlogSpot is using dynamic update. No more re-publishing, say bye-bye to static HTML files. Another new feature, and also the most wanted all time, is labels (or categories). It allows you to label your posts and group them together. Another [...]

Aug
28
2006

Google offers hosted communications applications

Google plans to announce on Monday a beta version of Google Apps for Your Domain, which includes Gmail with 2 gigabytes of storage, Google Calendar, Google Talk and Page Creator. The new service is an extension of Gmail for Your Domain, a service that Google launched in beta version in February. It allows organizations to use Gmail applications with their own e-mail address, instead of the “@gmail.com” domain. The Gmail for Your Domain test service [...]

Jul
6
2006

Yahoo Mail Beta

To get Yahoo Mail Beta, just switch your content preference to Germany, France or UK. Then you will be asked if you want to join the beta when you log into your Yahoo Mail. Say yes, and join the beta. Then from the options menu, change your content preference what it was before. Then go to Yahoo Mail again. You should see Yahoo Beta. If you don’t see it, go to options and click “Try [...]

Jun
14
2006

New Internet Domain for Mobile Technology

A joint venture of mobile technology companies, mTLD Top Level Domain, started issuing Internet domain names under a new .mobi top-level domain name.mTLD Top Level Domain, which was formed by Microsoft, Nokia, the GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) Association, Vodafone Group, and other heavy hitters, has completed a contract with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) that formalized the creation of the .mobi domain, according to an mTLD statement. The .mobi [...]

Jun
9
2006

New Windows Live Ideas

Windows Live Academic Windows Live Academic is a new addition to the Windows Live Search family of services that allows users to search through academic information. Currently, users can search content in academic journals in the fields of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Physics. Academic search enables you to search for peer reviewed journal articles contained in journal publisher portals and on the web in locations like citeseer. Academic search works with libraries and institutions [...]

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