Welcome to the Show # 10 of The Voice of Support!
This week, we sat down with Doug Park, Senior Group Manager for Xbox Support. Doug manages a number of program managers that handle various "lines of business" for Xbox hardware and software support around the globe, which we talk…
This article walks you through the steps of creating an extension to the Visual Basic My namespace that will allow you to program Lego Mindstorms RCX robots. Note that with the introduction of
Microsoft Robotics Studio there is an additional way to do programming with robotics.
A few years back the idea of 'convergence devices' fell from grace quicker than we can say pets dot com. Lately though the idea of a new category of handheld device is hugely exciting. Naturally whenever the wind carries the scent of the future, it typically comes from Asia.The Samsung SGH-9000…
Welcome to the ninth installment of The Voice of Support!
This week, we sat down with Steve Miles, Retail Support Manager here at Microsoft, to discuss supporting those Xbox and Xbox 360 kiosks you see in various retail stores across the world, and some of the really cool features and new…
This article walks through how to get that real movie theater feeling at home using the Intermatic HomeSettings Kit.
Less than 1 hour
Hardware: Intermatic Home Settings Kit
Welcome to the eighth installment of The Voice of Support!
This week, we sat down with Mark Auld, Senior Support Program Manager here at Microsoft, to discuss Games for Windows support, and some past impressions of upcoming technology and titles featured a while back at E3.
It's no secret that we're big fans of the Office RoundTable. Microsoft's Unified Communciations group took Ross Cutler's expertise into the mix along with Rajiv Kapoor's smarts to come up with a seriously cool piece of kit that could change the way we work together.The kids from UC whipped up a…
Thanks to the magic of Get Perpendicular, Hitachi hopes to ship 750GB laptop HDDs next year (2.5 inch for those keeping score at home). If that weren't enough to get our blood pumping a bit quicker, these drives will also come in hybrid flavors, which will allow for better performance and lower…
Set up your a disco dance floor in your home!
Monkey See, Monkey Build - Usb Controlled Disco Dance Floor
Greater than 10 hours
Cost: Greater than $200
Software: C# 2005 Express Edition,
.NET Framework 2.0
Hardware: LEDs, Max7313 LED…
Get up and running quickly with LEGO Mindstorms on your PC and to take best advantage of the .NET power now available for it. This article shows you some of the quirks and pitfalls of setting up your system and acquaints
you with the challenges of programming using the "integrated"…