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"…
As the weather here in the Pacific Northwest starts to settle in around the 10 reservation like a wet, chilled blanket, we've been on the look out for simple ways to keep the place warm. Well given the coming of Nvidia's new 8800GTS and GTX GPUs, it's clear that we won't have to invest in that space…
Reading data off of mechanical hard disks is an expensive operation since it is, well, a mechanical process that involves a very large number of seeks to gather data into a useful (contiguous) form.
Here, we meet Architect Ruston Panabaker who is on a team of talented hardware-oriented folks that…