Ping 186: Xbox Money, Windows 8.1, Pitbull loose, Skype goes 3D
Avg Rating: 4.75(3)Orange you glad it's time for another episode of Ping? Banana. Real Money, no Points [02:24] Windows 8.1 released to hardware partners [04:08] Pitbull in a Microsoft Store! [06:18] Skype birthday - going 3D [08:39]
Ping 174: Build conference, Xbox music streams, Farewell XP, Microsoft in Utah
Avg Rating: 4.75(7)It's a special treat this week and we actually had Paul IN the studio, just like old times. He was in Seattle anyway- it's not like he came to Seattle just to visit Ping. He likes us, but let's not go overboard. Build has been built [04:10] Xbox music streams [11:59] XP going…
Ping 157: Gamerscore rewards, Rap & MS, New music service, Bing's blind testing
Avg Rating: 4.25(7)A few thousand miles can't keep these two apart and it DEFINITELY can't keep them from bringing you all the hot stories coming out of Microsoft. Here's a sampling: Rewards for Gamerscores [09:44] Hip Hop gone wrong at the Microsoft store [04:18] New music service coming our way …
Ping 138: Halo 4, Surface 2.0, New Microsoft store, Best way to resign- EVER!
Avg Rating: 4.75(4)This week we had the pleasure of being joined by the most diabolical mind on Channel 9, Larry Larsen. Actually I just looked up "diabolical" and it means "having to do with the devil". Larry doesn't have anything to do with the devil, he's just from Florida. Either way it was…
Retaligent leverages Windows 7 Multi-touch capabilities for their Clienteling Solution
Avg Rating: 0Retaligent Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of Clienteling and Assisted-Selling solutions has developed an application, leveraging the Windows 7 Touch, using Silverlight 4.0 on the MS-Dynamics CRM 4.0 platform. This new feature-rich retail Clienteling, Loyalty and Campaign Management…
Microsoft "Signature PCs"
Avg Rating: 0If you’re lucky enough to live in an area that’s getting one of the new Microsoft Stores, you may be tempted to buy your next PC there, thanks to what Microsoft is calling our Signature PCs initiative. Under this new program, the PCs sold at the stores won’t have the typical “value-added” programs…
Sneak Peek: The First Microsoft Store
Avg Rating: 0If you’ve been following Microsoft’s Twitter account (@microsoft), then you may have gotten a glimpse of one of the first Microsoft Retail stores being built. Unfortunately, there’s little to see in this Twitpic besides the outer walls hiding the construction within. However, it does at least…
Ping 21: Gates & Ballmer talk Chrome, MS Office edits Google Docs, MS Retail, Natal is hiring
Avg Rating: 4(4)The bees aren't the only things buzzing this summer- Microsoft is making headlines left and right! Here are some of the big stories this week: Apple wants Laptop Hunter ads pulled Gates talks about Chrome ...and Ballmer talks about Chrome! MS Office to edit Google Docs Let's shop…
Meet the Windows Gurus!
Avg Rating: 0The Windows Guru program was designed to improve the customer experience at retail stores by giving consumers a trusted advisor to help them evaluate their options when shopping for a computer. They are highly trained experts who are there to answer your questions and teach you a little…