A joint project from Microsoft Research and the University of California brings us another touchscreen, mutitouch table-top computing experience. Like a larger version of Surface, the Pictionaire, as it’s called, is also operated via human touch using gestures made on the table’s surface. However,…
Microsoft Surface is in the spotlight again. Some of you may have seen it in use during the E! network’s annual Red Carpet special at the Golden Globes this past weekend. At this event, fashion expert Jay Manuel used the tabletop computing platform during his “play-by-play” analysis of the stars’…
You've no doubt heard by now a lot about software plus services as an architectural concept, but how many real world examples can you say you've seen? On this episode of ARCast,
sits down with Derek Jerrel from
Winchester Ammunition and Jim McPherson and Jeff Fattic from
While in the big hall at PDC09, I spoke with Mike Wolf and Rick Barraza from Cynergy Systems.They've been busy buiding some awesome WPF and Silverlight applications. This one, the Star Trek Experience, is a WPF
application built for the Microsoft Surface.
The application these guys built, in…
In the middle of the summer you might think Microsoft would take a break and kick-back but clearly that's not how we roll. In addition to Office 2010 and Windows 7- Microsoft made news in a few other ways...
Microsoft hired the Apple guy?
Linux is my homeboy
Xbox Handheld coming your way
The boys took over this week and it's clear we have a bro-mance in the making. If you've ever wondered what guys talk about when they're alone...now you know:
Paul Allen makes it big!
Ballmer makes a boo boo
Surface gets even cooler...
Real DaVinci footage
Virtual Earth 3D without requiring a WPF wizard and some XAML magic due to Win32 interop limitations.
While Max is away our dear friend Paul stepped in and he definitely wasn't shy to voice his opinion. He's got his (very long) finger on the pulse of Microsoft...these were the beats:
And Interview with the Bing team
Bing goes live!
VPlay for Surface DJ's
Are you ready for Zune HD?
These Microsofties just won't stop talking- and it's about really great stuff this week. Here's a glimpse of some of the stories we captured:
April Fools @ Microsoft
....lots and lots of it
Silverlight & MySpace...BFF's
Don't hate on the Microsoft name
Oh, and yes I know it's…
A UK-based educational software company called RM has a Microsoft Surface game for students in development meant to show how the computer can be used in an educational setting. There’s now a (long 10-minute) video of this game in action which is available for viewing here on YouTube. The video gives…