Defrag is a new series Nic Fillingham and I will be bringing you to look into murky subjects that need sorted out. We'll put the bits in order and tell you exactly what the story is. In this episode we look at multitouch in Windows 7. What are all the
multitouch gestures? Will there be more? What…
There's no doubt that the backgrounds in Windows 7 are the most unique in Microsoft's history. What was the thinking behind them? Who comes up with the backgrounds? How do you determine what art hundreds of millions of people would like to see every day?
Senior UX Lead Denise Trabona joined me to…
Microsoft's Gary Schare demos some of the new hardware for Windows 7 at CES including network media devices and touch-enabled monitors that will allow you to multitouchify your current laptop or desktop.
Rob Chambers from the Speech at Microsoft group stopped by to show us
a little more about our Speech platform and where developers can get started and a look at some of the things that are possible. What you see (and hear) today is built on the backbone of our work with the Tablet PC platform. One…
The great Larry Osterman discusses what excites him most about Windows 7's new audio features. Of course, we talk about all things audio as Larry is a 24 year veteran of Microsoft
and best known as the developer who makes Windows go ding.
He's also an avid blogger.
Laura and Paul manage to put their differences aside for the greater good- which is, of course, bringing you all these hot stories: Perfecting the 3D human face Windows 7 in 94% of new PC's in 2011 Microsoft dresses up the ladies The Excel Competition and just for fun.... Kinect Jockey
On this episode of Ping, Laura and Paul share their thoughts and feedback on the most talked about Microsoft stories this week: Windows 7 Idle Cycles turned useful Windows Phone 7...where they'll hit first Seesmic 2 built in Silverlight Bing it on your printer Zune marketplace expands
Drawbridge is a research prototype of a new form of virtualization for application sandboxing. Drawbridge combines two core technologies: First, a picoprocess, which is a process-based isolation container with a minimal kernel API surface. Second, a library OS, which is a version of Windows…
This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian are joined by special guest Charles Torre! This week we discuss
- Channel 9 turns 5 Years old and Jamie builds some
5-year anniversary wallpapers
- Nic Fillingham’s Flickr photos from the
5-year anniversary cake
- Where Dan, Brian and Charles were…
Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to…