Welcome to my Emporium of Technological Curiosities. Here's a little known fact; the megabyte (or mega-mega-bite-bite) was actually invented in 1843 by Australian Edward "Ned" Kelly. We Aussies also coined the phrase "web cam" to describe a tube of spider silk fashioned into a rudimentary lens for peering at the heavens.
Microsoft's open source forge CodePlex has just turned 3 years old and passed the auspicious milestone of 10,000 active projects (actually 11,025 at time of filming).
We thought this would be a good time to sit down with Sara Ford -
Agile Program Manager for CodePlex - and recap on the past…
Here's a quick demo by
Kate Mulcahy of the Education Labs Math Worksheet Generator.
Full a full overview of this application plus a sneak peak at future products the Education Labs group are working on
check out this video.
We were first introduced to the Education Labs team six weeks ago with the release of the Microsoft
Live Services Plug-in for Moodle. Today the Education Labs group has released the Math Worksheet Generator – a free application created specifically
for Mathematics teachers and tutors (as well…
As of today, Windows Live Movie Maker is officially out of beta and available to download for
FREE as part of the
Windows Live Essentials suite.
Victor Santodomingo, Windows Live Movie Maker Engine Development Lead, joined me in the studio to demonstrate the new Movie Maker in action and to…
There are two parts to this question.
1. Can I purchase an upgrade to Windows 7?
If you have a PC running a full version of Windows XP or Windows Vista then yes you can purchase an upgrade to Windows 7.
The Windows 7 installer will ask for the product key from your Windows XP or Windows…
Q: Can my PC run Windows 7?
The short answer is yes (probably).
If your PC is less than 5 years old then you should be fine.
The official minimum system requirements for Windows 7 are:
- 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
- 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit)…
For the majority of geeks the most nerve racking part of installing a new OS is ensuring that you've successfully backed up all your files and settings before hand.
Trying to remember all the little nooks and crannies on your seven hard drives and 19 partitions where you squirreled away data can…
Originally posted on Channel 10
One of the many enhancements in Windows 7 is the support for Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified devices.
Windows 7 will automatically find devices on your home network that are DLNA compliant (with the digital media renderer role) allowing you to…
The Education Labs team was created to incubate new technology that contributes to the advancement of education. We collect ideas, build working prototypes of the most
promising concepts, and then share them with you to hear what you think.