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.
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…
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Setting up and connecting to wireless networks will be a much simpler task in Windows 7. And for those of you with shiny new wireless routers with WPS - Wi-Fi Protected Setup - the process will be even easier.
Gabe Frost and Yatharth Gupta from the Windows…
Never been to Maker Faire but wondering what all the fuss is/was about?We challenged Phil Torrone, Senior Editor at Makezine.com, to sum up Maker Faire in 3 minutes and 51 seconds. Did he succeed!? Check the video.
Have you ever had to email yourself a file or found that you had four different versions of the same document on four different PC's? Wouldn't it be awesome if you had a synchronized copy of all your important files on each of your devices and access to them at any time via nothing more than a web…
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.
When Sara Ford gets excited she talks fast. Very fast. So fast in fact that she decided to race the clock at the Visual Studio Launch Event in Mountain View, CA and attempt to demo 101 Visual
Studio tips in under 55 minutes. The prize? Everyone in the audience receives a free signed copy of
Charles Torre sat down with Mark Russinovich at Tech.Ed North America 2010 to answer live questions from the Tweetosphere and studio audience.Recorded live as part of Channel 9 Live at Tech.Ed North America 2010
Douglas Crockford joins language designer Erik Meijer and jQuery creator
As part of his
MIX10 keynote presentation
Bill Buxton showed off
Project Gustav - an immersive digital painting experience created by Microsoft Research - as an example of natural user interface.Previously covered on Channel 9
as part of the TechFest 2010 coverage we invited the Project…
Tetsuya Mizuguchi (CCO Q? Entertainment) was kind enough to give me 5 minutes of his time at GO3 for a quick video interview for Channel 10. I didn't have my hand held microphone with me so I crossed my fingers that the built in mic on my video camera would be sufficient,... it wasn't. The audio on…