Inside Microsoft's 2019 Vision Video
Average: 5(9)By now you've probably seen Microsoft's Productivity Future Vision video, also known as the 2019 video. But why does Microsoft make envisioning videos? What's the process? Is it all vapor or are we really going to see some of these things in upcoming products? I met with Director of Envisioning, ...
The World Is Your Photosynth
Average: 0Yesterday the Photosynth team rolled out a map that lets you explore geolocated Synths via a Virtual Earth map. As you drill down toward a cluster of synths, you'll see them break into individual leaves, which you can click to view the Photosynth right there within the map. Very cool.
To geotag your...
Sobees Gives You Twitter+Facebook+YouTube+RSS
Average: 0Sobees just showed their .NET/WPF beta at Demo09 and it looks like crack for social media junkies. It's an all-in-one application to show you Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and your RSS in one place. It also lets you upload your pictures to Flickr, Facebook, and you can upload your videos to YouTube....
Coldwell Banker's Surface App
Average: 0Coldwell Banker has a new application for looking for a house using Microsoft's Surface. It's a short 38-second video, but interesting to see regardless. I was thinking last week about how brick 'n mortar storefronts would get people to drop in an age where people would rather sit on their couch...
First Look: Canvas for OneNote
Average: 0Nathan Fish stopped by from Office Labs to show us a new application we're releasing today called Canvas for OneNote. You can think of it as DeepZoom for OneNote, allowing you to fluidly move in and out of all the pages of your notebook. This allows you to get a better view and therefore more easily...
Sneak Peek at Surface Apps
Average: 0We had an Army Symposium on campus and Josh Wall from Information Strategies invited me over to take a look at some of the apps they are working on using the Surface. It's very cool to see the integration of real world objects and Surface start to form. In this demo, Josh is able to take a plastic ring...
Samsung's OmniaHD DLNA Play-To Device
Average: 0Over on Engadget you can see pictures of Samsung's OmniaHD. It's a Wi-Fi DLNA compliant streaming dongle. Allow me to explain that in english. You get this $200 device, plug it up to your TV (hopefully HDTV) using HDMI or component connectors, and then with Windows Media Player in Windows 7...
Skyfire 0.9 for Windows Mobile Goes Social
Average: 0Today Skyfire has released a new version of their browser for Windows Mobile. Skyfire is a mobile browser that gives you the most feature complete way to view the web on your phone as it would look on your desktop PC. This means YouTube, Hulu, Flash 10, Silverlight 2, Quicktime, AJAX, it's all in there....
Windows 7 Beta: Get It While It's Hawt
Average: 0If you're interested in downloading (and getting a beta key for) Windows 7, you better hurry because time is running out. Just head on over to the Win7 Beta page and pick between 32 or 64 bit, or go for both.
What makes Windows 7 so awesome? Oh, just a really nice performance boost, improved taskbar,...
Stardock Fences Corral Your Desktop Clutter
Average: 0Stardock, a company known for its UI enhancements, has just released their latest app; Fences. Fences allows you to group together desktop icons, sometimes known as 'all that garbage on your desktop', into clean-looking folder containers known as fences. Simply drag select the icons on your desktop and...