The Windows Vista Hardware Assessment is an assessment and inventory tool designed to help customers and partners quickly assess their PCs’ readiness for Windows Vista upgrades network-wide with a single networked PC.
Chris Avis sits down and talks with Baldwin Ng, the Product Manager for the…
In this article, Brian Peek demonstrates how to connect to and use the Nintendo Wiimote from C# and VB.NET. The final output is an easy-to-use managed API for the Wiimote that can be used in any managed application.
There was one booth at
TechFest that was constantly jammed with people. Everybody wanted to interview
I'm not quite sure what to call his work. I can think of all sorts of adjectives with which to describe it, but an actual name escapes me.
I will say that I had never seen…
Microsoft’s Conference Center has been buzzing this week and we’re going to bring you up to speed for all of your weekend dinner party banter. The boffins from MS Research were on campus to peel back the curtain on all of their latest and greatest and they came nowhere near disappointing. Tuesday…
TechFest is quite the event. The room it's taking place in isn't especially big, but it seems enormous because any geek with an ounce of good geeky sense knows to stop at
every single last booth.
Nothing bores. Nothing displeases.
It's all amazing.
In this video, you'll get to take a look…
In this installment of "Some Assembly Required" column, Scott Hanselman borrows Travis Illig's CueCat BarCode scanner and creates a plugin for Windows Live Writer than lets him blog more easily about books he's reading. We
decode the bar code info, change UPCs into ISBNs, call…
In this installment of the "Some Assembly Required" column, Scott Hanselman creates a Family Fingerprint Manager using .NET 2.0 that interfaces with the Microsoft Fingerprint Reader and the GrFinger SDK from Griaule.
In this Part Two of "Some Assembly Required", Scott Hanselman extends his original Microbric Viper Robot/Iguanaworks IR solution to script-enable control of the robot with Lee Holme's "PowerShell LOGO." Background
This article shows how to build a .NET application using an accelerometer to measure the performance of a vehicle. An accelerometer is an instrument that is used for measuring acceleration. By using basic physics equations,
we can derive a vehicle's current speed, distance traveled,…