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It's all about Windows, what it does, what you can make it do, what are others making it do.

Introduction to XNA on Windows Phone 7

One of the priorities I have for FY11, is to launch Windows Phone 7 in to the market in Singapore. I...

Author: the_hardman Date: 07/11/2010

Nearly 50% of Windows 7 PCs run 64-bit versions

http://windowsteamblog.com/windows/b/bloggingwindows/archive/2010/07/08/64-bit-momentum-surges-with-...

Author: the_hardman Date: 07/11/2010

Installing Windows 7 on a MacBook via a USB

Ok, so I am no MacBook specialist, but someone I was talking to was complaining about the amount of...

Author: the_hardman Date: 05/03/2010

Windows Phone 7 Application Design Excitement

Ever since the launch of the Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP, there has started to be a real...

Author: the_hardman Date: 04/29/2010

Windows Phone 7 – Calling all Phone Developers

Pretty excited to see Windows Phone 7 coming to market. It looks great, and even better the support...

Author: the_hardman Date: 04/07/2010

Speed up the Windows Task Bar

Saw this great tip from the guys at Lifehacker.com on how to speed up your Windows 7 Taskbar. When...

Author: the_hardman Date: 03/22/2010

Speeding up Internet Explorer 8

Is Internet Explorer 8 not performing for you? Just read this great post from Ed Bott, on ZD Net on...

Author: the_hardman Date: 01/25/2010

Internet Explorer Security Update Released

As a follow up to the recent IE security vulnerability. Microsoft has released an out-of-band...

Author: the_hardman Date: 01/21/2010

The Internet Explorer threat

There has been a huge amount of media regarding the current security concerns of using Internet...

Author: the_hardman Date: 01/20/2010

2010 The beginning of a new year and new challenges.

Wow, for just a moment you stop take stock and look back and say to yourself… “Where did that time...

Author: the_hardman Date: 01/17/2010

Tangible Savings of Windows 7 vs. Windows XP

There are certainly a lot of different information about how a company can implement specific...

Author: the_hardman Date: 05/21/2009

Talking about Windows 7 to my favorite Audience.. the IT Pro community

So I am working on a session for my good buddy Dennis Chung at MS to present Windows 7 to the IT Pro...

Author: the_hardman Date: 05/19/2009

New year, New Job…

I am very excited to announce that I have just accepted the role as the Windows Client Business...

Author: the_hardman Date: 01/18/2009

You received and Ecard!!!

I am hoping most people have not been affected by these email spreading around. There is a...

Author: the_hardman Date: 01/12/2009

Microsoft to offer free consumer security suite | Security - CNET News

I'm really excited about this announcement. This is a great step forward in making protection of...

Author: the_hardman Date: 11/20/2008

Nissan unveils 370Z in 'Need for Speed Undercover' - USATODAY.com

I am excited about this one, being an avid owner of a Nissan 350Z Fairlady Roadster, its exciting to...

Author: the_hardman Date: 11/01/2008

PDC 2008 / Agenda / Sessions

Getting out to LA for a Microsoft event is not always the easiest thing for people to do, so great...

Author: the_hardman Date: 10/30/2008

Smooth HD

So what is Smooth HD? The definition from the Akamai web site says... "SmoothHD.com is an early...

Author: the_hardman Date: 10/29/2008

I’d be lying if I wasn’t excited about this! Gears of War 2 Launch Trailer

  Cant wait to get this home and on the XBOX360, I need a thrilling game after finishing the...

Author: the_hardman Date: 10/29/2008

Live Mesh Advertising Campaign

Video: Live Mesh Promo Clip Just came across this cool promo clip for Live Mesh, which really hits...

Author: the_hardman Date: 10/28/2008

Jeff Jones Security Blog : Download: H1 2008 Desktop OS Vendor Report - Vulnerabilities and Days-of-Risk

Jeff Jones has released his six monthly report on desktop OS security vulnerabilities and...

Author: the_hardman Date: 10/27/2008

Ferrari will test-drive HPC Server 2008

http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9117619...

Author: the_hardman Date: 10/23/2008

Just got back from my honeymoon and stitched this view together, its from the top of the Acropolis...

Author: the_hardman Date: 10/13/2008

Windows Media Center Sandbox - Screencast: Creating A Simple Media Center Application

Just wanted to point you all to two great screencasts on how you can develop applications on Windows...

Author: the_hardman Date: 08/09/2008

Batman: The Dark Knight

Ok, so this post is in no way tech related, Microsoft related, anything normal related, it was just...

Author: the_hardman Date: 07/30/2008

PDC2008 | Social | Contests | ShowOff

When it doesn’t rain it pours as they say… Two blogs within 5 ten minutes. Now I have not had the...

Author: the_hardman Date: 07/27/2008

history.forward() - Port 25: The Open Source Community at Microsoft

I am excited about the work we are doing in contributing back to the Open Source community here at...

Author: the_hardman Date: 07/27/2008

Moonlight (Silverlight on Linux) – Interview with Miguel de Icaza

Code to Live: Dancing in the Moonlight with Miguel de Icaza The interview is a bit old, but has just...

Author: the_hardman Date: 07/02/2008

Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V now available for download!!

Hi All,   Exciting stuff on the wires, the update to Windows Server 2008 with the RTM code for...

Author: the_hardman Date: 06/26/2008

Why Virtualize?

Episode 2 of our ANWYCDFYSBWYSCDFY, on Hyper-V. This video is more of a discussion about what Dennis...

Author: the_hardman Date: 06/24/2008

Presenting the security of Windows Server 2008

On Thursday night I had the privilege of presenting to the OWASP.org user group. Those who are...

Author: the_hardman Date: 06/20/2008

Server Core "Theoretically" reduces the number of Security Bulletins

Just after publishing our video on Server Core, I visited Jeff Jones Security Blog, and found this...

Author: the_hardman Date: 06/17/2008

ANWYCDFYSBWYSCDFY - Episode 1

Welcome to the first edition of ANWYCDFYSBWYSCDFY (Ask not what you can do for your server but what...

Author: the_hardman Date: 06/17/2008

Making Security Better for the IT Pro

I literally just stepped out of keynoting the latest Technet Security Event for Microsoft Singapore....

Author: the_hardman Date: 06/05/2008

Windows Server Hyper-V RC1

Got to say I am very excited about the eminent release of Hyper-V to Windows Server 2008. I have...

Author: the_hardman Date: 06/02/2008

http://beta.searchme.com Here is a nice spin on Search Engine technology, focusing on the...

Author: the_hardman Date: 06/02/2008

Ruby on Rails, Silverlight and IronRuby

Was just chatting to my colleague John Lam, the drive for IronRuby in Microsoft about his recent...

Author: the_hardman Date: 06/02/2008

Up and running on Windows Server 2008

Well I just recently rebuilt my Power Laptop (Dell XPS 1710) on to Windows Server 2008. Why, you may...

Author: the_hardman Date: 05/29/2008

Learning to Love UAC...

I know a lot of people get annoyed by the UAC feature in Windows Vista, but here is a reason to...

Author: the_hardman Date: 05/27/2008

Expanded Format Support in Office 2007

There is some great news coming out of Redmond today around some of the feature improvements being...

Author: the_hardman Date: 05/22/2008

First Moonlight Release - Miguel de Icaza

Here is some great news, the first release of Moonlight to the public. Just to ensure that I dont...

Author: the_hardman Date: 05/16/2008

Microsoft Malware Protection Center - Security Intelligence Report

Microsoft recently released its Security Intelligence Report Version 4 on April 22 at the...

Author: the_hardman Date: 05/06/2008

Nexus SC: The System Center Team Blog : Operations Manager 2007 goes CROSS Platform!

There is sometimes so much information to digest that you miss these announcements, so I am a bit...

Author: the_hardman Date: 05/06/2008

Expression Studio 2 is out... now with PHP support!!!

Lots of things happening today... Got to admit, the branding of the Expression tools is really...

Author: the_hardman Date: 05/05/2008

Singapore Community Launch 2008

  Home - Community Launch 2008   On the 17th of May, the Singapore Professional's .NET...

Author: the_hardman Date: 05/05/2008

Community Clips

Now I know this is directly following on from the previous blog, but this site is also cool. Spawned...

Author: the_hardman Date: 04/29/2008

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