Windows Live Video Messages (WLVM)is the latest service to be included in Microsoft’s web applications of Windows Live. It was opened to the general public on 9th, not too late after being announced. We decided to give it a spin and check out if this service is really worth using on a day to day basis or not.
I randomly ran into this site on TechNet Blogs which had the link to SQL Server 2008 wallpaper and screensaver which are perhaps released by the MS SQL team themselves.
In Part 1, we learned how to use Resource Dictionary (WPF) in order to apply styles to UI element dynamically. Resource Dictionary uses XAML code which still is an unknown territory for most developers. So why not use only C# to create such animations? In this Part of the series we are going to learn how to create animations by using C# code.
While Vista hasn’t been welcomed very warmly by gamers, due to its performance not being much better than it’s predecessor, it certainly seems as if it’s ready to make amends. Microsoft has made a Windows Gaming Experience (WGX) Group to deliver great games to the largest gamer base ( bigger than console user bases ), that is the Windows Operating System.
You might have always wondered why Microsoft doesn’t provide native support of contacts and file transfer from and to mobile phones in Windows. Although, Microsoft did indeed release a Windows Mobile Device Center for Vista, it only works with Windows Mobile Phones.
9/9/08 has been an exciting day full of releases. After the Zunes and iPods were announced with the later getting all the media attention, Microsoft stepped in and unveiled some seriously sexy looking hardware which includes mice, a Wireless Desktop with Aero Glass and the new LifeCam.
If you think that only iTunes can provide you with three-dimensional interface to visually browse through your digital movies library then you are wrong. Comes in Movie Browser that does a Cover Flow right into your Windows Media Center environment. Its an open source project and is still in its infancy stage but provides by far the most visually stunning interface for any app in Windows Media Center.
Microsoft Update Catalog. Made for corporate environments, this service lets you download updates that can distributed over corporate networks and so on. These updates include software updates, drivers and hotfixes ( no Ultimate Extras though! ). The setup files of any individual selected update is downloaded which can then be installed manually.