The Internet Explorer 6 Countdown

The Internet Explorer 6 Countdown

“10 years ago a browser was born”, that’s the slogan that we see on The Internet Explorer 6 Countdown page. This is Microsoft’s initiative to educate and make online browsing a safer place. They go on by saying “It’s name was Internet Explorer 6. Now that we’re in 2011, in an era of modern web standards, it’s time to say […]

     
 
 

Why Nokia Ditched Android for WP7? And Why it’s a Good News for us?

The much expected Nokia – Microsoft marriage strategic partnership was announced today which has shaken up the smartphone market place a bit. The two firms are proposing to build a new global mobile ecosystem that will challenge the likes of Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android, which are stealing market share from the Finnish & Redmond giants. Under the new alliance, […]

     
 
 

The Google Deception

Guest post by anonymous “Don’t be evil” says Google, information and services should be free. People should watch videos for free. We’ll make a free browser, free operating system, free picture viewer, free search free free free stuff. (applause) – How about free Google Ads? Google is a great company and I love it. It’s just that there are some […]

     
 
 

Ultimate List of Kinect Hacks

It’s hardly a month since Kinect for Xbox 360 was launched and it is already the best selling gadget in US and elsewhere. In this short amount of time we have seen some of the coolest Kinect hacks which we have listed down below. Now that Microsoft has given the green signal for hacking Kinect, we will see many more […]

     
 
 

IE9 Found with Specific Optimization to Suit Benchmarks

While conducting tests of different browsers using SunSpider Benchmark, the engineers at Mozilla found a rather queer bug. IE9 was specifically altered to load an optimized result while running a benchmarking tool. Mozilla’s engineer Rob Sayre reported his findings with Microsoft in Microsoft Connect. The basic problem is that IE browser, while running the JavaScript code, should perform an optimization […]

     
 
 

Kinect for Xbox 360 Reviews [Round-up]

The most awaited gadget in this holiday season, Kinect for Xbox 360 has been released to the retail market today and the blogosphere is abuzz with views and reviews of Kinect. Though we are not able to review it ourselves (Indian launch is on Nov 19th), we have done a round up of all the popular and reliable reviews available […]

     
 
 

Holy Cow! Microsoft Doesn’t Know Simple Maths

Microsoft has been selling their Windows operating systems ever since 1993. That’s a good lord 17 long years. They have had more than eight different versions of Windows OS in those 17 years, and all of them were aimed to do simple & complex computing. One such tool aimed to help us carry out simple computing is the Windows calculator. […]

     
 
 

Windows Phone 7 Launch Event & Keynote – Watch Online Live

The tech community & the blogosphere is abuzz with Windows Phone 7 launch event which might will reveal some WP7 devices like LG Optimus 7. The company has scheduled the launch event in New York at 6.30 AM PDT/9.30 AM ET today, October 11th 2010. In addition to LG Optimus 7, we might see the lauch of other Windows phone […]

     
 
 

LG Optimus 7 Officially Leaked Before Windows Phone 7 Launch

An overzealous LG official leaked the details of LG Optimus 7 right before the Windows Phone 7 launch happening later in the day. The leaked details include the spec sheet as well as gallery of images of Optimus 7. It’s a different matter altogether that most of the details were already known, but it would still hamper Microsoft’s hopes of […]

     
 
 

What’s Interesting Behind the Generic User Icon in Outlook 2010?

Microsoft Outlook 2010 features a new pane called the “People Pane“. It’s a nice little feature, especially when used in tandem with the Outlook Social Connector. One of the things the People Pane does is to show a little picture of your contacts. Since not everyone bother to have their picture uploaded to Outlook, People Pane uses a default picture […]