Windows Phone ANNOUNCED – Windows Mobile 6.5, My Phone and Windows Marketplace for Mobile

On October, 6th 2009 – Microsoft announced the new launch of 30 new Windows Mobile 6.5 phones.   You can read the official press release or read the announcement on the official team blog. Two fantastic additional services have also launched:  My Phone, a free service that syncs data from a phone — like pictures, music…

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Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 – Released to Manufacturing (RTM)

Microsoft Exchange 2010 was released to manufacturing (RTM) on Thursday October 8th.   This Release to Manufacturing (RTM) milestone means we are on our way to general availability and the launch at Tech·Ed Europe 2009 (http://www.microsoft.com/europe/teched/) in early November.     If you will not be attending Ech-Ed Europe in Berlin, you can access resources from the Web…

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Microsoft Security Essentials – RELEASED – free for home PC’s

On September, 28th 2009 Microsoft released Microsoft Security Essentials free for genuine copies of Microsoft Windows.  Read more about the release the Microsoft Malware Protection Center team blog or read the official press release. Qouting the team blog “Microsoft Security Essentials is a new, no-cost, anti-malware solution for genuine Windows PC consumers that provides real-time protection against  viruses, spyware…

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New Free Software: Windows Live Movie Maker (Released to Web)

 Microsoft has released a new version of Windows Live Movie Maker as part of a refresh to the Windows Live Essentials download. Windows Live Movie Maker is the first application designed for Windows 7 and is built to make beautiful movies from your photos and videos very quickly. Download the new Windows Live Movie Maker…

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It’s OFFICIAL – Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 have released to manufacturing (RTM)

          Microsoft announced today (Wednesday 22nd July) that testing for Windows 7 (build 7600) and Windows Server 2008 R2 has been completed.   Both products have officially been released to manufacturing (RTM).  You can read the official press release here.   Windows 7 will be generally available to customers around the world on October 22nd.   Microsoft Partners, OEMS, Business…

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Microsoft Security Essentials (BETA) – free for home PC’s

In November 2008 Microsoft announced plans for Microsoft Security Essentials code named Morro.  In June a beta version of Microsoft Security Essentials was officially announced on the Microsoft Malware Protection Center team blog for up to 75,000 individuals.  Qouting the team blog “Microsoft Security Essentials is a new, no-cost, anti-malware solution for genuine Windows PC consumers that provides…

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Microsoft Office 2010 Hits Major Milestone and Enters Technical Preview

The Microsoft Press Article released today reads: “Today, at its Worldwide Partner Conference 2009, Microsoft Corp. announced that Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, Microsoft Visio 2010 and Microsoft Project 2010 have reached the technical preview engineering milestone. Starting today, tens of thousands of people will be invited to test Office and Visio as…

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Microsoft Unveils Windows Azure Platform Business Model

 Today, during the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2009 an important announcement was made about the Microsoft Windows Azure Platform.    The article on the Windows Azure blog provides details of the commercial pricing model and availability of the Windows Azure platform.    The Microsoft Press Pass article describes the future opportunities for Microsoft partners.   Listen to Doug…

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Internet Search Engine: What happened to Live.com and what is Bing.com?

Wednesday 3rd June marks a whole new Internet Search experience, following Microsoft´s announcement of the a new and improved Internet Search Engine available worldwide- http://www.bing.com     Here is an extract from the press release: “Microsoft Corp. today unveiled Bing, a new Decision Engine and consumer brand, providing customers with a first step in moving beyond search…

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Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 – Product RTM Timelines Announced

Fantastic news yesterday, Microsoft announced at the final timeframe for the release of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.  You can read the full Microsoft press release here. It was rumoured these would be before year-end, and the Official Windows 7 Blog Posting confirmed yesterday, the RTM code will be available to partners from…

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