Consumer Action Day – Protecting Yourself Against Counterfeit Software

  Take a look at the picture above. The software on the left is counterfeit. The software on the right is genuine. Compared side-by-side, there are subtle, yet noticeable, differences between the two versions. But what if you had only one version in front of you? It’s likely you would not be able to tell…

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Veterans Inc. of Worcester Receives Award to Help Veterans Get Jobs

Yesterday morning in New York City, Microsoft announced six grant recipient organizations, including Veterans Inc. of Worcester, Mass., as part of the Elevate America Veterans program to help veterans acclimate back into civilian life. The grant will provide veterans with technology skills training, job placement, career counseling, and other support services such as childcare, transportation, and…

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Get ‘em while they’re hot – Windows Phone 7

That’s right – today is the day that Windows Phone 7 is available in stores! To read up on all the great news and events surrounding GA, check out Microsoft’s News Center. The website has picture galleries of the new devices and even information on a recent study about bad phone behaviors. Did you know…

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Kinect for Xbox 360 – Check it out!

Microsoft just released its new gaming system for Xbox 360 – Kinect. This hands free experience brings games, movies and music to life without using a controller. Instead, the sound of your voice or wave of your hand puts you in the action. Boston Globe technology reporter Hiawatha Bray recently connected with Kinect and called…

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