5 Things that Might Surprise you from Microsoft

Viral just pointed this out to our team….It’s an article from PC World that highlights 5 web services that you might not necessarily know about but should do – not just because of what they can do but the fact that they are free: 1) Windows Live SkyDrive – 25GB of online storage 2) Windows…


Photosynth now officially launched

Photosynth is ready to use! We announced the general availability on the 21st August.  Photosynth, a new technology from Microsoft Live Labs, transforms your digital photos of a location or object into a three-dimensional, 360-degree experience.  How Does Photosynth Work?  Depending on the size of the location or object, creating a synth takes from 3-300…


Live Mesh Tech Preview now open to all in the UK

I mentioned Live Mesh in the TechNet newsletter a few weeks ago, and it seemed to go down a storm. Basically it means that you can easily share content between all of your devices so you aren’t so tied to a certain machine for document or information. Overnight I received an email to confirm that…


Minimise Me

  I LOVE THIS!!! You can make a mini you and then use it on your live messenger. Here is my attempt at an impression of me – I won’t share what my angry face looks like!!


Calling all technology enthusiasts: World Wide Telescope on Channel 10

The US team have set up a series to showcase the latest and greatest cool stuff coming ot of Microsoft. The first in the series covered World Wide Telescope. You can view the full session here:  http://on10.net/blogs/nic/Back-Channel-Event-World-Wide-Telescope-PM-Session/



What does WWT stand for I hear you ask? Well if it were for my reaction then it would be Wow Wow Treble Wow. Really is stands for WorldWide Telescope which is a Web 2.0 visualisation software environment that enables your computer to function as a virtual telescope—bringing together imagery from the best ground and space-based…


Office Live Small Business – Your chance to win a £2000 prize package each week

Until 20th July, we’re giving away a £2000 prize package every week comprising a new Dell laptop, a complete makeover for your website and over £500 in cash To enter the prize draw, just click on http://smallbusiness.officelive.com/uk/sos and follow the instructions  


Drench your brain

Totally agree with Steve C that the best TV advert around at the moment has Brains from the Thunderbirds dancing to “Rhythm is a Dancer” I wish water had that affect on me!!!! You can watch it in full here: http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=e2aRDacKANs&eurl=http://blendingthemix.com/2008/05/15/social-ojects-in-action/


Update: Xobni now available to all

Monday was an exciting day for Xobni. After seven months of invite-only beta, they announced that Xobni is now publicly available for anyone to download. If you need to download Xobni, download it instantly here: http://www.xobni.com/download You can read more about Xobni’s launch in the New York Times by going here: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/05/technology/05xobni.html


Xobni – email happiness

I have been resisting this for a little while but was finally convinced by Gareth, the Windows Server product manager. Xobni is positioned as an add-in to Outlook that helps organise your flooded inbox. I wasn’t convinced until I actually used it. Yes it helps me find the latest conversations by email or Communicator that…