Happy Holidays from Microsoft Australia

On behalf of the team at Microsoft we would like to wish you Happy Holidays for the upcoming break. For those going away have a safe trip and make sure you take plenty of happy snaps! Let us know if you have set up a travel blog. Thanks for reading the TechNet Australia Blog in…


My new HTC Touch Dual Windows Mobile 6 Smartphone

Before I tell you about the HTC Touch Dual please note this is my first time back into the world of Windows Mobile since Windows Mobile 2003 for Smartphone. I had a HTC Canary which I used for a while. Since the Canary I have had a few Motorola’s and a Sony Ericsson K800i. So…


Windows 2000 Banner – Get your hands on the last one!

As I was walking past one of our corridors I noticed a Windows 2000 Banner: Now I know Windows 2000 (originally called Windows NT 5.0, then Windows NT 2000) was a good OS for its time so I assume we have kept this banner up to keep its memory in peoples minds (or we could…

Early Xmas Pressie – Hyper-V Beta

This Beta version has more features and capabilities not available in the previous Community Technology Preview of Hyper-V: Quick Migration High Availability Server Core role Server Manager Integration Download it today or Learn more about it Yes, that is a Pac-man xmas tree…


IT Operations in the South Pole

Check out the worlds most isolated IT operation – The Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station in Antartica. I gather Server cooling isn’t really an issue? Looks like something from the Planet Hoth.


Foxtel HD Blog

I’ve been a subscriber to Foxtel for a while now, primarily for the sports and news channels. So the announcement of Foxtel HD got me pretty excited especially when all my friends in the UK are already watching the football in HD. Its great to see Foxtel HD will support both 720p and 1080i HD…


Are you a Stay at Home Server?

Classic! http://www.stayathomeserver.com Love it when he says – Why doesn’t your Server go out and get a job?

Server VS Client "Back Trekking"

Check out the first strip in the Server vs Client series The second strip is up at the TechNet Windows Server 2008 Portal


Windows Server 2008 Portal and Server vs Client Comics

To help you get started with Windows Server 2008 we have just launched the Windows Server 2008 TechNet Portal. We have also got the first strip of Server vs Client up there. These strips were created by a local animation design house Nectarine. Huge thanks to Minty and James for creating the comics! Get to…


Ice Cube loving Silverlight

Michael Scherotter is a Developer Evangelist at Microsoft US and he met with Ice Cube and his team to talk about their online TV experience UVNTV.com which is using Silverlight The following is a Silverlight Streaming HD version of the video.