SkyDrive now Live in NZ

Just announced this morning, the Windows Live SkyDrive service is now available in New Zealand (as well as 37 other countries around the world)   And now also has five times more space than was previously available — 5GB of free online storage for your favourite documents, pictures, and other files     Check it…


Server vs Client Comics

    Have a laugh with these Server vs Client comic strips, organised by the TechNet team in Australia, these funny ones are focused around Windows Server 2008.  More info on Minty, Deeps De Silva and Scott Barnes blog posts.    


how does Home Server work under the covers?

I’ve been demoing Windows Home Server quite a bit over the last few months, either on purpose or quite often because I’m talking to an IT Pro audience about the Windows Server roadmap and someone in the audience will ask me "Hey what’s that Windows Home Server thing, I’ve heard about it, can you please…


All Blacks Rugby Gadget released

Just released by the New Zealand Rugby Union – grab the All Blacks Rugby Gadget from   The gadget regularly updates including fixtures, results, streaming video, news and also information on our team. The gadget runs on Windows Vista 32bit, and also a browser based version that runs cross platform on Vista 64/Windows XP/Windows Server…


Wellington New Zealand panorama Gigapixel image Microsoft Research HDView

Like “wide and deep images”?  This is cool, check this out – a panorama view of Wellington, New Zealand shot from the top of Mount Victoria in February 07 (during the week of summer!) and created using Microsoft Research HDView Thanks to my Microsoft Wellington based colleague, Adrian Watkins who took all the shots Tech details:…