Free-as-in-beer Microsoft Poster App

Many of you saw this app at TechEd NA and TechEd Europe and asked “When can I get it?” It’s heeeere: Free-as-in-beer. This YT vid shows how it works Seeing it in action explains all. You want to see it in action. Download it from the store now. Did I mention it was…


TechEd 2010 Foodgasm

One of the more pleasant lunches I’ve had in a long time – cochon muffalleta at cochon swinebar 3 blocks from the NOLA convention center where my TechEd mates are complaining about no-protein breakfasts and long meal lines. Best mufalleta evah! Bonus points – ++Good handmade spicy cucumber pickle spear.   Conventioneers – 3 blocks…


Making Breakfast

Toasters are in the air today. I had two separate conversations about toasters with attendees at TechEd 2010. I’m paraphrasing: 1: “Look, just because you skillfully operate a toaster, doesn’t necessarily mean you can make breakfast" "Making breakfast" calls for a number of integrated skills, of which "operating toaster V.N" is only one. Concentrate all…


Hyper-V Dynamic Memory and Remote FX Demo – TechEd 2010

I have a chance to record this short booth demo of Hyper-V Dynamic Memory and Remote FX with Principal VM Vijay Tewari at the busy Hyper-V booth in New Orleans this morning. Click the link to view the video.   To read more about DM and Remote FX check the product team blog:


Task Manager Make Over

Breaking news from the TechEd 2010 according to the Super Site blog… “Someday, Task Manager will look like this on all our PCs. :)” “ I’m posting this from 37K feet on a SouthWest Airlines flight with WiFi pilot (and human pilot too). The flight attendant just asked for the Lakers score, and I got…


TechEd 2010 – The Journey Continues

Posting this from 37K feet, 14.5 hours into my epic journey to TechEd 2010. Southwest Airlines has in-flight wifi! Salty goodness. One strange thing, they haven’t established the pricing yet. It’ll be somewhere between US$N and US$n, but you don;t know the price when you sign on midair. At least it appears to be all…


TechEd 2010 Bursting at the Seams

TechEd 2010 starts tomorrow – oversubscribed with more than be over 10,500 guests, speakers and event staff in New Orleans this week. LAISSEZ LES BON TEMPS ROULET