Because I’ve been using the phonetic alphabet way too much over the past two weeks here is the NATO phonetic alphabet.
The new PSP v2.0 firmware is now available for download. This is what we’ve been waiting for people. This is the update that installs a web browser on your PSP. From the sounds of it the browser might actually be pretty capable with sizing features and *gasp* tabs. Grab this one folks. Via Scoble. Update […]
I’ve got to check the Channel 9 Video feed more often. Channel 9 posted a ten minute chat with MS head honcho Steve Ballmer. It’s an interesting video. The one thing that I found surprising was Ballmer’s energy. I always thought that his energy level was more of a sales pitch thing than anything else. […]
Today, Microsoft announced that Office will have a new XML file format. This format will have an open schema so any developer can incorporate Office data into their applications. The new extensions will be DOCX for Word, XLSX for Excel and PPTX for PowerPoint. This marks a dramatic shift for Microsoft who always held their […]
PS3 or Xbox 360? I think this question is for the sages. My official response is idunno. In the end it’s all about the games. In the beginning it’s all about the hardware. Major Nelson, who works on the XBox team breaks down the PS3 and Xbox 360 specs and compares them in four parts […]
Microsoft has announced the next version of Windows Mobile and it’s not called “Windows Mobile 2005”. The official name will be “Windows Mobile 5.0”. I’ll never understand why MS marketing has to continually change the names of their products. How can you present a stable brand when the name changes with each version? Anyways, here […]
Engadget scored an interview with Bill Gates. The interview focused on Windows Mobile, Windows Media Center, the Xbox and the TabletPC. Part one and part two can both be found on Engadget. They will have a podcast version of the interview available next week. Update – 5/5/05 5:37 PM – The podcast can be retrieved here. […]
I have installed Virtual Server 2005 thinking it was the upgrade for Virtual PC 2004. I guess I was wrong. Brian Randell (who is an excellent speaker) has written a post describing the differences between the two products. Let the uninstalling commence! …I wanted to post a few differences between the two products. The biggest […]