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Add Google Talk & Twitter support to Windows Live Messenger

The first international version of BuddyFuse has been released. BuddyFuse, is a free extension for Windows Live Messenger, which seamlessly integrates chat and social networks into the world’s most widely used instant messaging client. BuddyFuse currently enhances Windows Live Messenger […]

History of Windows & Internet Explorer

Over the past two decades, Microsoft Windows products have evolved from a single, one-size-fits-all desktop operating system into a diverse family of operating systems and mobile technologies. Today, Windows products help people worldwide achieve their potential at work, home, and […]

Google Wave & Google Chrome Frame

Google Wave is a new product that is going to hit the web by the end of this year. Google Wave is a personal communication & collabaration tool that will change the way you communicate with friends.

Mozilla Firefox Campus Representative Program

In case you haven’t heard of it, the Mozilla Campus Representative Program, is an initiative of SpreadFirefox.com movement. The objective being very clear : Enlist young campus reps, spread the word about Firefox and increase its use. Mozilla Firefox Campus […]

Guess who Google wants you to Search with ?

Google wants you to search with Bing. Open Google.com . Type in search. Click the I’m Feeling Lucky button. What do you get !? Voila … Bing.com ! Going a little off-track … whats with the I’m Feeling Lucky button? Google […]

Enjoy Microsoft Bing … in a Soda can!

The Microsoft Bing team is currently offering Bing-branded Talking Rain carbonated beverages in cans in refrigerators on the Redmond campus, trying to increase awareness and usage of the search engine among employees, hoping that they’ll then help “evangelize” Bing to […]

Google Home page through the years … Changes again!

If you have opened the Google.com home page recently, you may have noticed one thing immediately! Google Home page changes through the years The size of the search box has been increased! “Starting today, you’ll notice on our homepage and […]

Windows 7 Upgrade time: At best 30 minutes; Worst case 20 hours.

Depending on your data, your number of applications, installed, your system & hardware configuration, a Windows 7 upgrade could take anywhere from around 30 minutes to over 600 minutes. Windows 7 Upgrade time According to the test results that Chris […]

CCleaner breaks the Windows 7 context menu

CCleaner is one of the most recommended freeware Registry Cleaners available for Windows. However a recent forum post by my MVP colleague and TWCF Mod Ramesh shows that use of CCleaner is likely to break the Windows 7 right click […]

Windows 7 Application Compatibility Overview

Microsoft has released the Windows 7 Application Compatibility Overview document, and it is now available from the Microsoft Download Center. Windows 7 Application Compatibility Overview In this document Microsoft talks of the lessons learnt during Windows Vista and what it has […]

Download Microsoft Windows Live Movie Maker

Microsoft Windows Live Movie Maker has been released for Windows 7 &  Windows Vista. Windows Live Movie Maker Windows Live Movie Maker is a new offering that allows you to easily turn photos and video memories into great-looking movies to […]

10 most important chat, text and messaging etiquette

Chat applications or Messenger provides for a cool way to communicate. But like in all  communication, there are some etiquettes which we need to follow. However, there are some who don’t follow them. These are what I’d consider the most serious Chat or […]