Add features & color to Windows 7 Command Prompt with ColorConsole

ColorConsole is a feature-rich, freeware, portable system utility, which adds tabs, features and a little color to your black and white  Command Prompt or Windows console or MSDOS prompt. ColorConsole Features: Favorite your regular commands Export to HTML and RTF […]

Is Facebook copying from Lifeblob, a startup?

Some of you may be aware of a new feature ‘Related Photos‘ which Facebook has been testing. With this feature, Facebook will now start showing other photos of people who are face-tagged in a photo next to it.

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Deluxe Moon, a Windows Phone 7 App

Deluxe Moon app for Windows Phone 7, is a replicated version of an app by LifewareSolutions. Deluxe Moon, which was initially compatible with Windows Mobile 5.0 has been reframed and designed in Visual Studio 2010 CTP tools and works on […]

Giveaway : Snagit 10 Screen Capture Software

Snagit is the ultimate do-it-yourself screen capture tool which provides a smarter and more efficient way to grab your images, with updated capture profiles and effects to improve how you capture, edit, share and organize your content.

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Microsoft in Africa : Timeline

Microsoft first opened its office in South Africa in 1992. Since then its been quite an eventful journey for Microsoft in Africa.

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Download Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Manager

The Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection Manager or RDCMan manages multiple remote desktop connections. It is useful for managing server labs where you need regular access to each machine such as automated checking systems and data centers and is similar to […]

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Zune Desktop and Windows Phone 7 sync

The iTunes program, is a ‘downloadable’  media player available from Apple, Inc. In addition to being able to play media files such as music and movies, the application also connects to the iTunes store, an enormous resource for free and […]

Bing Twitter Maps from Microsoft FuseLabs

People use Twitter to make quick status updates. By seeing where those people are in real-time, the experience brings an event or place to life right there on the Bing map in front of you. You can zoom into street […]

Guide to Virtual Hard Disks in Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 R2

This VHD Guide from Microsoft describes the scenarios that guided the development of this feature, detailed steps about how to employ the functionality, including image creation, deployment, and maintenance, and the associated tools, scripts, and APIs, you use to create […]

Cool animation series: Animator vs. Animation

If you liked the vintage animation Icon Wars, you definitely want to check out these cool animations from Alan Becker at DeviantArt: Animator vs. Animation I, II & III. These animations have been developed by using Adobe Flash. Visit Deviantart, start […]

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Microsoft helps FBI in exposing Scareware Fraud Schemes.

Investigators from Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit, with the support of Microsoft’s Malware Protection Center and Customer Support Services, helped the Federal Bureau of Investigations, USA, in tackling fake antivirus , security or other optimization software (rogueware or scareware) scams.

Microsoft releases Joulemeter, a power consumption measurement tool

Joulemeter from Microsoft Research is a software based mechanism to measure the energy usage of virtual machines (VM), servers, desktops, laptops, and even individual software running on a Windows computer. Microsoft Joulemeter Joulemeter estimates the energy usage of a VM, […]

Windows Phone 7 Tablet : “Not in process”

At an event in Singapore, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said that the company is focusing on “Designing WP7 for Phones only” . This comment is squashed all the rumors doing the net and also disappointed all those who had expressed […]

Watch the Google Home Page come crashing down

Google is the most popular search engine, used by millions, world wide. What if the Google home page was to come crashing down … literally!? Gravity is a website where you can watch the Google home page come tumbling down, […]

Open a file by drag-and-dropping it onto a Windows Taskbar icon

One of the most visible changes in Windows 10/8/7 has been its elegantly designed and very useful taskbar, which can even be further tweaked using Taskbar Thumbnail Resizer or the Windows Taskbar Thumbnail Customizer. Open a file by drag-and-dropping it […]

Reboot & then Hibernate your Windows computer with Boot Snooze

Most of us either Hibernate our Windows computers or put it on Standby, thereby missing out the sometimes beneficial advantages of the occasional reboot. Windows works better when it is completely shut down and then started up again, every once […]