Category Archives: Microsoft

May 26th 1995: Bill Gates writes about the “Internet Tidal Wave”

20 years have gone since this internal memo, aimed at Microsoft Executives, in which Bill Gates himself talked about the “Internet Tidal Wave” and provided a strategic point of view for a MS-dominated ‘Net; the memo surfaced during the prolonged … Continue reading

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Windows 95 Video Guide with Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry: PCs explained by “Friends” actors

Back in 1995! The world was raving for Friends sitcom and Windows 95 has just been released. Someone thought it was a good idea to put Hollywood stars Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry in this video acting like themselves trying … Continue reading

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Bill Gates’ letter celebrating Microsoft 40th anniversary

This is awesome! The real letter that Bill Gates sent to Microsoft employees for the company’s 40th anniversary. The Verge reports: Gates sent the following letter to Microsoft employees today to celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary. The letter was posted … Continue reading

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Don’t panic: even though Windows 7 free support ends today, we’ve still got five years ahead…

Today is the last day of what Microsoft calls “mainstream support” and this has been planned since a long time. Windows 7 users don’t panic: Windows 7 will get security updates and patches for the next five years, the real … Continue reading

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Blast from the Windows-past: how to delete file & folders from NTFS drive with wrong names & nested folders

You never learn enough… (about Windows, I mean). Problem. During a routine backup operation, I found a Windows NTFS drive contained several files and folders which could not be deleted due to wrong naming. Yes, it’s 2014 and we’re still … Continue reading

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The new Xbox One unveiled – Live from Redmond (WA)

Time has come for the new Xbox One from Microsoft, soon a worldwide-event will introduce the brand-new third generation Xbox console. Some specs? The new Xbox One include an 8-core processor, 8 GBytes of RAM, Blu-ray player, USB 3 ports, … Continue reading

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April Fools’ #4: Bing pranks Easter Island Statues

Check it out for yourself: Bing has turned Easter Island statues (Moai, that’s the correct name) into some April Fools’ best.

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Windows 8 on sale on Oct. 26th

Ok, are you tired of using Windows 7 or the Windows 8 public beta? Microsoft on Wednesday announced a release date of Oct. 26 for the consumer release of Windows 8. The company had previously announced a “late October” launch … Continue reading

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Windows 8 Public Preview under test

Windows 8 is here to stay so I decided to download the (free) Windows 8 Public Preview and give it a try. You can too, just start from here It will ask you for a valid e-mail where it … Continue reading

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Infographic: the whole social media world seen as a prism a German social media consultancy, comes this prism breaking out the social media world into sub-categories. I think it’s great and does a great job of sorting out all social players each by its business area. [Via]

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