Archive for December, 2010

Fix: Windows Search service on local computer has failed to start

If the Windows Search Service on local computer fails to start and even if you try to start it manually, and you get the following error message: Continue reading

Comparison Chart: Windows Phone 7 Handsets specs

A nice visual chart comparing the specs all of the currently available in retail, Windows Phone 7 mobile devices has been created and made public by ElektricForest site. Continue reading

What is Microsoft Office Live Meeting Service Portal

The Live Meeting Service Portal makes it easier to deploy and manage Live Meeting. It is a Continue reading

Proof of Concept emerges, WP7 Marketplace might actually be hacked!

WPCentral reports that they have seen the tool in action. Created by a “white hat” developer, the application is called “FreeMarketplace“. Continue reading

Microsoft Research presents ‘Team Crossword’ an online free puzzle game

Team Crossword is another cool program from FUSE Labs. It’s a web based collaborative crossword puzzle with your friends. Continue reading

Microsoft Kinect gets it’s Seal of Approval from National Parenting Center

Microsoft’s Kinect has received an award ‘2011 Seal of Approval‘ from the National Parenting Center recommending it for age 6 and up. Continue reading

Windows Phone 7 Marketplace hits 5,000 apps mark

Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 Marketplace has reached 5,000 applications since its launch on October 21. currently lists Continue reading

Microsoft bags Top Technology Innovator of 2010 award, beats Apple to it

The Street ranks Microsoft No. 1 in its year-end top 10 list. TheStreet points out that the Xbox 360, Xbox Live subscription service and now the Kinect have exploded onto the scene in 2010. Continue reading

What is Microsoft Agent?

Microsoft Agent is a technology that provides a foundation for more natural ways for people to communicate with their computers. It is a set of software services that Continue reading

Download: Microsoft Windows Service Pack Blocker Tool goes live!

Microsoft has made availabe the Windows Service Pack Blocker tool and it can be downloaded from the Microsoft Download Centre. Continue reading