Tuesday, May 30, 2006

“Pay-As-You-Go” - Microsoft FlexGo technology

You can start recharging your PC also just like your mobile phone :) Yes.. it's true.. MS launched “Pay-As-You-Go” PC with the name "FlexGo".

With this offer consumers has to pay a portion of the upfront cost to bring home a computer that is running Windows XP Home. Consumers pay off the remaining balance by purchasing from local vendors prepaid cards that activate the machine for a defined amount of time. If time runs out on the PC, it enters a "reserve tank," or limited access state, until additional time is added. Once the computer is paid off, the metering technology is deactivated and the consumer owns the machine outright.

Thursday, May 25, 2006

The Friendly Character is no more in Office 2007..

The Office Assistant is a small utility included in Microsoft Office starting with Office 97 is no more available in Office 2007. It is well known as clippy to the Office 97-2003 users providing various help terms and options. Microsoft thought of removing it in Office XP, but instead simply disabled it. It is also still available in Office 2003, though this version went a step further and did not install the Office Assistant by default. As of Office 2007, the Office Assistant feature had been removed completely due to its new help system.

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Office 2007 BETA 2 Released

Yesterday Microsoft released beta 2 of Office 2007. This beta version is available for all. To know the new features in Office 2007, download it at the following web site:


Saturday, May 20, 2006

Microsoft and PC Manufacturers Make It Easier for Customers to Get Ready for Windows Vista

Customers can prepare for the future with the help of new “Get Ready” Web site, Windows Vista Capable and Premium Ready PCs, and the Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor.

Read more @ Presspass

Friday, May 12, 2006

Want to have the Vista look and feel..

If you are wondering on how Windows Vista look and feel will be, it is recommend to have the Vista Transformation Pack 4.0 installed. It has been just released which shows the transparent effects that Vista will have.

The Windows Transformation Pack also has a fairly effective uninstall program which is pretty important as the program has to fiddle with your system files. Download it & try it.

Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Microsoft Announces Spectacular Windows Vista Title Lineup

Microsoft Corp. and top publishers worldwide unveiled the highly anticipated games lineup for the Microsoft® Windows® and Windows Vista™ operating systems. Microsoft also announced plans to bring the Xbox Live® game and entertainment network to the Windows platform.
Microsoft Game Studios and other leading publishers, including Electronic Arts Inc., NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., THQ Inc. and Funcom, will provide groundbreaking gameplay experiences for Windows Vista gamers across numerous genres, including role-playing games (RPGs), first-person shooter (FPS), real-time strategy (RTS), massively multiplayer online (MMO) and simulation.

Read more @ Presspass