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SmartGlass App: Microsoft Unveils XBox Smart Glass Ahead of E3 (Video)

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 | Microsoft, Software, TECHNOLOGY with No Comments »

XBox SmartGlass application was unveiled by Microsoft on Monday, June 4, 2012. The presentation of the SmartGlass was made ahead of the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3).

A C/NET report said that Microsoft’s SmartGlass is a new multiscreen entertainment platform that lets users beam content from any mobile devices to an Xbox 360.

According to Microsoft, SmartGlass will is a cross-platform application that will work on Windows, Windows Phone, Xbox 360, Android and iOS.

Below is a C/NET video, showing the unveiling of the Microsoft XBox SmartGlass.

Internet Explorer Beta 9 | IE9 Download

Saturday, August 14th, 2010 | Internet, Microsoft, Software with No Comments »

Microsoft has announced that the public beta of Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) will be available on September 15, 2010. You can download IE9 from this site once it becomes available for public use.  Are you excited about IE9?  Tell us how you feel about this upcoming version of Internet Explorer browser.  Give your comments below this article.

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Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 | Internet, Microsoft, Social Network, Software with No Comments », also known as Docs for Facebook, was officially launched at Facebook’s F8 conference. The new online application was created by Microsoft’s FUSE Labs. allows users to create, edit, and share Microsoft Office documents with Facebook friends.

The service, however, is still in beta and users should expect that certain bugs might still be experience.  Documents can be viewed by anyone, but in order to edit or create new ones, you’ll have to join a wait list.

Docs for Facebook is almost similar to Microsoft Office 2010 Web edition since this app is actually powered by Office 2010.  The service’s “Overview” of describes Docs as a “social-productivity experience”.  This means that is more of a collaborative document application.

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Microsoft Allocates $9.5 Billion On R&D In 2010

Friday, March 5th, 2010 | Microsoft with No Comments »

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Microsoft will be spending $9.5 billion in 2010 on research and development. Microsoft will be focusing much of its R&D in “cloud” services, or online computing provided to users from hosted data centers.

The Redmond company is trying to come up with a much to be desired innovatio as they concentrate on changing and reinventing the company into a leader in the cloud.

Microsoft will be coming up with a Windows Phone 7 Series operating system, which will be available on phones later this year. Microsoft is in for a tough battle from other vendors such as Apple, Nokia and other manufacturers using Google’s Android operating system.  The software giant claimed that the mobile OS is a complete overhaul from previous ones and is tightly integrated with other Microsoft products such as its X-box gaming and Zune music products.

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How to Insert Special Characters or Symbols Into Documents

Thursday, December 10th, 2009 | Microsoft, MISCELLANEOUS, Tips with 3 Comments

There are many characters that we sometimes need in our documents but are not readily available from the keyboard.  Most of this characters includes currency symbols, copyright mark, and other special symbols.  Windows has a Character Map program that lets users of Document applications insert special characters and symbols in their documents.  A character map shows all characters and symbols for a specific font.  How to do this?  Follow these simple steps: Read the rest of this entry »

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