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    Microsoft Hardware is launching a new digital art project today called The Art of Touch . The campaign is inspired by Microsoft’s Touch Mouse family of mice. And it’s pretty cool. By visiting the website, people can sign-in to create a piece of digital art on a canvas with a series...
  • Blog Post: Bring Multitouch Gestures to your Windows 7 PC with the new Touch Mouse

    Tonight at CES 2011 we announced the new Touch Mouse from Microsoft Hardware. This new mouse adds multitouch gestures to Windows 7 on top of the normal “point and click” experience.   The Touch Mouse is the result of the Mouse 2.0 project that was done by Microsoft Research. You can read about the...
  • Blog Post: Jordan Brand taps into key Microsoft technologies to help celebrate its 25th Anniversary

    Jordan Brand will be celebrating its 25th year anniversary at this year’s NBA All-Star Weekend . During this celebration, one way that Jordan Brand would like to engage with consumers is through rich experiences enabled by new and emergent technology. The Jordan Brand has partnered with Microsoft and...
  • Blog Post: Windows 7 Wins Popular Science Award for Windows Touch

    Today, Popular Science released their annual Best Of What’s New for 2009 which recognized this year’s top 100 innovations. Windows Touch in Windows 7 has won Popular Science’s Best of What’s New Award this year in the computing category. Very cool! Speaking of Windows Touch – USA Today’s Ed Baig takes...
  • Blog Post: Introducing Windows 8 Consumer Preview

    Moments ago in Barcelona, we announced the release of Windows 8 Consumer Preview , available to download now for anyone interested in trying it out. We’ve been hard at work for many months now, and while we still have lots more to do, we’re excited to show you our progress with the latest preview of...
  • Blog Post: Unboxing the Touch Mouse & Announcing the Touch Mouse Artist Edition

    Back at CES 2011, we announced the Microsoft Touch Mouse for Windows 7 featuring multitouch gestures. The Touch Mouse allows you to interact with your Windows 7 PC in a more intuitive way beyond the simple point-and-click. To replace my pre-production Touch Mouse I had that I used previously, I received...
  • Blog Post: A Closer Look at AutoCAD Freestyle

    Almost a year ago at Windows 7 GA on Oct. 22nd, our friends at Autodesk did a guest blog post talking about a new product they were showing off called “Project Cooper”. Project Cooper was to be a new offering from Autodesk specifically targeting design enthusiasts that utilizes advantage of Windows Touch...
  • Blog Post: Fujitsu Reveals New Extremely Small Multitouch PC

    PCs just keep getting smaller and more “touchable”! Fujitsu revealed yesterday the LifeBook UH900 which is ultra-thin but also ultra-lightweight, and ultra-small. The LifeBook UH900 is a Windows 7 PC (of course!) that comes with the following specs: Intel Atom Z530 processor. 62GB SSD drive. A 5.6-inch...
  • Blog Post: Live at CES 2011: Geeking out on the show’s new PCs with Channel 9

    Yesterday I walked through the booth with my buddy Larry Larsen from Microsoft’s Channel 9 so I could show him some of my favorite’s from the show.  If you caught my roundup video with Jessica Corbin you’ll find several of these PCs familiar, but Larry and I get more technical here, so it’s a good...
  • Blog Post: Live at CES 2011: A roundup of some of the show’s hottest new PCs with Microsoft’s “Roving Reporter”

    Yesterday morning I did a quick run-through of some of my favorite new PCs with Jessica Corbin , Microsoft’s “Roving Reporter” at CES.   Check it out for some new views and more hands on time with the convertible Dell Inspiron duo , the ASUS EP121 slate PC , the Samsung Notebook 9 Series ultrathin...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft & HP partner with “The Oprah Winfrey Show” to give an Australian high school a technology makeover

    There are millions of kids around the world who are eager to learn, but don’t have the resources to get a great education. That bothers us at Microsoft and there are a lot of great things our company does to support education. So we partnered with our friends at the “ Oprah ” show and HP to help some...
  • Blog Post: Hands-on with the Samsung Series 7 Slate PC

    It’s been a while since I’ve reviewed a new Windows 7 slate, which is why I was so interested to check out the brand-new Samsung Series 7 Slate PC, which Samsung debuted today at the IFA conference in Germany . Samsung was cool enough to give me sneak-preview of the Series 7 about a month before today...
  • Blog Post: 3M’s Super Awesome M2256PW Multi-touch Display

    A few weeks ago, my good friend Yaron Hezroni, Program Manager on the PC Ecosystem Team here at Microsoft, sent me an email asking me to swing by his office and that he had something really cool for me to check out. I asked if it was something I could blog about and he said yes and suggested I bring...
  • Blog Post: Hands-on with the uniquely touchable, typable Dell Inspiron duo

    Today is the grand opening of the Microsoft Store in Bellevue Square Mall, and it’s also the first time you’ll be able to walk into a store and get some play time with the Dell Inspiron duo, Dell’s completely unique take on combining a multi-touch touchscreen and a traditional keyboard...
  • Blog Post: Sneak Peak at the Acer Aspire 1420P

    Today is Day 2 of PDC09, and attendees were given a nice “treat.” During this morning’s keynote, Windows and Windows Live Division President Steven Sinofsky took the stage and announced that all attendees* of this year’s PDC will be given an Acer Aspire 1420P Convertible Tablet PC. This is being done...
  • Blog Post: HP Introduces New PCs for Businesses – Including New Tablet PC

    Today, HP has unveiled several new Windows  7 PCs targeted specifically at business customers ranging from small and medium businesses to the enterprise. First up is their brand new multitouch enabled Tablet PC – the HP EliteBook 2740p Tablet PC . The 2740p Tablet comes with a 12.1 LED display ...
  • Blog Post: Sony introduces 14” and 17” VAIO E, new VAIO J All-in-one

    I’m a big fan of Sony gear. They consistently deliver drool-worthy PCs (like the Sony VAIO Z I’ve been lusting after for a few months!), and today’s introduction of two new new laptop models in the VAIO E Series (The VAIO EA 14-inch laptop and VAIO EC 17.3-inch laptop ), and the new VAIO J all-in-one...
  • Blog Post: Live at CES 2011: Sony impresses with new all-in-ones, ultraportables and 3D laptops

    Sony is one of those companies where you can be pretty sure that when they release something new, it’s going to be awesome.  That was certainly the case at CES 2011, where VAIO Product Manager Kevin Sather showed me just a few of their newest PCs.  In addition to the brand new ultralight Sony...
  • Blog Post: Exploring the Acer Iconia Tab W500’s Dockable Goodness

    Life is filled with important choices. Chocolate or vanilla? Ketchup or mustard? Heads or tails? Choice is awesome – it’s what makes life interesting & personal. You know what’s even more awesome than choice? Not having to choose. That’s exactly the concept behind the new Acer Iconia Tab W500 . Rather...
  • Blog Post: Tribune Releases Mosaic App for Windows 7

    Today Tribune Company is announcing the final release of Mosaic by Tribune ; an application optimized for Windows 7 touch-capable devices, but will work on regular Windows PCs too. Tribune owns a variety of newspapers across the United States including the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore...
  • Blog Post: Hands-on with the ASUS EP121 Slate PC

    UPDATE: In the opening keynote for CES 2011, Corporate Vice President Mike Angiulo announced that the ASUS EP121 Slate PC is now available for pre-order online at the Microsoft Store and Amazon.com ! To help you determine if the EP121 is right for you, we’ve also launched a dedicated page for...