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March 14, 2010

Bing Maps App for Twitter – MIX10

By Brandon LeBlanc

Using the Bing Maps App for Twitter, you can see tweets based on gelocation on the topic of #MIX10! This feature was just announced See Chris Pendleton's post Read more

January 18, 2010

Microsoft Windows Live ‘Alter-ego’ Sweepstakes Official Rules

By Brandon LeBlanc

COMMON TERMS USED IN THESE RULES: These are the official rules that govern how the Microsoft Windows Live ‘Alter-Ego' LifeCam Giveaway Sweepstakes promotion will operate ("Sweepstakes"). In these rules, "we," "our," and "us" refer to Microsoft Corporation, the sponsor of… Read more

December 8, 2009

Official Rules for Windows Live Holiday Sweepstakes (2009)

By Brandon LeBlanc

* No purchase Open only to legal residents of the 50 US and DC 18+. See Official Rules for details MICROSOFT WINDOWS LIVE HOLIDAY SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES COMMON TERMS USED IN THESE RULES: These are the official rules that govern… Read more

September 24, 2009

Moving to Windows 7 FAQ

By Brandon LeBlanc

Here is a list of commonly asked questions regarding moving to Windows For more information on moving to Windows 7 - please see this blog ----------------------------- Question: Can my PC run Windows 7? To check if your PC is ready… Read more

August 7, 2009

Start Screen PNG Icon FAQ

By Eric Urban

Update: Icon registry key and how to avoid the need for signing ‘privileged’. Update: As of August 10, 2009, the requirement for the PNG Start Screen icon has changed from requiring three to one (90x90) PNG This FAQ has been updated… Read more

July 31, 2009

The Windows Anytime Upgrade Experience for Windows 7

By Brandon LeBlanc

This is the step-by-step experience of going through an upgrade from a lower edition of Windows 7 to a higher edition of Windows STEP 1: When a customer launches Windows Anytime Upgrade (WAU) from Windows 7, they are presented with… Read more

July 31, 2009

What our Software Ecosystem Partners are saying about Windows 7

By Mark Rogers

Here are what some of our amazing Software Partners are saying today about Windows 7! Greg Hughes, group president, Enterprise Product Group, Symantec: Symantec is committed to giving our customers the confidence that they can completely protect, easily manage and… Read more

July 16, 2009

Getting Started with Widgets on Windows Mobile 6.5

By Jorge Peraza

Originally posted June 4, 2009 at Now that the Windows Mobile Developer Toolkit is out, it is time to start writing widgets!!! Necessary equipment: 1)      The Windows Mobile emulator images 2)      The web development environment of choice   3)      WMDC or… Read more