Category Archives: Microsoft

Gates and Ballmer – faves

Playday Bill Gates as Austin Powers Bill and Steve dancing

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Microsoft Surface laptop teardown

We’ve taken apart a lot of Microsoft Surface devices, and historically they haven’t done very well on our repairability meter. The highest score we’ve seen is the Surface Studio’s 5 out of 10.

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Ballmer’s developers – fave

Made back in ’05, this remains one my very favorite vids. Suffer through another view. Feel free to clap along.

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Microsoft Surface Studio introduction

Microsoft Surface Studio is a new category of device, designed to put you at the center of the creative process. Turn your desk into a Studio. That’s all well and good but it still runs Windows. Preorder for $3k.

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New Microsoft Paint preview

MS Paint with a stylus in a demonstration that somehow misses the point. The young lady, while she’s pretty enough, is hard to take with her current hairstyle.

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Windows Holographic

Windows Holographic enables a world of mixed reality – where devices work together – regardless of whether they are developed for virtual reality, augmented reality, or anything in-between. Windows Holographic will help expand the Windows ecosystem far beyond the PC. … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s HoloLens and something called a Conker

Guide a playful, pint-sized hero through your world in an ever-changing adventure game that highlights the fun of playing in mixed reality. Levels change and adapt to your environment, so you can play the same level in different rooms for … Continue reading

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Microsoft imagines NFL fans

This looks like a misapplication of technology. A few people get “the view” while the others watch as usual. The hand gestures in mixed company look ridiculous. The gear would cost a fortune. An old Fave:

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Microsoft Surface Book

Some clever design ideas here… but it’s still Windows.

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Windows 10 launched yesterday

With that knowledge, where were you in 1995?

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Microsoft Vroom

Another parody of what a Microsoft self-driving car could be like. MS has earned this reputation many times over.

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Self-driving car from Bing

Google better watch out, there’s a new automated vehicle on the road. Introducing the Bing Self-Driving Car. Humor with a little bit of cheese.

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Microsoft HoloLens

Just became public yesterday. Microsoft touts this new technology and it looks as if the Minority Report will soon become a reality. This comes on the heels of Google announcing that they will no longer be producing Glass. This brings … Continue reading

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Microsoft Vista – Where are We Now?

This 6 year-old video still rings true today.

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Windows 10 preview

Lifehacker looks at the new preview version of Windows, Windows 10. Why they skipped v9 is anyone’s guess so far. If you’re a Windows fan, it should be of interest. As for me, I’m waiting for MacOS XII, where they … Continue reading

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Child of the ’90s

Microsoft surprisingly pumps out a sane and intelligent commercial for one of their products. A first.

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