Tag Archives: OS

Light Foresight Part V

Again many interesting stories that could be DiCoDEd. I’ll log them here, in a light foresight entry, in order to come back later if this book leaves me some time. Hope you enjoy it too! [Facebook, Data, Google, Aggregation, advertising, … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Newest Acquisition Is About 3-D Gesture Controls

Intro: Microsoft has acquired Canesta, the manufacturer of semiconductor chips capable of sensing movement and gestures in 3-D. The technology could be applied to everything from Windows 8 motion controls to its Xbox Kinect motion-sensing device. Demo: My Take: Further … Continue reading

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Windows Phone 7 Review: Ladies and Gentlemen, We Have Ourselves a Race

Intro: Let’s just get it out of the way: Windows Phone 7 is the most exciting thing to happen to phones in a long time. My Take: I agree. I love how Microsoft makes the content the interface. Blending together … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s transformation through Ray Ozzie’s eyes

Key points: In the realm of the service-centric ‘seamless OS’ we’re well on the path to having Windows Live serve as an optional yet natural services complement to the Windows and Office software.  In the realm of ‘seamless productivity’, Office … Continue reading

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