Windows 8, Being Manan

Being Manan

Surface Is Shit, Ergo Microsoft Is Dead; Or Not

The talk about Microsoft’s death due to Surface’s shortcomings are premature. Proceed reading →

Why I’m Not Going To Buy The Surface RT

The more I evaluate it, the less likely I become to invest $599 in Microsoft’s Surface. Proceed reading →

8 Issues In Windows 8: Modern vs Desktop

Some Windows eight UX quirks that should’ve been immobile for the final release. Proceed reading →

Setting Up Windows eight On A Mac

Own a MacBook & want to install Windows 8? Here’s how and what you should be doing. Proceed reading →

Windows 8’s four Fundamental Switches

The removal of the Commence button, the replacement of the Embark Menu and the renaming of Windows Explorer are signs of a major underlying switch in Microsoft. Proceed reading →

Microsoft’s Surface—The Very first True Windows eight Tablet

Here’s what the Surface means to Microsoft and the Microsoft ecosystem. Proceed reading →

Here’s Some Stuff Windows eight Borrowed From Windows Phone 7

The Windows division’s inspiration from Windows Phone seven don’t just stop Metro, there’s functionality that Windows eight will suggest similar to Windows Phone. Proceed reading →

BUILD 2011

Photographs and BUILD two thousand eleven coverage links. Proceed reading →

Windows eight Boots Swifter Than Windows Phone 7, Drops Boot Splash

Microsoft’s movie shows Windows eight booting swifter than my Windows Phone 7. Proceed reading →

Explorer and Ribbon

A breakdown of Explorer in Windows eight and how Ribbon enhances usability compared to Windows seven and Finder. Proceed reading →

Unified Services: Microsoft vs Apple

At WPC 2011, Microsoft talked about their strategies and differences in ecosystem with Apple. Proceed reading →

Facebook’s Movie Calling and WP7

MSFT buys Skype. MSFT integrates Facebook talk in WP7. Facebook brings Skype to talk. This could be movie calling in Mango and even Windows 8. Proceed reading →

If Two+Two=Four, Silverlight Is Significant To Windows 8

More fuel to the speculation around Windows 8, Silverlight and WPF comes from dividing the XAML team across Windows, Windows Phone and the developer division. Proceed reading →

Did Microsoft Dump Silverlight With Windows 8?

Steven Sinofsky might not have mentioned Sliverlight and talked about HTML5/JS but that was in my opinion a PR stunt to ensure Windows eight got as much positive press as it could. Proceed reading →

“Chatter” A Unified Voice & IM App In Windows 8

Windows eight will have a fresh communication service called Chatter according to some fresh findings by Windows enthusiasts. Proceed reading →

Microsoft’s Upcoming Movie Talk Service Spotted In Windows 8?

An icon on the fresh Windows eight lock screen hints at movie messaging integration in Windows 8. Proceed reading →

Zune and Windows 8

A missing Zune icon on the music tile and a separate movie tile. Phase-out of Zune imminent. Proceed reading →

The Third Windows

Windows Azure or the cloud computing OS is now the third Windows that will bring the enterprise and private computing together. Proceed reading →

Patent Shows Wandering Profiles For Custom-made Kinect Gestures

Patent shows gestures adapting to a user and these personalized gestures being available as a wandering profile. Proceed reading →

Was Steve B Right In Killing The Courier?

Steve Ballmer’s decision to have Windows everywhere and the Metro (Windows Phone 7) inspired UI might well be the reason why the Courier was kinned. Proceed reading →

How Deep Are Windows Live ID & Windows eight Integrated

Two screenshots of Windows eight shed light on the Windows Live ID integration in Windows 8. You cannot login into Windows eight using Windows Live ID. Proceed reading →

Enterprise Is Why Microsoft Hopes To Have Windows On Tablets

Microsoft wants to keep Windows on tablets so that they don’t need to invest in another platform. Proceed reading →

Stats: Transition From Explorer To The Browser Is Here

The browser is now the desktop. Most of our daily computing activities can be done via the browser and traditional computing is undergoing a transition. Proceed reading →

ARM + Direct Computing = Google TV Like Windows TV With Windows 8

Windows eight will support instant on by prompt booting into application specific operating systems for media playback and other functions. Proceed reading →

Thoughts On The Windows eight UI Rumors, What’s Microsoft Thinking

I speculate what Microsoft might be thinking of doing with Windows eight based on the current rumors. Proceed reading →

Microsoft To Introduce ‘Direct Practice Platform’ With Windows 8?

Direct Practice Platform for Windows will commence the PC in diminished functionality mode to function more as a consumer device for specific purposes than as a utter fledged PC. Proceed reading →

Windows eight Might Achieve The Elusive Instant-ON

Windows eight To Feature Attention Tracking. Minimum Hardware Specs For Tablets Leaked

As I said in the last post, Microsoft plans to use the Windows Phone seven strategy for the tablet segment as well. For the tablets, Microsoft might define the hardware specifications like in the case of WP7. The leaked documents give … Proceed reading →

Microsoft’s Response To The iPad Is Windows 8. Leaked Documents Display How

As a consumer I believe that companies should share with customers what their plans for the future are so that I can make an informed decision but that doesn’t happen unless some man leaks a hefty bunch of internal documents … Proceed reading →

[Screenshots] Kinect’s Windows eight Implementation

A few weeks back I had written about a patent that showcased Microsoft’s intent to bring Kinect’s figure sensing technology to Windows. Someone, somewhere leaked a few internal Windows team slips that made it to the Internet. Martin at Microsoft … Proceed reading →

Hi, I’m Manan & here I write interesting stuff. Fair. Find me on Twitter & am very social on Facebook . Grab the RSS feed .

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I am a cybersecurity consultant and concentrate on M&A diligence processes. Proud to be a former Windows Desktop Practice MVP.

I covered Indian IT for ZDNet, wrote about technology for Techie Whirr and irregularly did a podcast called Microsoft Talk. I used to be the editor for The Next Web’s Microsoft channel.

I manage Everything Microsoft and had my kid brother expand it to News by the Hour. We presently cover Microsoft, Apple, Cybersecurity and Global Wars.

Windows 8, Being Manan

Being Manan

Surface Is Shit, Ergo Microsoft Is Dead; Or Not

The talk about Microsoft’s death due to Surface’s shortcomings are premature. Proceed reading →

Why I’m Not Going To Buy The Surface RT

The more I evaluate it, the less likely I become to invest $599 in Microsoft’s Surface. Proceed reading →

8 Issues In Windows 8: Modern vs Desktop

Some Windows eight UX quirks that should’ve been motionless for the final release. Proceed reading →

Setting Up Windows eight On A Mac

Own a MacBook & want to install Windows 8? Here’s how and what you should be doing. Proceed reading →

Windows 8’s four Fundamental Switches

The removal of the Commence button, the replacement of the Embark Menu and the renaming of Windows Explorer are signs of a major underlying switch in Microsoft. Proceed reading →

Microsoft’s Surface—The Very first True Windows eight Tablet

Here’s what the Surface means to Microsoft and the Microsoft ecosystem. Proceed reading →

Here’s Some Stuff Windows eight Borrowed From Windows Phone 7

The Windows division’s inspiration from Windows Phone seven don’t just stop Metro, there’s functionality that Windows eight will suggest similar to Windows Phone. Proceed reading →

BUILD 2011

Photographs and BUILD two thousand eleven coverage links. Proceed reading →

Windows eight Boots Swifter Than Windows Phone 7, Drops Boot Splash

Microsoft’s movie shows Windows eight booting quicker than my Windows Phone 7. Proceed reading →

Explorer and Ribbon

A breakdown of Explorer in Windows eight and how Ribbon enhances usability compared to Windows seven and Finder. Proceed reading →

Unified Services: Microsoft vs Apple

At WPC 2011, Microsoft talked about their strategies and differences in ecosystem with Apple. Proceed reading →

Facebook’s Movie Calling and WP7

MSFT buys Skype. MSFT integrates Facebook talk in WP7. Facebook brings Skype to talk. This could be movie calling in Mango and even Windows 8. Proceed reading →

If Two+Two=Four, Silverlight Is Significant To Windows 8

More fuel to the speculation around Windows 8, Silverlight and WPF comes from dividing the XAML team across Windows, Windows Phone and the developer division. Proceed reading →

Did Microsoft Dump Silverlight With Windows 8?

Steven Sinofsky might not have mentioned Sliverlight and talked about HTML5/JS but that was in my opinion a PR stunt to ensure Windows eight got as much positive press as it could. Proceed reading →

“Chatter” A Unified Voice & IM App In Windows 8

Windows eight will have a fresh communication service called Chatter according to some fresh findings by Windows enthusiasts. Proceed reading →

Microsoft’s Upcoming Movie Talk Service Spotted In Windows 8?

An icon on the fresh Windows eight lock screen hints at movie messaging integration in Windows 8. Proceed reading →

Zune and Windows 8

A missing Zune icon on the music tile and a separate movie tile. Phase-out of Zune imminent. Proceed reading →

The Third Windows

Windows Azure or the cloud computing OS is now the third Windows that will bring the enterprise and private computing together. Proceed reading →

Patent Shows Wandering Profiles For Custom-built Kinect Gestures

Patent shows gestures adapting to a user and these personalized gestures being available as a wandering profile. Proceed reading →

Was Steve B Right In Killing The Courier?

Steve Ballmer’s decision to have Windows everywhere and the Metro (Windows Phone 7) inspired UI might well be the reason why the Courier was kinned. Proceed reading →

How Deep Are Windows Live ID & Windows eight Integrated

Two screenshots of Windows eight shed light on the Windows Live ID integration in Windows 8. You cannot login into Windows eight using Windows Live ID. Proceed reading →

Enterprise Is Why Microsoft Hopes To Have Windows On Tablets

Microsoft wants to keep Windows on tablets so that they don’t need to invest in another platform. Proceed reading →

Stats: Transition From Explorer To The Browser Is Here

The browser is now the desktop. Most of our daily computing activities can be done via the browser and traditional computing is undergoing a transition. Proceed reading →

ARM + Direct Computing = Google TV Like Windows TV With Windows 8

Windows eight will support instant on by rapid booting into application specific operating systems for media playback and other functions. Proceed reading →

Thoughts On The Windows eight UI Rumors, What’s Microsoft Thinking

I speculate what Microsoft might be thinking of doing with Windows eight based on the current rumors. Proceed reading →

Microsoft To Introduce ‘Direct Practice Platform’ With Windows 8?

Direct Practice Platform for Windows will embark the PC in diminished functionality mode to function more as a consumer device for specific purposes than as a utter fledged PC. Proceed reading →

Windows eight Might Achieve The Elusive Instant-ON

Windows eight To Feature Attention Tracking. Minimum Hardware Specs For Tablets Leaked

As I said in the last post, Microsoft plans to use the Windows Phone seven strategy for the tablet segment as well. For the tablets, Microsoft might define the hardware specifications like in the case of WP7. The leaked documents give … Proceed reading →

Microsoft’s Reaction To The iPad Is Windows 8. Leaked Documents Demonstrate How

As a consumer I believe that companies should share with customers what their plans for the future are so that I can make an informed decision but that doesn’t happen unless some man leaks a enormous bunch of internal documents … Proceed reading →

[Screenshots] Kinect’s Windows eight Implementation

A few weeks back I had written about a patent that displayed Microsoft’s intent to bring Kinect’s bod sensing technology to Windows. Someone, somewhere leaked a few internal Windows team slips that made it to the Internet. Martin at Microsoft … Proceed reading →

Hi, I’m Manan & here I write interesting stuff. Fair. Find me on Twitter & am very social on Facebook . Grab the RSS feed .

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Make Vista Look & Behave Like Windows 7

Use The Xbox three hundred sixty Controller To Control Your PC

OS X Snow Leopard Theme For Windows seven [Wallpapers, Icons & Cursors]

Office 2010: Fresh Features

Install MySQL & phpMyAdmin On Windows For IIS

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I am a cybersecurity consultant and concentrate on M&A diligence processes. Proud to be a former Windows Desktop Practice MVP.

I covered Indian IT for ZDNet, wrote about technology for Techie Whirr and irregularly did a podcast called Microsoft Talk. I used to be the editor for The Next Web’s Microsoft channel.

I manage Everything Microsoft and had my kid brother expand it to News by the Hour. We presently cover Microsoft, Apple, Cybersecurity and Global Wars.

Windows 8, Being Manan

Being Manan

Surface Is Shit, Ergo Microsoft Is Dead; Or Not

The talk about Microsoft’s death due to Surface’s shortcomings are premature. Proceed reading →

Why I’m Not Going To Buy The Surface RT

The more I evaluate it, the less likely I become to invest $599 in Microsoft’s Surface. Proceed reading →

8 Issues In Windows 8: Modern vs Desktop

Some Windows eight UX quirks that should’ve been immovable for the final release. Proceed reading →

Setting Up Windows eight On A Mac

Own a MacBook & want to install Windows 8? Here’s how and what you should be doing. Proceed reading →

Windows 8’s four Fundamental Switches

The removal of the Embark button, the replacement of the Embark Menu and the renaming of Windows Explorer are signs of a major underlying switch in Microsoft. Proceed reading →

Microsoft’s Surface—The Very first True Windows eight Tablet

Here’s what the Surface means to Microsoft and the Microsoft ecosystem. Proceed reading →

Here’s Some Stuff Windows eight Borrowed From Windows Phone 7

The Windows division’s inspiration from Windows Phone seven don’t just stop Metro, there’s functionality that Windows eight will suggest similar to Windows Phone. Proceed reading →

BUILD 2011

Photographs and BUILD two thousand eleven coverage links. Proceed reading →

Windows eight Boots Quicker Than Windows Phone 7, Drops Boot Splash

Microsoft’s movie shows Windows eight booting swifter than my Windows Phone 7. Proceed reading →

Explorer and Ribbon

A breakdown of Explorer in Windows eight and how Ribbon enhances usability compared to Windows seven and Finder. Proceed reading →

Unified Services: Microsoft vs Apple

At WPC 2011, Microsoft talked about their strategies and differences in ecosystem with Apple. Proceed reading →

Facebook’s Movie Calling and WP7

MSFT buys Skype. MSFT integrates Facebook talk in WP7. Facebook brings Skype to talk. This could be movie calling in Mango and even Windows 8. Proceed reading →

If Two+Two=Four, Silverlight Is Significant To Windows 8

More fuel to the speculation around Windows 8, Silverlight and WPF comes from dividing the XAML team across Windows, Windows Phone and the developer division. Proceed reading →

Did Microsoft Dump Silverlight With Windows 8?

Steven Sinofsky might not have mentioned Sliverlight and talked about HTML5/JS but that was in my opinion a PR stunt to ensure Windows eight got as much positive press as it could. Proceed reading →

“Chatter” A Unified Voice & IM App In Windows 8

Windows eight will have a fresh communication service called Chatter according to some fresh findings by Windows enthusiasts. Proceed reading →

Microsoft’s Upcoming Movie Talk Service Spotted In Windows 8?

An icon on the fresh Windows eight lock screen hints at movie messaging integration in Windows 8. Proceed reading →

Zune and Windows 8

A missing Zune icon on the music tile and a separate movie tile. Phase-out of Zune imminent. Proceed reading →

The Third Windows

Windows Azure or the cloud computing OS is now the third Windows that will bring the enterprise and individual computing together. Proceed reading →

Patent Shows Wandering Profiles For Custom-made Kinect Gestures

Patent shows gestures adapting to a user and these personalized gestures being available as a wandering profile. Proceed reading →

Was Steve B Right In Killing The Courier?

Steve Ballmer’s decision to have Windows everywhere and the Metro (Windows Phone 7) inspired UI might well be the reason why the Courier was kinned. Proceed reading →

How Deep Are Windows Live ID & Windows eight Integrated

Two screenshots of Windows eight shed light on the Windows Live ID integration in Windows 8. You cannot login into Windows eight using Windows Live ID. Proceed reading →

Enterprise Is Why Microsoft Hopes To Have Windows On Tablets

Microsoft wants to keep Windows on tablets so that they don’t need to invest in another platform. Proceed reading →

Stats: Transition From Explorer To The Browser Is Here

The browser is now the desktop. Most of our daily computing activities can be done via the browser and traditional computing is undergoing a transition. Proceed reading →

ARM + Direct Computing = Google TV Like Windows TV With Windows 8

Windows eight will support instant on by prompt booting into application specific operating systems for media playback and other functions. Proceed reading →

Thoughts On The Windows eight UI Rumors, What’s Microsoft Thinking

I speculate what Microsoft might be thinking of doing with Windows eight based on the current rumors. Proceed reading →

Microsoft To Introduce ‘Direct Practice Platform’ With Windows 8?

Direct Practice Platform for Windows will embark the PC in diminished functionality mode to function more as a consumer device for specific purposes than as a utter fledged PC. Proceed reading →

Windows eight Might Achieve The Elusive Instant-ON

Windows eight To Feature Attention Tracking. Minimum Hardware Specs For Tablets Leaked

As I said in the last post, Microsoft plans to use the Windows Phone seven strategy for the tablet segment as well. For the tablets, Microsoft might define the hardware specifications like in the case of WP7. The leaked documents give … Proceed reading →

Microsoft’s Reaction To The iPad Is Windows 8. Leaked Documents Showcase How

As a consumer I believe that companies should share with customers what their plans for the future are so that I can make an informed decision but that doesn’t happen unless some boy leaks a hefty bunch of internal documents … Proceed reading →

[Screenshots] Kinect’s Windows eight Implementation

A few weeks back I had written about a patent that demonstrated Microsoft’s intent to bring Kinect’s assets sensing technology to Windows. Someone, somewhere leaked a few internal Windows team glides that made it to the Internet. Martin at Microsoft … Proceed reading →

Hi, I’m Manan & here I write interesting stuff. Fair. Find me on Twitter & am very social on Facebook . Grab the RSS feed .

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Office 2010: Fresh Features

Install MySQL & phpMyAdmin On Windows For IIS

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I am a cybersecurity consultant and concentrate on M&A diligence processes. Proud to be a former Windows Desktop Practice MVP.

I covered Indian IT for ZDNet, wrote about technology for Techie Whirr and irregularly did a podcast called Microsoft Talk. I used to be the editor for The Next Web’s Microsoft channel.

I manage Everything Microsoft and had my kid brother expand it to News by the Hour. We presently cover Microsoft, Apple, Cybersecurity and Global Wars.

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