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Microsoft Unveils Outlook.com, Will Eventually Replace Hotmail

Microsoft’s latest move to counter the rising popularity of Gmail among Internet users comes in the form of a preview of its new web service, Outlook.com which will eventually replace Hotmail. Here’s a quick rundown of its new features:   Cleaner, More Streamlined User Interface Users will see a fresh,…

Windows 8 release date is 26 October

Windows 8 is scheduled to launch on 26 October. The next generation of Microsoft software for computers, laptops and tablets will arrive in three months, paving the way for Windows Phone 8, Windows 8 tablets, and the Microsoft Surface.   Steven Sinofsky, president of Microsoft’s Windows division, made the announcement…

Batch script to automatically reload explorer.exe

Sometime you may found that all the item in your desktop or in the taskbar suddenly disappear without any error or message; this is properly due to the hang of explorer.exe process. You can easily get back the content by reload the explorer.exe process.   The following bat script can…

Adobe kill off the mobile flash

Mobile Flash is being killed off. Adobe will no longer be developed for mobile browsers, the company said in a note that will accompany a financial briefing to analysts.   Instead the company will focus on development around HTML5 technologies, which enable modern browsers to do essentially the same functions…

.Net Version Detector to check the .Net Version installed

.Net Version Detector is tiny applications that allow you to check which .Net version are installed in your machine. This tool is useful when you try to run or install those applications that need a particular version of .Net to be pre-installed in the machine. The .Net Version Detector makes…

Microsoft Window 8 Release Preview

Microsoft next generation operating system – Window 8 is near to the official release, today, Microsoft release their final pre-release operating system installer before it actually entering the RTM (Release to manufacturing) phase.  tech.david-cheong.com The next generation Microsoft operating system – window 8 come with Internet Explorer 10, new application…

Microsoft profit rockets on record-high revenue

Microsoft on Thursday reported that its net income hit $5.11 billion on record-high revenue in the recently ended quarter. tech.david-cheong.com “We’re driving toward exciting launches across the entire company, while delivering strong financial results,” said chief executive Steve Ballmer. tech.david-cheong.com “With the upcoming release of new Windows 8 PCs and…

Microsoft counting down to the end of Windows XP

Microsoft is counting down the days until it is through with the Windows XP operating system for personal computers. tech.david-cheong.com The US software titan used a blog post to remind the world that in two years it will no longer support the generations-old operating system that people have clung to…

Microsoft’s Windows and Windows Phone roadmap reportedly leaks

tech.david-cheong.com Images of Microsoft’s product roadmap for partners have leaked onto the web. The documents were posted on Twitter by Maartin Visser, who discovered the them on the Microsoft Partner Network. tech.david-cheong.com The purported roadmap reveals new details regarding the next versions of upcoming products, including Office 15, Internet Explorer…