Tag Archive | "Microsoft"

Microsoft: Our Vision Of The Future (Video)

Tuesday, November 1, 2011


Here is the latest instalment in Microsoft’s ongoing “Future Vision” series of videos… This time, depicting how technology will increase productivity in your life. It kind of reminds me of the Future of Screen Technology video from this time last year. The video takes us on a highly futuristic journey, but one that is somewhat [...]

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Twitterblitz for Sartalics: Digital Flash Mob

Sunday, August 7, 2011


Have you ever wanted to demonstrate sarcasm in an e mail, tweet or in a Facebook post? Well three New York interns working at Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH) are trying to make this possible with the introduction of Sartalics, a font to signify a sarcastic tone. In order to give this movement the best possible [...]

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IE9 Battle for Beauty: Real Life Interactive Game

Monday, June 13, 2011


Here’s a cool event where real life meets the online world. Last week, in downtown Toronto, Microsoft showcased a real life version of their Battle for Beauty, a multiplayer HTML5 game optimised for Internet Explorer 9.

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Infographic: Mobile Statistics, Stats & Facts 2011

Monday, April 4, 2011


Microsoft Tag has just released a neat infographic highlighting statistics on how people are using mobile phones in 2011. I also dug up a great video that featured late last year with an array of great mobile “growth” statistics, stats and facts for 2011. The infographic shows that over 1 billion of the worlds 4+ [...]

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Microsoft’s New Street Slide Mapping View

Thursday, July 29, 2010


If there is even just a little bit of nerd in you, you’re going to love this. Microsoft’s research team is working on a street mapping view called “Street Slide” and by the looks of it, will eventually provide you a whole new experience and some serious visual perspective in comparison to the way you [...]

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Microsoft: Augmented-Reality Maps

Thursday, February 18, 2010

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I guess everyone knows TED Conferences, remarkable speakers from around the world talks about new technologies, future of entertainment, design, science and global issues. Two days ago I watched a video from TED 2010, Blaise Aguera y Arcas from Microsoft Live Labs has an impressive talk about their new technology: Augmented-Reality Maps. This technology creates [...]

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XBOX: Lips Jukebox Social App

Monday, November 9, 2009


AKQA and XBOX have teamed up to launch a new game called Lips – Number One Hits. So to help generate buzz they created a social app using Facebook Connect to import photos from your profile and then overlay a range of lip-syncing videos to create animations of you and your friends singing some of [...]

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Microsoft Office 2010: The Movie

Tuesday, July 14, 2009


Microsoft is heating up the battle of the ads against Apple with the new “Microsoft Office 2010: The Movie” trailer released. Call me what ever you like, but this isn’t half bad from Microsoft right?! Check out the Office 2010 campaign website here.

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New Xbox Goes After The Wii Audience

Tuesday, June 2, 2009


The new Xbox will go after the hugely popular Nintendo Wii next year with the release of a new console that doesn’t need a controller at all, has full 3D virtual reality, voice recognition, video recognition and will provide the most immerse gaming experience ever seen… or so this video from the E3 expo today [...]

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The Microsoft “Bing” Decision Engine Video

Friday, May 29, 2009


Microsoft has revealed “Bing” the worlds first “Decision Engine” which will launch on June 3rd. Microsoft Bing looks different and that’s because it is, its glossy, intelligent, attractive and IT MAKES DECISIONS for you… Well, at least helps make decisions for you by not just displaying results, but by refining, graphing and rating content across general web searching, images, video, [...]

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