Cool Stuff Spot – Microsoft’s New Zune

15 09 2009
Microsoft's New Zune

Microsoft's New Zune

Reference: Business Week


Shopseen: A Lifestream for Shopaholics

21 04 2009

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This post is part of Mashable’s Spark of Genius series, which highlights a unique feature of startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here. The series is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark.

Name: Shopseen

Quick Pitch: Social shopping for local shoppers. Post pics of interesting products, find out what’s available around you now and earn gift cards to the best local stores.

With Shopseen you can either sign in via Facebook Connect (sign in with Twitter is coming soon) or create a new account. Then you can use the site to share products and accompanying personal photos from your shopping outings. Other users can then like or comment on your seen product, or add photos of their own.

Read more… Cloud with a Silver Lining

27 10 2008

Microsoft and Apple beware – a ‘virtual computer’ could spell the end of the traditional operating system, says Claudine Beaumont Telegraph Co UK

Thanks to web-based services such as Google Docs and Zoho, users are able to create Microsoft-compatible presentations, documents and spreadsheets that can be accessed, shared and edited online, from any machine. You can customise and personalise your virtual desktop with widgets – small programs that grab information from the internet, such as news headlines, weather reports and sports results, and present them in a clear, easy-to-use format on your desktop. Store your digital photos online, using services such as Flickr, so that they can be accessed and shared from any computer. Other web-based services, such as Meebo’s instant-messaging tool, are a great way of staying in touch online. Next week, in Los Angeles, Microsoft will reveal details of its new Windows operating system, and is also expected to explain how it plans to enter the world of “cloud computing”. Read More. Telegraph Digital Life Report