April, 2010

  • Steve Clayton

    BobMu talk cloud

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    The Wordle cloud from Bob Muglia’s keynote at the Microsoft Management Summit last week. Cloud centric as you would (hopefully) expect. Bob’s day 1 keynote is now available on demand…I’ll get around to watching it next week but I like the “Minding The Gap” catchphrase :)



  • Steve Clayton

    Watch full TV shows free including Dr Who, Peep Show and Shameless

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    Catching up on blog action after a week of ash – our MSN UK team announced MSN Video Player last week would have full TV shows free including Dr Who, Peep Show and Shameless. Nice!



  • Steve Clayton

    Zune HD in device manager

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    Sweet…I hadn’t noticed that Zune HD now has its own icon in device manager in Windows 7. Maybe it’s always been there but perhaps it was part of the 4.2 update?

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  • Steve Clayton

    Stressing Out

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    I was tempted to be stressed out a lot over the last few days but decided against it. It never helps (though I did get a bit frazzled when a lady from Eurostar told me I was *lucky* to have a seat in their train)…the adage I try to work with these days is control the controllabes. Everything else is just wasted energy.

    Thanks to Hugh for the cartoon which is available in the GapingVoid Gallery



  • Steve Clayton

    Microsoft Docs

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    I’ll be doing a lot more with our Fuse Labs team in the coming months – more on that at a later date. For now, I wanted to tell you about a great new service they released today – Docs for Facebook. My friend Lili Cheng introduced it like this

    I’m so excited to announce today the launch of a new beta Facebook app from FUSE Labs called “Docs”, also available at our docs.com website. Built on Microsoft Office 2010, the Docs app enables Facebook users for the first time to create and share Microsoft Office documents directly with their Facebook friends, using the Office tools they already know.

    It’s been quite a sprint for the FUSE team to deliver this beta - from concept to its initial implementation in less than four months. The FUSE Labs mission is to explore a range of “Future Social Experiences”. In this exploration it’s our belief that we may increase the value of Office ‘docs’ by giving everyone the ability to seamlessly take their friends and connections with them from Facebook to docs.com.

     

    Find more more about Docs at docs.com (great URL guys) and sign up for the beta. Once in you simply go to Docs.com and create a Word, Powerpoint or Excel doc.

    As a treat, Docs.com contains a 2006 PowerPoint by Ray Ozzie titled “in pursuit of social productivity”. He has another one that really shows the power of Office Web Apps and of course his Internet Services Disruption memo

    I’m off to play with it…




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