Windows 8 Consumer Preview aka Beta is out

Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows 8 Consumer Preview aka the beta version of Windows 8. The Windows 8 Consumer Preview is available worldwide for download in English, French, German, Japanese and simplified Chinese languages. More information about Windows 8 and how to download the Consumer Preview is available at http://preview.windows.com. The ISO files… Continue reading Windows 8 Consumer Preview aka Beta is out

System Requirements: Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Technical Preview

In my previous post Setup: Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Technical Preview, as pointed out by Ganesh I didn’t mention the system requirements for Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Technical Preview. So here it is: Component Requirement Computer and processor 500 MHz processor or higher Memory 256 megabytes (MB) of RAM or higher Hard disk 2 gigabytes… Continue reading System Requirements: Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Technical Preview

Setup: Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Technical Preview

As mentioned in the previous post, I am testing the 64-bit version of Microsoft Office 2010 Technical Preview, so here’s how the install process went. The installer for Office 2010 Professional x64 is 598 MB and contains Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher and Access. There is a separate installer for Visio (342 MB), InfoPath… Continue reading Setup: Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Technical Preview

Official Tester: Microsoft Office 2010 Technical Preview

Yesterday morning when I checked my mails I was pleasantly surprised to see an email from Microsoft, stating that my request to be an Office 2010 Beta tester had been accepted. Yes, surprised because the news of it being previewed to the audience was already out on Monday, and so I had thought that I… Continue reading Official Tester: Microsoft Office 2010 Technical Preview

New bike: Bajaj XCD 135 DTS-Si

Yahoo!, we have a new bike, Bajaj XCD 135 DTS-Si, and right now I’m feeling on of the top of the world. The bike with its stunning design, especially the classy rear twin LED tail lamp, a spec-sheet full of goodies:5 speed gear box, digital instrument cluster with analogue tachometer, front disc brake, alloy wheels,… Continue reading New bike: Bajaj XCD 135 DTS-Si

VLC 1.0 Released

VLC Media Player, the media player that plays all the media files out of the box has just reached a great milestone of version 1.0.0. So here’s small quick list of changes Live recording Instant pausing and frame-by-frame support Finer speed controls New HD codecs (AES3, Dolby Digital Plus, TrueHD, Blu-Ray Linear PCM, Real Video… Continue reading VLC 1.0 Released