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My 1st year at Microsoft and Windows 8 hits RTM

My 1st year at Microsoft and Windows 8 hits RTM

Today is exactly one year since I had my first day at Microsoft in Denmark, at Microsoft Development Center Copenhagen, as a Software Development Engineer, Student Worker. Back then, I joined the "Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Integration" while everyone was on vacation, leaving only me and my team leader at the office.I remember being really excited to start on the job I'd been dreaming of, since I was 6 years old. Looking back, I understand why! Microsoft is an incredible place ...
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Using the power of Word, on a blog!

Using the power of Word, on a blog!

Microsoft Word keeps getting more and more intelligent through each release, extending the powerful capabilities of the Microsoft Office suite. One of the major advantages of Word over other word processors is the integration with other Microsoft Products.Ever worked with coworkers on a Word document located on a SharePoint site or on SkyDrive and noticed the "<Name> is also editing this document"? This feature is great for collaborative work; we used it often at Technical ...
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(Software) Patents; are they evil?

(Software) Patents; are they evil?

In the last year, the tech industry has seen so many patent-cases in courtrooms all over the world.The most famous must be the constant patent war between Apple and Samsung… (Samsung vs Apple and the winner is) Which has now ended with a British judge ruling that Apple must formally apologize on their website and state that Samsung in fact did not copy their design. Microsoft have been trying to persuade every larger producer of Android powered devices to license the Microsoft patterns Android ...
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Going all in with Windows 8

Going all in with Windows 8

Today I took the bold move of going ''all in'' with Windows 8.I have been using it for a while on my 14" T61, with great success (and with its new SSD; GOD DAMN it performs!), and a couple of days ago my laptop for Work also had the upgrade; which comforms great with our internal move to Windows 8 to both test and get on the forefront of our own product. But today, my Workstation at home had the upgrade too!and oh boy I havent changed my mind!it Works great :) About a month ago, I got the ...
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Windows 8 "Consumer Preview" first impressions

Windows 8 "Consumer Preview" first impressions

Having played around with Windows 8 for about a day, I must say I really find the new system impressive. The new Metro styled start-menu actually is working pretty well for the most part, only the search capabilities is giving me a few headakes. Highlights so far: Windows Key + Print Screen = Screenshot dumped into user\My Documents\pictures which is pretty awesome! Windows detected an installation needed .net 2.0 and installed it itself! (Installation Screenshot) BitLocker setup has native ...
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Windows 8 "Consumer Preview" and new toys!

Windows 8 "Consumer Preview" and new toys!

Finally came the day where Windows 8 "Consumer Preview" was available to download (link) and also the day I got a hold on an old T61 14" (8898) and in combination, those to make a perfect new toy! The Hardware: CPU: T7250 (2.0 ghz Core2Duo) Ram: 2GB DDR2 GFX: Intel... After having installed Windows 8 on it, I must admit it just works! Its fluint and a great experience! Personally I didnt like the developer preview, but after the Windows teams overhaul of everything with more than ...
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