Microsoft’s Project Natal to be available in November 2010

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If you thought that Microsoft’s ambitious controller-free gaming and entertainment experience a.k.a. Project Natal is vaporware, then obviously you were wrong. Microsoft originally announced the project on June 1, 2009 and it is now scheduled to be on the market by November 2010. “The information is apparently the result of behind-closed-door meetings in the UK between Microsoft and third party developers. Microsoft will be manufacturing 5 million Natals for a worldwide launch in November 2010


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Adobe’s response to iPhone users regarding Flash

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Probably one of the most noticeable features iPhone does not have is the support for Adobe Flash. This is actually crazy considering that almost all smart phones that exist support this magnificent streaming technology. Now Adobe seems to be a little upset and the company’s message to iPhone / iPod Touch users is clear and prominent. Hopefully iPhone users start protesting enough so that Apple actually approves the technology.


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Microsoft’s first retail store opens

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Microsoft starts it’s first retail store at Scottsdale, Arizona. The idea, logic and intention seems very similar to Apple…I guess the only difference being the multi-colored logo. Ironically, copying Apple has always seemed to work for Microsoft. Adding to that Microsoft’s recent super-success of Windows 7 as well as Zune HD has made life hard for Apple. Anyway…for now let’s congratulate the Redmond giant whose next store is scheduled to open at Mission Viejo, California.


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Microsoft takes help of Family Guy to sell Windows 7

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In an attempt to make the launch of Windows 7 even more successful, Microsoft has approached Seth McFarlane and Alex Borstein, better known as the creators of Family Guy. “The show, dubbed “Family Guy Presents: Seth & Alex’s Almost Live Comedy Show,” will air Sunday, November 8, at 8:30 p.m. (ET and PT). There won’t be any commercial breaks; just Windows 7 built into the story line.


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