On the TechEd show floor, we got an interesting scoop from Long Zheng of istartedsomething.com. He told me that the Channel9 crew just released a tool called WEI Share, which allows you to share the performance score of Windows 7—or the Windows Experience Index (WEI). Here’s a quick run-down of how it works.
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After a great first day at TechEd 2010, we’re on to day 2. Today’s all about attending sessions and talking to Microsoft staff. In this article we sum up the session “Keeping Windows running efficiently and smoothly”.
This week, from June 7–10, the TuneUp Blog team will be blogging from TechEd 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. We’ve traveled all the way from Germany to cover this conference which is among the biggest Microsoft events of the year. Stay tuned for the hottest tidbits and full coverage of all the Windows sessions.
Looking back, 2009 has been a great year! Microsoft’s launch of Windows 7 was certainly a highlight on the Windows front. We had the opportunity to provide PC users with helpful tips: like how to get Windows 7 features on earlier Windows versions, perform a clean install of the new operating system, or upgrade from [...]
We’re slowly ushering in a new era, in which the processors on modern graphics cards (graphics processing units or GPUs) are capable of much more throughput than classic central processing units (CPUs). We are already seeing the first signs of this shift in technology with nVidia’s Compute Unified Device Architecture (CUDA) which offloads tasks to [...]
Here we go again, it’s Day 3 and it looks like a much quieter day. Today I‘m skipping sessions in order to walk around the PDC 2009 Expo Hall a little bit, where Microsoft and its Partners show the latest and greatest in software and hardware technology. So don’t expect a technical deep-dive, but rather [...]
Welcome back! Day 2 of Microsoft’s PDC 2009 has begun! Today the event kicked off with a keynote session by a very special guest, Steven Sinosky, president of the Windows and Windows Live divisions. Steven hit the stage and immediately started sharing details on what the Windows 7 development experience was like and what Microsoft [...]
This is the first post in a series covering Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference (PDC), taking place November 17–19, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. The TuneUp Blog team traveled all the way from Germany to bring you the latest news from the world’s largest Microsoft event for developers. This week it’s all about Office 2010, Windows [...]