Bing Maps Preview App

The Bing Maps Preview app uses the best of Windows 8.1 and Bing to help you get real world tasks done with beautiful 3D, designed for touch and personalization courtesy of your Facebook friends, favorite routes and more.

More info at http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/search/archive/2013/12/05/maps3d.aspx

BLINK for Windows Phone 8

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With BLINK for Windows Phone 8, you’ll never miss the best shot. BLINK captures a burst of images beginning even before you press the shutter and continuing beyond. No problem if you push the shutter a few moments too early or too late. With BLINK, a simple finger swipe lets you find the perfect shot. You can even return to BLINK to find a second and third shot from a single capture. Advanced image stabilization technology from Microsoft Research removes camera shake and lets you focus on the important parts of the scene.

This tutorial video for BLINK showcases the different usage scenarios of the app.

Get the app for free:
http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/sto…

More information: http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/projects/blink/

BLINK forums: http://social.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/BLINK

Fresh Paint

Meet Fresh Paint – a delightfully real and fun painting app for you, and your friends and family. Because, you are creative. We all are.  We were born that way. From tiny, jam-slathered fingerprints to the earliest scrawls of a crayon self-expression is a fundamental human urge.  Creation is as natural as breathing. It bubbles up in your posts, through doodles, tricked out cars, amazing gardens, or knitted cozies. It longs to get out and onto the canvas of your life. We believe that brilliant, creative ideas can come from anyone, anytime – for within everyone, from moms, to nurses, firefighters, accountants, children and grandparents, there is a creative genius awaiting release.   It is time to set your creativity free. Welcome to Fresh Paint – the canvas for your big ideas.
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Microsoft Office 2010 Reaches RTM

A short newsflash: Microsoft Office 2010 has reached the RTM status. The software will be available in June in the US.

A quote from the Office 2010 Engineering blog:

I am very excited to share some great news with you. Earlier today we reached the release-to-manufacturing (RTM) milestone for Office 2010, SharePoint 2010, Visio 2010 and Project 2010!

P.S.: We need an online Microsoft Store in Belgium:


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