Monthly Archives: May 2009

It Will Take More Than a Great Product for Microsoft to Gain in Search

Several information blogs reported last week that Microsoft’s new search engine, possibly named Kumo, could debut as early as this week at the All Things Digital conference. Microsoft has been trying to gain more of a voice in the search market for some years and has purchased several search technologies. However, this is the first […]

CubeTree: A Step Forward for Office Communication

by Mielle Sulliivan, Janus Networks Inter-office communication can be complicated. There are lots of messages: messages for you, messages for your team, messages for your branch or company as a whole, interesting articles coworkers share…the list goes on. To often all of these messages can end up in a big pile in your inbox– where […]

Windows 7 to Have Touch and Gesture Capabilities

by Mielle Sullivan, Janus Networks By now you have probably heard of Microsoft Surface, the expensive tablet PC that enables the user to manipulate images and interact with applications by touching and tapping the surface–similar to a giant iPhone. But now it is confirmed that Windows 7, set to come out sometime this fall, will […]

Pulse Smartpen:The First Social Media Pen

by Mielle Sullivan, Janus Networks If you are not already familiar with it, the Pulse Smartpen by Livescribe, is a computerized pen with an infrared camera and digital audio recorder that helps you link audio to handwriting. Just tap on any note or drawing on the accompanying “dot paper” and the pen will replay the […]