File this under: epic FAILS. There are some places where you just shouldn't spot the Windows Blue Screen of Death (BSOD), and that includes the drive-thru window of McDonalds. Unfortunately, not everyone is tech savvy enough to solve these issues on their own, so we end up with even more bizarre sightings. Continue reading to see more.
Microsoft's upcoming Windows Phone 7 OS is already popping up on prototype handsets, like this one from Samsung. In one of the videos, we get "a demo of an Xbox Live Arcade / iPhone game port called Twin Blades by Press Star Studio -- it was done in a week by one programmer using 90 percent of the Xbox Live code." Continue reading to watch.
Ever wish Microsoft and/or Apple used their operating system sound effects in a more creative manner, like making songs? Wish no more, as these fans have taken OS sound effects to the next level. Continue reading to see them all.
It's not easy to get your hands on an authentic copy of Windows 7 Signature Edition (bundled with launch party kits) -- featuring Steve Ballmer's facsimile signature -- but this USB drive version surely isn't the way to go. Continue reading for one more picture.
Apparently, the copies of Windows 7 Ultimate that ship on the USB drives are "10-in-One versions" (we're not sure where the 10 comes from, but the additional versions might be N versions or slimmed down versions).
[via Newlaunches - Arstechnica]
Amazon is selling the Acer AOD250 Windows 7 Netbook for just $299.99 shipped. It "has a 3-cell battery that provides just over 3 hours of battery life on the go and weighs 2.44 pounds." Product page.
It's powered by the 1.6 GHz Intel Atom N270 processor, which is designed especially for mobile devices using an innovative design structure and hafnium-infused circuitry to reduce electrical current leakage in transistors to conserve energy.
To promote the launch of Windows 7 in India, the launch team used 7000 dominoes to create a nifty Rube Goldberg-inspired animation. Unfortunately, it did require some user input for things to run smoothly. Video after the break.
It was only a matter of time, or one day in this case, for Windows 7 problems to show up on live television. Basically, a Fuji TV "anchor tries to zoom in on the Fuji TV studio, but nothing happens." Videos after the break.
At the end of the failed test, he concludes that Windows 7 is indeed faster than Windows Vista.
[via Newlaunches - Japanprobe]
Yesterday might have been the official launch of the Windows 7 Whopper, but today marks the day of CheapyD's -- CheapAssGamer.com owner -- official unboxing. Continue reading to watch the challenege.
Apparently, $14 buys you the most desiccating pile of adipose flesh ever to be partially congealed by man.
[via Gizmodo - Cag]
Surprisingly (or unsurprisingly) enough, Apple's latest Mac vs PC ads show the two platforms making fun of Windows 7 and the broken promises of Microsoft's previous operating systems as well as the host of people switching to the former. Continue reading to watch.