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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 11:15 pm    Post subject: 14th June 2007 - Microsoft gets cool again - Reply with quote

Check out this new software that Microsoft now owns (or rather bought last year)

Watch the video to get an idea of what it can do:

Photosynth

You can even have a go with the web based stuff :

Photosynth software

Coolest thing (barring the xbox360) MS has done for ages !
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2007 1:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Pardon my french but that is fucking amazing, incredible, WOW! Shocked
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2007 3:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

thats mad
to think you could take a pic then it would work out where in the planet it was took & link it to all the pic's of that place & let you zoom in to see what was in the far distance with the quality of the thing you took the pic of in the first place & also pan round to look at the rest of the area Shocked
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2007 12:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Steve Ashton wrote:
Pardon my french but that is fucking amazing, incredible, WOW! Shocked


Thats not French thats a swear word oh Mancunian one! I'm telling Charles, nah nah nah nah Snooty
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2007 11:30 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Grant wrote:
Steve Ashton wrote:
Pardon my french but that is fucking amazing, incredible, WOW! Shocked


Thats not French thats a swear word oh Mancunian one! I'm telling Charles, nah nah nah nah Snooty


Good thing I've been away at Le Mans since Wednesday evening otherwise you would have felt my full wrath ...

... Grant for being such a sneak!

As for you Ashton ...

... I couldn't have put it better myself Wink

BTW You might have gathered that I have had a brilliant few days at Le Mans. More news to follow
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 19, 2007 12:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Absolutely Awesome, looks as if this will revolutionise a few things!
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 22, 2007 2:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I do think it is cool, but I personally can’t get too excited by this. Reason being to use a Vista PC with optimal settings, the PC will need to have 4GB of RAM. However a Vista PC with 1GB of RAM will use half of it’s 1GB of RAM for things like index searches – so that any keyword(s) searches are instantaneous. A lot like spotlight on Apple but better. I therefore consider this piece of software just to be an enhancement to the operating system, as it is only using resources that are already built into Vista, and therefore a natural progression or even some type of evolution for the operating system. I have not used this application, but as I said 1GB of RAM should run the software fine. Therefore as people do consider this product to be amazing and with Vista using only 1GB of RAM, therefore what will applications be like when PCs have optimal hardware for Vista?

What I find interesting is that, this was released a week before previews of the new operating system from Apple – OS X 10.5 Leopard. Leopard’s does have this feature built in and it is called ‘Quick Look’ Exclamation
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