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Halo 3 Launch Eve

Posted in GETV Episode by ekai on the October 4th, 2007

On the eve of the heavily anticipated launch of Halo 3, Microsoft opened it’s Silicon Valley doors to developers and gamers for a sneak preview of the game that every kid in America wants. Irina catches the zeitgeist of a Halo 3 multiplayer tournament and has a chat with some of Microsoft’s Xbox hardware engineers who made it all possible.

Episode links: Halo 3, Bungie, Xbox 360, Microsoft

Sync My Ride

Posted in GETV Episode by ekai on the September 12th, 2007

It would really suck if your cell phone, iPod or Zune got you killed while driving which is why Microsoft’s got your back. Their new Sync platform hooks up your bluetooth device to your car, assuming you have a new Ford and a Windows 98 install CD. OK, install CD is optional. It’s all voice activated goodness from there. Velle Kolde of Microsoft Auto shows Irina how to call Bill Gates and find Bootylicious on her imaginary Zune.

Episode links: Ford Sync, Microsoft Auto

Searching for Windows Vista

Posted in GETV Episode by ekai on the February 2nd, 2007

The hype was huge but what’s the reality behind the Microsoft Vista launch? We’re not sure either, but we do try to get to the bottom of it at our local software retailer.

Episode links: Windows Vista, Jonathan Lasoff, Best Buy

Scott Dietzen of Zimbra talks Open Source lemonade T-shirts

Posted in GETV Episode by Administrator on the November 18th, 2005

Irina Slutsky of GETV sits down with Scott Dietzen, President and CTO of Zimbra, in the cozy Microsoft Digital Home to find out that lemonade and t-shirts are the revenue generators of the Open Source generation.