The History of Microsoft – 1975 (Channel 9)

Channel 9 has started a new show called History of Microsoft where they take each year from 1975 and later and go through, well, the history of Microsoft.

Here is a quote from the first episode on Channel 9:

Thirty-four years ago, a nineteen year old kid and his twenty-two year old business partner sold their first program to a little computer company in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The program was called BASIC, and it was the start of this company we call Microsoft.

And here is the video.

DSi Browser faster than DS Browser

I bought the DS Browser from eBay sometime late in 2006. At the time, I think it was a usefull product. But time has changes by then. The new Nintendo DSi have a internet browser built in, and still made by Opera. The great thing about this is that you don’t have to change cartridge to surf the web and internet reports ( has it that the DSi browser is faster than the old DS Browser. Great.

Here is a YouTube video uploaded by BattleHappen, showing the facts.

Xbox 360: Resident Evil Limited Edition Console


Microsoft announced today the Xbox 360 Resident Evil Limited Edition Console bundle, apply to US only. (Source:

This is what the box contains:

  • Xbox 360 Elite Console with Exclusive Red Finish
  • Matching red wireless controller
  • 120GB hard drive
  • Resident Evil 5
  • Super Street Fighter® II Turbo HD Remix
  • Exclusive Resident Evil Premium Theme
  • Xbox 360 black wired headset
  • HDTV-ready component HD AV, HDMI and Ethernet cables
  • Xbox Live 1 Month Gold Subscription

xbox360_resident_evil_5 coupon – expires April 4, 2009


[UPDATE] It looks like the coupon have been redeemed, so it no longer work.

I got a coupon on that is up for grabs. You get a US$5 rebate, minimum order is US$50. The coupon expires on April 4, 2009. The code is: ND-KDY-JBE

The code can only be used once, so the first to use the code is the winner. If the code doesn’t work, someone else have already used it. You can also leave a comment if you used the code, and I will close this post.

If you don’t know what to buy, take a look at the items bellow. It may give you some ideas.