Dean Hachamovitch

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Dean Hachamovitch

Dean Hachamovitch, corporate vice president of Internet Explorer, kicks of the MIX 2011 show, explaining how the first platform preview of Internet Explorer 10 builds on the performance breakthroughs and the deep native HTML5 support delivered in Internet Explorer 9.

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Steven Sinofsky and Dean Hachamovitch

Steven Sinofsky, president of Windows and Windows Live Division, and Hachamovitch demonstrate the IE10 Platform Preview Test Drive.

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Steven Sinofsky

Sinofsky discusses IE10 running on an ARM-designed chip and discloses the dates of Microsoft's next developer conference.

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Scott Guthrie

Scott Guthrie, corporate vice president of the .NET Developer Platform, discusses how the Windows Azure platform empowers developers to use their existing skills to build, host and scale Web applications in the cloud.

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Windows Phone Developer Toolkit

A snapshot of new capabilities and opportunities for the next version of Windows Phone Developer Tools.

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IMDb for Windows Phone

Using deeper phone integration and Bing Search Extras, IMDb users can explore movies and buy tickets on Windows Phone.

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Angry Birds on Windows Phone

Using logic, skill and force, users must seek revenge on the green pigs who stole the birds' eggs—putting the survival of angry birds at stake. The game is coming soon to Windows Phone Marketplace.

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Plants vs. Zombies on Windows Phone

It is a game that requires you to think fast and strategically use your limited supply of greens and seeds as you ward off zombies and overcome obstacles of a setting sun, creeping fog and a swimming pool. It also is coming soon to Windows Phone Marketplace.

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USAA for Windows Phone

United Services Automobile Association for Windows Phone provides secure access to your accounts so you can manage your finances, locate the nearest ATM and get accident assistance on the road.

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Deposit Checks with USAA

Using the USAA for Windows Phone application, access to the camera enables the user to make an augmented reality check deposit.

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Manage Travel with Qantas on Windows Phone

Qantas for Windows Phone allows users to manage travel plans, including checking in and reviewing the status of an upcoming flight. It is coming soon to Windows Phone Marketplace.

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Kik on Windows Phone

Kik is a real-time texting app that turns traditional text messaging into real-time conversations. It's coming soon to Windows Phone Marketplace.

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Amazon Shopping for Windows Phone

This image of the barcode scan Results Hub is a proof of concept for a new feature coming to the next version of Windows Phone. This feature is not available in the current Amazon Shopping app that is available on Windows Phone Marketplace.

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Bon Jovi IE9 Directors Cut

The "Bon Jovi Video Director" lets customers build their own Bon Jovi concert experience. With hardware acceleration, Web videos like "Bon Jovi Video Director" perform more smoothly.

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Foursquare Playground Map

Shown here in IE9, the Foursquare Playground uses the HTML5 Geolocation and Internet Explorer to provide data visualizations of a foursquare check-ins in a digital cityscape.

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IE10 Platform Preview Tweet Flow Demo

An IE10 Platform Preview demo, which shows CSS3 Multi-column Layout using Twitter's top tweets.

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IE10 Platform Preview Paint Ball Demo

The IE10 Platform Preview demo shows the impact of full hardware acceleration on HTML5 with paint ball animation.

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IE10 Platform Preview Fish Bowl Demo

This is an IE 10 Platform Preview demo illustrating full hardware acceleration, allowing graphics on the Web to take advantage of the entire PC via the GPU.

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IE10 Platform Preview CSS Gradient Demo

This IE 10 Platform Preview demo creates CSS background-image gradient using the same CSS markup as proposed by W3C.

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Namco Has Worlds Biggest Pac-Man

Namco's HTML5 World's Biggest Pac-Man, shown here pinned to a Windows 7 taskbar with a dynamic jumplist for easy access.

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SVG Girl

SVG Girl showcases the capabilities of hardware accelerated IE9 SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) animations. SVG Girl is a full-fledged original SVG animation featuring HTML5 on IE9.

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Can We Kinect?

At MIX11, Microsoft gave all attendees a free Kinect 3D motion controller for the Xbox 360. Attendees young and old were as happy as kids in a candy store, or like this kid who got his Kinect through the Boys & Girls Club.

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Native HTML5

Microsoft said the only native experience of the Web and HTML5 today is on Windows 7 with IE9. And IE10 continues on IE9's path, directly using what Windows provides.

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At MIX11, Microsoft released some of the details of the upcoming version of the Windows Phone 7 operating system, known as "Mango."

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Kinect for Windows SDK Beta

Microsoft announced the Kinect for Windows SDK, which will give researchers and enthusiasts easy access to the capabilities offered by the Microsoft Kinect device connected to computers running Microsoft Windows 7. In an onstage demo, Clint Rutkas of Microsoft showed off a lounge chair on wheels controlled via hand gestures to a Kinect controller—made possible by the SDK. A beta of the SDK is expected later this spring.

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