Microsoft Research has released a utility called JoulesMeter that provides information about the power consumed by your PC. GPU-Z and Real Temp give heat and temperature info about the GPU and CPU, respectively.
At MIX10 a touch enabled open source ebook reader for books sourced from Project Gutenberg was demonstrated. Books.Show was built with Microsoft.
Transliteration for 6 Indian languages by Microsoft India. Desktop & Web versions.
Use the Virtual WiFi technology in Windows 7 with Codepplex tool Virtual Router to easily setup and configure a virtual wireless network.
A complete guuid to virtualization, clone discs, VHDs, Windows Virtual PC, Windows XP Mode virtual desktops and ISOs on Windows 7
Use your Xbox 360 Controller as a mouse & control your PC with it.
Open tabs quickly, Download Manager, Greasemonkey Scripts, Syncronize Bookmarks in Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) using Add-ons.
Enable SKU edition selector for Windows 7 installation or create SKU edition specifc Windows 7 install discs & upgrade from RC to RTM.
Add elegant looking system perfomance counters, gadgets, see system uptime, beautiful desktop, Bing from the desktop
Links & utilities that should help you in upgrading from Windows XP or Vista to Windows 7