Monthly Archives: December 2005

Debunking the Top 10 Windows Mobile Myths

Microsoft’s Jason Langridge aka "Mr. Mobile" gives a podcast on Debunking the Top 10 Myths About Windows Mobile. I’ve summarized his hour long presentation. (Hope he’s OK with this!)   10)  There aren’t that many applications for Windows Mobile.  Not … Continue reading

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Smart Search for MSDN

Smart Search for MSDN – Created by Microsoft’s Andy Pennell "which modifies a search engine query to greatly improve the hit rate."   (Please send Andy your feedback)

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TIME’s People of the Year – Bono and Bill & Melinda Gates

TIME’s Persons of the Year – Bono and Bill & Melinda Gates For being shrewd about doing good, for rewiring politics and re-engineering justice, for making mercy smarter and hope strategic and then daring the rest of us to follow, … Continue reading

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Father of the World Wide Web Finally has a Blog

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, father of the World Wide Web and Director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) finally has a blog. His first blog reflects the first browser which was also an editor. He had always envisioned the web as a … Continue reading

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Smileys and Emoticons

You’ll have to indulge me; but I had no idea that Asian smileys (aka emoticons) are different than Western Smiles.  In the US, we use sideways smileys: 🙂 = Smile   😉 = Winking But I’m now totally smitten with … Continue reading

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New Microsoft Virtual Earth with Bird’s Eye View

Congratulations! Windows Live Local Wins PC Editor’s Choice Award "There’s no doubt about it—all those billions in licensing fees we’ve paid to Microsoft over the years have finally paid off. Windows Live Local, in beta testing now, has to be … Continue reading

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FREE Microsoft WiFi GPS for Your Laptop

VERSION 2.0 UPDATE! Microsoft’s Location Finder is a free client-side application that turns a regular WiFi enabled laptop, Tablet or PC into a location determining device without the addition of any separate hardware. Location Finder uses WiFi access points – … Continue reading

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