Monthly Archives: March 2006

New Free Plug-ins for Paint.NET

Paint.NET is a free image and photo manipulation software designed to be used on computers that run Windows 2000, XP, Vista, or Server 2003. It supports layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools. … Continue reading

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Microsoft Announces Jan 2007 Windows Vista (Consumer) Release Date

I’m very pleased that Microsoft is going to release the Business version of Windows Vista prior to the consumer Windows Vista product! (It’ll be easier (for me) to support if staggered) Business availability for Windows Vista in November 2006, consumer availability … Continue reading

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Jack-FM in Los Angeles Now Streaming!

  My wife’s favorite Los Angeles radio station 93.1 "Jack-FM" is now streaming online! Hope you’re listening dear! Click here for: More CBS Radio Streams!

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New Google Finance

I hope nobody from Microsoft is reading — but I still like using Google’s News & Image Search; and now . . . Google has released:   Google Finance! What is Google Finance? Google Finance is an early beta product … Continue reading

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Microsoft Premier Services Reporting Utility

Microsoft Premier Services Reporting Utility (Alliance version) Batch utility to automate the gathering of diagnostic information from Windows for troubleshooting.   The MPS Reporting utility Alliance version is utilized to gather detailed system status and configuration information. The data collected will … Continue reading

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Updated Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 Beta!

Microsoft’s IE Team Blog has announced an updated Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2 Preview is now available for download (Uninstall your prevoius version) NEW! Technology Overview: Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2 DOWNLOAD HERE – Internet Explorer 7 Beta 2 for: Windows XP SP2 … Continue reading

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Microsoft ActiveSync 4.1 Connection Troubleshooting Guide

Thanks to Microsoft’s Dan Cohen!   Microsoft ActiveSync 4.1 Connection Troubleshooting Guide – “This document recommends best practices to IT departments for configuring their local environments for Windows Mobile-based devices connecting to PCs running ActiveSync 4.1.”   Click here for: All … Continue reading

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Windows Live Messenger Beta goes Public?

User "Dwergs" from the Mess With MSN Messenger blog posted:  “Microsoft has silently enabled access to the latest Windows Live Messenger Beta for all passports. This means that from now on you won’t need an invitation in order to be … Continue reading

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Microsoft Launches GotSpeech.Net for Developers

Microsoft has launched GotSpeech.Net – an online community for Microsoft Speech Server developers. Here you can get all of your Speech Server questions answered or to just hang-out with other speech developers. They have forums, blogs, news, and example code for download.   Click here … Continue reading

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Microsoft XNA Game Development Platform Preview

Wow a great deal has changed since Dan & I wrote games for the original StarTrek site – Microsoft has released a new Community Technology Preview of their XNA Game Development Platform.  Microsoft  XNA Build is a tool which will … Continue reading

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