Monthly Archives: May 2006

Time to Update Microsoft’s MapPoint and Streets & Trips Construction Data

Even though Microsoft continues to provide updates to previous versions of MapPoint — I recommend that you upgrade to MapPoint 2006.   Download the appropriate construction information update to keep the road construction projects information of your maps current in MapPoint … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Windows Media Player 11 Beta

BETA! Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP offers you unmatched choice and flexibility for your digital media. Easily manage your libraries of digital music, photos, and videos on your computer, and then sync with a variety of portable devices … Continue reading

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Parent’s Guide to Xbox Live Online Gaming

  There’s no questions playing games on a standard PC is a blast – but with the exception of the upcoming Windows Vista; there are very little parental controls to protect our children. It’s simply too easy to install inappropriately … Continue reading

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New Free Microsoft MapCruncher for Virtual Earth

MapCruncher lets users quickly convert existing maps into an online format that’s as fast and easy to use as Virtual Earth. PDF and raster maps can be converted in minutes just by clicking on corresponding landmarks on the user’s map … Continue reading

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Free Microsoft Expression Web Designer Software Preview

FrontPage was a wonderful piece of software for designing websites before the turn-of-the-century – so today Microsoft has released their first Community Technology Preview (CTP) of their new software package called "Expression". Microsoft Expression Web Designer is a new designer-focused … Continue reading

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KROQ Weenie Roast Y Fiesta 2006 — Free Stream!

Wow it’s that time of year again! I’m off to the 2006 KROQ Weenie Roast Y Fiesta — you can watch the stream (on Saturday 13 when the concert begins) OR watch some of the bands videos here!   –> UPDATE – … Continue reading

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E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles

I spent a great deal of time playing games at the E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles – while there are plenty of great reviews to read, I wanted to post my 2¢ worth:  DEMOGRAPHICS – NASCAR, Country Music, … Continue reading

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