Monthly Archives: May 2006

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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Microsoft Windows Security Update for Flash Player

Security Update for Flash Player – A security issue has been identified that could allow an attacker to remotely compromise your Windows-based system with a vulnerable version of the Flash Player and gain control over it. You can help protect … Continue reading

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Updated Windows Server 2003 Security Guide

Updated Windows Server 2003 Security Guide provides specific recommendations for hardening computers that run Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 (SP1) in three distinct enterprise environments:  Legacy Client (LC) – support older operating systems such as Windows NT 4.0 … Continue reading

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Parent’s Guide to MySpace

  Click Here –> Updated Parent’s Guide to MySpace   Recently our local news station KNX 1070, broadcast a segment Who’s on MySpace – they spoke of the potential dangers our children face using the website MySpace.  As a Microsoft consultant … Continue reading

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

Download the appropriate construction information update to keep the road construction projects information of your maps current in MapPoint and Streets & Trips programs.  MapPoint 2002 and Streets and Trips 2002 Construction Update MapPoint 2004 and Streets and Trips 2004 … Continue reading

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Two Updated Microsoft Office Software Add-ins

UPDATED! Office 2003 Add-In: International Character Toolbar — This add-in enables you to insert international characters from 26 languages into Office 2003 programs. You can do this in a single click without changing your keyboard or language settings in Office 2003. … Continue reading

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