Monthly Archives: August 2006

Microsoft Releases Windows Live Hotspot Locator

Windows Live Hotspot Locator With 106,978 free and paid WiFi hotspots in 99 countries, Microsoft’s Hotspot Locator makes it easy to locate wireless Internet access around the globe. Use the View on Map feature to see your search results on a … Continue reading

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Download Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 7 Releases Candidate 1

While I didn’t recommend installing the beta version of MSIE 7 to all my clients — I do think it is now safe to install and begin using Microsoft’s update to Internet Explorer 7 "A release candidate is fundamentally different from … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Prima Guides for N3 & NCAA Football 2007

XBOX PRIMA GUIDES: Lost in a particularly difficult level? Can’t figure out how to beat that one boss? Wish you knew how to unlock that last character? Prima has you covered with guides for all your favorite Xbox titles. The … Continue reading

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Free MechCommander Game Downloads

While Microsoft would like you to join the gaming development world and modify the code for the popular game MechCommander 2 — you can download playable versions for free from MechCommander.Org!   –> Download MechCommander Here <–   –> Download MechCommander Gold … Continue reading

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Microsoft Announces New Gaming Devices

Recently Microsoft announced their cool glow-in-the-dark Ultimate Keyboard, and now they’re launching three new products. Microsoft’s IntelliMouse Explorer 3.0 $39.95 (available October 2006) "Built on the original IntelliMouse Explorer design, delivers maximum precision and superior control for gameplay on the PC. Its ergonomic … Continue reading

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Microsoft Announces “StaySafe” Safety Website

Microsoft and Partners announced today their co-developed StaySafe.Org safety website.  Additionally, StaySafe will be visiting the Los Angeles area on November 14, 15 & 16 (other cities and dates available) STAY-SAFE RESOURCES Kids – Safety Games, Virtual Community & Interactive … Continue reading

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How to Protect Companies from Social Engineering Threats

WHO SHOULD READ: This paper provides security management information about the threats posed by social engineering and the defenses that are available to help resist social engineering hackers. Social engineering describes primarily non-technical threats to company security. The broad nature … Continue reading

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Ultimate List of Free Microsoft Office 2003 Software & Resources

150 Free Windows programs was the first in the series of "Ultimate List of Free Software from Microsoft" — this second "Ultimate List" covers over 150 pieces of software, add-ins and templates for Microsoft Office.     MICROSOFT OFFICE SYSTEM Desktop Language Settings allows you to identify and change language, … Continue reading

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Apple Updates “Boot Camp” for Windows Support

Apple released Boot Camp 1.1 containing many updates and is intended for all new and previous Boot Camp Beta users. Boot Camp 1.1 Beta includes:   Support for the latest Intel-based Macintosh computers Easier partitioning using presets for popular sizes Ability … Continue reading

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New Flickr Add-in for Windows Live Writer

Wow, that didn’t take long! It was only yesterday that I wrote about the release of Microsoft’s new Windows Live Writer — and today there’s a brand new plug-in! "Flickr4Writer is a simple plugin for Windows Live Writer that enables a … Continue reading

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