Monthly Archives: September 2006

Preorder Microsoft’s Zune from Amazon for $249.99

Amazon is taking orders for "Zune" – Microsoft’s new portable media player for $249.99 for the November 14th release date. Preorders available in three (3) colors:   Black Brown White Product Features: 30GB digital media player stores up to 7,500 … Continue reading

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Adobe Releases $449 Acrobat 8 Professional – Huh?

  Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional software enables business professionals to reliably create, combine, and control Adobe PDF documents for easy, more secure distribution, collaboration, and data collection. You can pre-order Acrobat 8 Professional at $449.00 — and the Standard Edition for $299.00 … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Flight Simulator X Trial Version

  Flight Simulator X Trial Version includes two airports, three missions, and three different aircraft. All of the missions take place at St. Maarten in the Caribbean. Additional Flight Simulator X Resources:   Flight Simulator X Website Microsoft Bloggers: P-12C … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Messenger for Mac 6.0

  Messenger for Mac 6.0 makes it easy to take advantage of the full power of instant messaging, and it is a Universal application built to run on both PowerPC-based and Intel-based Macs. This update allows Messenger for Mac users … Continue reading

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Microsoft Updates Windows Live Writer Blogging Tool

  Microsoft has released an updated version of their blog authoring tool Windows Live Writer. Updated features:   Tagging support Support for Blogger Beta Categories are sorted by name and support scrolling, plus improved support for reading categories from your blog … Continue reading

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New Microsoft Xbox Prima Guide for “LEGO: StarWars II”

  FREE PRIMA GUIDE: "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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Firefox 2 Release Candidate 1 Available for Download

  Firefox 2 Release Candidate 1 (RC 1), the preview release of the next version of the Firefox browser, is now available for download. NEW & UPDATED FEATURES!   A new theme that updates Firefox’s familiar interface Built in Phishing … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Windows PowerShell RC2

  Windows PowerShell 1.0 Release Candidate 2 is Microsoft’s Next-Generation task-based command line shell and scripting language for system administration that provides comprehensive control and automation for Windows desktops and servers. Key PowerShell Features:   One hundred and twenty nine standard utilities … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Wild for Wikis

  While Wikipedia is still my favorite Wiki (“user maintained information”) reference site – Microsoft has quietly begun creating many of their own wiki reference sites.   Bluetooth Development Wiki Exchange 2007 Beta Community Wiki Group Policy Wiki MSDN Documentation … Continue reading

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FBI Honors Microsoft for Rapid Response to Mytob/Zotob Worm

  REDMOND, Wash – On behalf of Robert S. Mueller III, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI Cyber Division Assistant Director James E. Finch today presented certificates for “Exceptional Service in the Public Interest” to nine Microsoft employees … Continue reading

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