Monthly Archives: October 2006

Microsoft Releases Windows Live Messenger 8.1 Beta

Microsoft’s MSN Messenger is now Windows Live Messenger. "It has everything you already love about Messenger—your contact list, emoticons, and instant access to your friends via text, voice, and video—plus new stuff like Sharing Folders, Windows Live Contacts, and more." What’s new … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP

Windows Media Player 11  "offers great new ways to store and enjoy all of your digital media. It’s easier than ever to access all of your music, video, pictures, and recorded TV on your computer. Play it, view it, organize it, … Continue reading

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Adobe Releases “Digital Editions” Next Generation PDF Reader

  Adobe Digital Editions Beta "is a completely new way to read and manage eBooks and other digital publications. Digital Editions is built from the ground up as a lightweight, rich Internet application (RIA). Digital Editions works online and offline, … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Office Accounting Express 2007 for FREE!

Microsoft Office Accounting Express 2007 is designed to make your small business idea flourish with these features: Save time on everyday tasks Create quotes and invoices; track expenses and employee time Enter data once and share it seamlessly with other Microsoft Office system programs Manage … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Easy to Use GUI for RoboCopy

  Most Windows Administrators know the limitations when copying large amounts of files from within Windows Explorer. The solution is to use Microsoft’s command line utility "ROBOCOPY – Robust File Copy" (part of the Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit) Well thanks … Continue reading

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Swicki – New Buzzword or Next Search Engine?

There’s a SWICKI to help the Microsoft Software Factories Community search for information. What is a swicki? A swicki is new kind of search engine that allows anyone to create deep, focused searches on topics you care about. Unlike other search … Continue reading

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Three Applications Demonstrate Microsoft’s New Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)

I’ve been repeatedly asked "What’s the big deal of making Windows Vista pretty?" — So I demonstrate these three cool applications that visually show the power of Microsoft’s WPF!   CINE.VIEW – Netflix for Your Desktop "Cine.View is an interactive … Continue reading

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