Monthly Archives: December 2006

Microsoft Adds “Digg This!” to RSS Feeds

  Microsoft certainly seems to understand the power of “social-engineering” by adding Digg This! & links to their Microsoft Download RSS Feed! –> Click Here for Microsoft Download RSS Feed <–  

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“Mecora” Now Streams Music to Mobile Devices

I love using "social-engineering" music sites like Pandora & Last.FM. So when Mecora added mobile streaming I was intrigued, and expected Microsoft’s Jason "Mr. Mobile" Langridge to review’s the product. (I’m teasing. Everybody is busy with Windows Vista, and Office & … Continue reading

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Windows Vista: Should I Upgrade or Purchase New Hardware?

  Through Microsoft’s TechNet Plus Subscription, I’ve been evaluating Windows Vista for almost two years.   While I installed Windows Vista on a number of different computers, my main test computer was a 3GHz Pentium 4 with 2GB memory, with … Continue reading

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Microsoft Exchange 2007 PowerShell “Scriptacular” Demo Pack

Exchange 2007 PowerShell Scriptacular Demo Pack is a collection of Exchange PowerShell scripts developed by Mihai Jalobeanu and Vivek Sharma while they developed the Exchange Management Shell. They used them to showcase the innovations in Exchange 2007 System Management – … Continue reading

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“Road to Know Where” Receives Ferrari 5000

  Thanks to Long Zheng at I Started Something I read that I’m in great company when I received my evalutation Ferrari 5000 portable comptuer preloaded with Windows Vista 64 Ultimate. (My review will follow) A Few Other Ferrari Recipients:   … Continue reading

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RE: New York Times Article on Vista Security Flaw

  The New York Times ran an article on Christmas Eve stating: "Microsoft is facing an early crisis of confidence in the quality of its Windows Vista operating system as computer security researchers and hackers have begun to find potentially … Continue reading

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It’s OK to Update Your Mac Office 2004

  After an accidental posting of updates for Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac — a "fixed" 11.3.2 version is available for downloading.   This update contains several improvements for PowerPoint and Entourage. Applies to: Office 2004 Standard Edition, Office 2004 … Continue reading

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Choose & Watch Hundreds of Internet TV Channels

  IRC & BitTorrent are still best at locating / downloading the newest media content. (^_-)   YouTube & SoapBox gives us the "best" of user created media content.   Pandora & Last.FM plays music that we like, without us … Continue reading

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Paint.NET v3.0 Beta 3 Now Available

  Paint.NET v3.0 v3.0 Beta 3: This is the sixth public test release for v3.0. Since Beta 2, the following changes have been made:   More complete translations, especially for German Fixed: All known high-DPI scaling and layout issues. The UI … Continue reading

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Adobe Acrobat Releases “Mars” XML File Support Add-in

  Microsoft Office 2007 nativaly supports the XML file specificaion. Microsoft also wanted users to have the ability to work with Adobe’s PDF files. But Adobe wasn’t happy that Microsoft users would have a built-in alternative solution to Adobe’s Acrobat … Continue reading

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