Monthly Archives: August 2008

Microsoft Releases “pptPlex” Zoomable PowerPoint 2007 Presentation Environment

  pptPlex is a plug-in that explores an alternate method for presenting a PowerPoint slide deck. Using pptPlex, you can present your slides as a tour through a zoomable canvas instead of a series of linear slides. –> Watch the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Recommends “Edison”- Free Energy Monitoring Tool

  Edison is a free energy monitoring application that allows eco-conscious consumers to actively control their PC’s energy consumption – and their household’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.  (Thanks Francois) EDISON Features:   Scheduling – allows users to identify work and … Continue reading

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Why Does Microsoft’s “NBC Olympics” Website Affect YOUR Website?

  With the Olympics beginning tomorrow, the entire world will see Microsoft’s next generation web platform Silverlight.  Microsoft created the "NBC Olympics" Website – and it is indeed gorgeous!   So why does Microsoft’s "NBC Olympics" Website affect YOUR website? … Continue reading

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Microsoft Begins Taking Orders for “Surface” Multi-Touch Screen Coffee Table Computer

  Microsoft Surface Order Form v1.0 – Pursuant to the attached Terms, submit this Order Form to order Surface Commercial Hardware Units, Surface Developer Hardware Units, additional SDK Software, and/or Services. All orders are subject to approval of credit. Shipment and/or … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Windows “Speed Launch” – Quick Access Application Launcher

  Speed Launch is an application launcher that extends the functionality and usability of Microsoft Windows XP & Windows Vista. With Speed Launch, users can select their own words to open frequently used websites, documents, and applications. The most compelling … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s “FrameIt” – Create Digital Media Slideshows into RSS Feeds for Digital Picture Frames

  Microsoft’s FrameIt easily creates a "media slideshow" using your collection of photos and other media sources to be displayed on your digital picture frames. While this appears to simply a service for loading images onto your digital picture frames … Continue reading

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Free Microsoft Visio 2007 Helper Add-in Tool

  Microsoft MSDN Blogger, Saveen Reddy, has released to CodePlex his "Visio Helper Add-in Tool" that simplifies using Visio 2007.   Saveen was tired of looking for features within Microsoft Office Vista and also wanted the ability to automate common … Continue reading

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