Monthly Archives: November 2008

Microsoft Research Updates Panoramic Image Composite Editor

  Microsoft’s Image Composite Editor (ICE) takes a set of overlapping photographs of a scene shot from a single camera location and creates a high-resolution panorama incorporating all the source images at full resolution. While Microsoft’s ICE website still shows … Continue reading

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Pepsi Has a New Logo?

  I know that I’m sometimes oblivious to things not related to technology or Microsoft — but when did Pepsi change their logo?    

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Microsoft Releases Updated Windows Home Server Toolkit v1.1 – Adds 64-bit!

  The Windows Home Server Toolkit is a powerful collection of diagnostic tools that help you troubleshoot issues with Windows Home Server. (Support: Windows Home Server Toolkit User Manual) The toolkit has the following components:     Error Reporting Tool collects log … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Free Update: Office Accounting Express 2009

  Microsoft Office Accounting Express 2009 is a free easy to use accounting package designed for Startup and Home-based Businesses   New! Create tax preparation reports with the Tax Integration add-in. New! View accounting information conveniently on your desktop with … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Free Windows Live Software & Resources

  Microsoft’s Windows Live Services provides users a free method to connect and share. Together with the programs listed below, Microsoft makes it easy to work seamlessly between your desktop computers, mobile devices and web.     Windows Live Essentials … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Software Tools Supporting the “Xero Accounting System”

  Xero "is an online accounting system that gives you and your advisors easy access to your bank transactions, invoices, reports, GST – anything you need it, anywhere in the world." Microsoft’s Xero Labs Free Resources: –> Download Xero Invoicing … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s “SearchTogether” Internet Explorer Search Collaboration Tool

  Microsoft’s SearchTogether Beta is a free Internet Explorer plug-in that allows groups of people to collaborate on Web searches. SearchTogether allows each group member to customize their search preferences; choices include Windows Live Search, Yahoo!, and Google.   SearchTogether’s collaboration … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases First “Fix it for me” Knowledge Base Article

  Many Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) Articles have solutions that "could be" handled programatically. Well finally, Microsoft has begun to resolve some problems "automatically."   Microsoft’s first "Fix it for me" KB Article is for the common problem of the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases “StickySorter” Free Brainstorming Software

  StickySorter is an application for collaborative information organization tasks, like brainstorming, planning, and affinity diagramming. While it uses the familiar paradigm of sticky notes as information elements, it’s not your typical sticky note application. StickySorter has a variety of … Continue reading

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Microsoft Updates Zune Software to Version 3.1

  Microsoft’s Zune Client Software version 3.1 update brings a handful of free games, a refresh to Zune Social and incremental improvements to the software.   Three New Games Additions: Checkers, Sudoku and Space Battle, plus a new multiplayer mode and … Continue reading

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