Monthly Archives: May 2009

Hulu Labs Releases Desktop Application for Watching Videos “Outside” the Browser

  Hulu Desktop is a lean-back viewing experience for your personal computer.   Overview – Hulu Desktop features a sleek new look that’s optimized for use with standard Windows Media Center remote controls or Apple remote controls, allowing you to navigate Hulu’s … Continue reading

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REVIEW: First Look at Microsoft’s New BING Search Engine

  Microsoft is about to release the third incarnation of their online search platform.  Originally called MSN Search, then Live Search . . . it’s now being rebranded as "Bing"   Bing’s technology attempts to be more than "just search" and deliver something Microsoft … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s New “Bing” Search Engine Set for June 3 Worldwide Release

  Microsoft is introducing Bing, a new search experience and consumer brand, outlining a new approach to helping customers use search to make better decisions. This “Decision Engine” approach focuses initially on four key user tasks and related areas: making … Continue reading

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eBay Releases New Silverlight Sidebar for Internet Explorer 8

  eBay has launched a beta Internet Explorer 8 sidebar — the first Internet Explorer sidebar that utilizes Silverlight! (Thanks dpeuswr!) –> Download eBay Sidebar for Internet Explorer 8 Click Here for All Free Internet Explorer 8 Software & Resources

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Microsoft’s Expression Blend & Design Team Recommends “Rooler” Free Screen Measurement Tool

  Rooler is a small application that allows you to make measurements of everything visible on your screen.   Rooler helps solve a common problem you have when designing UIs. That common problem is figuring out how large something is … Continue reading

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Microsoft Announces New Zune HD

  Zune HD is the next iteration of the Zune device family and brings a new level of listening and viewing experiences to the portable media player category.   Zune HD comes with a built-in HD Radio receiver so users … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases “Speech Recognition Profile Backup & Restore Tool” for Windows 7

  The Windows Speech Recognition Profile Tool allows Windows Vista & Windows 7 speech users to backup and restore their speech profiles. (Thanks Rob!) –> Download "Windows Speech Recognition Profile Tool" Submit Feedback:   Click Here for All Free … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Office Labs Releases “Forgotten Attachment Detector” Add-in for Outlook 2007

  I previously used CodePlex’s Attachment Reminder Add-in for Outlook 2007 which prompts for outgoing emails with "missing" attached files.   But now we have a more "official" version called the "Forgotten Attachment Detector" from Microsoft’s Office Labs. The "Forgotten Attachment … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s CodePlex Releases “Windows Live Writer” for Windows Mobile Devices

  Windows Live Writer for Windows Mobile is a beta version of Windows Live Writer for Windows Mobile 6 devices, from Microsoft’s Codeplex. –> Download Windows Live Writer for Windows Mobile Click Here for All Free Windows Mobile Device Software … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s CodePlex Releases “MapLook” Outlook 2007 Add-In for Google Maps & Microsoft Virtual Earth

  MapLook Outlook 2007 Add-in shows the addresses of contacts in Google Maps or Microsoft Virtual Earth. Click Here for All Free Microsoft Office 2007 Software

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