Monthly Archives: June 2009

Microsoft Releases Even More Free Bing Resources

  Bing: New Features Relevant to Webmasters white paper discusses the key new features of the Bing search engine results page (SERP) presentation that are relevant to webmasters and web publishers. It also discusses search engine optimization (SEO) considerations needed for … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s CodePlex Releases “PoshBing” PowerShell Library for Microsoft’s Bing Search Engine

  PoshBing is a PowerShell library for accessing the Bing API programming interfaces. Microsoft’s Bing API has the concept of “SourceTypes” which are essentially data sources that you can search into. (Thanks Patrick)   Get-BingImage – Search the Image SourceType … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Windows 7 RC Training Kit for Developers

  Windows 7 Training Kit for Developers includes presentations, hands-on labs, and demos. This content is based on Windows 7 RC and provides an early peak to our final training. This training kit is designed to help you learn how … Continue reading

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Opera Mobile 9.7 Beta Released for Windows Mobile Devices

  Opera Mobile 9.7 beta is now available "to accelerate the mobile browsing experience for Windows Mobile-based phones. Speed is at the heart of this beta release due to the addition of Opera’s recently launched technology for faster surfing, Opera … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Sensor & Location Platform Development Kit for Windows 7

  The Sensor Development Kit for Windows 7 contains the complete source code of the following components: Board firmware Drivers for 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 7 Diagnostic tool for testing the Sensor Development Kit board The Sensor Development … Continue reading

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Free Ringtones for Your Mobile Phone “Hidden” Within Windows 7

  Long Zheng discovered a Windows 7 "hidden" folder with ten ring tone files. While these audio files are simply used for various Windows 7 system "beeps" . . . there’s no reason the ring tones can’t be used on your … Continue reading

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WINDOWS 7 FAQ: Top Answers to First Time User’s Questions

  Here’s the top questions I’ve been answering regarding Microsoft Windows 7 — all in one place! (^_^)  WINDOWS 7 UPGRADE / UPDATE QUESTIONS: What’s the minimum hardware needed for Windows 7? Windows 7 RC System Requirements:   1 GHz or … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Updated Language Translation Bot for Windows Live Messenger

  Microsoft has released the second Alpha Test of their prototype "real time" language translation bot for Windows Live Messenger. (Simply add mtbot@hotmail.com to your contacts and invite Tbot to your conversations.) The main differences between TBot and TBot 2 Alpha: … Continue reading

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Updated 3rd-Party Virtual Private Network (VPN) Clients Released for Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 R2

  Microsoft’s TechNet blog "Routing & Remote Access" has updated information on 3rd-Party Virtual Private Network (VPN) Clients for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Download Updated Windows 7 VPN Clients: AT&T   IPsec VPN Checkpoint   IPsec VPN … Continue reading

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Updated Information for Windows Live Movie Maker Beta

  Lead Program Manager, Mike Torres, recently posted information on the future of Windows Live Movie Maker Beta. Mike outlines their Mission Statement and top design goals. Movie Maker’s Mission Statement: Windows Live Movie Maker is the best way for … Continue reading

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