Monthly Archives: April 2010

Microsoft Teases New Windows Live Messenger

  Microsoft has released a teaser video to showcase their upcoming Windows Live Messenger.   Best IM – easier and more meaningful interactions.  The new Messenger helps saves you time with tabbed conversations & Bing integration and brings your conversations … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s “pptPlex” Zoomable Presentation Tool Upgraded for Office 2010 & Windows 7 Multi-Touch

  pptPlex uses Plex technology to give you the power to zoom in and out of slide sections and move directly between slides that are not sequential in your presentation. (Thanks Jonas, Eli, & JJ) New to PowerPoint 2010: pptPlex … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases “Interactive Command Reference for Office 2010”

  Interactive Command Reference for Office 2010 provides a useful mapping between features and commands in Office 2003, and then shows you where those commands are found in the Ribbon.  (Thanks Ian) Available Downloads:   Excel Guide PowerPoint Guide Word Guide … Continue reading

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CodePlex’s Free “Bluetooth Radar” & “DNSExchanger” Tools for Windows 7

  Microsoft’s CodePlex has two free Windows 7 tools worth checking-out:   Bluetooth Radar "finds" Bluetooth devices for quick file tranfers. DNSExchanger allows users to quickly switch their DNS Settings with pre-defined DNSs with one click. Click Here for All … Continue reading

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PenAttention: Free Windows 7 “Touch”Tool for Presentations

  PenAttention is a free Windows 7 program (32 & 64bit) that displays a highlight, pencil, or pointer at the location of the pen.   It’s intended for use in presentations on a Tablet PC so your audience can see what … Continue reading

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Pillbox: Free Windows Phone 7 Software for Tracking Medications via Microsoft HealthVault.

  Pillbox is an open-source CodePlex Windows Phone 7 application that helps you track medications for your family and friends.  Pillbox was designed to interface with Microsoft HealthVault. "If you’ve ever had to care for a sick child, an elderly relative, … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases “Touch Pack” Games & Apps for Windows 7

  Microsoft’s Touch Pack for Windows 7 is a collection of Six games and applications optimized for multi-touch enabled displays running Windows 7. Touch Pack for Windows 7 includes: Microsoft Blackboard, an intricate game of physics in which you solve a … Continue reading

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