Monthly Archives: June 2010

Microsoft Releases Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview 3

Microsoft has released their third preview of their upcoming Internet Explorer 9.  (Thanks Dean) What’s New in Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview 3? Web Platform Features Available Canvas – In the latest Platform Preview we support all Canvas element APIs … Continue reading

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Free Australian State Stencils for Microsoft Office Visio 2010

  Microsoft MSDN Blogger, Ben Walters, has created and released his Australian State Stencils for Office Visio 2010. Download –> Australian State Stencils for Visio 2010 Click Here for All Free Microsoft Office 2010 Software & Resources

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What to Know BEFORE Upgrading to Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

  With Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) due to be released "soon" — Microsoft has updated information to help you prepare for their upcoming Service Pack.  (Thanks Rob) THREE PRE-UPGRADE TIPS: Uninstall your AntiVirus program (i.e. Microsoft’s Security Essentials … Continue reading

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Firefox 3.6.4 Updated with “Crash Protection” . . . Finally!

  I know some people bemoan Internet Explorer’s speed — but I’ve never understood why people accepted the insane amount of times the Firefox browser would "crash".  Well let’s hope Mozilla has finaly stablized their browser with this new "Crash Protection" … Continue reading

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MSDN Blogger Releases Free XBOX 360 Wallpapers

  Microsoft MSDN Blogger, Steve Clayton, has released a series of three free Windows Desktop Wallpapers featuring the NEW (updated) XBOX 360! Download –> New XBOX 360 Wallpapers Click Here for All Free Windows 7 Software & Resources

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Microsoft Releases Windows Live Messenger For iPhone

  Microsoft has released an updated their Windows Live Messenger for Apple’s new iPhone on the iTunes App store. Download –> http://itunes.com/apps/windowslivemessenger

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Tips & Tricks: How to Install Adobe’s Acrobat Reader

  While there are alternative PDF readers, I still prefer using the "real" Adobe Acrobat Reader.  However, there’s a few annoyances to be resolved when installing Adobe’s Acrobat Reader software. ANNOYANCE #1 – Adobe Acrobat attempts to change your default search … Continue reading

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Microsoft & Partners Release “Internet Fraud Alert” Website for Consumers

  Internet Fraud Alert "brings together a wide assortment of stakeholders, including retailers, financial institutions, services providers, technology companies, academic researchers, consumer advocates and government agencies in the shared interest of reducing online fraud and protecting consumers.  Through Internet Fraud … Continue reading

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CodePlex Releases “Shuffleboard Game” for Windows Phone 7

  Shuffleboard Game written in Silverlight for Windows Phone 7. This sample CodePlex Project demonstrates physics, procedural animation, perspective transforms, and sound. Download –> Shuffleboard Game for Windows Phone 7 Click Here for All Free Windows Phone 7 Software & … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases “Digital Lens” to Help Design Software for the Visual Impaired

  Digital Lens – Technical Preview "Vision problems affect most of the population during their lives.  Digital Lens was designed with the mission to simplify the process of finding problems that would make your UI less accessible to users with … Continue reading

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