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Free compatibility labs at PDC for Windows 7!
Very exciting things happening for ISV's at PDC this year. I pulled this little nugget from a recent post by Tim Sneath: “Among other things, we’ll be running compatibility labs at the PDC so you can bring your application and test it on Windows 7 builds. Don’t you want to make sure you’re ahead of the curve and, indeed, take advantage of some major new innovations?” Original post: What You’ll Hear at PDC2008 Thought I would let you know about this opportunity. I think this would be a very easy way ......

Posted On Wednesday, September 24, 2008 12:26 PM

Is Google Cell Phone a Good Deal for Consumers? | Newsweek Daniel Lyons | Techtonic Shifts |
I agree with the author's skepticism about the potential success of Android. It seems like the customer's needs are not being addressed with the the >">G1, a.k.a. the Google Phone. The author's statement that the "biggest thing to bear in mind is that this phone was not primarily designed to solve a problem that you, the consumer, are having. Rather it was designed to solve a problem that Google has—namely, the need to keep feeding more and more people into the maw of Google's online advertising ......

Posted On Wednesday, September 24, 2008 9:30 AM

Microsoft, Cray and Intel team up for cheaper supercomputer
Great article on how Microsoft, Cray and Intel have teamed up for cheaper supercomputers. Cray has announced its first supercomputer that runs on the Windows HPC Server 2008 (HPCS) operating system. The low-cost machine is designed for data-intensive science, engineering, and business tasks. High-performance computing is a key focus area for Microsoft this year, so this is very exciting. Business & Technology | Microsoft, Cray and Intel team up for cheaper supercomputer | Seattle Times Newspaper ......

Posted On Wednesday, September 17, 2008 3:34 PM

How To - Share Your Outlook Calendar with people in your organization (Productivity Tip)
Ever wondered how to share your calendar in outlook with the other folks in your organization? Here’s how : 1. Select the Calendar to share (typically “Calendar”, though not always. You can have multiple calendars) 2. Right click and click “Share “Calendar”… 3. Type in my alias or email and send the shared calendar. Once the share is sent, you can change permissions on what people can see. 4. Click “Change Sharing Permissions…” 5. Notice I have full control over individual rights or everyone in the ......

Posted On Wednesday, September 17, 2008 12:20 PM

How To - Share Your Outlook Calendar Online (Productivity Tip)
Productivity Tip Series from Murray Gordon, Architect Evangelist at Microsoft. Recently lots of folks have been asking me how I expose my calendar to folks on the Internet. So I thought I would give everyone a little how to. First you need to open outlook. Then go to to the calendar view Click the calendar you are trying to share In this case it's just "Calendar" Then you should click "Share My Calendar…" This is how you share your calendar with someone you work with. This is NOT how you share your ......

Posted On Monday, September 15, 2008 11:22 AM

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