Slideshow Gadget

My first Vista tip! I’m loving the sidebar at the moment. I changed the options so that it is always on top and dropped a couple of useful things on there. Clock, it’s a bit more visible than the clock in the system tray. Remote Desktop Connection Gadget – allows me to quickly Remote Desktop into

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Got my Vista on

Our action pack arrived last week so i spent yesterday upgrading my PC to Vista and installing Office 2007 The installation went (generally) well. I opted for a clean install so i’m still in the process of tweaking everything to my liking So far i’m pretty impressed. Even though i ran the beta for a

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Can’t wait for this to take off!

I haven’t commented anything about the CES as everything has generally been said elsewhere However i stumbled across a video on Techeblog It’s basically an LCD screen that shows a different image depending on the angle your viewing from One of the applications mentioned in the video is that you could have one screen in

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Cool WordPress Feature

After writing up my last post i noticed a pop-up preview type effect whenever i hovered over one of the links in the post Turns out i’m one of the lucky beta testers for the SNAP plugin (details here!) The page you a linking to appears as a little thumbnail you can click. Looks quite

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Internet Explorer Shortcuts

Steve Clayton mentions his favourite IE shortcut where you can add “www” and “.com” onto the end of a word  e.g hotmail ctrl + enter becomes www.hotmail.com This is a shortcut i also use lots during the day and is such a time saver Just added onto this you can specify your own shortcut. When

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More Microsoft in town

Turns out i’m not the only one going to the Nottingham event! Going through my feeds at least two other people whose blogs i read are going Eileen Brown will be delivering “A look at Exchange Server 2007 featuring manageability, scalability, consolidation of servers and end user capabilities lorazepam 1mg generic ativan including voice integration, unified

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Microsoft in town

Well not my town but pretty close! The Microsoft technical roadshow is running February to March in various locations across the country. They are showing off Vista, Office and Exchange and also running developer sessions on whats new with the products. I’m all booked up for the Nottingham event on 20th Februrary Check it out here

Useful Scripting Resource

I posted a while back on how useful scripting is so i thought i’d share a useful resource i found yesterday “Hey Scripting Guy” is a very useful (and entertaining) column on the Microsoft Script Centre. What makes this particular column great (in my opinion) is that a question for a specific problem is answered in

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Web vs Client

Interesting post over on The Furrygoat Experience (by Steve Makofsky) talking about his opinion on the apparent death of client side apps. I’ve seen a couple of posts on various sites over the last twelve months or so on how they think all applications will eventually become web based. This may (or may not) be

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Learning Something New

When i was reading Susannes post entitled “What is the backward P at the end of my sentence” i initially thought “I already know how to toggle paragraph marks” What i didn’t realise is that they have a specific name :-  a Pilcro Just a useless bit of trivia i’m pleased to learn as i’ll

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