SBSC? Why Bother?

I wasn’t going to post this originally but i’ve changed my mind!  I was talking to someone earlier in the week about the upcoming Midlands User Group meetings *-*-*-*-*-* PLUG *-*-*-*-*-*-*  If your in the Midlands area the next AMITPRO meeting is Tuesday 11th September For more details contact Vijay *-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-* I’m going to paraphrase

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Tafiti – Microsoft Search Interface

Spotted a post on Tim’s IT Writing talking about a BETA UI for live search TAFITI – meaning “to research” in Swahili The interface is done using Silverlight and i’m impresed with how nice it looks It allows you to filter your search on the web, feeds, photos,books. There is an interesting “tree view”, a “shelf”

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Vlad does it again

So Vlad finally took the covers of his top secret project Theiving Weasel and what a great idea it is…and i sure didn’t see it coming! It’s a social network built specifically for IT Solution Providers (SBSC in the main though) to help them connect with each other and bring together lots of those distributed resources

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Preview Your WordPress Theme

Just opened my WordPress dashboard to see a new feature annoucement Theme Preview – “You can now preview any WordPress.com theme from your how generic ativan look like blog’s Presentation admin screen just by clicking on the theme’s thumbnail. Your blog will load on the fly using the new theme without actually activating that theme for

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Resetting Vista Offline Files

A little while back i posted about resetting the offline file cache in XP. I had a comment left by Rick asking how to do this in Vista After a little digging the initial answer is…..you can’t Well not quite (just not as easily)…things like csccmd.exe don’t apply anymore as the offline files functionality has

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Building Your Small Business

If you haven’t seen this already check it out Susan posted about a message she had from Wayne Small It’s a link to a free e-book written by Dean Calvert, Andy Trish and Arlin Sorenson that gives lots of useful help and advice on building your business by selling SBS I’m just on my second

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Upcoming Technet Events

I’ d been eagerly awaiting the annoucement of the latest Technet events (i heard about it first from Georgina Mitcham’s blog) and as Vijay was i was a little disappointed there were no events planned in the Midlands. I appreciate that there are only limited resources but i thought surely the Midlands would be a

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Drink Safe Kids

I’ve got a bit of a confession to make after Friday night I lost my shoes My hangover was giving me a bit of grief on Saturday morning and the room at the hotel was really stuffy so i just threw everything into my bag so i could leave and get some fresh air/food/tea! I left

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Just Like Buses…

You wait for one and two turn up at once…. I’ve been using google reader for about week now and i’m generally happy with it. Then David Overton goes and posts about his current reader, RikReader It looks pretty nice and it does have one thing that Google Reader doesn’t have, integration with the IE

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PDF Preview Handler

I got sent an email today with a PDF attached to it. Since i’m using Outlook 2007 i did what i normally do and click on the message to preview it. Then i forget i never got around to installing a PDF preview handler so open it up in Acrobat But today something was different.

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