Is this a wind-up?

Have I stumbled across Microsoft’s next great advertising campaign or am i hopelessly wrong? I saw a post on SBSFAQ a couple of days ago where Wayne said his SBSGuru identity had been stolen and linked to another site I had a quick look at the site and since there were only three entries i

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Data Centers

Richard Tubb outed me over my data center “fetish” recently. I find anything to do with data centers fascinating. I just love reading about how they are put together and any pictures and videos i find are of huge interest I know it’s something I’ll probably never be involved with but i love the contrast

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Action Pack Changes

Not that long ago Microsoft made changes to the way we got desktop operating system in the action pack. They moved to “non-oem” media and there was an awful lot of complaints at the time Thankfully they have taken all the feedback on board and made some changes. Check out the official line here. We’ll

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Tools you take for granted

Just saw Philip Elder’s post about USB adapters for hard disks I’ve been using USB hard disk adapters for years. The original one i had was USB 1 and game with an additional fiddly bit so you could use it on laptop drives as well. As soon as the SATA version become available (the one

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Internet Explorer 8 Beta now available

From here… New features of note Activities: Select an address on a page is and you could click on a “get directions to here” menu option (look up type action) or you could “send” data elsewhere (blog this, show on my facebook, etv) – some pre-created activites are available here WebSlices: Not sure how to

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Paying for incoming mobile calls

I just saw two articles that caught my eye… Ars Technica: Europeans may be forced to pay for incoming cell calls The Register: Should Europeans pay to receive phone calls? I wasn’t entirely aware that US mobile phone users paid for incoming as well as outgoing calls and the report mentioned in the articles suggests

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Sharepoint Event – April 2008

Just trying to help spread the word… Vijay has organised a Sharepoint event in conjunction with Combined Knowledge…i think they employ just about every UK Sharepoint MVP so this should be an unmissable event! The event is on 29th April at 6.00pm for a 6.30pm start at Microsoft London, Victoria There will be more information

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