Attensa RSS Reader

If you are like me and want to read your RSS feeds in Outlook, but wanted a more powerful experience than the standard out of the box Outlook experience then Attensa is for you. It is a free Outlook based feed reader.  It can integrate with your IE Feeds, keep posts as outlook items if you…

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Windows Live Custom Domains

I have a personal domain that I use for personal email etc… and until now have had this either its email hosted by an ISP or run a mail server. Until I got around to playing with: Windows Live Custom Domains You can host your domain’s email on the Windows Live Hotmail system.  You get…

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maps.live.com gets all topigraphical….

I noticed this a few days ago and think it rocks!!! maps.live.com is Microsofts mapping software.  In road view you you topigraphical style mapping… check out this collection of interesting geographical points of interest… “Live Search Maps now provides a more detailed road map view. Hill shading delivers enhanced elevation detail and land topography.” –…

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Making the Vista and Office 2007 plunge…

I needed to do a laptop rebuild due to it running like pig.  I treat my laptop builds badly … i end up installing all sorts of stuff + loads of betas etc… After a while the whole thing gets bogged down. I have been running Windows XP SP2 + Office 2007 Beta 1 TR1 for…

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Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 and timezones… solved.

Along with many others i have been frustrated at how Outlook does not have the ability to deal with scheduling appointments in a different timezone.  This is important if you are a global worker and trying to schedule a meeting for 10pm in say Korea and you are in the US or New Zealand for example. A…

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Legal movie downloads a step closer…

It is great to see movie companies stepping up and taking the steps to get their content delivered digitally in a secure manner.  It seems they are realising that this is one of the new ways people will watch movies and that they want to be a part of that: LONDON: Universal Pictures has launched…

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Bad travel days…

Have to say i totally feel for Rod.  A couple of weeks back i travelled to Seoul from Singapore.  Upon arrival i was the last person left standing at the baggage claim.  Bugger.  No matter what else is happening in the world … if you are the last person at the baggage claim it is…

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International Flying and Outlook appointments…

A while back I noted how painful it still is to schedule appointments in another timezone when your computer is set to your local timezone.  There have been a few people that i have spoken to about this, notably Rod. This is a huge problem for anyone who wants to put appointments in their calendar,…

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Seoul highlights

I have just finished off my official work commitments here in Seoul.  I am leaving tomorrow morning but thought i would list some of the highlights from my visit in Seoul: – Arriving in Seoul to find that Singapore Airlines had misplaced my bag and left it in Singapore.  Bit of a problem with no…

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My hotel fridge in Seoul…

Just now I was a bit thirsty as i was looking over some material for the Seoul leg of the O12 training I am delivering … wander to the fridge … open it up … and what do i find?: Phoenix Juices A New Zealand organic orange juice in my hotel fridge in Seoul.  Out…

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