Happy Twitterer

Apparently my twitter is classed as very happy, thanks to http://happytweets.com/ That’s probably because I am beginning to get a good variety of twitterers. Its interesting too that Twitter is realising money for Companies. Dell says Twitter has produced $1 million through sale alerts. Check if out for yourself – alerts from Dell can be…

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Window Shopping – Nice UX

This would be great to get in Silverlight – a real change to the norm of “paper-form” Web shopping. http://windowshop.com/

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Things for Christmas for Techos

I’ve been shopping around and although I’m not recommending any of these some tools are pretty neat. The Addonics NAS Adapter   Need a costume. Try on the MAME Arcade Costume http://uk.gizmodo.com/2006/10/09/how_to_make_a_mame_arcade_cabi.html   Flexible Rotating Dock Stand Holder (for Iphone and possibly HTC Touch HD)   An alternative USB hub: http://www.thinkgeek.com/computing/accessories/9223/ Or a portable pocket…

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Build management

Thanks to Andy Reay for providing this update: A set of 200+ MS build tasks was recently released to CodePlex See: http://www.codeplex.com/MSBuildExtensionPack. There seems to a potential relation with the Microsoft UK SDC tasks. There is some contribution from nFocus and fromfrom Attrice who produce some interesting and reasonably priced tools to work ontop of…

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HTC Touch HD Update

My Touch HD experiences so far are mostly good with a couple of bad. The good: Phone book transfer to Bluetooth devices Discovered the photo zoom (circle gesture) feature (in and out) Bluetooth discovery of devices and reconnect is excellent Internet connection sharing – switches on by default – awesome Connection manager is very handy…

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Is Windows 7 the Solution?

In the recent CIO Article Windows XP: The Microsoft OS That Just Won’t Die there is a great quote: "Were this Apple, you wouldn’t have the option to use an old OS at all. Granted you probably wouldn’t want to, which speaks to the problem here." Still though, I’m hopeful that the beta build will…

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Alternate HTC Touch Interface

I haven’t yet tried to see if this works or there is something similar for my HTC Touch HD. …a video demo of the Bell HTC Touch Pro user interface:

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How does Virtualisation Cut Costs AND Save Energy

Thanks to Adam Bogobowicz for providing me with a link to this new tool. You can think of this site as a tools designed to help quantify the environmental and cost savings benefits available through Microsoft virtualization technologies.  It can build a simple environmental savings report for server virtualization projects and provide access a deeper…

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Blackjack II to HTC Touch HD – First thoughts

I stretched myself to buy the new HTC Touch HD (iPhone look-a-like) Windows Mobile Device from Handtec in the UK thanks to guidance found in the forums on whirlpool. The question is how does it fair against my trusty similar sized Samsung BlackJack II? Well at first glance it looks shinier and about the same…

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