My ASUS Eee PC 1000H Netbook and Windows Vista Experiences

Article amended (Dec 28, 08) to include a reference to a patched ACPI Driver from http://gekko.me/acpi.php Hmmm, may be ya getting a Netbook for a pressie or had one for awhile and you’re thinking of firing up Vista or hanging in there for Windows 7, well here’s a quick summary of my Windows Vista setup…

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Make sure you patch Internet Explorer

If you haven’t done so already then do make sure you have updated your system with all the latest updates and most notably updates for Internet Explorer by going to http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate.  For more information go to http://www.microsoft.com/protect/computer/updates/bulletins/200812_oob.mspx. Cheers Dave

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Victoria.NET Back to Basics – Sessions on WCF, WPF and WF – Monday Dec 15th

In case you missed this announcement from Mahesh…  Cheers Dave Monday 15th December 20085:30pm (Pizza and drinks served); 6pm (presentations start) Microsoft Theatre, Level 5, 4 Freshwater Place, Southbank Back to Basics – WCF, WPF and WF Over two years ago Microsoft introduced .NET 3.0 and with it, it’s four pillars  – Windows Communication Foundation…

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Windows Live got a serious social makeover – see http://home.live.com

If you thought that Windows Live was a bit of a yawn then you’ve not seen the latest incarnation,  it’s got way more integrated and socialized, added in concepts of social feeds, networks, sharing, update notifications etc, the networking has taken off like wildfire, so be in to win and get connected!!  Check out the…

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Windows and Dell have joined (RED) to help eliminate AIDS in Africa

Just spotted this in twitterverse (thanks aussienick)  If you are looking for a new PC this Christmas then maybe this is a great place to start – and help fight AIDS in Africa.  Cheers Dave Check out http://www.microsoft.com/australia/windows/products/windowsvista/joinred/home.aspx Windows and Dell have joined (RED) to help eliminate AIDS in Africa. When you buy a Dell…

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Microsoft Hyper-V Server Now Available (Hyper-V role only Server)

In case you missed this, but of couple of days ago we released Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008, it is designed to minimize host resources, it’s a free of charge but it does NOT contain any guest licenses, essentially it Windows Server Core 2008 with just the Hyper-V Role and some simple command line config tools……

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Oh I’m so in Lust!! – The first full review of HTC Touch HD published

http://msmobiles.com/news.php/7690.html   cut and paste from MSMobiles   at last a smartphone that eclipses iPhone but is powered by Windows Mobile display is not only big [bigger than in iPhone] but is also precise in usage and reacts quickly to finger input, what means that in most cases one does not need to pull out…

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PDC and Windows 7 goes “Boy Band” and “So you think you can dance”, ya gotta watch!!

Check out the video at http://channel8.msdn.com/Posts/PDC-2008-is-cominghellip-and-I-canrsquot-wait/ And if you haven’t registered for what will be the biggest and most exciting Professional Developer Conference to date then get yourself to http://www.microsoftpdc.com and we’ll see you there!! Cheers Dave

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Sync Services for Devices Shipped!

The device bits for Sync Services for ADO.NET have been released to the web so now we have a have a supported version of Sync Services for Windows Mobile 5.0 and 6.x.  You can find the download at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=75FEF59F-1B5E-49BC-A21A-9EF4F34DE6FC&displaylang=en.  Keep in mind that you’ll also need SQL Server Compact 3.5 Service Pack 1 for Windows…

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