Why Enterprise Social Networking has not taken off…

Social Networking and Collaboration are not the same thing We have watched the social networking world hit an all time high with tools like Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, and LinkedIn to name a few of the larger players.  Software companies have attempted to capitalize on the social networking trend in the enterprise for the past 8…

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New Hotmail Features – Editing Office docs

The new hotmail will allow you to edit an Office document inside the hotmail interface, and save the changes even if you do not have Office installed! Now that is a great feature!  See the video here at 2 minutes we talk about this feature. http://bit.ly/cmG6aE.  

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Visual Studio ve-####.tmp files

While in Visual Studio you may start seeing temp files start to appear in your solution. You delete them and all of a sudden they reappear again.  In many cases this a problem with your anti-virus solution.  Go into your AV solution and exclude the Visual Studio types from being scanned, especially the *.vb and…


Mozy Online back is proving to be a very nice solution so far.

This is not an advertisement (at least not an intentional one). I just thought I would share my experience with my first online backup solution.  As you can see in the slightly blurred image below I have a lot of attached storage.  Two years ago a 1 TB irreplaceable drive went belly up, and I…

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VB and C# Coevolution

Product Unit Manager for Visual Studio languages, Scott Wiltamuth blogs about the shift in strategy for VB and C#.  Read more here


Apple QuickTime Error –1856 and Error -43

I am on the hook for delivering media services for my local church, so I spend a fair amount of time creating videos, commercials, and editing for any number of broadcast.  I depend heavily on Apple’s Quicktime (QT) software, so when all of a sudden I started getting, Error –1856: an unknown error occurred (filename.mov)…


HP Slate is it on or off?

I am really hoping HP comes thru with the slate fast.  I have been waiting for a long time for the next generation Windows tablet (nope, I don’t want an iPad). I am not a fan of the Apple OS.  Call me a fanboy if you like, I simply like Windows better. The news article…