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Hotmail Plus Addresses

No…I’m not talking about the paid service for Hotmail Plus.  I’m talking about +addresses.  I just found this listed (amongst others) on the Hotmail Tips site. Hotmail Plus Addresses allows you to send an email to your alias+anyword@hotmail.com  and the email will still be delivered to your alias@hotmail.com email address.  Then in your email settings,…

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Microsoft Innovation Newspaper

I finally got around to compiling all of my social media sources on Microsoft and innovation and published them in a digital newspaper supported by paper.li.  Here’s a snapshot of the newspaper.  It publishes daily, so subscribe or check back often. Check it out now!  microsoft innovation

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IE9 Add-On Warning

Sick of that IE 9 warning bar at the bottom about your add-on’s being too slow?  Frustrated that you you have specified “Ask me later” a million times, and it still prompts you each time you load IE? Next time you get this, click the button “Choose add-ons” instead.  At the bottom of the dialog…

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Ways to Stay Creative

A great article came across my RSS feed today and I thought I would share an image out of it.  Much of my new role involves creativity and innovation.  Keeping things fresh and maintaining energy are critical success factors in my creativity.  I found these suggestions helpful.  Most are simple things but all can be…

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SharePoint Saturday Twin Cities

Whooo, it’s been a long time since I posted.  Well, here’s to making up for lost time.  I will be presenting at SharePoint Saturday Twin Cities (again) a half-day session on Upgrading to SharePoint 2010 with Brian Caauwe.  We will cover topics ranging from prep-ing your existing environment to ideas around involving the business in…

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Find training videos using Microsoft Desktop Player

Microsoft just released a public beta of the Microsoft Desktop Player.  It’s a Silverlight application (which can be download as a WPF app to go offline) that provides access to hundreds of resources including webcasts, podcasts, whitepapers and more across Microsoft technologies. You can access the beta here: http://www.microsoft.com/click/desktopplayer/ Or try it out Right Here!…

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PowerShell Cmdlets on Bing Visual Search

Bing now has a Visual Search for PowerShell cmdelts! On the left there are Refiners used to narrow down your selection by Category, Verb, Noun, and other groupings.  After clicking on a cmdlet, you get a details “help” pane on the right with example usage and the top web results (typically TechNet or MSDN reference…

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List all CustomActions in the Farm

Here’s a great little script that I used to list out all of the Custom Actions available in a farm.  What’s great about the script is that it returns the CustomActions in XML so you can vary the output.  My favorite is using the Out-GridView cmdlet in Windows PowerShell 2.0. From there can you can…

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Join the Launch: Visual Studio, Office and SharePoint 2010

  Join us for a free, in-person event you won’t want to miss Join a select group of IT professionals for a launch event near you, and find out about all the great new and enhanced features coming your way with Microsoft® Office 2010 and SharePoint® 2010. Discover how Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 can…

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