IE8 Web Slices and Discoverability

As my teammates know, I’m a fan of web slices, a capability of Internet Explorer 8. For anyone with a web site, it’s hard to imagine how these don’t have value. But that story is well documented, so I’m not going to jump into the business value conversation. What I do want to mention is…

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Windows 7 Launches Today

  Windows 7 Virtual Presskit Remarks by Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, at the launch of Windows 7, New York, Oct. 22, 2009 Remarks by Steven Sinofsky, president, Windows and Windows Live Division, at the launch of Windows 7, Tokyo, Oct. 22 2009 Video Gallery Image Gallery – pictures from launch events around the world…

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The Ultimate Offer

    Here’s the deal The Visual Studio product line-up is evolving in 2010. During this transition time, you have an opportunity to activate a MSDN Premium subscription, which will convert to a more advanced edition of Visual Studio 2010 with MSDN. In other words, buy Visual Studio 2008 Team System with MSDN Premium now,…

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Sweeping Changes in Visual Studio 2010 and MSDN?

Sweeping Changes in Visual Studio 2010 and MSDN? 60 Minute Webcast Series Visual Studio 2010 and MSDN are BIG – and they are getting bigger! In this session, we’ll explore all the changes to the Visual Studio family of products, including Team Foundation Server as well as recent upgrades and changes to our MSDN line-up….

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What a week!

Lots of stuff happening this week… Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 was announced. There are multiple announcements inside this effort: New lineup of SKU’s Go Live license New logo / new look Beta 2 of .NET 4 Windows 7 Windows 7 launches this week. PowerPivot for Excel 2010 (formerly known as "Gemini") is a data…

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Interknowlogy’s Multi-Touch Remote Object Manipulation

Tim (IK’s CEO) shows a .NET 4 WPF app running on Windows 7 and Microsoft Surface, and shows a Healthcare / Life Sciences Version. The machines are using WCF for intercommunication.  

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New Photosynth based on Morgan Cox and a Visit to Neyland Stadium

This past weekend, my wife and I took our son Taylor on a visit to the University of Tennessee and Mississippi State University. On Saturday, we were blessed to attend a UT game with some friends of ours, whose son is the long snapper in Knoxville. Morgan Cox is the kind of college story that…

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More Press on Windows 7, and a related cool Wikipedia page

From the Great Lakes IT Report, a couple of Detroit office folks were interviewed about Windows 7 in Matt Checks Out Windows 7; He’s Converting Soon. Here are some impressive quotes: I got a good long look at Windows 7 Monday morning, and it looks like a nice improvement over Windows Vista. Perhaps most importantly,…

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Windows Phones, and Windows Mobile 6.5

This is an interesting day for Windows Mobile fans. Microsoft has this new branding, Windows Phones. We have a new O/S, Windows Mobile 6.5. Phone companies around the world have announced new Windows phones. Why all of the excitement? It’s just a minor release – from 6.1 to 6.5. Right? It is just a minor…

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Windows Marketplace for Mobile has launched!

Are you a developer, wanting to get an app into the store? Click here. Wanting to win a Surface table? Click here. Are you wanting to purchase and/or download an application? On your Windows Mobile 6.5 device, click on MarketPlace icon (under the Start menu). On your PC, click here. Your Live ID is what…

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