Update – Air Canada Mobile Boarding Passes

Ok – so quick update.  If you install Opera Mobile it works 🙁 Now I need to send an email to the IE Mobile team 🙂

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Air Canada: No love for Windows Mobile

Seriously?  Rogers is selling Windows Mobile devices like mad, so it’s not like Windows Mobile phones are rare.  I am flying to Ottawa in the morning and when I was prompted to try this during my web check-in, I thought "wicked….no paper" But, alas, it doesn’t support my phone (Treo 750 from Rogers)….. and now…

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Announcement: Tarasoft sets new standard with Microsoft Virtual Earth

Tarasoft sets new standard with Microsoft Virtual Earth http://www.tarasoft.com/announcements/default.aspx#announcement Tuesday, December 11, 2007 – Tarasoft to incorporate advanced mapping platform, helping 170,000 real estate agents across North America better serve clients MISSISSAUGA, ON – Microsoft Canada Co. announced today that realtors across North America who use Tarasoft Matrix® created by Tarasoft can now take advantage…

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In The News: B.C. ISV aims Virtual Earth application at realtors

http://www.itworldcanada.com/a/News/cf429ae4-e618-4281-90b5-0cc5596cd234.html  B.C. ISV aims Virtual Earth application at realtors By: Kathleen Lau ComputerWorld Canada  (12 Dec 2007) http://www.itworldcanada.com/a/Daily-News/cf429ae4-e618-4281-90b5-0cc5596cd234.html Getting a bird’s-eye view of a particular neighbourhood should address some real pain points – like the need to save time – for realtors and potential home buyers, said the president of a Web-based software vendor that…

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OCCTO Presentation Today

I had the pleasure to present today at an Ontario Government "Technology Townhall".  This event, which happens regularly to bring together members of the government’s IT community and various vendors.  Today’s theme was "Web 2.0" and I spoke on a panel along with representatives from Sun and HP.  The goal of the panel was to…

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Spotlight on IT Careers and Innovation

There is an really serious problem emerging in Canada – the future of IT as a career.  Within our group, we are really focused on this and we are beginning to tailor our activities with the Canadian Technical Communities around the theme of building careers.  Students going into college and university need to see IT…

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Toronto Photobloggers @ The Halo 3 Launch

The Daily Dose Of Imagery (http://wvs.topleftpixel.com/07/09/25/) has some great photos from the midnight madness event at Dundas Square. I was going to paste in the photos, but I can’t figure out if that will violate the usage rights……

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The Blogs Go Wild For WarPong

The crew over at THEBBPS.com dropped me a mail to say that not only did they enjoy meeting David Hu and playing his XNA game WarPong, but that it seems that the blogosphere agrees. Check out the links: "In fact, after previewing WarPong to our readers the internet has exploded in anticipation of young David’s…

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X07……..unplugged……

Ok.  Here is the "other side" of the X07 story….. let’s call it X07 "unplugged".  In 10 years at Microsoft, I have been a part of a lot of events.  There is one rule I have learned – things can go wrong.  The problem is, you can’t always plan for every possibility and that is…

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