Category Archives: Computers and Internet

Why is Windows Phone still missing so many apps?

I guess I would be classified as a Windows fan boy having worked at Microsoft for over 2o years but now a bit removed from the company I am more and more frustrated by Microsoft’s lack of ability to close … Continue reading

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Can I borrow your camera?

For a project at work I need to do some testing with the following list of cameras.  Do you have one from this list that I can borrow for a day or so?     Maker Model Canon EOS 10D … Continue reading

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My XBOX 360 *finally* died

I got my XBOX 360 on 1/26/06 having missed out on the November ’05 launch and in the inability to aquire one before Christmas.  Today it finally died.  I consider myself fairly lucky since the failure rate has been extremely … Continue reading

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Microsoft mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and JV

It is has been a few months since I last blogged about mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures by Microsoft.  Here is the up to date list of those actions and where the company’s IP/tech/people look to fit into the … Continue reading

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Microsoft mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and JV

It is has been a few months since I last blogged about mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures by Microsoft.  Here is the up to date list of those actions and where the company’s IP/tech/people look to fit into the company. … Continue reading

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CNET says I am #1!

Well I alone cannot take all of the credit but check out this link to a video.  CNET has their top technology Easter Eggs of all time and I was part of #1.  For those of you who do not know an … Continue reading

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iPhone is already getting hacked

On Friday there were already stories (security flaws & activation) out that the iPhone is being hacked and I mean hacked in the harmful sense and not in the "hey lots modify it for fun" sense.  I think this is … Continue reading

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Microsoft mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and JV

It is has been about 5 months since I last blogged about mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures by Microsoft.  Here is the up to date list of those actions and where the company’s IP/tech/people look to fit into the company. … Continue reading

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Send IM messages to raise money for a charity

If you use MSN/Windows Live Messenger for your IM you can add a code to your display name that will raise money for a charity every time you send a message.  How cool is that?   All of the info … Continue reading

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One million downloads in 3 months!

Today it was announce that Microsoft Office Accounting 2007 Express already had one million downloads — only in three months.  This is fairly impressive.  If you run a small business or know someone who does you might want to check … Continue reading

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