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They say my car won't arrive until the 29th... I'm hoping that it will come sooner, but the auto shipper's tracking site says it hasn't left my hometown yet. Until then, the Chevy Classic will have to do. It's similar to the rental they gave me when I interviewed. I'm happy to have something to drive while I wait for my car, but man oh man do these ......

A frequent question from InfoPath users is “How can I pass parameters to a new InfoPath form when it is created?” Unfortunately, there’s no built-in functionality for passing command-line parameters to infopath.exe. BUT, that doesn’t mean it can’t be done J Note that the solution below requires the InfoPath SP-1 Preview. ......

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I forgot to check at the airport, so I’ll do that when I leave on Wednesday. But sadly, I’ve yet to see the big 1X icon change to a beautiful Ev (signifying a 500kbps data connection) on my phone anywhere. Oh well, at least we know it’s coming J ......

“Personalization means different things to different people.”  - Ken Moss 



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My post Calling MSN Desktop Search from your Application has been updated. A major flaw was discovered because I wasn't updating the length fields in the PIDL structures. Since I didn't do very thorough testing (ie. testing input strings longer than 7 characters) the problem wasn't immediately apparent. This has been fixed ......

They finally figured out how to get geeks to watch ESPN… http://www.easports.com/gam... ......

I wrote this on the plane, but didn’t get around to posting until now. Take it, Brandon from 2 days ago: Seattle was an absolute blast. I understand 100% why Chris Pirillo decided to move there after the first Search Champs program. I’m writing this now from the jet while we’re about an hour from home. I’m offline, so I won’t ......

Apparently some G-mail users now have access to “Google Clips” – which lets them view RSS feeds inside of Gmail ......

After painstaking effort (If I never see another PIDL it'll be too soon)... I have bent the MSN shell extension to my will! Edit: Just noticed this was my 100th post. Fancy, that. Oh and don't worry, I have much prettier/more useful plans for this application given its new abilities. I've also fixed some bugs in the shortcut creation routine (even what ......

This is why I love developing in .NET Hopefully later this week or next I'll be able to post a beta version and start looking for some feedback (although feel free to post any right now, just know that this is very early work) ......

I’m sorry… this just isn’t very impressive. I hope tomorrow’s keynote and the rest of WinHEC is more exciting ......

The WinHEC build (5048) is in the hands of some visitors already. Here’s the scoop at Winbeta ......

And never wanting to see one again? I seriously have spent hours over the last few nights trying to figure out a seemingly random error that would occur every few searches (sometimes every 10th, sometimes every 40th) in the search app I’m building. It turned out the problem went back to that self-inclusive length property that’s part of ......

I never thought I'd hear myself say those words. Disclaimer: I haven't tried it myself, and I'm sure it's got plenty of flaws. You don't need to tell me about all of them. But hear me out. Real has finally one thing right (being a first for Real since the company's inception, this is a big event): With their newest update to their Rhapsody service, ......

Chris Pirillo blogged about Microsoft and Power Users having experienced the Longhorn presentation at WinHEC this week. Now, I’ve been commenting a lot on Neowin, Scoble’s Blog comments, and other places about how this is a hardware engineering conference, and how the build of Longhorn that was distributed is meant only to provide those ......

I made this so I could link to it to explain to people how Windows versions relate to each other (since microsoft doesn't always make it very clear).

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So I was reading Kevin Daly’s comment to Chris Pirillo’s response to Andre Da Costa’s rebuttal to Chris’ post about WinHEC and Longhorn. Let’s try that again… So I was reading something. As I read Kevin’s comment, this part got me thinking: Something to consider: much of what people eventually interact with ......

The short interview that Chris and I recorded while I was at the Search Champs event is now online for your listening pleasure. We talked about the move to 64-bit Windows operating systems, MSN Search and Desktop Search, as well as the Search Champs event in general. While at Search Champs, Chris recorded some other interviews as well: Mick Stanic – ......

About an hour after I suggested a “Windows Champs” event, Scoble blogs about Team 99. He’s asking for his readers to nominate members/invitees for this event (I’ve already suggested a few myself) over at Channel 9 ......

One of the three parallel IDE drives remaining in my computer is dying. I’m not sure which at the moment, since they’re all in a span array and I’m more concerned with getting all of my precious music and videos off of them. I’d been meaning to do it for some time, knowing that at least one of those drives had been acting funny ......

It looks like a Toshiba design engineer ran out of time in developing the new Tecra M4, and decided to just hit the “zoom” button while looking at the M200 spec and submit that instead. That's the new Tecra, here's the original M200: Oh okay, if you look closely, it looks like the buttons on the screen were reversed. Still, I think this ......

But I haven't been completely non-productive:

 

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