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So I've been looking for a long time for a good outlook iphone sync solution. My work uses exchange, and does not expose the appropriate ports outside the firewall to allow for good syncing. Some alternatives 1) Forwarding, gets the email there, but now I have to delete 2x 2) xpressmail or other carrier provided forwarding solutions - works great, but ......

So I read about the first 50% of Ariel, its fun so far, but one thing really bugs me. The lack of guns. In all science fiction/fantasy, I give the author a chance to set up whatever rules they want. Aliens exist, Psychic powers exist, whatever. All I ask that whatever new rules the author sets up be consistently applied. In Ariel, some undefined event ......

So I was casually looking at the Microsoft Careers site, and saw the following listing. This really reads more like a personal ad for escort services to me, but I didn't think Microsoft offered that kind of thing. Sales Manager for Consulting Services (m/f) for Discrete & Globals (m/f) https://careers.microsoft.c... ......

UPDATE: As I have played deeper into the game, I have discovered some flaws in the strategy below. The overall understanding of the rules is still valuable, and the strategy works great, until level 30-40. At level 30-40, enemies start having a full set of the most powerful abilities. To compete against those enemies, you must also have a full set of ......

From Highland Park, il (Chicago suburb), on AT&T This post was made from my tethered laptop. Overall, performance was a bit slugish, but very usable. Do your own tests at dslreports.com and post your results below! USB Bluetooth Also interesting is this u-tube video comparing 3gs speed to normal cable ......

My company recently had a number of offshore contractors leave the company, to a direct competitor, possibly taking a decent amount of source code with them. This has caused the company leadership to be very scared about IP protection, and have asked me to investigate improving the security of our code. Unfortunately I am of the belief that trying to ......

So last night, I was watching the movie Spartan with my girlfriend, and during one scene, I thought I saw an Obama reference. But the interesting thing is, Spartan is a 2004 movie, and Obama would not have been famous enough to put into a film back then. On a second viewing with freeze frame, the similarity as not as pronounced as it was when I saw ......

Is there a way in a subclass to mark a particular function as "final". That is, I have base class A. A declares a virtual function. B inherits, and overrides the function. C inherits B. I want to prevent C from overrideing the function again, but still have it work virtually as far as A and B are concerned. Any help ......

if yall want to hear my melodius voice, if you listen to the dennis miller podcast today, hour 2 at 16 min, I got on the air.

 

 



One of my recent applications had an issue which is probably very common. I was fetching data out of a database and putting it into a datatable, and then converting the datatable to a collection of business objects. Later, the collection of business objects needed to be commited back to the database, however the original dataset is no longer around. ......

Check out this amazing video of a new image resizing technique. Rather than just cropping or scaling, this technique determines the least valuable information in a picture and removes it, or adds in data at the elast valuable location allowing you to extend a picture. You can also mark an area as not valuable and erase people! I found this link on Little ......

PLEASE NOTE : I will NOT email you the service manual. I get several requests per day to send the manual to people. I tried to make the manual available via the link below. If that works for you, great. If it doesn't, I'm sorry. - The service manual is at the bottom - Recently I started having problems with my Samsung Slimfit HDTV (TX-R3079WH) that ......

There is a big story making the rounds right now of JavaLobby getting delisted by Google. Lots of different takes on how bad this is : http://www.codinghorror.com... http://www.skrenta.com/2007... One post in particular makes an analogy between search engine neutrality, and network neutrality ......

There is a video making the rounds of (mostly liberal) blogs again, showing a US tank crushing the car of some looters. Ive seen it recently on BoingBoing as well as several other locations. I am in a mixed position about the video. I think that looting is wrong and should be punished, and perhaps the car crush was appropriate. Perhaps not. Clearly ......

A reader Shawn asks : Hi, My mother just bought a new Camry '07 as well and we both had a question and we cant seem to find an answer anywhere. We were wondering what the differnce is in the gears on the shifter, like what is different about using "D" vs. "B" like what is differnt about them and when should we use them? The Short Answer : Use the B ......

A cardinal at the Vatican has called a planned fence between the US and Mexico "InHuman", according to this Reuters story. "Speaking of borders, I must unfortunately say that in a world that greeted the fall of the Berlin Wall with joy, new walls are being built between neighborhood and neighborhood, city and city, nation and nation," said Martino, ......

Along with most of the other books I have reviewed thus far, “The Third Translation” is marketed in the genre of The Davinci Code. If that genre is what you are looking for look elsewhere. In fact, almost whatever you looking for - look elsewhere. The Third Translation revolves around Walter Rothschild, a middle aged Egyptologist. Rothschild ......

Pork (also known as congressional earmarks) is special projects granted money from congress to promote certain causes. Sometimes earmarks are a good thing, and the right thing to do. But more often than not, earmarks are pure pork - money transferred from the US taxpayers, to small groups or corporations. Sometimes these transfers are to help generate ......

I have been a fan of Egypt since I was a kid. I taught myself (some) hieroglypics, went on excavations in the backyard, and even had plans to be mummified. So when I saw King Tut was back in the states, I had to go. My mom had taken me when I was very young, but unfortunately I don't remember it. I tried to go on opening weekend, but it was sold out, ......

Reader Steve C thinks I missed the point in my previous posts on hybrids being green - Are Hybrids Green (Part I) and Are Hybrids Green (Part II). While it's undeniable that hybrids use less fossil fuel to operate, the real question is how much extra fossil fuel the manufacturing of a hybrid and its components use? I'm no scientist, but I continue to ......

Reader J.Pickens replied to yesteday's post on Are Hybrids Really Green?, with some followup items for debate. I think I shall indulge him! ... the comment that solar cells being "just near the point of breakeven" has been claimed for at least the last thirty years. I'm sorry, but photovoltaic electric power generation just isn't the answer. I personally ......

Reader J. Pickens responded to my Toyota Camry Hybrid review with the following criticism : Its really too bad that the net energy use by your new hybrid is actually HIGHER than it would be for the non-hybrid version of the Camry. This is due to the extra energy cost of the electric motors, wiring, and, especially, the nickel metal hydride batteries ......

update 6/11/8:32 am: Reader j.pickens questions the true benefits of a hybrid. Read my response here. update 6/10/06 2:22 pm: Welcome Instapundit readers! (and others) update 6/10/06 2:20 pm: I made another roadtrip, this time to Chicago, that revealed some additional insights : In the Chicago freeway system, the DVD navigation does use exit numbers ......

As many of you know Microsoft brought in Train for a private concert during Tech Ed. It was very cool to see Fenway Park. Its a very natstolgic park, even for someone like me that isn't a big sports fan. I have of course heard many of Train's songs on the radio, but hadn't really put them together that they were all from the same group. The concert ......

Got my MCP on test 70-135 : Web Applications with C# The test was pretty easy, but several of the questions were worded ambiguously in my opinion. Tech Ed has a 50% discount on certifications, with a free second try if you screw up the first time. I have a few more days, maybe I will try and kick out another two tests and get my MCAD or something. ......

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