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I love reading Robert Scoble and other proponents of Tablet PC’s blogs. This is the first one I have seen about Tablet PC’s sucking . . . Anyone care to retort or address? I love Omar’s blog as well so I respect his opinion. I am curious to the counter-experience of some of the other high profile tablet pc users? I certainly see some of his points. Obviously the things you gain from a Tablet PC didn't offset the cons in the end for him. How about the others? What is so good that ......
Office 2003 Service Pack 2 was released on Monday. The update, along with additional information, can be found here. Another feature to note is that when used in conjunction with the latest Outlook Junk Mail Filter update and new anti-phishing feature is turned on by default. Here is the text from the website: Microsoft Office Outlook® 2003 Phishing Protection and Junk E-mail FilterSP2 contains a new Phishing Protection feature to be used with the Outlook Junk Email Filter. Phishing is the luring ......
From Steve Luper’s blog Microsoft Location Finder Microsoft Location Finder is a client-side application that turns a regular WiFi enabled laptop, Tablet or PC into a location determining device without the addition of any separate hardware. When launched by a user, Microsoft Location Finder uses WiFi access points - or reverse IP lookup when WiFi is not available - to center and display the person's location on an MSN Virtual Earth map, enabling the user to quickly and easily search in their ......
Microsoft is just coming out with tons
of cool and useful little applications . . . location finder, sync toy, time zone toy, usb drive manager
, widgets, MAX, etc. It’s about time they started flexing their muscle as a software developer of things other than operating systems and applications. Take that Google!
I am in Indianapolis doing an Exchange 2000 to Exchange 2003 swing migration. As I sit here watching the Move Mailbox wizard hum I am amazed at how many emails users can keep in their inbox. So far I have seen a mailbox with 55,238 and another with 65,834 emails in their respective inboxes. Oy vey!
When it rains it pours! Microsoft has also made available its website
dedicated to “gadgets” that will work in the Windows Vista sidebar as well as start.com
and Windows SidesShow
This software is just awesome! Microsoft is really developing in the digital media space.
Word is the build of Vista being given out at the PDC is 5219. And even though the build is labelled as Beta 2, it is not the official beta 2 build. This is reported to be just a pre-beta 2 build. You can read more about it here
Here is a screenshot of Word in Office 12. The new interface is quite nice. The screenshot is from here, which has more to say. Neowin also has some shots as well.
I haven't had any “hands on” with this yet, but it looks very sweet. Apple continues to amaze me with their form factor and design. How far away are they from the video\phone\ipod? If this little thing could slide open or have a “soft” keypad we would be on our way! Let’s see if Creative or some other company can keep up ......
This handy page
from Microsoft has tons of downloadable documents on everything you need to know about Live Communications Server. Topics include planning, deployment, labs, upgrading from trial editions, upgrading from Server 2003, upgrading to service pack one and implementing the address book service to name a few.
This concise document shows how OneNote can be used by a fictional consultant to streamline his job and make him more efficient. Written in a “day in the life of” style, it highlights some of the things people forget OneNote can do. There is also some good role-based ways to use OneNote here ......
Don't say I didn't warn you
— and, yes, I know the odds of this
being an urban legend are pretty high . . .