Full of I.T. Shark Week: When will Microsoft admit defeat? (So many questions. So little time. Part 45)

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmThis question came from a land-lubber coward** (meaning: didn’t give his/her name) at a TechNet Event IT Camp in Minneapolis… (**Just joking, friend.  I thanks for coming to the event!) I absolutely love this question.  There is so much genuine passion in this topic, and believe me, I have a strong opinion - just like … Continue reading Full of I.T. Shark Week: When will Microsoft admit defeat? (So many questions. So little time. Part 45)

Do you like Pizza? What about the Super Bowl?

http://ieaddons.com/en/search/?search=pizza Both Domino’s Pizza and Papa John’s Pizza have come out with new Web Slices for Internet Explorer 8 in advance of the Super Bowl on Sunday, as this is one of their busiest times of the year.I think every kitchen PC should have those slices on the IE8 Favorites bar.“What’s your favorite pizza, Kevin?”I … Continue reading Do you like Pizza? What about the Super Bowl?

Breaking News: Microsoft Security Essentials BETA is LIVE (but limited!)

For the first 75,000 people who want it, the first beta of the new free antivirus solution from Microsoft is available to download now. “Now?”Well.. it is now.. but by the time you read this it may not be any longer.  There is a limit, and high demand to try it out. “What exactly is … Continue reading Breaking News: Microsoft Security Essentials BETA is LIVE (but limited!)

Breaking News: It’s here! RCs are RTW! (for some)

RCs = Release CandidatesRTW = Released to Web“for some” means “for TechNet and MSDN subscribers”You remember several days ago we announced that the RC for Windows 7 would be available to TechNet and MSDN subscribers on April 30th.“Hey, that’s today!”Yep.  And of course the first thing I did this morning was to connect up to … Continue reading Breaking News: It’s here! RCs are RTW! (for some)

Microsoft Corp. :: Microsoft Research Helps Novice Musicians Discover Their Inner Songwriters

 Microsoft Corp. :: Microsoft Research Helps Novice Musicians Discover Their Inner Songwriters(Title and first link in this blog post are courtesy of clicking the “Blog This” button in my browser, which launches me into Windows Live Writer.  That’s the first time I’ve tried that.  I like it.) Okay.. consider me once again blown away.  I … Continue reading Microsoft Corp. :: Microsoft Research Helps Novice Musicians Discover Their Inner Songwriters