Monthly Archives: March 2007

XML Notepad 2007

Microsoft has released XML Notepad 2007, which is a free alternative to XML Spy. It works fine with Vista.

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Beautiful Odette Yustman

There is a new mid-season replacement series on ABC called October Road. I think its a fairly decent show, but I have seen some pretty negative comments about it from critics and from people from the Boston area (since they don’t … Continue reading

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How to break a Web Site was mentioned in a short little puff piece on the 10PM edition of Denver’s 9NEWS at about 10:18PM MDT. They apparently let you view streaming video from popular night clubs in Denver, Phoenix and Boston. So, like any bored … Continue reading

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Another Amusing FedEx TV Commercial

  Boss: So we’re going to need copies of the presentation, printed and bound, and we’ll need’em by 8AM. Lackey #1: Well, I guess its going to be an all-nighter. (Stands up and starts guzzling a full pot of coffee, … Continue reading

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Recent Reviews of NewsGator Products

Vivek Puri of StartupSquad has a favorable review of the beta NewsGator Online reader. Toby Brown also has nice things to say about the beta reader. has a detailed review of NewsGator Go! for BlackBerry. Technorati Tags: NewsGator, RSS, Feeds

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Remote Desktop Connection 6.0

Back in November, Microsoft released a new version of their Remote Desktop Connection (Terminal Services Client 6.0) that is required if you want to RDP into a Vista or Longhorn Server machine. It also works quite well with down-level machines … Continue reading

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NewsGator Editor’s Desk

Our crack development team has been busy lately! Now, they have released a beta of Editor’s Desk, which lets you easily add a "buzz box" to your web site or blog. Great work by Brian R.!  

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Robot Love

The Microsoft Robotics Studio Blog has a new post with a list of eight on-demand video tutorials on how to use the free Microsoft Robotics Studio.  This is a great way to get into robotics programming on a semi-serious level. … Continue reading

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Beta NewsGator Reader

As Greg Reinacker announced today, NewsGator has released the new beta of NewsGator Online. It is smokingly fast! The Online team has done a great job on the new reader. Don’t just take my word on it, read some of … Continue reading

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Beware the Barley Wine

I drank a 22 ounce bottle of Stone Old Guardian 2007 Barley Wine Style Ale last night. Barley Wine can be as strong as a wine, but is actually a beer. This stuff is 11.27% alcohol by volume, so it packs … Continue reading

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