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January, 2011

  • new privacy settings on facebook and the microsoft outlook social connector provider for facebook

    have you seen this?  one of my favorite outlook 2010 features is the microsoft outlook social connector for facebook.  there are also connectors for linkedin, myspace and windows live messenger .  what caught my attention recently was the...
  • account confirmation phishing email

    early this morning i received the following email: although it appears on the left to be a communication from the “windows live team”, check out the actual email address on the right: windowsliveteam.support394@hotmail.com – doesn’t look too official...
  • chicago windows user group on groups.live.com

    this month we've crossed the 400 member threshold on the chicago windows user group site on groups.live.com. next thursday we're meeting at the microsoft store in oak brook, il. if you haven't been to a meeting, feel free to join a group of passionate...
  • kindle 3 is the best selling product in amazon's history

  • onenote for the iphone

    yesterday microsoft made onenote available for the iphone – it uses skydrive to sync the notebooks across multiple devices.  i’ve been using a windows phone for the past two months and it’s great to be able to access notes from my phone, the web...
  • toastmasters leadership institute

    on saturday i will be presenting at the toastmasters leadership institute in normal, il on the toastmasters vp of membership role. i'm serving the dekalb area toastmasters as the vp of education this year (i was the president last year) and as i prepared...
  • domains, domains, domains

    i attended our dekalb toastmasters website committee meeting this morning and took on the job of figuring out our website domain registration. it's with yahoo small business and i have a yahoo account, but the account that initially registered the domain...
  • location and privacy–data privacy day

    i didn’t realize the day after my birthday is data privacy day .  i’m personally not a very private person (hence a blog, facebook, twitter, xbox and somewhat recently a four square account) but every once in a while i step back and consider how...
  • be different

    this afternoon i came across an oldie but goodie – a dell floppy drive from a dell inspiron 8600 i owned in 2003.  to my surprise it has an usb port, so i was able to attach it to a windows 7 64 bit computer (the good news – windows 7 64 bit supports...
  • sit conference 2011

    i can’t believe we’re only a month away from the students involved with technology conference!  i attended last year with my son sam.  sam will be presenting again this year – on office 2010, 2011 and the office web applications. http://www...