The Electric Wand

Weekly tips from the "Tip o' the Week" email distribution inside of Microsoft.

December, 2005

  • Yet another Microsoft blogger

    I've been on the road recently with the " Exchange Unplugged " tour with a bunch of other bloggers ( Eileen , Jason , Allister and John ) and was ribbed as being "so important he doesn't have a blog"... so thought it was about time I started one :) ...
  • XBOX 360 - first impressions

    I ordered my XBox 360 form Amazon at the start of September, and it arrived the other day. I haven't tried it on the big TV yet (still running a CRT so no dreams of HD for me, at least for a few months yet) but I want to put it in my study so that I can...
  • Christmas Card lists

    It's that time of year when the postman delivers a bundle of cards every day, and every day I feel more & more guilty that I haven't even started writing mine yet. This year I've already noticed that lost of "ordinary folk" are sending cards with...
  • 360 degree amazement

    So, I got PGR3 and Perfect Dark Zero for my XB360. Oh dear. What time is it again? 1am? Oh I really should go to bed now. PGR3 is predictably good - I loved both PGR1&2 and this is basically more of the same, though there are some notable absences...
  • How Nerdy are you?

    I'm surprised that 73% of the respondents to the Nerdtests.com survey are considered more nerdy than me. Maybe it's because I hated maths at school ... although I do own a T-shirt that says " There are only 10 types of people in the world: those...