The Electric Wand

Thoughts of a technology enthusiast.

December, 2008

  • Border Lines in Word & Outlook

    OK, I've been bad. Let my blog - which I used to update fairly frequently, though not the multi-posts-per-day, at-any-hour-of-the-day type thing that Steve Clayton does. Maybe that's why he wins awards and I don't :) - wither and dry up. I got a new job...
  • Zune 30Gb 'worldwide meltdown'

    I went to grab my trusty 30Gb Zune today and it froze on startup - the "Zune" logo stayed stuck on the screen indefinitely. Hitting the web to look for techniques on how to reset the device yielded a few tips but nothing that solved my issue. I did...
  • What next for Windows Mobile?

    I've been a big fan of Windows Mobile for years - ever since the original Orange SPV Smartphone , the ability to easily sync contacts & calendar onto the phone and the way Windows Mobile handles that data, is far more useful than email, IMHO. I even...
  • Updated LifeCam software

    It's not exactly "news", since the Microsoft LifeCam web-camera driver & software package was updated a few months ago, but I only picked up the latest version the other day and it brought a few smiles when playing with it today, during a call with...
  • How Microsoft can help you save money

    There's been much said & written about the credit crunch, the downturn, the recession - whatever you call it yourself, it means that the future's looking a good bit less certain than it was, and pretty much everyone is tightening their belts and bracing...