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  • Blog Post: Singapore Gadgets

    For all of us living in Singapore we can now get local gadgets to our Windows Vista Sidebar. You can find local weather reports, radio etc. You download them from the Gadget site and there will be more and more coming like streetdirectory which I look forward to since I still can be a bit confused finding...
  • Blog Post: Looking for Heroes in Malaysia

    For all you IT Pro and Developer Heroes in Malaysia, it's time to shine and maybe win prizes! All you need to do is write a story based on a true event telling us how you have used Microsoft Windows Server, SQL Server, Visual Studio and you can win 30.000 RM worth of prizes. You could for example, tell...
  • Blog Post: Girly pod casts

    Catherine Eibner , one of the passionate girls contributing to the Geek Girl Blogs and involved in Girl Geek Dinners Sydney as well, just started a monthly pod casts series. In the first episode she interviews Bronwen Clune , Founder & CEO of Norg Media and they talk about the challenges of starting...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Edge is here!

    What is TechNet Edge ? It’s a community site for IT Pros, similar to Channel 8 , 9 and 10 that we have for students, developers and enthusiasts. The site went live this week so sign in now to meet with fellow IT Pros and find content like screen casts and videos. There are already more than 25 discussion...
  • Blog Post: Heroes Happen Here

    Have you checked out the Heroes Happen Here page yet? It’s your one stop shop on all you need to know about the launch of Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008. Even if you can’t attend the big launch event on February 27 th in LA you can attend the Virtual Launch Event . You will...
  • Blog Post: Technical Video Festival in Philippines

    It's time to get creative and share your knowledge with the community! PHIWUG in Philippines is running a Technical Video Festival where you stand the chance to win a Vista Ultimate among other prizes! What you need to do is create a video on how to do some task on Windows Server, Client or other...
  • Blog Post: SkyDrive now available in SEA

    SkyDrive is now officially available in Southeast Asia. With SkyDrive you can store up to 5GB of files that you can access from virtually anywhere! All you need is a computer and an Internet connection. It’s up to you who sees what, and SkyDrive is integrated with other Windows Live services.
  • Blog Post: Agents On A Mission

    There is now just a few weeks until TechEd IT Forum in Barcelona and since I have a lot of colleagues there I follow what is happening. The event is sold out but there is a virtual component for the event as well and the virtual hosts are my friends from the Netherlands, Tony and Daniel. You have to...
  • Blog Post: Bill's last day at work

    You HAVE to watch this, a video on Bill Gates last day at work :) ";" galleryimg="no" mce_src="http://blogs.technet.com/blogfiles/mariaj/WindowsLiveWriter/Billslastdayatwork_109A1/videod915602aabc6.jpg">
  • Blog Post: Blogging, blogging, blogging...

    Ok, time for an update on blogs from colleagues and friends. A lot of new blogs has popped up recently in my extended team, here’s a short list: SG IT Pro *Mania* Yasmeen and the IT Pro team in Singapore is blogging about news, events and other IT Pro related topics The Platform and the Hardman...
  • Blog Post: Vista contests

    Since I’m in a Vista mood right now I have to tell you about a few contests that you can participate in. ShowUsYourWow is a contest where you can share a WOW moment with us. It could be that time when you finished your first marathon, the birth of your child or your marriage. Upload your picture or...
  • Blog Post: New cool Vista books

    I got my hands on some new Vista books recently that are more focused on the consumer or home user. One of them, Windows Vista Home Entertainment with Windows Media Center and Xbox360 , gives you a really good introduction and step-by-step guide on everything from how to set up your Mediacenter, how...
  • Blog Post: Your chance to be a speaker star!

    Have you always dreamt of being a speaker at Tech·Ed, standing in front of hundreds of people and sharing your passion for technology? Now you have the chance at Tech·Ed Speaker Idol!! Each evening at Tech·Ed Afterhours, 5 of you will compete against each other for a chance in the FINALS...
  • Blog Post: Office Videos

    It’s time for some funny videos again. I got a link recommended from one of my ITE colleagues in the Netherlands. This blog post shows some videos promoting Office 2007, I especially like number 2 and 3. Enjoy J
  • Blog Post: Windows Vista Home Entertainment book

    I got some books a while ago that I gave away to people I know in the community. Adrian , the PC Games MVP in Philippines, got Windows Vista Home Entertainment and wrote a review on it on his blog . Check it out if you’re interested in Vista, MediaCenter and xBox and how to connect it all J
  • Blog Post: Announcement Rumor

    I have been in the US this week and met some people at Microsoft that told me about something that I just have to pass on to you. It’s about a new cool satellite technology that Bill Gates been working on for years and that seems so cool! One of my former colleagues from Sweden seems to know more about...
  • Blog Post: Cool Vista application

    For those of you who are running Vista, yesterday a new internet application released that you will absolutely love. The British Library make s ome of the worlds most precious books availible for you in dynamic 3D with text, audio and community functions all hosted in the browser! You just use your mouse...
  • Blog Post: Outlook Rule Tips

    How often does this scenario happen to you? You send an email and refer to an attachment and once you press the send button you realize that you forgot to attach the file. And then you have to send a new embarrassing email with the attachment. I just read a blog post by Steven Smith where he describes...
  • Blog Post: How did we come up with the name "Windows Server 2008"?

    Why don’t finish off the week with something fun. I saw this video about how the team came up with the name for Windows Server 2008. Pretty funny, I love when we make some fun of ourselves. Have a great weekend!
  • Blog Post: Green Computing in Singapore

    You have to check out this video that Dennis created on Green Computing and how Hyper-V can help you be environmentally friendly. More information on Green Computing on Dennis blog and in the TechNet magazine .
  • Blog Post: Bring it all together

    OK, one more contest but this one more focused on developers. What we want you to do is to spread the word about Software-plus-Services. All you need is a video camera, this script , and lots of creativity! First prize is a trip to Macau, where you will stay at the Venetian Hotel !!! For rules and conditions...
  • Blog Post: Windows Server 2008 Virtual Launch

    A few hours ago the world wide launch kicked off in Los Angeles. I’m right now checking out the Virtual Launch Event , it’s really cool. You can access community resources like TechNet EDGE , sponsors and best of all, the breakouts. I’m now watching “Windows Server 2008 overview” and I see the slides...
  • Blog Post: Bored by today’s search engines? Try Tafiti!

    Take a minute and think about how the interface of search engines has evolved over the years. Well, you probably just need 5 seconds since nothing really changed. You have a text box to type in and that’s it. Tafiti will change that. Tafiti is a Beta product that Microsoft released recently and from...
  • Blog Post: Interviews from TechEd SEA

    I got pinged by Adnan that I met at TechEd SEA and he sent me some links to video interviews that he did with some of the speakers at TechEd like me , Steve Riley and John Eldridge . Check them out at his blog
  • Blog Post: Interview from TechEd SEA 2008

    Have a look at this video that was recently posted on TechNet Edge . My colleague David is interviewing Tyson , the owner of TechEd SEA 2008, about the job economy in Malaysia and how to start your own IT business in Malaysia. Start an IT business in Malaysia