February, 2006

  • IT Heroes Episode XIV

    Interview with Terry Myerson, Exchange GM I am really psyched about this interview. Mr. Myerson took time out of his very busy schedule to sit down and speak with me about the next evolution in Exchange Server--Exchange 12--due out before the end of...
  • TechNet Events come to Allentown, PA

    Are you in Eastern PA? If so, what are You Doing Tuesday? My teammate and good friend, Bryan von Axelson, will be in Allentown next week delivering our live TechNet Events in cooperation with the Lehigh Valley Chapter of AITP. The Lehigh...
  • Exchange 12 is Coming

    The First Exchange 12 Webcast Series Exchange 12 is coming, look on my blog next week for a very special interview with Terry Myerson, Exchange GM about what's coming down the pike in Exchange 12. In the meantime get registered for this exciting webcast...
  • The Future is NOW!

    Voice Recognition in Vista My teammate and good buddy Chris Henley did a spectacular viseo showing off speech recognition in Vista--damn, I'm jealous he beat me to the punch, but boy, should you check it out. Just look at what you'll be able to do...
  • IT Heroes Episode XIII

    Microsoft and the Small Business Administration Gulf States Initiative In the wake of the Katrina disaster thousands of small businesses were decimated in the affected Gulf States . The Small Business Administration wanted to reach out to those businesses...
  • Office 12 will be Office 2007!

    Customers to Receive Better Solutions and More Product Options With 2007 Microsoft Office Release New and improved programs, servers and services will give customers unparalleled flexibility. REDMOND, Wash. — Feb. 15, 2006 — Microsoft Corp. today...
  • All I want for Christmas is a new OS!

    Microsoft says Vista to be in stores by holidays New version of Windows will be first major update in 5 years Updated: 5:47 p.m. ET Feb. 14, 2006 SEATTLE - Microsoft Corp. hopes to have the new version of its Windows operating system available...
  • Windows Anti-Spyware is now

    Defender! Anti-Spyware Beta 2 is ready for you! Windows Defender (Beta 2) detects and removes known spyware from your computer, which helps make your Internet browsing safer. The software uses automatic definition updates provided by Microsoft analysts...
  • NY Exchange Server Group Meets Tomorrow

    Tuesday is The Second Tuesday of the Month sooooo.... Next meeting will be held on Tuesday, Feb 14 th at 6pm @ Microsoft. Address details below. Open to all, FREE, and dinner is included which starts the meeting off at 6pm. Question of the...
  • AITP Lehigh Valley Monthly Meeting

    Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) Lehigh Valley Chapter FEBRUARY MEETING Wednesday, February 15, 2006 Discussion Theme: Senior IT Management View of the Future Speakers: Mr. Paul Oliver, Just Born Company...
  • Windows Mobile 5 and Active Synch

    This Could Happen to You! A customer emailed me with the following issue: I'm trying to connect my Dell x51v (Windows Mobile ver 5.0 ) to MS Exchange 2003 + SP2 through ActiveSync 4.0, but get the following error in ActiveSync . Exchange Server...
  • I love this stuff

    Who's got the cheapest gas? Just go here and plug in your zip code. In my little corner of the world it's my buddy Mark Bednash at Bednash Petroleum just $2.29. Way to go Mark!
  • IT Heoroes Episode XII

    Dave Probert Windows Kernel Achitect Until recently Dave managed kernel development for Windows, including Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003, and early phases of XPSP2 and Vista . Dave is currently working on a project to release kernel sources to universities...
  • Why the IRS Needs an Upgrade

    IRS Computers Can't Handle the Boss' Taxes http://www.forbes.com/2006/02/02/gates-irs-microsoft-cx_po_0202autofacescan03.html?partner=alerts “The agency's main computers do not use the Windows operating system. IBM (nyse: IBM - news - people...
  • Windows Live Local

    Live Local Kicks Butt Not that long ago I was lecturing at a technical college and a student asked me, "What is this new link off the Microsoft website to Windows Live." At the time I had to confess I didn't know. (If that comes as as shock to you...
  • Blogcasts, blogcasts and more blogcasts

    This fellow is doing Some Cooooool Stuff Check this out. Here's a guy in St. Louis who's doing some great stuff with blogcasting. What's a blogcast you say...well that depends on who you talk to. For me, a podcast is audio only...respectful nod to...
  • Edison TechNet Event Follow-up

    I Need Venue Suggestions So last week I was out in Edison. NJ for one of our regular TechNet events. We had a lot of comments that the theater was very hard to find. This may have been because the the theater entrance was on th ethird floor of th eparking...
  • WinXP on Mac

    Could you use $10,000? Maybe more? Then just load Win XP on the new Mac OS X on the Intel platform. The Rules 1. Instructions must boot Windows XP (at least), not Vista or any other version of Windows. 2. Windows must be able to coexist with Mac...
  • Tomorrow is the first Thursday of the Month soooooo.....

    NY Enterprise Windows Group Meets What are you doing tomorrow night? Well, if you're an IT Professional (or want to be) and you're in the NY metro area, my all time favorite User Group meets the first Thursday of the month at Microsoft's NY District...
  • OK it's 10 years old, but I never saw it....

    Bill Gates Did a Coke Commercial????!!!!! This is over 10 years old, from right around the time of the Windows '95 launch. Ahhhh, Microsoft nostalgia. http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=2428643356101239067