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For all you fans of Scripting Guy out there, take a look at the Hey, Scripting Guy! blog. This time Scripting Guy Ed Wilson is retrieving Windows power plan settings using PowerShell.
Hot off the press, today at Gamescom 2010, the world’s largest gaming conference underway in Cologne, Germany, Microsoft announced the first wave of video games that will be available for Windows Phone 7 at launch or shortly after. The first 50 titles – a mix of new and familiar games that target both the casual and hardcore gamer – are just a sampling of what will ship this year, said Kevin Unangst, senior director of PC and mobile gaming. But the list conveys the wide range of video games that will be available on Windows Phone 7.
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Great news from the Windows Team blog – Hotmail now supports push email, calendar, and contacts with Exchange ActiveSync, so whatever you do on your phone will be reflected on the web. That means if you delete an email on your mobile, it’ll also be deleted from your web mail (and the other way around), so you’ll no longer find yourself juggling two different versions of the same inbox. Sounds good to me. Head over to the Windows Team blog to find out more.
Have you seen the article Simon May wrote for the current edition of TechNet Flash? If not, Find out how BPOS can be your friend here.
Brien Posey’s TechNet magazine article outlines the top ten skills you should keep brushed up in an ever-changing IT landscape.
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