May 2006 Entries

"Upgrade Your Game" Microsoft Express Promo Contest
Here comes another Express contest / starter kit / resource guide. What will they think of next!? Hey, at least they are trying to hit every possible segment of the market with this, unlike our competition*, wait what competition?! Microsoft - we got something for everyone! More: http://www.upgradeyourgame.... [*non-Microsoft platforms, not GWB Gaming Contest] ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 23, 2006 7:54 AM | Comments (1)

I got a job

I finally have a well paying job and I am excited about it, it's been too long. I am a developer/dba/admin for a very fast growing local company.

I worked with the team before and I am familiar with the product. I can't wait to start next week.

So USF keeps me and I get a sweet job, this is my month so far.

Posted On Tuesday, May 23, 2006 7:51 AM | Comments (0)

For those wondering about my future
I will be staying at University of South Florida and continue my Management Information Systems degree. I am going to re-apply for 2006-2007 Microsoft Student Ambassador position at USF. I also hope to get awarded a Lead MSA for my district. I am very happy with these news. I am committed to this decision and will move forward. Florida .NET Community has nothing to worry about anymore ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 16, 2006 2:15 PM | Comments (0)

Windows Mobile: What is WiMo?
Saw this short video on C9 about Windows Mobile devices. In case you wanna see size comparisons on one table to HTC Unversal, Moto Q and Wizard as well as others - see this video. Channel9: Mel Sampat and Brian Cross - Microsoft Mobile App Compat: WM Blog about WiMo: I love how you can actually control Voice Command and have a SmartPhone say anything you want. I can think of some ......

Posted On Monday, May 15, 2006 4:56 PM | Comments (0)

If you are a student, you asked me about it, so here it is...
How do I get bata of this or beta of that? And in most cases I either have a CD somewhere, or I unfortunately tell you that one has to be atleast a MSDN Subscriber. Now Students have their own BETA place where they can register and receive better chances of being approved for a BETA program - Beta Experience from Microsoft [ “By registering for the Student Beta Experience you’ll receive exclusive information about Windows ......

Posted On Sunday, May 14, 2006 6:09 AM | Comments (1)

Windows Live Messenger BETA available as a public download
Download Windows Live Messenger BETA here: No more need for invites or bribes: ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 9, 2006 6:56 PM | Comments (1)

Windows Live Messenger BETA update Part 2
1. Just realized that I just can't send an attachment or receive one with out having a anti-virus scan it. Good thing is that there Windows Live Safety Scanner that you can install right from your Options menu. I sense Windows Live Messenger moving toward a true SIP product soon. 2. Sounds are now managed from inside options and not showing up in the Control Panel -> Sounds 3. If you type alot in IM, like me, you are tired of repetative headers when you are the last person talking for last minute ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 9, 2006 8:54 AM | Comments (0)

Windows Live Messenger BETA update
Download Windows Live Messenger BETA here: Download stable 8.1 Messenger here: Booted up today and got the new Windows Live Messenger update, looks a bit cleaner, runs a bit faster and UI is more responsive. Exams are almost over with, I got few last details on final projects to finish up tomorrow and summer[aka Contracting Season] begins ......

Posted On Saturday, May 6, 2006 7:45 PM | Comments (13)

Crosspost of "Google fears IE 7" [cough] turned into a Rant, enjoy
Read like first 5-10 posts to get as angry as me: I don't think Microsoft will ever release a patch for virus code named - Stupid, atleast for a while... I just added like everything possible I would ever need though this page: Which is very clearly provided from IE 7 menu's - very 'basic user' friendly imho Some ppl just always want to find ways to complain about this and that. They ......

Posted On Tuesday, May 2, 2006 5:41 AM | Comments (0)