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Product Review: Sony Noise-Canceling Headphones


Recently I found myself tired of my ear-buds that I have been using for both my Zune and Android devices when it comes to listening to my media and I was in the market for headphones that performed well while at the same time was not going to cost me a fortune. The ear-buds worked fine but the quality simply was not there and I had grown tired of hearing every noise that was occurring around me and a good set of headphones would achieve both of these goals. Features Top-of-the-head design for a secure fit and foam ear cushions … Continue reading

Microsoft MIX 2010: Day One


Thank goodness for the live broadcast and Channel9 for a seat from my home to see and hear exactly what is happening at #MIX10. There was a great deal of information provided by Scott Guthrie during the keynote address and I must say it looks like it will be an exciting year for Microsoft developers. The demonstrations and talks were dead on and it is really impressive how serious Microsoft is with the products this year. Just a few key points were: Silverlight market penetration is at 60% currently whereas last year it was at 45%. Windows Phone 7 Series … Continue reading

WPtouch: A Top Notch WordPress Mobile Theme


If you have been looking for a mobile theme for WordPress then look no more as Brave New Code has you covered. I have been using this theme for some time and I must say that I have been pleased with both its functionality and performance. WPtouch automatically transforms your WordPress blog into a web-application experience when viewed from an iPhone, iPod touch or Android mobile device. It comes complete with all the standard WordPress blog features: search, login, categories, tags, archives, photos & more. WPtouch also offers many customization features through a beautifully designed WordPress admin panel. To give … Continue reading

Win A Microsoft Surface Table


I recall when Microsoft Surface was first unveiled and I must admit I would love to have one of these sitting in my home? If you feel the same way then now is your chance to win one! The Microsoft Surface is a 30-inch tabletop multi-touch display that uses a camera-based vision system to interact with objects placed on its screen and lets users grab and move digital content with simple hand gestures and touches. The Surface developer kit includes the Microsoft Surface SDK SP1, Windows Vista Business (SP1), and all other software required to develop and test Microsoft Surface … Continue reading

Office Web Apps Beta


Microsoft is making the move into Office Web Applications much like Google Docs . While Office Web Apps has been known to the public since October 2008 it has made progress and in my opinion works well but I am still curious how far Microsoft will go. If you want to become an early adopter then sign up for Office Web Apps Beta or keep reading for a way to begun using this new program today. If you do not want to go thru the process of signing up for this program the log into Windows Live and jump over … Continue reading

Microsoft Courier No Longer A Secret


I first learned about this earlier in the day from a friend and I for one really like this product and I can think of a number of ways that I could use it in both my professional and personal sides of life. This leaves me with the question of what is the cost? [media id=51 width="600" height="300"] According to Gizmodo this device is a booklet and not a tablet. It sports dual 7 inch screens, mulitouch and more. It will be interesting to see what Apple comes to the table with to see the pros and cons between these … Continue reading

Information Technology: Embracing Tech and What It All Means

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Information Technology (IT) is an area where over the last five years we have all seen a great deal of change and it is amazing at how quick things have changed. In today’s IT workplace many individuals are utilizing resources such as instant messaging and virtual meetings in a much more beneficial manner than ever before. However there are always individuals who are the exception. For example, I recall in the past when a manager was extremely angry at the emails and electronic reports he was receiving. He proceeded to tell me that if I had information for him that … Continue reading