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Microsoft Sticky Sorter for Affinity Diagramming

Microsoft has released Sticky Sorter which was created by a couple of employees as a side project as a way to improve their work flow which involves a great deal of affinity diagramming. In a nutshell, the free software allows groups of people to create sticky notes…

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Merge Google Contacts & Calendar with Outlook

KiGoo allows you to integrate your Google Calendar and Contacts with Microsoft Outlook. So, if you install KiGoo and add your gmail account to Outlook via IMAP then you will have full Gmail googliciousness inside your Outlook client. Key Benefits Manage Exchange and Google Calendars in…

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MicroSync

Microsoft has just released a new version of their Outlook Connector v12.1 Beta which in essense turns Live Hotmail into Plaxo! Previously, you could only connect Outlook to your  hotmail account if you subscribed to a paid premium account. However, this new version is totally free!…

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1984 All Over Again

Ridley Scott has always been one of my favorite directors so you can imagine the surprise I had today when I learned that he was the one who directed the memorable 1984 Apple commercial! Obviously, looking at it now with this knowledge makes perfect sense. It…

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How to clean your dirty windows

  Ever notice how much faster Microsoft Windows seems to run when it’s fresh new computer or a reinstalled system? There are many reasons why performance degrades over time, such as defragmentation of the hard drive and a bloated registry but we will focus on a…

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Windows Live Writer

Microsoft has actually released an excellent new application! Windows Live Writer is truly a powerful and useful tool for bloggers! It’s like Word for the Web 2.0! I haven’t been this impressed from a Microsoft product in a very long time. Live Writer allows you to…

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Free Microsoft Project Clone

OpenProj is a free and open source version of the most popular (and expensive) project management application, Microsoft Project. Yes, that’s right, free. Not only can it create project files that can be shared with Microsoft Project users but OpenProj can actually open Microsoft Project files…

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Free Search Engine for Your Enterprise

Microsoft Search Server 2008 Express is a free (for now) search solution for the enterprise. It’s easy to install and can be up and running within minutes. It looks and feels like search engines we use every day. Includes subscription service that sends update notifications of your…

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Bill Gates eats his own dog food!

Here is an interesting piece on Bill Gates and what programs he uses the most on a daily basis. Bill Gates: How I Use Office. It’s good to see that he actually “eats his own dog food” as they say. How much of this is true is…

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