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Sway, Microsoft Office’s Newest Application

  I as luck enough to receive an invite to “preview” this really new and cool application called Sway. You can read about it at http://www.sway.com. Sway is basically a jquery driven web tool to quickly build out high quality … Continue reading

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How to Fix Missing Netflix and Internet TV on WMC

You may have the issue that surfaced recently (December 2010-January 2011)  that the standard FAQ http://support.microsoft.com/kb/977116 steps will not fix. First, you will need to change yours DNS servers to resolve the issue. The theory is that somewhere along the … Continue reading

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Comcast Xfinity iPad App is Amazing

If you are a Comcast customer, have a compatible DVR and an iPad (or iPhone), you have access to a free app in the iTunes store that is definitely a game changer. I’ve used myDVR on my iPxx devices to … Continue reading

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Connecting Multiple IP Cameras to Windows Media Center

After publishing a piece on how to connect an Internet enabled camera to WMC, iPhones and iPads yesterday, I received a couple of emails basically saying, “great, but I want to monitor more than one camera in a master view … Continue reading

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MS, I’m *Paying* for Office Live, How about some Priority on the new Push Active Sync. Geeze

Wow, after waiting all this time for PUSH email for my Office Live enabled domain on Hotmail (hey MS, I pay you for this, it isn’t a FREE Hotmail account). I read that Active Sync for iPxxx devices is available. … Continue reading

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Apple MobileMe Stops Working for (Some? All?) Windows Users and Apple Says Fix in a few DAYS?

I appear to be one of the users afflicted. Existing computers that were syncing fine stopped and don’t show as registered. New computer never before synced also  can’t register. Apple Support forums with many user reports – e.g., http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?threadID=2553248&start=15&tstart=0  Waited … Continue reading

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Blackberry Desktop, Office 2010, August Support, but not x64

I can’t imagine why Microsoft didn’t work harder to get RIM to offer timely support for Office 2010. (And I hate the iPhone+Apple+ATT monopoly that locks me out of getting an iPhone because AT&T refuses to build out coverage in … Continue reading

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Comcast DTA MCE Setup Steps

Many cable operators around the country are reclaiming analog space (separate from the over the air digital transition). If you have a cable set top box, nothing should change. If you connect coax out of the wall to an old … Continue reading

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WiDi and Push2TV–Get the Updates and Install Them

I’ve been blogging about the WiDi Home Theater experience off and on. Last night, I was checking something for a friend and and realized that the Netgear Push to TV site pointed to updates for both the Intel WiDi driver … Continue reading

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Stupid Toshiba Advocates Lagging Edge Standard for SD Cards

June 22 press release from Toshiba announces an effort to “ promote a new SD card that integrates Wi-Fi wireless communication with data storage capabilities. The forum, the "Standard Promotion Forum for Memory Cards Embedding Wireless LAN"* has been founded … Continue reading

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