Monthly Archives: September 2008

VS/VSTS/TFS 2010 & .NET Framework 4.0 Announcements

Awesome… they just don’t stop improving… Will be keeping a very close eye on these developments Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 Overview Visual Studio Team System 2010 Overview Channel 9 Videos eWeek Coverage Coverage I think the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Hyper-V – Very Very Cool?

I got Windows Server 2008 64 Bit installed today and downloaded the RTM for Hyper-V and installed that too. Is just lovely. So clean, so easy to configure compared to its predecessors Virtual PC and Virtual Server… Do I think … Continue reading

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From Visual Studio 2008 Team System to "Rosario"

This should be really good… albeit a bit too expensive for a lot of companies to invest in… have to admit… I’m still managing OK on a day to day basis using good old-fashioned Visual Source-Safe for small projects…but VSS … Continue reading

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Woolworths Slashing Xbox 360 Prices?

 Gizmodo UK is today reporting that… “You just can’t get the staff these days. Or, in our case, these are the kind of retail staff we love. It seems Woolworth’s is about to mirror the generous US price cuts Microsoft … Continue reading

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Windows 7 coming June 3rd, 2009?

Engadget are reporting that: Filed under: Desktops, Laptops As you may recall, Bill Gates himself mentioned a little ways back that Windows 7 could possibly be arriving as soon as next year, which prompted some quick backtracking on Microsoft’s part, … Continue reading

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Aaaargh… The Hidden Cost of Google Chrome

Yesterday, I did an initial review of Google’s new web browser “Chrome”… (which by the way I’m using right now to write this blog entry) OK, so this is an early Beta of the product… so it’s not perfect… and … Continue reading

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Google Chrome Web Browser – First Impressions

I got an e-mail in work first thing about Google’s new web browser…Google Chrome and my first thought was… “Why Why Why???” Why bother… We have Firefox, and we have Internet Explorer… and we have Safari all perfectly good, mature, … Continue reading

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