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Windows 7 Sales Go Big, What A Whopper!

You don’t have to eat through 7 patties of beef to understand that Windows 7 is a big deal.  Microsoft’s flagship product went on sale October 22nd and blew away its predecessor Vista.  The actual difference is a staggering 234% increase over Vista, according to NPD Group’s market research. (more…)

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Free Windows 7 eBook – Planning and Deployment

Microsoft has released a Free Windows 7 eBook/Magazine based on Resource Kit and Technet magazines covering topics on Planning for and Deploying Windows 7.  It also touches on App Compat and common issues – so you as an IT tech should be aware.   I just started turning the pages, and so far, it’s a […]

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Google Announces Revenue Sharing on YouTube

Well, that’s nice!  🙂 Today Google Announced they will begin inviting individuals with popular videos into their YouTube PartnerShip Program (YPP.)  Now when you upload a video to Youtube, and it becomes popular, Google will invite you to monetize the video and start earning cash from the advertising place in and around the video.  Here’s […]

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Google Voice – Calls to Canada are Free Again

Today Google Announced calls to Canada using their Google Voice service is once again free.  I say once again because previously when Google Voice was known as “GrandCentral” calls to Canada were free.   I think it’s great news and further signs of Google’s commitment to its Google Voice service, and I’m sure there is […]

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Google Announces “Chrome OS” (Operating System)

Google, with its somewhat successful (not really) launch of the Chrome internet browser, has just made it publicly known they intend to enter Microsoft’s realm with Chrome OS.  The operating system is scheduled for release mid-2010.  Interestingly enough, they will be releasing the source code later this year.  The good news for Microsoft is that […]

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Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 SP2 Released

This morning Microsoft released Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.  Here are the download links to the various flavors.  Be sure to grab the right one (32 Bit vs. 64 Bit etc…).   You can read all the details about the release over at the KB Page – Windows […]

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