domains, domains, domains

i attended our dekalb toastmasters website committee meeting this morning and took on the job of figuring out our website domain registration.  it’s with yahoo small business and i have a yahoo account, but the account that initially registered the domain name is not a member of the club (and we don’t have the persons…

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onenote for the iphone

yesterday microsoft made onenote available for the iphone – it uses skydrive to sync the notebooks across multiple devices.  i’ve been using a windows phone for the past two months and it’s great to be able to access notes from my phone, the web and a computer.  check out the official microsoft office division announcement…

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account confirmation phishing email

early this morning i received the following email: although it appears on the left to be a communication from the “windows live team”, check out the actual email address on the right: windowsliveteam.support394@hotmail.com – doesn’t look too official to me! phishing attempts are something i’ve dealt with before, but i get a fair amount of…

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toastmasters leadership institute

on saturday i will be presenting at the toastmasters leadership institute in normal, il on the toastmasters vp of membership role.  i’m serving the dekalb area toastmasters as the vp of education this year (i was the president last year) and as i prepared for this presentation i had a lot of great examples of…

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be different

this afternoon i came across an oldie but goodie – a dell floppy drive from a dell inspiron 8600 i owned in 2003.  to my surprise it has an usb port, so i was able to attach it to a windows 7 64 bit computer (the good news – windows 7 64 bit supports floppy…

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sit conference 2011

i can’t believe we’re only a month away from the students involved with technology conference!  i attended last year with my son sam.  sam will be presenting again this year – on office 2010, 2011 and the office web applications. http://www.sitconference.org/ i also just received information about microsoft imagine cup today that i wanted to…

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chicago windows user group on groups.live.com

this month we’ve crossed the 400 member threshold on the chicago windows user group site on groups.live.com.  next thursday we’re meeting at the microsoft store in oak brook, il.  if you haven’t been to a meeting, feel free to join a group of passionate technologists to discuss the latest hardware, software and utilities that run…

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kindle 3 is the best selling product in amazon’s history

on december 27th amazon announced that the 3rd generation kindle is the is now the bestselling product in amazon’s history, eclipsing “harry potter and the deathly hallows (book 7).”  my wife is always the lens that i pass gadget technology through to get someone that doesn’t just want it “because it’s cool” (i’ve been known to…

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