Zune 30Gb ‘worldwide meltdown’

I went to grab my trusty 30Gb Zune today and it froze on startup – the “Zune” logo stayed stuck on the screen indefinitely. Hitting the web to look for techniques on how to reset the device yielded a few tips but nothing that solved my issue. I did spot that I wasn’t alone, however…

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What next for Windows Mobile?

I’ve been a big fan of Windows Mobile for years – ever since the original Orange SPV Smartphone, the ability to easily sync contacts & calendar onto the phone and the way Windows Mobile handles that data, is far more useful than email, IMHO. I even posted about a cool feature nearly 5 years ago…

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Updated LifeCam software

It’s not exactly “news”, since the Microsoft LifeCam web-camera driver & software package was updated a few months ago, but I only picked up the latest version the other day and it brought a few smiles when playing with it today, during a call with James Akrigg. The LifeCam software does real-time manipulation of the…

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How Microsoft can help you save money

There’s been much said & written about the credit crunch, the downturn, the recession – whatever you call it yourself, it means that the future’s looking a good bit less certain than it was, and pretty much everyone is tightening their belts and bracing themselves for whatever is coming. Microsoft’s Chief Operating Officer, Kevin Turner,…

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Border Lines in Word & Outlook

OK, I’ve been bad. Let my blog – which I used to update fairly frequently, though not the multi-posts-per-day, at-any-hour-of-the-day type thing that Steve Clayton does. Maybe that’s why he wins awards and I don’t 🙂 – wither and dry up. I got a new job about a year ago which means I’m now less…

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