Deploying Live to school computers

There are many bloggers/journalists actively discussing Windows Live publishing out several new free tools this month.  So what?  Well these tools will be available through WSUS which many schools already have in place, so deployment is very low-cost.  There is also a big “so what” across what the applications have to offer. These tools are…

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Virtual Earth is now available via Instant Answer

I like Virtual Earth, in fact hopefully I get a post out tomorrow morning regarding a fun MapCruncher project I just completed.  Just need to retake some screenshots… I see on the VE blog that they have integrated with Instant Search.  Neat!  Instant Search is the name for the quick results you get at the…

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Microsoft SharedView Beta

I had a chance to play around with this quite a lot and I LOVE it.  It fits the description “just works” as a desktop sharing app.  It’s very easy to get up and running which is important if you are working with a remote friend who doesn’t know how to configure and setup challenging network and…

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Live Search in Windows PowerShell

Don, in case you spot this – I’m stealing your title and linking back to you! This is the type of thing I flag in my mind.  I can think of many, many applications.  Imagine having search built in to applications with more than just an iframe, real usable data that you can build on!…

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Silverlight Streaming by Windows Live

This is really huge and I haven’t seen a lot of RSS traffic about it yet.  Live is now hosting Silverlight streams for developers.  Here’s a clip out of “What you get” from the description on the site: While the product is in pre-release, storage and delivery is free up to 4 GB, with outbound…

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