My first post of 2009

Its been quiet around here while I’ve been away on annual leave over the Christmas/New Years break. While I’ve been away overseas I had an Asus 1000H netbook with me running Windows 7 builds, and the new Windows Live Essentials suite. Expect some posts from me  soon on the Windows 7 beta and the recently…

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Normal Service resumed

I’ve had a bit of a blogging holiday while I’ve been using up some annual leave – having a holiday and some R&R in the beautiful NZ summer. I am officially moving out of holiday mode – so expect normal postings to begin shortly.

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Go Deep on Virtualisation

and geek out with this Channel 9 video https://channel9.msdn.com/showpost.aspx?postid=163022 wow, cool video (yes I’m a geek)

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New NZ bank offering internet banking with two-factor authentication

Interesting to see a bank in NZ launched a new offering today: Internet Banking services that includes two-factor authentication by default for “free” RaboBank launched RaboPlus in NZ today I think they may be the first in NZ to do this by default without additional charges. Looks like their service is using one-time access codes with Vasco…

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Nigel blogs about Seattle sport

First time to see a live NBA basketball match, Nigel has more details about the fun and oncourt antics of the players I notice he doesn’t mention the Seattle rain 😉

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Toshiba Gigabeat S looks hot, PMC v2

Toshiba Gigabeat S Series Portable Media Center yummy yummy, where do I get one, I can’t wait till “Spring 2006” http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/media/gigabeat.mspx More importantly Spring 2006 is a LONG time to wait in the Southern Hemisphere, why does a global company like Microsoft use seasons of the year that are Northern Hemisphere centric rather than use calendar…

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