Canon announced the Canon 60D, which B&H details as shipping in September. The 60D is the replacement for the 50D, should be cheaper than the 7D by $500, but lacks the magnesium body and has only a single DIGIC 4 processor. The flip out LCD is ‘neat’, but I don’t think I have a real… Continue reading Canon announces new camera and new lenses
SharePoint 2010 Recommendations for installing on a Single Server
I get asked for SharePoint server recommendations nearly every day. Like nearly all ‘best practices’, there is no single answer for perfect server recommendations. The answer always seems to be, “It depends.” What is your budget? How many users? What type of users? What type of activity are the users doing? What type(s) of SharePoint… Continue reading SharePoint 2010 Recommendations for installing on a Single Server
Awesome deal from JetBlue: All you can eat for one low price!
Well, maybe not all you can eat – but all you can fly for a month for one price! http://www.jetblue.com/aycj/ If you’ve wanted to fly around the country but didn’t think it was affordable, this is a really good deal. If you wanted to save even more money, you should try Couch Surfing to save… Continue reading Awesome deal from JetBlue: All you can eat for one low price!
Dell goes Streak-ing through the Quad? Come on Everybody!
Surprised me with the marketing tagline: The new Dell Streak. More than a smartphone. More than a tablet. While it’s interesting that Dell has a phone that is based on Google Android, what I actually find most interested about this is that it uses Gorilla Glass. For those that don’t know, Corning invented Gorilla glass… Continue reading Dell goes Streak-ing through the Quad? Come on Everybody!
What is SharePoint?
If you are a techie, you probably already know what SharePoint is. If not, SharePoint is website building software. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? It is. SharePoint is software created and maintained by Microsoft to create and manage websites. What kind of websites? All kinds. Big sites and small sites. English sites and multilingual sites. Simple… Continue reading What is SharePoint?
Section 508 does not like spiders
Section508.gov does not like being crawled by Bing. Google seems fine. Guess the feds really do have it in for Microsoft…
Time Lapse Photography from the Dashboard
Time Lapse Photography is actually a cinematography technique where a series of photos are taken at one rate and then played back as a video at a much faster rate than they were taken. In this instance, I programmed the camera to take a photo every 15 seconds. This was all shot using my… Continue reading Time Lapse Photography from the Dashboard
Microsoft Search Server 2010 Express Part 2: External Content Source
One of the key potential uses of Search Server 2010 Express is to provide a great search engine for your existing public facing website. I work with a lot of different associations that run a lot of different CMS platforms. While I’m a huge fan of utilizing the CMS capabilities of SharePoint 2010 for a… Continue reading Microsoft Search Server 2010 Express Part 2: External Content Source
Wave Goodbye to Google Wave
Original by JohnStover Say it isn’t so! After just a little more than a year since we Waved hello, the announcment has come from Googleblog that Google Wave will not continue as a standalone product. Urs goes on to mention that the code is largely available as open source so customers and partners can continue… Continue reading Wave Goodbye to Google Wave
Microsoft Search Server 2010 Express Part 1: Installation 101
I am a huge fan of free software. I think that there are tons of great free software packages available: WordPress, Ubuntu, Microsoft SharePoint Foundation, Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Express, Picasa, TeraCopy and many more. When most people hear FREE software, they hear Open Source. However, not all free software is open source. One… Continue reading Microsoft Search Server 2010 Express Part 1: Installation 101