February 2008 Entries

Des Moines HEROES Happen Here Launch Event

That's right, there will be a HEROES happen {here} event in Des Moines on 4/24!    Here's some info on the event: The Des Moines event will celebrate the launch of Windows Server 2008, Visual Studio 2008 and SQL Server 2008. The event will bring together IT Pros and Developers to get an in-depth, up-close look at the new products and will give attendees an opportunity to meet with our Partners as well as members of the development teams who created the cutting-edge technologies. And all attendees will get a promotional pack containing all three new products....

posted @ Friday, February 22, 2008 11:14 PM | Feedback (0)

Video.Show 1.0 Released

I'm not sure how many of you out there have heard of Video.Show, a ready to run solution for hosting video on the web. It's a great video sharing web site blue print built by the guys at Vertigo.  I've been looking at this app since it's RC (or beta) release and it's pretty sweet.  The display and interaction of HD video is pretty awesome! Jon Galloway, one (if not the) developers, of the application has a great write up of the features of this application out on his blog.  If you want more detail info on the features of...

posted @ Monday, February 18, 2008 9:01 PM | Feedback (0)

New Phone: Samsung i760

Last Thursday, I purchased a Samsung i760 Windows Mobile phone under my VZW contract.  I had previously tried other phones like the MotoQ but did not like the battery life it had.  I also looked into getting a BlackBerry, but unfortunately our company is moving toward Windows Mobile devices to make the integration between our laptops and our Exchange Server easier.  Another nice thing about having such phone is that I can write software for it using the .NET Compact Framework. Here's what I've discovered/really like after a week of having this phone: ...

posted @ Wednesday, February 13, 2008 11:02 PM | Feedback (6)