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Installing "old" stuff on Windows Vista

Apparently some software installations aren't very happy when running on Windows Vista.  It turned out that the solution to one of them was to disable the UAC functionality so that its key...

Comparing Apples To Apples (Revisited)

Like I stated, don't trust someone elses benchmarks. ;-) Don't get me wrong, in my testing, VB still seems to be a hair faster; but now only by a very slim margin (less than 400ms across al...

Comparing Apples To Apples (The Myth Of Benchmarks)

I so love benchmarks.  There supposed to give us an idea, albiet rough sometimes, about the differences in choosing one thing over another.  By looking at the comparitive numbers, we shou...

Cingular Wireless Customer Service Application = STUPID!!!

The past two days I've received several phone calls where the recording states that they wish for me to contact them regarding my Cingular Wireless account. I don't have a Cingular account?...

What would you do for a Visual Studio 2005 (Team System Suite) and MSDN license?

What would you do to get your hands on a fully licensed copy of Microsoft Visual Studio 2005?  I got the little metal cards a while back and still have one that I can give to anyone I wish.&nb...

Windows Media Player 11

In the line of... EVEN MORE STUFF... Windows Media Player 11 has been released as well (apparently on October 30th, so I'm a little late).  No matter what your oppinion of the previous med...

Stuff, stuff and more stuff....

A lot of new stuff available today.  You have the next .NET Framework available.  I also see that the official announcement from Telligent regarding BlogMailr, a free tool that allows you...

.NET Framework 3.0 Available Today!

It appears that .NET 3.0 has officially been released today... all we need now is Windows Vista and a Visual Studio to go with it. ;-)  But, if you really want to dig into it today and start b...

XboxFriends + Community Server

OK, it's more of a proof of concept right now, but as you can see utilizing the HTTP Notifications feature in XboxFriends for the Desktop I am able to display my Xbox Live friends list on the right...

Visual Studio 2005 SP1 available this December

Well it's official.  The VS2005 SP1 beta has ended and the release is set for sometime in December. The Beta Program closed on October 30, 2006. More than 10,000 users participated in this...