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[RANT] Sprint PCS... ever heard of BizTalk, MTS, etc.?

48 hours later... Has Sprint never heard of BizTalk and the concept of transactional processing?  Obviously, whatever system they have in place is seriously flawed.  I don't know what they are usin...

For those wondering why Xbox Friends Thing is not working...

Here are a couple of screen shots of the Xbox.com website showing the errors they are having... The error messages respectively are: The page requested requires your account to be gamertag linked...

Xbox Live + MSN Integration + Alerts + New Website = Me Scrambling!!!

Microsoft is in the final stages of upgrading that last pieces of the Tsunami (Live 3.0) version.  The last portion is the MSN Integration and Alerts... which should be available later today.&...

[RANT] I'm in wireless phone hell (aka When automated systems fail the end user.)!

OK, first off my phone apparently slipped out of it's holster while watching a movie on Sunday afternoon and disappeared in that process.  Got the phone suspended so now there's someone wandering a...

Obfuscation Tip of the Day - Embedded Resources

When loading embedded resources like bitmaps and icons from your assembly, such as using the following method as described by Windows Forms Programming in Visual Basic .NET (Chris Sells & Justi...

Xbox Friends Thing + Windows / MSN Messenger... Bringing the two together.

I've just finished adding the first round of features to Xbox Friends Thing that will bring in some features of Windows / MSN Messenger directly into the user interface.  New sets of icons to ...

Rally Sport Challenge 2... Gorgeous! Awesome game play! Impressive physics! What a disappointment...

I've been playing this game for several days now and have a few comments.  I agree that the game deserves a 9.0 rating that The Official Xbox Magazine gave it... well... sort of. Yes, the game...

Xbox Friends Thing v1.0.6.0 Released

Xbox Friends Thing v1.0.6.0 has been running reliably on everyones machine that have been beta testing; so it's time to release it upon the masses.  After marking it as a live v...

A shameless plug and I get something for free?

Mike Schinkel of Xtras.Net decided “what the heck” and is giving away free memberships to Xtra.Net Developer Network (XDN) Professional ($99 value) during the month of May.&nb...

Xbox Friends Thing - New version on the horizon.

I've got the next release of Xbox Friends Thing just about ready to be released to the general public.  Now that there are over 2300 people using it, I've got to be a bit more carefu...