The Importance of Internet Connectivity

Over the past several weeks I realized just how important Internet connectivity was to me. On Feburary 8, after returning from my trip to Seattle, I discovered that my Internet connection at home was broken.  It started out the alarm light on my DSL modem. I called support and walked through the normal questions of “Did you power cycle the modem?”, or “Is the modem plugged in?” After we got passed that we thought it

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Windows Mobile 6 Announced

Microsoft announced the release of Windows Mobile 6 this week at the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona. This newest release will contain the DirectPush technology that was introduced last year as well as Office Mobile, code name “Crossbow”.  As far as Office applications on your mobile device go, you’ll be able to use mobile versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. One cool thing to note about Outlook Mobile is that this newest version will

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Access-Based Enumeration

ABE filters shared folders visible to a user based on that individual user’s access rights, preventing the display of folders or other shared resources that the user does not have rights to access. ABE can be accessed via graphical user interface (GUI), command-line executable tool, and a robust advanced programming interface (API). This functionality is something similar to what you see in a Novell environment.  You can control the settings of ABE via Group Policy

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The Wayback Machine

Now this is really cool.  The Wayback Machine, the invention of the Internet Archive allows you to see any webpage archived from 1996 to just a few months ago. This is useful if you’re looking for old information or if you wanted to see what the first iteration of a site that you designed and what it looked like. About the Wayback Machine: Browse through 85 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few

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