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Palm Treo Pro – First Impression

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I got a new phone today, the Palm Treo Pro (unlocked edition).  I am switching from the HTC Touch Diamond.  This is my first non-HTC device in quite some time.  My first impressions of the Palm Treo Pro as good.  It is nice to have a full QWERTY keyboard back.  Even with the full keyboard the screen size does not suffer.  The phone handles nicely, speedy transitions and programs load quickly.  So far so good 🙂

This afternoon I loaded a series of programs to give the phone a run.  This includes: Office, Live Services, Office Communicator, One Note, and Live Mesh.   

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March 9, 2009 at 8:11 pm

Fridge Obama

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I went to Paper Source in Bellevue, WA last week and found this AWESOME magnet kit featuring President Obama.  I have decided to dub him “Fridge Obama” and plan to update my blog periodically with the dress of the day.

In honor of Lina and Terry, who are currently enjoying Hawaii with out Lacey and I, Fridge Obama is rocking very stylish local couture today:

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February 19, 2009 at 10:17 am

Superb Africa Pictures – Must See

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My “cube mate” (Matt Woodget) just uploaded several images from his Africa trip.  I have not seen such great photographs in a long time.  Please check them out at:

http://www.fluidpixel.com/Places/648261

They are truly amazing.  Promise you will not be disappointed!

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November 10, 2008 at 11:52 pm

Microsoft Brand Strategy

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November 9, 2008 at 5:23 am

Invincible Mailbox – Microsoft’s Live@edu

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I want to take this chance to write a little bit about Microsoft’s Live@edu email offering.  Central to the Live@edu offer is Exchange Labs, which offers an unprecedented 10 GB of email storage as well as 20 MB attachments.  This is a fully exchange enabled mailbox that gives students all the advantages of an enterprise solution – for free.

Students can share calendars and contacts with friends and also schedule meetings utilizing the free/busy function of Exchange. In terms of hosted email solutions for students at Higher Education and K12 institutions this is the most advanced and feature rich option out there.

Traveling

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Work has been keeping me busy.  I have spent the last three weeks on the road.  Just returned from Orlando and Indiana this weekend.  Now I have a week to catch up on email before taking back off to Europe next week.  Busy, Busy.

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November 3, 2008 at 2:54 pm

Lenovo X300 vs. Macbook Air

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October 9, 2008 at 11:51 am