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  • Outlook Mobile Team Blog

    Easy way of adding pictures to contacts

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    Love seeing pictures in contacts? Here's an easy way to add it: If you sync with outlook (desktop or server sync) then add pictures to your contacts in Outlook. They will sync over to the phone.
  • Outlook Mobile Team Blog

    Where are my sent items?

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    By default the Messaging application does not sync the sent items folder. Therefore, you may notice that your sent items folder is empty. Here is how you "fix" it :- Pocket PC :- Menu -> Tools -> Manage Folders Select "Sent Items" ...
  • Outlook Mobile Team Blog

    Scrolling to the top hack...

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    It is a pain to scroll to the top in Messaging (both in Read Note and the list view). Here is a work-around that works :- In List view :- Hit the right key to switch accounts Hit the left key to go back. You're on top! In the read form...
  • Mike Harsh's Blog

    Great blog post on WPF/E

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    There have been a few blog posts popping up about WPF/E, but Ben Galbraith's over at Ajaxian is the best so far. He attended Joe's session and filtered out the important details with good accuracy.
  • East Region Microsoft CRM Blog

    Tips to Speed Up Virtual PC for Microsoft CRM

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    Virtual PC’s can be the best way to demo Microsoft CRM as it allows you demo CRM with out using Terminal Services, a Web Connection or anything but laptop and the image. I get complaints from sales people and sales executives on the performance...
  • Robert Burke's MSDN Weblog

    Juxtaposition

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    Seen on a newsstand as I was leaving Las Vegas: Cover of Time: "Are Kids too Wired for their own good?" Cover of Wired: "Guest Editor Will Wright's new World of Games." I bought the Wired :) *Will Wright is the esteemed creator of The...
  • Loosely Coupled Thinking

    Office 2007 Rocks!

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    I finally took the red pill last night and jumped to Office 2007.  What a pleasant surprise!  Outlook, Word, etc are much faster with a much cleaner UI.  I wasn't sure what to think about the new UI but its turned out to be much easier to work with than...
  • Jay's blog on text-to-speech (Now Defunct)

    Problems with French Liason in TTS - "A thread is a happy husband?"

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    Recently I was talking to a colleague who is a native French speaker (hey, that's the great benefit of working here at Microsoft - lots of non-English speakers around) and she pointed out an interesting occurance of mispronunciation in French TTS that...
  • Kevin B Smith's WebLog

    BizTalk Server Team Blog...

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    Michael Woods, Kris Horrocks, Steve Sloan, and Mark Berman from the BizTalk Server product group have started up a blog which will I'm sure fill the void left after Scott changed groups, they already have a bunch of postings up there.
  • Rob Caron

    Next Gen Agile Software Development

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    Randy Miller , PM on MSF for Agile Software Development , has a post that examines the next generation of agile software development that builds upon the lessons learned in the first generation. He also talks about the “Chinese menu” approach...
  • IEBlog

    Layout Complete Announced at MIX06

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    Thursday, March 23 rd and I am sitting in the airport heading home from MIX06. It was a great conference with very good customer interactions. Also hanging out with Eric , Molly , Andy , Tantek and Dave was a lot of fun. Yesterday, I had my talk, ...
  • Tim Sneath

    The Inside Scoop on Interviewing at Microsoft

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    (or at least, my personal take on it!) Over the last couple of months, I've been interviewing candidates for a couple of different roles at Microsoft at a rate of almost one a week. Interviewing is definitely something of a skill, both for the interviewee...
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