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  • Outlook Mobile Team Blog

    Easy way of adding pictures to contacts

    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?

    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...

    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

    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

    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


    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!

    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?"

    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...

    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

    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

    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

    (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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