Ian Moulster's blog

A Microsoft employee translating Microsoft technology into plain English
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    IE8 Addons from TeSco, Ebay.co.uk, Rightmove, Directgov and ASOS

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    Back in March, as I’m sure you know, we released the final version of Internet Explorer 8 for download . There’s plenty to like about IE8 – not only is it faster than any previous version (and faster than any other browser on most of the top 25 websites...
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    Currency Conversion using Live.com

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    In some previous blog posts ( here and here ) I talked about some little-known features of the live.com search engine that I find really useful. Here’s another one: currency conversion. I don’t know about you but I’m always searching for currency conversion...
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    Microsoft Office SP2

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    You may have heard that the second service pack (SP2) for Microsoft Office is now available. There are loads of fixes and updates but the one that leaps out at me is this one: Data file checks Greatly reduces the number of scenarios in which you receive...
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    Running browser applications in dedicated windows

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    Like many people I use my browser all day long, not just for searching but for running applications, whether they’re intranet ones such us our internal finance systems, or external ones such as hotmail, Office Live Workspace, or mindmeister (a mind mapping...
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    Fortune and Glory with IE8

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    Short Round : What is Sankara? Indiana Jones : Fortune and glory, kid. Fortune and glory I'm wondering whether we can edit the script so that Short Round says "What's the opportunity with IE8?". Ok maybe I'm reaching. However, as my colleague Mike...
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    More IE8 Accelerators

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    I like this one from my colleague Mike Ormond : http://ieaddons.com/gb/search/?search=trafficify . It shows traffic problems for any UK address you highlight as well as speed camera locations (note this is UK only). Mike has used Azure to do his data...
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