Omar Shahine

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start.com/1/ now works in FireFox

You can thank a pretty hard working developer in MSN for fixing this. The site now says: Now in new...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 03/11/2005

Microsoft can do fancy JavaScript too!

Two new incubation projects in MSN. start.com/1/ start.com/2/ What is an incubation project? Its...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 03/11/2005

Getting Things Done Add-in going to be updated

This is most excellent news. The folks at Netcentrics are going to be updating the Getting Things...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 03/10/2005

Proud owner of FeedDemon

A few years ago I purchased TopStyle. It's simply the best CSS editor on the market. Before that I...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 03/08/2005

Make ico files from png

I found this great freeware utility, png2ico, which will take a png and create an ico file. I wanted...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 03/08/2005

dasBlog Security Advisories

Dominick Baier has posted two security bullitens for dasBlog: Security Advisory: Log File Path...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 03/06/2005

Skype doesn't like Standby/Hibernate

Unbelievable that for the past few weeks I have been stumped as to why my desktop pc and laptop can...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 03/06/2005

Take Control of E-mail

Today I decided to stop the madness. An email every few minutes and desktop alert + sound to go with...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 03/05/2005

Mike gives Napster the boot

Mike ditched Napster To Go for the same reasons I did. However, I ditched them a few months ago when...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 02/28/2005

MSN Remote Record

MSN just keeps on cranking out goodness. Along with the Media Center folks, the Information Services...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 02/25/2005

Etymotic ER6 vs. Bose QuietComfort II

I’m sitting on an Alaska Airlines flight up to Seattle right now and figure it’s a good time to put...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 02/23/2005

Real World Camera Raw

Since getting my Nikon D70 I have struggled with different image editing applications to process the...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 02/22/2005

dasBlog 1.7.5016.2 released

We've released dasBlog 1.7.5016.2. This is a release to address almost every bug that was reported...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 02/22/2005

Green Cups

This week at work we had a small change to our cups. For the last 6 years I have been drinking from...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 02/20/2005

SourceForge and Hotmail delivery problems resolved

I have to say, I've been incredibly impressed with the level of support and professionalism at...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 02/18/2005

ClearContext Survey

The folks at ClearContext have posted a survey about e-mail usage. As you probably know, at this...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 02/18/2005

Google Maps

OH MY, this is so cool. http://maps.google.com (via Julien Couvreur). I don't get how they make...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 02/08/2005

PowerToys

Raymond has a great post on the history of PowerToys. I'm proud to be a member of this family. The...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 02/08/2005

Send to SmugMug

I love SmugMug so much I wanted a really easy way to get my pictures from my hard drive to SmugMug....

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 02/08/2005

Make

Looks like a great new magazine from one of my favorite tech publishers, O'Reilly. Subscribed.

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 02/07/2005

Creative Zen Micro Out of Box Experience

I just received my Creative Zen Micro. I am preparing to put together a Zen Micro vs iPod review as...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 02/05/2005

So... Um... Hotmail

Wow, I didn't realize how I've learned to start almost every sentence with "So..." and boy do I say...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 02/04/2005

Technology Camps, iPod, and the End to End Experience

In life there are always at least two camps. When I was a kid it was Nike vs Reebok. For some people...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 02/04/2005

iPAQ Mobile Messenger

If this thing is real... I want I want

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 02/03/2005

Staying on the Getting Things Done Wagon

Scoble just mentioned that he'd fallen off the Getting Things Done wagon. This is dangerous. Since I...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 01/28/2005

My New Etymotic Headphones

I have owned the Bose Noise QuietComfort I and II for a while now. A few weeks ago (at Macworld) I...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 01/27/2005

Favorite FireFox feature

This has to be my favorite feature (I don't really use FireFox, but just started to play around with...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 01/26/2005

Office 2003 Primary Interop Assemblies Article

Everything you wanted to know about the Office 2003 Primary Interop Assemblies (ignore if you aren't...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 01/25/2005

MovableType Blacklist for .NET

As I promised, here is the code for the MovableType Blacklist that I wrote for dasBlog. There are...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 01/22/2005

dasBlog 1.7 questions and answers

First of all, the community reaction to dasBlog Community Edition 1.7 has been great! I’m delighted...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 01/22/2005

ClearContext to deal with E-mail

I've been meaning to write this for a while, and reading John's post on Microsoft's Email Culture...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 01/21/2005

Outlook Live

What happens when you take the most utilized business communication tool and team it up with Hotmail...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 01/20/2005

dasBlog 1.7 released

Well, I'm a bit late to the party... but as Scott announced, dasBlog 1.7 is finished. There are...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 01/19/2005

Picasa 2 supports RAW

Finally, a free photo album tool that supports RAW images like those from my Nikon D70!...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 01/18/2005

Referral Spam and Movable Type Blacklist

Well, just in time for a wave of referral spam that is hitting my blog (mostly from...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 01/10/2005

Adobe Premiere Elements 1.0

A few days ago I was in CompUSA doing the usual... walking aisle by aisle as my wife did some...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 01/09/2005

Skype 1.1 Install Problems

Jeff is having problems installing Skype 1.1. I am having the same problems. This is the first time...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 01/09/2005

Microsoft AntiSpyware

Not very often does a piece of software come along that blows me out of the water. A few months ago...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 01/08/2005

RSS xhtml:body

A while ago there was some hubub about support for xhtml:body in the RSS item tag. Since all RSS...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 01/08/2005

Nullable Types

I'm pretty excited about Nullable Types in Whidbey. The primary reason I care about this is that in...

Author: Omar Shahine Date: 01/08/2005

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