Monthly Archives November 2009

MS LifeCam Call Button and Office Communicator

This article on the Microsoft site that provides an administrative template that will allow the webcam or headset Call Button to trigger Office Communicator. Read More…

View from the very top of the Burj Dubai

Working for a company that designs some pretty impressive buildings this video of the Burj Dubai caught my eye. Whilst it isn’t one of ours, it’s equally impressive and this video shows just how tall the building is. I’m not sure how much I’d like being up there! Read More…

Pictures from Mars

From a fantastic set of pictures from Nasa’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on the Boston Globe’s Big Picture site. The MRO has been orbiting Mars for a few years now sending back hi-res images of the planets surface. The images are a real mixture of familiar looking landscapes and alien details like the swirls in the image above. Read More…

Windows 7 Device Installation without Administrator Privileges

Windows 7 Group Policy allows you to use Windows Update to install devices and printers without the need for administrator privilages or finding signed device drivers. Read More…