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May 2006

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This is another one of those “one trick ponies” that make life just a little bit better! Most all of us have muttered (some even cussed) when the words on our web browser are too small to read -- at least without a lot of wrangling with our resolution settings.

This little Internet Explorer add-on allows you to magnify any HTML page as you browse the web. Once you apply this easy little assistant, a + and - sign will appear on your browser tool bar. Click either and --Shazam - the page immediately appears exactly the way you wish.

And you can also print the enlarged or reduced version of the page in its new adjusted proportions.

This pony is quick, easy, handy -- and best of all it’s on the house!

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This neat personal desktop weather station automatically retrieves your local weather. Now with one click you can bring yourself up to date on current conditions plus hourly, daily and detailed forecast plus severe weather alerts. You can also view weather maps for over 77,000 cities around the world.

There are lots of features allowing you to customize the weather reporting -- or you can just add your city and leave the rest alone. Not only is this valuable program a freeware product, but unlike other earlier weather programs, it contains no form of bad stuff like spyware, viruses or Trojans.

Clear sailing!

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When we look back in a year or two we'll probably whistle and say "I never could have imagined how powerfully this thing called blogging (that the kids started) would affect the way we communicate in the business world!". Just wander around this industry blogsite and you will see a new world of technology. You'll learn about ”RSS syndication feeds, chicklets, pinging, channels” and all sorts of other intriguing new processes.

Blogging has come of age and folks interested in real estate can blog themselves to their hearts content at this new full featured National Real Estate Industry Blogsite. You’ll find briefings from industry experts, all the latest daily real estate news and intelligence-- all in one place --and all updated daily.

Stop by and share your thoughts!

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Ever wonder what’s going on up there at Microsoft. Sometimes it seems like these folks just sit around and think up new stuff (just like Google does :-)).This great place will give you a peek inside their brainstorming sessions as they roll out various betas you can try (at your peril).

Here you’ll find over a dozen new programs such as: Windows Live Toolbar beta (they all start with “Windows Live” and end with “beta”), Messenger, Mail, One Care, Safety Center -- to name just a few.

This great place will keep you up to date and, if you are adventurous, you may find some neat new applications!

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