How to Get Back the Missing Outlook People Pane

I opened Outlook the other day, as I do everyday, and noticed the People Pane was missing. Trying to figure out what was going on, I thought maybe I hadn’t installed the Outlook Social Connector (which includes support for Facebook and Live Messenger) to enable it. After-all, it was a fairly clean install of Windows […]

Windows Phone Tops 2 Million in Sales

Bloomberg has an interesting piece today regarding Greg Sullivan’s announcement of Windows Phone hitting the 2 million milestone mark. Sullivan also told Bloomberg that satisfaction of the Windows Phone OS is standing at a fairly high 93%, while brand awareness is currently sitting at 66% of those surveyed by Microsoft. Of course, the 2 million […]

Installing Windows 7 From a USB Key

Installing Windows 7 can be done in a multitude of ways. There’s the normal installing from a DVD approach, installing directly from the hard drive, and even installing via a network, among many other methods. My favorite, however, is installing Windows 7 directly from a USB drive. This allows a couple of benefits. First, it’s […]

Winquire News Around the Web for January 3, 2011

Quite a bit’s happening this week, chiefly, CES 2011 is starting this Wednesday and will be held in Las Vegas. Here’s a few news tidbits floating around the web today, some regarding CES 2011. Will 2011 be the end of Wintel and the beginning of “GARM"? Larry Dignan, Editor-in-Chief at ZDNet, writes today about the […]