I’ve written before about Microsoft OneNote 2007 but it bears repeating: this is the best program you’ve never heard of.

onenote OneNote collects your notes and lets you find them later. It keeps anything you want to put into it – scraps of information, web links, photos, videos, files, whatever. You can keep things organized or create a freeform jumble and search for things later (everything is immediately searchable). […] continued

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luxa Adobe Photoshop Elements is one of the best programs available for cataloging and editing photos. It’s not the simplest – some people will prefer the simplicity and elegant design of Windows Live Photo Gallery, or one of the online photo services. But Photoshop Elements is the program to use if you care enough to spend some time keeping your photos organized, or you’re confident enough at a computer to grow into powerful editing tools. […] continued

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Microsoft announced that Windows Vista Service Pack 1 has been released to manufacturing, causing a flurry of excitement in the online press and blogs. The service pack includes bug fixes, compatibility updates that provide better support for thousands of programs and devices, and performance improvements – increased battery life, reliability, and increased network speed. […] continued

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The Windows Live OneCare team continues to find new ways to shoot themselves in the foot. There have already been a number of bugs and annoyances that have been poorly handled. Better communication would have prevented some of the negative media coverage in the past, and now they’re doing it again. […] continued

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Microsoft has made an unsolicited bid to buy Yahoo for $44.6 billion. Yahoo has been struggling to find a place in a world dominated by Google; it just spent a year analyzing its position and coming up without any particularly strong ideas to turn things around. In the past Yahoo has turned away from conversations about a Microsoft acquisition but desperation and a flagging stock price may drive this deal forward now. […] continued

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Windows needs to restart your computer to finish installing critical updates.

OneCare will restart your computer in 1 hour 56 minutes.

There is a new Adobe Flash update ready to install. Continue?

HP Software Update. Java version 6 update 3. Acrobat 8.1. Updates are available for QuickenQuickbooksGoogleToolbarAnyDVDMediaCenterLogitechSetpointWindowsMessengerWindowsMobileSkypeNeroUTorrent. And on and on and on and on. […] continued

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