“Can I use Excel 2007 to grab live web data?”. If that’s a question you’ve ever asked, or been asked, we have an answer..and that answer is yes 🙂
I saw this pretty cool video over at Community Clips showing how to do just that, and it’s surprisingly easy! I was expecting it to at least involve Pivot Tables but nope, there’s none of that-just a few logical clicks and away you go. One great feature is that each time you open the Excel sheet, the information will update!
This is one of those things where I can’t actually think of anything I could use this for right now, but I know that one day, for some reason, this is going to come in so handy it’ll be ridiculous!!!
Two new Apple ads are again attacking Microsoft..one for not using the word “Vista” in the latest run of adverts and also for spending money on ads about Vista, instead of using the cash on Vista itself.
The V Word:
The Bean Counter:
I’m not a fan of Apple much at all..I’ve got a couple of iPod’s around but that’s it; I can see why people do like them but Steve et al aren’t my cup of tea. Despite that, these ads are kind of funny and if they were the other way round, that would be the case even more so (!), however as the guys over at Neowin say “is this just a friendly competition, or are they taking it too far?”
Microsoft’s Unified Communications portfolio contains some brilliant products and when they’re all used together, the results are amazing. However one thing I know first hand is that an actual demo works infinitely better than any number of .ppt slides and presentations so courtesy of Technet Edge, here’s a demo of:
I found this Mr T does Virtualization video on Youtube earlier and it is an absolute classic! It’s actually an advert for Hitachi Network Virtualization but a lot of what T says can easily apply to Hyper-V 🙂