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Download Google Chrome 2.0 Pre-Beta

Google Chrome's development is high-paced and version numbers are not very significant, but it's weird to see a pre-beta release of Chrome 2.0, four months after Chrome 0.2. There are many new things in Chrome 2.0:

How to get the new version?

1. If you don't have Google Chrome, install it from google.com/chrome
2. Subscribe to the developer preview channel. This is required even if you've previously subscribed to the channel.
3. Wait until the new version is downloaded (you may force the updatie by opening the "About Google Chrome" dialog).

Download Microsoft SharePoint Online Standard Developer Guide

Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Online is a collection of Web-based tools and technologies built on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 that help you store, share, and manage digital information within your company. This white paper describes the customization (or extensibility) capabilities that are supported with the Standard offering of SharePoint Online.

1. Customization capabilities and limitations.

2. Custom templates, master pages, style sheets.

3. Data Form Web Parts (adding, editing, deleting, sorting, filtering list items).

4. The 20 site admin templates of the fantastic forty (the other 20 are of type server admin templates and require custom code) are tested and they work with SharePoint Online.

5. List of supported and unsupported SharePoint Online web services.

6. Integrating Microsoft Silverlight with SharePoint Online.

7. No-code Workflows using SharePoint Designer.

8. Code examples and scenarios as appropriate.

File Name:SharePoint Online Standard Developer Guide Dec 2008.doc
Date Published:1/7/2009
Download Size:35.5 MB

Skype 2.8 Beta relesed for Mac users

Skype finally ready to pull the wraps off Skype 2.8 Beta for Mac, latest release for the Mac platform. To make up for the wait, they’ve included two exciting new features which aren’t currently available on Skype for Windows.
Download the new Beta now – and read on for more details.

S740 Smartphone now to U.S. by HTC

While touch-screen smartphones like Apple's iPhone 3G and Research In Motion's BlackBerry Storm are popular, many business users just want a slim handset that makes typing out messages easy and quick.

With this is in mind, HTC is bringing its S740 smartphone to the United States, and its small size and powerful features could make it attractive for mobile professionals.
Physically, the S740 bears a slight resemblance to the HTC Touch Pro, but the S740 isn't as wide and doesn't have a touch screen. At about 1.7 inches, the smartphone looks like a skinny remote control. The handset does have a bit of bulk to make room for the slide-out, four-row keyboard, but at 4.9 ounces it's not too heavy.

Powered by Windows Mobile 6.1, the handset is capable of receiving push corporate e-mail and instant messaging on the go. The S740 comes preloaded with Pocket Office, so users can view Word, Excel, Outlook, and PDF files on the handset.

Users can stay connected with their e-mails and browse the Web with the integrated Wi-Fi. The U.S. version will be compatible with AT&T's 850-MHz and 1,900-MHz bands for high-speed 3G access up to 7.2 Mbps. The smartphone also will come with built-in GPS that can use the cellular data for assisted GPS services like location-based searches and navigation.

Even with its svelte size, the handset manages to pack in a 2.4-inch QVGA screen that has a 240-by-320 resolution. While not a media powerhouse, the S740 can play multiple audio and video formats. The handset also comes with a 3.2-megapixel camera that can be used to capture video.