Pidgin Settings for Google Talk

I attempted to configure Google Talk (GTalk) in Pidgin today, and I went through some hoops before I got it working.  The ‘official’ Google instructions are incomplete, so I’m posting this as a reminder for me in the future if I ever lose the backup of my settings…

Speaking at devLINK 2010

I'm in Nashville, TN the rest of this week for the devLINK technical conference as both an attendee and a speaker.  If you didn't make it this year, I strongly encourage you to save the date for next year.  Solid event organization, great content, and a very affordable…

Windows Phone 7 Developer Tool Refresh

Today Microsoft updated several of the components in the toolchain for Windows Phone 7 development for both Visual Studio and Expression Blend: Microsoft Expression Blend Software Development Kit (SDK) Preview for Windows Phone Microsoft Expression Blend Add-In Preview for Windows Phone Windows Phone Developer Tools CTP April Refresh – now…

Running Cropper on a 64-bit OS

I use Cropper as my primary screen capture utility.  Unfortunately, it will not run on Windows Vista 64-bit (it causes a Bad Image Exception), despite it being built on the .NET Framework. Having discovered this, I thought “surely, I could not be the only individual who has ran…

Disk Space Finder

Here is a free, WPF-based disk space visualizer.   See screenshots and get the download at: http://www.diskspacefinder.com/index.html…

The Mobile Minute 175

  Free ‘control your device from your desktop’ software MyMobileR has released v1.23 with several new goodies and fixes. PocketController is getting some competition!  (although you can’t [yet] skin the MyMobileR window)   Dash has opened the API to their GPS receivers.  (via…