Wednesday, December 31, 2008

The SmallBizWindows 2008 Awards

2008 was one of those years when there seemed to be innovative products everywhere.

Resultantly, we are compelled to laud those products that moved us.

Announcing the SmallBizWindows Annual Product Awards 2008.

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Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Merry Christmas to All

A Very Merry Christmas to all.

Best Wishes.

Saturday, December 13, 2008

HP Magic Giveaway: 25 hours left to win on

The final countdown has begun…

Unless you have been in suspended animation for the past few weeks, you know about the HP Magic Giveaway.

What you may not know is that the contest here ends at 11.59 PM Pacific on December 14, 2008. We are still accepting...(read more)

Friday, December 12, 2008

Corporate YouTube? I don’t think so!

Sometimes, it really does feel like we are living in Bizzaro World !

Then again, it has been a bizzaro week, hasn’t it?

  • Starting with that loon Blagojevich totally outing himself as a real crazoid,
  • Then John Thain of Merrill Lynch showing that he has started...(read more)

Sunday, December 07, 2008

The HP Magic Giveaway Entry Rules

  1. Register on this forum. You may post an introductory message. However that is not necessary.
  2. Describe yourself and what you would like to do in a private email to (You don’t want your masterpiece duplicated now, do you?)
  3. In the spirit of this Giveaway, I would like to know what or how you intend to create HP Magic for someone this Christmas.
  4. Let me know if this is a collaboration, where the team shares the spoils.
  5. Create the WOW! Entry.
  6. Send your entry to
  7. If your entry is too large to email, contact me, and I will create a SkyDrive solution specifically for your entry.
  8. You can submit as many entries as you want.
  9. If you have any questions, post publicly to the forum.

Saturday, December 06, 2008

The HP Magic Giveaway by AbsoluteVista

The HP Magic Giveaway is the event of this Christmas Season*: a giving of a massive amount of computing hardware and software HP and Microsoft to single person for both personal use, and for giving it forward to other deserving people or organizations.

Read on

*I use Christmas to describe this season for several reasons. However, it is your season, whatever your faith or beliefs are.

The HP Magic Giveaway by AbsoluteVista & SmallBizWindows

We are giving away four systems, a Media Center Extender, and a bunch of software.

Check here for details.

HP Magic Giveaway Winners List

I will attempt to maintain a list of the winners of the HP Magic Giveaway here.

So far, Windows Connected, Bleeping Computer, Gear Live, Morningside Mom, Thoughts on Poetics & Tech, & BostonPocketPC have announced winners.

Congratulations to all of them.

What makes this even more amazing are some of the remarkable and magical things some of the winners are doing with the gifts. Please follow the hyperlinks to read these stories.

On deck are Neowin, Media Blab, HackCollege, The Gadgeteer, Gotta Be Mobile, and I Started Something.

Friday, December 05, 2008

The HP Magic Giveaway – 1st Winner announced

Grinler over at has just announced the first – and may I say ‘lucky’ – winner in the global HP Magic Giveaway.

The winner is Bryan6376 on his website. His post announcing the winner is here . Next up for winner announcements: Josh...(read more)