This Week in Enterprise Tech on TWiT.TV is a great weekly podcast covering technology trends in the enterprise with a panel of key contributors. Some remote via IPTV. Some in studio with the presenter.
The presenter also has a blog called TheTechStop.
The Podcast [metro] app, available from the Microsoft Store app in Windows 8, is what I use typically to watch these. Although if you go to the Podcasts section of the Libraries node in the navigation pane of Windows Explorer also known as File Explorer in Windows 8.
Libraries node in Navigation Pane
Here you’ll find the actual MPG, WMV, AVI, etc, file that you can play in Windows Media Player or whatever application you have associated to play the relevant video file.
I got a message in the notification area that there was some kind of scheduled event running.
Action Center icon when no current issues are detected
Hovering over the Action Center icon will invoke a tooltip stating “no current issues detected”:
Software that got updated was interesting:
After the update completed the Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center appears.
So far, everything is working fine.
Last.fm loaded in Internet Explorer 10 (desktop) on Windows 8 Professional computer
Stumbled upon this site:
Very common message. I’ve been seeing this for a while. Pops up at the bottom of the Internet Explorer window. In the notification bar.
The hyperlink (URL) that I had opened to trigger the above message is the following:
I’m pretty sure that http://www.howstuffworks.com or http://howstuffworks.com (without the www.) was added to the Trusted Sites zone but fairly certain that http://electronics.howstuffworks.com is not.
I tried adding the following URL to the Trusted Sites zone in Internet Explorer 10.
In my case, the address http://electronics.howstuffworks.com is pre-populated (already there) in the Add this website to the zone box. So I just had to click the Add button and the Close button in the lower right of the Trusted Sites dialog box.
Internet Explorer has modified this page to help prevent cross-site scripting.
If you’re in a corporate, locked down environment, the only thing you can do at this point is modify the Internet Explorer settings. But many organizations do control or govern their systems, including Windows and its native web browsing application, Internet Explorer. The best thing I can offer to any end-user (information worker) having this message is to simply click on the x on the right of the message bar at the bottom of Internet Explorer.
internet explorer 9 messages at bottom
Can I ignore notifications?
Yes. The bar might be displayed until you navigate to a new webpage or click the Close button. For notifications involving security or privacy, Internet Explorer automatically takes the most secure action, and allows you to take less secure actions if you’re confident they won’t put your computer or information in danger.
Click the x to ignore the message and close the notification bar. The bar should [I think] also simply close itself if you do nothing, within like 5-10 seconds.
How do I prevent Internet Explorer from modifying pages for cross-site scripting? Under the security tab for IE8 there is a new Scripting Section for XSS Filter, Disable it and the issue goes away.
I don’t ever touch this setting unless there’s some business justification or an RFP (request for proposal) outlining why it’s feasible to disable that setting. However, if you’re not at work and just in the context of a home computer, not used for business, then I’d suggest do it only if you understand what it does.
For more on the [Cross Site Scripting] XSS Filter, read the following articles:
Information workers, home, and end-users
I checked on msnNow just now and was pleasantly surprised with tweets. Normally, I’m not a big fan of more Twitter anytime, all the time so to speak. For sanity sake I prefer to stay out of it and only use it when I need it. But this is nice because now I don’t need to go to Twitter for the news. I can get both search [SEO] trends. The one catch is that I need them connected for search engine optimization (SEO) and should be logged into both Bing and Twitter persistently, meaning that I check the keep me logged in checkbox when I login and connect the two in the respective governance settings. Those settings are usually on the settings menu on the top nav bar of most sites.