Even if you are not working on the Microsoft platform, the December 2009 MSDN Magazine has some articles which can be of use to all testers.

In particular, Pairwise Testing with QICT by James McCaffrey provides enough insight into the QICT tool that it can be easily ported to any platform. While Automated Unit Tests for Legacy Code with Pex by Nikhil Sachdeva is specific to Microsoft technologies, Pex is a tool that all testers should become familiar. Finally, Using Agile Techniques to Pay Back Technical Debt by David Laribee has tips that are useful to most test organizations.