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Surface Laptop elegance when connected with two screens

I had experimented with this in the past and it wasn’t awesome at the time.  However, it’s working a lot better now, in case anyone is interested. WHAT When I’m using my laptop with two connected screens, I’d rather not use the laptop screen. Why? Three screens isn’t 3x better, I just don’t need it …

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My Power BI Overview Slide Deck

Here’s my slide deck for the brief Power BI Overview I gave at Thursdays (May 19, 2016) Office 365 Meetup. Overview of Microsoft’s Power BI – Sean Wallbridge from itgroove Professional Services

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Agile, Telemetry and Rails. Oh My

I gave a presentation yesterday (January 22nd, 2015) on what I thought was a clever topic.  “Agile, Telemetry and Rails. Oh My”.  What did I know?  I came up with that on the sundeck of the Royal Caribbean “Oasis of the Seas” with probably more 4th Whiskey in hand and it seemed like a good …

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PayPal Here is, well, almost here

In the US first anyways… PayPal Here, is, er, almost here… It’s the Windows equivalent to “Square” and not ironically, it is a triangle instead. :). Clever marketing to push it with the Surface and Windows Apps to give them a shot in the arm. Learn more about PayPal Here with the Surface Pro

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OneNote makes me smile. Today it’s more iOS love and respect

Man I love me some OneNote.  And every time I notice the client in iOS gets updated, I just have to have a look.  This week, Microsoft introduced version 2.2 and pretty much only pointed out that it was “beautifully redesigned for iOS 7”.  I need to agree, as some of the attributes of the …

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7 Reasons I love Windows 8.1 and my Surface Pro 2

I love my Surface Pro 2 and Windows 8.1 Windows XP End of Service/Life is upon us (April 8th specifically) and it got me thinking about what I love most about my current platform (Surface Pro 2 and Windows 8.1).  Windows XP was good, Windows 7 was great, Windows 8 is something I love.  Touch …

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ActiveSync even easier to setup in 2013 Refresh of Office 365 but a heads up

What Good news.  ActiveSync doesn’t require you to know your “pod” (server) anymore when connecting ActiveSync to Exchange that has been upgraded in the Office 2013 refresh ( just got upgraded in the last 3 days).  The bad news is you may need to reset your ActiveSync settings as you may have an old Server …

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Head to head, Surface vs iPad

Great summary (below link) and captures my feelings as well, pretty much to a lowercase “t”. Surface is off to a great start but has some work to do. Surface Pro may be the one to watch (and I think had they been released together, it would have been a much better move). Link to …

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