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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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SpaceMonger – Great tool for freeing up disk space

Today I discovered SpaceMonger.  After giving it a go, I was impressed enough that I felt I needed to share a few key things about it. What You’ve probably seen tools out there already that show you how much free disk space you have on your PC. Home grown scripts, batch files, and various other …

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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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itgroove is in the Windows 8 App Store!

Sweetness. itgroove has its first Windows 8 App (for all 6 of you using it … I kid ) It is a WordPress Aggregator for pulling in all of the blogs across our team (for a little bit longer, it is just pulling my stuff … that will change end of the month). Check it …

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Help Eliminate annoying 1111 System Event Log Entries

You know what I’m talking about. You are wading through Event Logs on a server and see a bunch of event logs you are going to ignore, but look critical. RED.  EXCLAMATION POINTS!  Ack! While there are ways to turn this off server side (though I’m still looking for the trick on 2012, must find …

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Two Thumbs

Kick Ass. Whose got two thumbs and is now (immensely) enjoying the benefits of Windows Server 2012, SQL Server 2012, SharePoint 2013, Exchange 2013, Lync 2013, Nintex 2013, Office 2013 and Windows 8. That’s right. This guy!

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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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Windows Phone 8 SDK available – get coding with perks!

The Windows Phone 8 SDK went live to developers today. Learn more: (Note it requires Windows 8) PLUS 92% off Dev Center Account: “Windows Phone 8 is out, the tools are available, and devices are about to be released—it’s time to get coding. As an added incentive, for the next 8 days individual developers …

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