My new laptop setup - Lenovo Carbon X1

  Back in February, I placed an order for my new work laptop – Lenovo Carbon X1 and I also got the USB 3.0 Dock.  It took over a month before I received it, but I did get it and finally got everything configured and working nicely on it.  I thought I would just share…

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Quick Review of some Lync headsets and devices

I’ve been a Unified Communications guy for quite some time and have been using Lync (and its predecessors) for many years now.  During that time, I’ve had the opportunity to try out different headsets and thought I would take a few minutes and share some of my experiences. Before I start, I want to make…

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Office Hours on Mondays in March 2013 from 10 AM – 2 PM in the Microsoft Tempe Office

I am holding Office Hours in the Microsoft Tempe Office (60 E. Rio Salado Pkwy., #1200, Tempe, AZ 85281) from 10 AM – 2 PM on the following Mondays in March: March 4, 2013: http://ohours.org/officehours/29244 March 11, 2013: http://ohours.org/officehours/29245 March 18, 2013: http://ohours.org/officehours/29246 Although you don’t necessarily need to sign up at the OHours site,…

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How does a one armed computer geek type and get work done on his computer? Using voice recognition software (Dragon Naturally Speaking) – My story of why I had to do this

Before I get into the portion where I cover Dragon Naturally Speaking, let me provide some background so you know why I ended up purchasing this software. When I was younger, I played lots of different sports – gymnastics, basketball, racquetball, soccer, tennis, volleyball, softball, golf, flag football and even tackle football (no pads).  Needless…

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Cloud OS Trivia Challenge – Enter to win trip to MMS 2013 in Las Vegas!

We rolled out a little trivia game last week that gives you a chance to win some nice prizes, including an all expense paid trip to MMS 2013 in Las Vegas!!! Download the FREE Cloud OS product evaluations and test your knowledge with trivia for a chance to win some excellent prizes—including a trip to…

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Happy New Years!! Welcome 2013!

Just wanted to wish everyone a Happy New Year!  I have enjoyed a very long and much needed vacation in December and am now getting revved up and moving in 2013.  I had a bunch of emails come in while I was out and am slowly going through the 3000+ emails in my inbox.  I…

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TechNet Radio: Virtualization and Cloud Experts Café – Your Hyper-V Server 2012 Questions Answered! (Yes, its Free!)

In the last episode of Virtualization and Cloud Experts Café, I had the opportunity to interview Jeff Woolsey about the Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter as well as the Extensible Virtual Switch for Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012.  In this latest episode, I was able to get some more of Jeff’s time.  In this episode, Jeff…

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