Surface Pro availability in Ireland

Surface Pro will be available in Northern Ireland on May 23rd and in the Republic on May 30th The Surface Pro goes on sale on May 30th in Ireland and will sell for €879 for the 64GB device, and €979 for the 128GB version.  No UK prices (yet).  

Microsoft’s Surface Pro arriving in UK and Ireland next month

Microsoft has confirmed the Surface Pro Windows 8 tablet PC will arrive in the UK and Irish markets before the end of May   The Surface Pro is a 64-bit tablet PC that combines beauty, power and mobility. Available with up to 128 GB of storage and powered by an Intel Core i5 processor, Surface…

FREE Training on Windows Server 2012

Remote Desktop Services (RDS) & Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Alex Juschin (Microsoft RDS MVP) will be delivering a day of free training on Windows Server 2012 RDS & VDI in Microsoft’s Leopardstown offices on Tuesday 26th March. Places are limited, so register early. Details of the event (and the registration page) are here:

New Office 2013 SKUs (editions)

What are the new Office 2013 editions, who are they targeted at and what do you get? Lots of great detail on the new Office line-up here: This is a great overview:   I suggest you all try Office 365 Home Premium for a month (for free).

Who wants one of these for free?

8GB USB Memory Stick Before you all say “Me” – there’s a catch or two:   Firstly you have to have an Irish (North or South) postal address – for me to send it to you. Secondly you have to be willing to spend ten minutes of your time doing something for me. I have…

You’re running out of excuses to not try Microsoft Windows Azure

So attend the Windows Azure Conf – A Windows Azure Community Event On November 14, 2012, Microsoft will be hosting Windows AzureConf, a free event for the Windows Azure community. This special event will be streamed live from Microsoft Redmond Campus Channel 9 Studios on November 14, 2012, and will feature 12 presentations put on…


Ready. Steady. Go! TheAppBuilder Lets Every Business Win The Race To Have A Mobile App

“Pretty soon every individual and firm will be in the App business” – John Kennedy, Silicon Republic Featured Irish Bizspark Startup of the Month: “Pretty Soon Every Individual and Firm Will be in the App Business” – John Kennedy Silicon Republic. Jampot Techologies know how to make this happen and have recently being featured on…

Windows Phone Apps – Made in Ireland

How do you fancy a free Nokia Lumia 800?  App Me Up Microsoft Ireland has been running an App Me Up initiative for the last few months – and will continue for the foreseeable future.  We’re offering a free Nokia Lumia 800 to any Irish (North and South) developer who publishes four Apps. We’re giving…


Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility Briefing Event 2008

We are hosting a really GREAT Mobility Event on February 21st.   Business right across Ireland are demanding more manageable integrated mobility solutions. To date, mobile devices have often been rolled out in a haphazard fashion and the management of those devices has often been achieved in a non-integrated way. If you subjected the mobile phones…


Windows Mobile 6: New Datasheet for IT Professionals

With a host of new features and enhancements, Windows Mobile 6 helps your organization extend previous investments in Microsoft software, infrastructure, and training. Read the full article