Windows 10 Devices Launch

October 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Microsoft is launching Surface Pro 4, the Lumia 950 & 950 XL phones, Band 2, and maybe more. Read on – here’s my live blog of the event. Already, thanks to a snafu by Microsoft, we know the specs of the new Lumia flagship handsets: We also know that there will be a dock for these [...]

Intel HD Graphics Family Disabled By Windows 10

August 13, 2015 // 6 Comments

I upgraded a couple of Ultrabooks to Windows 10 in the last week and both displayed (sorry!) the same issue; the graphics driver was not working correctly. My Toshiba KIRAbook couldn’t share to an external display. My Lenovo Yoga S1 had the same problem. I opened Device Manager and saw the above [...]

Some Thoughts & Comments From WPC 2015

July 16, 2015 // 1 Comment

Here are some things that I thought were noteworthy from Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference 2015 in Orlando this week. Keep reading even if you don’t work for a Microsoft partner, because this stuff affects anyone working in the Microsoft world. These may be paraphrases because I wasn’t [...]

First Impressions – Intel Compute Stick

July 2, 2015 // 2 Comments

A nice little gadget appeared on my desk at work today: An Intel Compute Stick. Here are my first impressions of this device. Available at: Amazon.com Amazon UK Amazon Germany So what is an Intel Compute Stick? It’s a teeny tiny PC designed to plug into a HDMI display (monitor or TV). The [...]

Microsoft News – 13 March 2015

March 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Quite bit of stuff to read since my last aggregation post on the 3rd. Windows Server Enable and Use Remote Commands in Windows PowerShell: For when you get the error “Unable to connect to the server using Windows PowerShell Remoting”. Hyper-V KB3031598: Hyper-V host crashes and has errors when [...]

Presenting Using Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter

February 19, 2015 // 5 Comments

Yesterday was the first time that I came “this close” to my prefect presenting peripherals setup. I’ve wanted to be able to present from a tablet without the tether of a VGA or HDMI cable for years but it has never been possible. I have tried various things, but none worked out … either the [...]

Microsoft News – 23 January 2015

January 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

If you’ve just emerged from a cave or from under a rock, then you might like to read about Windows 10 and HoloLens. It’s been amazing to see how in “90 minutes”, the image of Microsoft has done a 180 degree turnaround. The carefully orchestrated and timed announcements on Wednesday were [...]

The Windows 10 Briefing–21 January 2015

January 21, 2015 // 1 Comment

I am attempting to live blog this event. Hit refresh to see more. It took me some time to get on the stream. Terry Myerson is talking stuff about things. Just get to the main course already. No one likes dry lettuce. He goes on to talk about developers, helping them find their next billion [...]
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