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  • New Builds of Windows 10 next week, phone in February

    We’ve seen a lot about the changes to Windows 10 this morning, many that people want today. So the immediate question of how soon you can get the new releases is an important one. We now know the answer. The next build of Windows 10 will roll out to...
  • Dear Satya Nadella, I wrote your Windows 10 speech

    In a couple of days from now, Microsoft will stand on stage and announce some part of their plan for Windows 10. After covering Microsoft for many years, it seems the company continues to struggle when turning vision into reality. Windows 10 and 2015 are key milestones in the...
  • Lumia Denim update for Windows Phone now available

    If you’re a Windows Phone owner, specifically a Lumia device owner (formerly Nokia, now Microsoft), you should head to Phone Update under settings. Rolling out now is the latest firmware release to enable new functionality. The update has been rolling out on new devices, but now existing owners can...
  • Windows 8.1 general availability

    In just a few short hours, Microsoft will release the Windows 8.1 update. While only an increase of .1 to the version number, that doesn’t accurately reflect the size of the update.  Initially the general availability of Windows 8.1 was going to be the first chance everyone had to...
  • Twitter for Windows Phone gets new features in 3.0

    Great news for Windows Phone users this morning, Twitter has updated their app on Windows Phone to version 3.0. One of the biggest changes in this release is the ability to set Twitter as your lockscreen agent. This means if you have peek enabled, you can simply wave your...
  • Shared Links may be the best feature of OSX Mavericks

    Sorry Chrome, your great, but in Mavericks, Safari is better. This is for one simple reason, Shared Links. I found myself using this all the time to the point where I now want it as a feature in every browser. While there is a lot new in OSX Mavericks,...
  • Twitter introduces conversation views

    Twitter has rolled out a new feature overnight on their website. Conversation view works by joining tweets together with a line to simplify the display of conversation threads. This has been a long standing issue with twitter in following the conversation if you enter mid-way, the new view allows...
  • MSDN has lots of benefits, early access to Win8.1 isn’t one of them

    Overnight Microsoft have confirmed that Windows 8,1 has been released to hardware manufacturers to ship on new PCs. General availability of Windows 8.1 will be October 18th, but the announcement also confirmed that MSDN and TechNet subscribers wouldn’t get it early. These subscription services give users and businesses access...
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    How to: Install Windows Server Essentials 2012 R2 on the EX490

    Windows Home Server has had a long history that came to a fairly abrupt ending. Now those home users with big data requirements are forced to move to Windows Server Essentials. The latest version Server Essentials 2012 R2 is still in preview, but with the announcement that Win8.1 will...