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Microsoft Ignite 2016 Hotel List

The long wait is over! Registration for Microsoft Ignite 2016 opened as promised on February 2, and that means it is time to post my list of Ignite Hotels. I’ve been doing it for the last few years to give people a quick and easy way to see what’s available in the hotel block without …

Celebrity Constellation in Key West on 5 night Western Caribbean Cruise

Cruise on Celebrity Constellation

Last month, Kristin and I sailed on our 13th cruise, spending five nights in the  Western Caribbean on Celebrity Constellation. I thought I’d share a few thoughts on the cruise, but be aware that this won’t be an extensive review. If you’re looking for something like that, check out Kristin’s Cruise Critic review. Most of …

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Microsoft conference changes: Convergence becomes Envision

Microsoft announced some changes for their 2016 conference lineup.  The Convergence event set for New Orleans April 4-6 has been renamed Envision, and gains a focus on business leaders minus the technical Dynamics content. That content is being shifted to Ignite, bringing all of IT Pro technical content under one roof. Chris Capossela, Executive Vice …

New Windows Updates for November 17, 2015

Microsoft published some new Windows Updates today, all in the optional category in Windows Update. All but one of the updates only apply to Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2: System crashes when you switch to another user and select a certificate in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2  (KB3083800) Windows Error Reporting settings …