Microsoft Ignite

Microsoft Ignite Site Updated & Call for Topics Survey

I received word this morning that the Microsoft Ignite website received some updates this morning. Now don’t get too excited. There aren’t any new details  like where the party will be, or what the bag will look like, or such.  It looks like there are some design changes and additional fleshing out of the info …

Just call me Halon Master Chief

No that’s not a typo. I wasn’t playing the Halo Master Chief Collection last night. That would have been fun. Instead I was playing Halon Master Chief, a game unavailable on any console. A game that can only be played in a computer room. Last night around 6 PM I was able to unlock the …

Microsoft Band yoga mat

First Look at Microsoft Band

I stopped by the St. Louis Microsoft Store this morning, right after it opened, to buy the new Microsoft Band, Microsoft’s entry into the fitness/wearable market. Last night I blogged about the Band, and shared how excited I was to get my hands on it to replace my FitBit Force. There were a few other …

Microsoft Band

Microsoft Band Arrives (Goodbye FitBit)

Sorry FitBit. From the One to the Flex to the Force, you’ve worked well for me (except for the band… major pain in the you-know-what every time it came loose), and I’ll be sad to see you go. I thought I might wait for your new products, but while they are definitely a step-up, they …

Quick Step for reporting Non-Spam

Using Outlook Quick Steps to Report Spam & Non-Spam to Microsoft

Tony Redmond talked about “How to report spam that arrives in Office 365 to Microsoft” on his Thoughtsofanidlemind blog today.  He covers reporting spam messages by forwarding header information to Microsoft. I commented on the post that Microsoft also provides their Junk E-mail Reporting Add-in for Outlook, an easy way for end users to submit messages for analysis.  We …