No Teams for You!

Microsoft Teams NOT in Preview for EDU

Update: The word form Microsoft now is that Teams is NOT in preview for Education. Dan Stevenson (Microsoft) said in the Tech Community that the blog post referenced below was incorrect. According to Dan, Teams is in a very limited NDA beta program and preview should be coming…. yes you guessed it… “soon.” Dan’s words: …

Ignite Hotels Map 2017-03-09

Microsoft Ignite 2017 Hotel Update (March 9)

I posted the (unofficial) Microsoft Ignite 2017 Hotels list yesterday, and we already have four hotels showing as unavailable. Please note the usual caveats: “Unavailable” means the hotel no longer shows up in a search for a Sunday-Friday stay. If your dates differ, you may be able to book the hotel. Until the Ignite site …

Microsoft Ignite Early Registration

Microsoft Ignite 2017 Early Registration, Hotel List

It happened a day later than expected, but early registration for Microsoft Ignite 2017 opened today for anyone who pre-registered. If you pre-registered for Ignite, you should have received an email today inviting you to register. Early registration is open until 11:59 PM Pacific Time on March 27. Registration opens to the public on March …

Google Wifi contents

My Google Wifi Experience (60 Days In)

I don’t normally have much to say about Google and its products. I haven’t been a big fan of the company, generally ranking the big three — Microsoft, Apple, and Google — in that order. It’s partly why I went with an iPhone instead of an Android device after I gave up on Windows Phone. …

Java 8u121 64-bit Upgrade Table

Issues with Java SE 8u121 MSI and REMOVEOLDERJRES

Oracle released the 8u121 update for Java SE last week with a little surprise for anyone who installs/updates the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) using the MSI file with the REMOVEOLDERJRES option. If you set REMOVEOLDERJRES to 1, the setup will find and remove any existing versions of the JRE that are installed. Doing so ensures …