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Brad Sams has more than a decade of writing and publishing experience under his belt including helping to establish new and seasoned publications From breaking news about upcoming Microsoft products to telling the story of how a billion dollar brand was birthed in his book, Beneath a Surface, Brad is a well-rounded journalist who has established himself as a trusted name in the industry.


Improving VDI Performance with MSIX App Attach

Last Update: Sep 01, 2023

MSIX is a new installer technology for Windows that first appeared in Windows 10 version 1809 and it was later backported to Windows 10 versions 1709 and 1803. It replaces Windows Installer (MSI) and the APPX packaging format previously used for Store apps. MSIX works with all Win32, WPF, Windows Forms, and Universal Windows Platform…

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Microsoft’s Set To Take on AWS Lambda With Azure Functions

Last Update: Jun 23, 2023

A new feature for Azure has been uncovered and it will likely be talked about next week at Microsoft’s Build conference in San Francisco.

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How to Set an Out of Office Message in Teams

Last Update: Apr 14, 2023

Here is the simple way to set an out of office message using Microsoft Teams.

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Mary Jo Foley Joins BWW Media Group As The Chief Community Magnate

Last Update: Mar 28, 2023

Mary Jo Foley is joining BWW Media Group to help us lead a new community of technologists; we will be re-launching the site in the coming months.

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Why is Windows Error Reporting Still A Cryptic Mess?

Last Update: Feb 06, 2023

After thirty years of Windows development, how Windows handles error reporting is stuck in 2006 which is unacceptable when the company wants you to install major updates every six months.

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Microsoft Announces Office 2021

Last Update: Dec 19, 2022

Microsoft has announced Office 2021, the next perpetual release of the productivity tools.

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Microsoft’s Free New Tool to Recover Files in Windows

Last Update: Dec 12, 2022

Need help recovering a file in Windows? Microsoft has a new, and free, tool to make that process easier.

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G Suite Takes a Big Step Forward Towards No Longer Needing Microsoft Office

Last Update: Nov 23, 2022

Google is taking a big step forward with G Suite to make it so that you no longer need to use Office while using the cloud service.

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Sponsored: Adopting Teams is One Thing, Using it Effectively is Another 

Last Update: Oct 07, 2022

  This post is sponsored by Quadrotech, you can learn about their Teams and other Office 365 resources on their website. There is little doubt that Microsoft Teams is the hottest product in the Office suite of applications. After adding seven million daily users in a four-month period in 2019, Teams is being rapidly adopted…

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Outlook’s New Scheduling Feature Targets Meeting Burnout

Last Update: Sep 14, 2022

When you look at your calendar before having a cup of coffee and all you see are meetings back-to-back for the day, you already know it’s going to be a marathon to make it to 5 P.M. Not only is this physically and mentally exhausting, at least in my experience, but it can also have…

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