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BYOD - Is this really an innovative trend?

Is BOYD really much more than email and calendar sync on non domain joined devices? I mean think...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 04/17/2013

Migrating from labels in Google mail to categories in Outlook.com

It has come to my attention that there are some customers who are looking to switch to Outlook.com...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 12/17/2012

Considering switching to a Windows Phone?

I often get people who ask me the difference between Windows Phone and iPhone. Many people already...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 12/02/2012

Microsoft - Live Tile Experiment

This is one of the more creative advertisements I have seen to date. Very cool!

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 11/09/2012

Bing Search Results Recommend Windows 8 Apps

When searching for news on Bing I noticed the recommendation to also use the Bing News App. On the...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 11/09/2012

Samsung DV300F Camera with Wi-Fi and SkyDrive integration

I picked this camera up from Amazon earlier this week, and in the first few hours I spent playing...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 03/27/2012

Windows PC are looking better than ever!

Here is a great video on some of the Ultrabooks that are out today and some coming out soon.

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 01/14/2012

Windows Phone - Mango Coming Soon!

This release will not disappoint!

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 09/03/2011

Enterprise social networks ...

Enterprise social networks are the same as consumer social networks, it is about connecting people....

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 06/29/2011

Windows 8 - UI Preview

A small taste of things to come in Windows 8. Yes, this is the official video from Microsoft...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 06/02/2011

Netflix experience

I finally tried a subscription to Netflix for the instant watch on Windows Phone 7 and streaming. I...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 04/08/2011

Why Bing is a better search experience

Just a few features showing off why Bing is a better search experience. Check out the enchanced...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 03/15/2011

Bing and IE9 Enhanced Search Experience

Now that IE9 has been released to the world here. Take a look at the video below see the enhanced...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 03/15/2011

Guinness World Record for XBox Kinect!

Microsoft makes Guinness World Record by selling 10 million Kinect units and an additional 10...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 03/10/2011

Microsoft Research and Windows Phone 7

Here are some neat projects going on in Microsoft research with pictures and Windows Phone 7 by Neil...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 03/09/2011

New Windows Phone 7 Ad

What are you waiting for? You must try the new Windows Phone 7 it is a great phone! I love the Zune...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 02/26/2011

Bing Toolbar!

Bing Toolbar has the right idea! Bringing content to me based on what I am doing at the time. I am...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 02/20/2011

New Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) to launch in Minneapolis, MN Feb 21st

10 more days until we launch the new MTC in Minneapolis! Stay tuned for details and...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 02/11/2011

Installing Drivers for a new machine build

Driver names are still in the dark ages! What does the filename 6my206ww.exe tell you? I am doing...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 02/10/2011

Online backup providers

I was checking out the tech news for the day and came across a posting that that the Mozy...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 02/01/2011

The next big Facebook idea

Ok not so big but I think it would be a neat feature.  There are so many Facebook users...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 01/25/2011

Rule #1–about public or shared code! Do not break compatibility without screaming to the world you are breaking compatibility!

  <rant> Better yet just do not break compatibility at all!  We have been going over...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 01/19/2011

The new trend - Get back to simple!

The current trend in the technology world calls for things to get back to the bare basics of...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 01/18/2011

Windows 7 Slates and Tablets in business

Interesting article here on zdnet -...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 01/14/2011

Cool Devices

I just got a Dell Duo evaluation device for the Microsoft Technlogy Center in Minneapolis. It is a...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 01/14/2011

WebMatrix is here!

Check out this video on WebMatrix...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 01/13/2011

Microsoft creates great new commercial for Windows Phone 7

This commercial is both creative and pretty funny! Check it out...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 10/27/2010

The iPad Enterprise disruption

If corporate customers are going to invest in such a disruption, such as the iPad, what are people...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 10/08/2010

Microsoft Acquires AVICode!

This is great news from my perspective! Giving .NET developers better access to instrumentation...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 10/07/2010

A ton of amazing upgrades

First Windows Live 2011 Essentials from Microsoft is amazing!  Windows Live Messenger is fun...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 10/02/2010

Bing Search App on Android

Earlier this week we announced the first official Bing for Mobile Android App available to Verizon...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 09/01/2010

Hotmail vs gmail - you compare

The new wave of hotmail features are great! Check the short videos here -...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 08/04/2010

Visual Studio Lightswitch

Rapid Application Development has returned to Visual Studio. Visual Studio Lightswitch is a way to...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 08/03/2010

IIS Express

Cassini too limited? Ever find yourself frustrated because you cannot apply and test security...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 07/23/2010

IIS Extensions – Application Warm Up Module

Customers complaining that starting your IIS application is slow the first time? Having odd...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 07/20/2010

Xbox Live Sales Probably Topped $1 Billion for the First Time

From BusinessWeek By Dina Bass July 7 (Bloomberg) -- Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox Live online...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 07/07/2010

WordPress now runs on SQL Server and SQL Azure (repost)

http://on10.net/blogs/sarahintampa/WordPress-Now-Runs-on-SQL-Server-and-SQL-Azure/

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 06/24/2010

Why Enterprise Social Networking has not taken off…

Social Networking and Collaboration are not the same thing We have watched the social networking...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 06/05/2010

New Hotmail Features - Editing Office docs

The new hotmail will allow you to edit an Office document inside the hotmail interface, and save the...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 05/28/2010

Visual Studio ve-####.tmp files

While in Visual Studio you may start seeing temp files start to appear in your solution. You delete...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 05/06/2010

Mozy Online back is proving to be a very nice solution so far.

This is not an advertisement (at least not an intentional one). I just thought I would share my...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 05/06/2010

VB and C# Coevolution

Product Unit Manager for Visual Studio languages, Scott Wiltamuth blogs about the shift in strategy...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 05/06/2010

Apple QuickTime Error –1856 and Error -43

I am on the hook for delivering media services for my local church, so I spend a fair amount of time...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 05/06/2010

HP Slate is it on or off?

I am really hoping HP comes thru with the slate fast. I have been waiting for a long time for the...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 05/05/2010

Visual Studio Database 2010 Project - Deb Kurata's

Nice post by Deb...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 05/03/2010

ADOBE - Illustrator, Fireworks and Photoshop

Can someone give me a brief explanation of the differences between these 3 programs and when I would...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 10/31/2007

Spiderman3 + A 6 year old boy = Bluray DVD the clear winner

I finally selected a winner for my for my first HD DVD format. However the first generation Sony...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 10/30/2007

Is your company still trying to figure out Collaboration?

  I hear this a lot from IT organizations these days, companies trying to figure out a...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 09/21/2007

Live.com, Silverlight and PopFly are top notch!

Google seems to continue to have the a clear advantage in advertising over Microsoft and the...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 05/22/2007

Why is the BlackBerry better than Windows Mobile?

This is a serious question, not a product war. I am not a Blackberry (BB) user so I really don't...

Author: Edward Ferron Date: 04/25/2007

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