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Infographic: Evolution of the IT Pro!
Have you ever used a floppy disk ? How about a Macintosh Plus or Mac II ? When I first started at Microsoft in 1987 the Macintosh Plus was one of the first computers I used! When Windows 3.0 came out I started using an 80386 PC and my IT Pro life began! Fast forward 20 years or...
4 Jun 2013
What most schools don’t teach…
Maybe I should start listening to Coatesy and learn to code! Learn more at http://Code.org Jeffa Technorati Tags: Code , Coding
27 Feb 2013
Meet your new Windows Phone @Telstra
Nice to see an Aussie version of the meet your new Windows Phone video! Pretty Cool.. Jeffa Technorati Tags: Windows Phone , Videos
25 Feb 2013
Meet the New Nokia Lumia Phones!
Today I got distracted by shiny new things! It happens a lot around here and especially at the moment with what’s going on with all the new announcements. Today in New York Nokia announced 2 new phones to the Lumia line and the first of their Windows Phone 8 devices. Both the Nokia...
6 Sep 2012
TechEd Australia 2012: Time to get Packing!
We are only a couple of weeks away from TechEd Australia 2012 which means many of you are thinking about what you need to pack for the event. Sure you have to pack clothes and stuff for the event which I hope most of you can manage. I tend to pack light and make sure I have room for the swag I...
30 Aug 2012
A New Logo and Celebrating 25 Years at Microsoft!
I think now is a good time to write this post. On Monday the 26th of August 2012 I celebrate my 25th Anniversary at Microsoft! Yes 25 years! Oh my freaking god! For those of you that read this blog you may recall a blog post I did 5 years ago celebrating my 20th year at Microsoft...
24 Aug 2012
Help make this Video into a TV Ad!
You might have recalled in a previous post I did on some new Windows Phone 7 ads that have been kicking around. At the bottom of that post I mentioned a university student who did his own concept video on Youtube. Well his video caught the attention of the Windows Phone team and his video...
15 Apr 2011
The Evolution of Microsoft!
A couple of new videos have come out about where we have come from and where we are going. The scary part is I remember having the boxes in the first video! I just didn’t have the beard! Exciting times! Jeffa Technorati Tags: future vision...
17 Mar 2011
New Windows Phone 7 Ads!
There have been some new Windows Phone 7 Ads kicking around the internet so I thought I would share. Plus some announcements from Mobile World Congress . Windows Phone What if? Ad Announcements from Mobile World Congress Technology Preview: Windows Phone and Kinect for XBOX 360 And finally check...
1 Mar 2011
Free E-Book: Programming Windows Phone 7 Available Now!
Seems like a day for a free E-book offer and what better than one on Windows Phone 7. Charles Petzold and the folks over at Microsoft Press have released a 1000 page free ebook on programming for Windows Phone 7. I’m not a developer as you all know but Windows Phone is...
1 Nov 2010
More Windows 7 Australian Ads
In case you haven’t come across these there are more Windows 7 Australian ads online now. Parental Controls Homegroup I like them because they are appealing to the average user. Good to see so many local ads being done. Technorati Tags: Windows 7 , Local Ads Jeffa
9 Nov 2009
TechNet Magazine: October Edition out Now featuring Windows 7!
As you all know this month is launch month for Windows 7 and the folks over at TechNet Magazine are getting in on the action with a bunch of articles to help you get started with all the new features. Check out some of the highlights below! Windows 7 – The 10 things to do first for Windows ...
2 Oct 2009
Windows PowerShell: 10 Minute Concepts
Windows PowerShell is something I’ve talked about and emphasized in many of my presentations on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 . Windows PowerShell is a management technology designed for ease of use by both system administrators and developers. It’s often thought of as something only...
17 Sep 2009
Feedback Needed from IT Pro’s
Well it’s that time of year again. Another financial year has gone by and we are beginning to plan for the new year. Well to be honest we have been planning for some time now. But this time around I thought I would call out to the community to get your thoughts on a couple of areas...
6 Jul 2009
Free E-Books Available: Office Communications Server 2007 R2
The good folks at Microsoft Press have another couple of free E-Books available for download. This time around they are on Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 . If you are working on projects in this space then you might want to download these great resources. Programming for Unified...
19 Jun 2009
Windows 7 Shortcut Keys
As I’ve been travelling around spreading the love on Windows 7 I get asked a lot about some of the new shortcut keys that are now available. So I thought I would create a list of the most popular shortcut keys and the ones I use the most. I’m sure there are others out there but what...
7 Apr 2009
Sixth Sense Technology: Too good not to share
I listten to Ted Talks all the time on my Zune and recently Pattie Maes showed what she and her researchers are working on in her lab at MIT. Absolutely mid blowing! Take the time to check this out! Technorati Tags: TEd Talks , Cool , Geek Jeffa
11 Mar 2009
Windows 7 Live Meeting Today: Update on Demo’s
Thanks to those of you that showed up today for the Live Meeting on Windows 7! It was great to see so much interest in the event and we hope this style of event is a good way to get content to you. We plan on doing these every 2 weeks so watch the TechNet Flash for details of upcoming...
6 Mar 2009
Life at the Coalface
As IT Pro’s we are at the frontlines everyday. Well it’s good to hear from some real IT Pro’s that have decided to trial a Podcast Series called “Coalface Tech” and it’s hosted by James Bannan from APC and Mark Wilson in the UK . Both are IT Pro’s by day and write by night and play with technology...
6 Nov 2008
Photosynth is here..
Yet another great tool has made it’s way to final release. It’s called Photosynth and it’s now available for free download. We all have lot’s and lot’s of digital photographs hanging around. Now imagine creating a canvas that uses cinematic qualities of movies, the control of a video...
22 Aug 2008
Managing Windows Mobile Devices
The use of Windows Mobile Devices continues to increase and one of the questions I often get asked is "How do I manage these devices in the same way that manage my desktops and laptops"? It's a very good question and one that has really been around since Windows Mobile devices...
17 Dec 2007
Microsoft Office Mobile 6.1 Upgrade Now Available!
Do you have a Windows Mobile Device? Do you view or edit Office documents on you Windows Mobile device? Well now you can view files created with the Office 2007 file format. We have just released Microsoft Office Mobile 6.1. This new version allows you to view and edit documents...
30 Nov 2007
The Edge is rolling...
Hey folks, TechNet Edge is up and rolling now. The first of the videos are starting to appear and I particularly like this one about a new product called Centro. It looks like an interesting offering if you are an IT Generalist or use Small Business Server today. What is Microsoft...
13 Nov 2007
The Edge has arrived..
In a previous post I talked about a new program we were going to launch soon where IT Pro's can hang out. Well that time has come..almost..On Monday we are formally launching The TechNet Edge . What is it? Well it's a place for IT Pro's to hang out with other IT Pro...
11 Nov 2007
The Internet is everywhere..
So today I'm in Wollongong, NSW Australia which is about an hour's drive south of Sydney presenting a technical overview of Windows Server 2008 for the ACS South Coast Chapter . I arrived at the location where I was meeting my contact and cool there's a Chili's restaurant there. So I lob in there and...
6 Jun 2007
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