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Ed Baker (UK Evangelist)
Life during my first year at Microsoft has been almost exactly as I imagined it might be, but as I always do at Christmas I reflected on the year past and particularly this year on my first 9 months as a Microsoft Employee. Whilst doing so I remembered exactly what prompted me to sign up to this fun...
17 Dec 2014
What every IT Pro wants for Christmas.
Ed Baker (UK Evangelist)
This post will resonate with some if not every IT Pro. I am going to limit myself to ONE gift. (So for that reason alone it is not a very realistic scenario, but bear with me). I am not presumptuous enough to think I know What every IT pro might want, but that was the title given to me! IT Pros...
12 Dec 2014
How Microsoft deployed Windows Phone 7 in the enterprise
Microsoft IT was responsible for supporting the first ever Windows Phone 7 company wide deployment to over 50,000 employees. Cross-company, Cross-team collaboration, planning, and focused marketing were the keys to deploying and supporting Windows Phones successfully to permanent employees around the...
28 Jun 2011
25 Years On - Microsoft have a new Logo!
Would you believe it, Microsoft have had the same logo for 25 years and they have chosen today to unveil a shiny new design! This new design comes at a time where we are releasing a range of new technologies and hooks into the consistent design used in this. The look and feel is all about new beginnings...
23 Aug 2012
The TechEd Challenge - It's still not too late to enter if you've not done so - a sneak preview of what you could win!
Have you entered the Tech Ed Challenge yet? If not, why not? Just by entering you could win a ticket to TechEd Europe , that's right, just by completing a form and downloading one of the products, you are entered into the draw. If you download/sign up for all three then you've got three times the...
7 May 2013
Get ready to win #windowsphone7
Fancy joining the cool kids and getting your hands on a Windows Phone 7? Then limber up for some comedy in our fabulous caption competition, going live tomorrow on the blog at 6am. Tune in tomorrow, take a look at the photo and post your caption in the comments box with your Twitter ID. The funniest...
18 Nov 2010
Windows Phone 7 powered by Windows Azure heads above the clouds
On Friday morning, Southampton university launched a Windows Phone 7 handset in to the upper atmosphere using a helium balloon and logged scientific data using a Windows Phone 7 app and Windows Azure. Here is the full breakdown from Dr Andras Sobester: “Part of the ASTRA (Atmospheric...
8 Mar 2011
Your top rated posts - free Windows 7 eBook, Hyper-V Cloud, Windows Phone
Some posts stand the test of time and stay top of the popularity heap – here’s a small handful you might have missed over the past few months: Download the Windows 7 Power Users Guide eBook FREE! Microsoft Hyper-V Cloud: helping you deploy private and public clouds What do you know about Microsoft desktop...
10 Aug 2011
PDC10 for the IT Professional – the view from #ukpdc10
Thanks to Simon May for writing this post and being as bouncy as ever the morning after UKPDC10, when the rest of us are just about managing to operate at all. You can also read this post on Simon’s blog . I love it when we put on a good show, geeks, streams, quizzes, phones and most importantly TECH...
29 Oct 2010
Opening existing OneNote notebooks on Windows Phone 7
If you’ve been struggling to find information about how you can open your existing OneNote notebooks on Windows Phone 7, you are not alone. One of our lovely community folks, Jon Noble , took some time off from beavering about in the Newcastle Uni IT department to knock up a great post about this very...
5 Nov 2010
And the Windows Phone 7 winner is…
…Jackie Openshaw, with her sterling effort,‘ On that fateful day in November 2010, Windows Azure became self-aware. ’ Congratulations Jackie – we’ve sent you a Tweet – contact us with your address details when you get a moment. Thanks to everyone who took part in the competition. Look out for more...
30 Nov 2010
Get Windows 7 Springboard Series info on your Windows Phone
The Springboard Series for Windows 7 has become a large part of TechNet, and you can now get it on your Windows Phone 7 with the free Springboard Series for Windows 7 app . The Springboard Series on TechNet is your destination for technical resources, free tools, and expert guidance to ease the deployment...
12 Jan 2011
New business capabilities for Windows Phone Mango
I didn’t realise, but there’s a TechNet blog dedicated to Windows Phone for IT pros . With some interesting announcements made on this topic over in the US at TechEd 2011, why not find out what’s new in the team’s latest post: Overview of New Business Capabilities for Windows Phone Mango announced at...
25 May 2011
First Windows Phone 7 games announced, Xbox titles included
Hot off the press, today at Gamescom 2010, the world’s largest gaming conference underway in Cologne, Germany, Microsoft announced the first wave of video games that will be available for Windows Phone 7 at launch or shortly after. The first 50 titles – a mix of new and familiar games that...
17 Aug 2010
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