Warner Chaves is a SQL Server Certified Master and SQL Server Principal Consultant at Pythian, a global Canada-based company specialized in DBA services. He is a first-time SQL Server MVP awardee (2015). Warner, please tell us a little of your background: employment, training, your first PC, etc. My first contact with a PC was a […]
Eric Legault has spent most of the past 18 years working independently and with various Microsoft Certified Partners and ISVs building solutions based on Microsoft’s Messaging & Collaboration platform. He has been an Outlook Developer MVP since 2003, and has achieved certifications as an MCDBA and MCTS (SharePoint). Currently, Eric is a Product Manager for […]
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Here are just a few of the interesting news items from Microsoft. You can see them all here at the Microsoft News Center. Microsoft’s Super Bowl ads feature inspiring stories Estella and Braylon are the stars of Microsoft’s two 60-second Super Bowl commercials, airing during Sunday’s game. Both ads, as well as extended versions of […]
Just when you thought things were great, they have gotten even better! The January 21st launch of Windows 10 has taken all of us to new levels in both business and personal computing, and promises to be an exciting adventure for all of us. Geared more toward mobile and cloud computing, Microsoft execs clearly state […]
A new affordable Windows tablet and some Windows Phone apps headline this week’s Microsoft Consumer tech news. E FUN announces new 10.1-inch Windows tablet Today (Oct. 20), E FUN is announcing a new 10.1-inch Windows tablet as part of their Nextbook line that comes with a detachable POGO keyboard for an amazing 2-in-1 experience. This […]
It is my pleasure to introduce Patrick Barker, who just received his first Microsoft MVP award (Windows Expert – Consumer) in July 2014. This represents the first time I have ever interviewed a ‘fresh’ MVP. As a young person, I was interested in his responses as one who grew up with computer technology, not typewriters, adding machines and punch cards like me!
I would like to introduce John Carrona, a Microsoft Windows Expert-Consumer MVP. John has been an MVP since 2006 and is very active in online support communities. As a fellow member of the Sysnative Microsoft support forums, I asked him if he wouldn’t mind being featured here as part of the ongoing WindowsTalk MVP Interview series.
Just a few important updates you need to know about: Windows 8.1 Update needs to be installed June 10 is the Microsoft-imposed deadline for Windows 8.1 consumers to move to the Windows 8.1 Update in order to continue to receive future fixes and patches from Microsoft. If your computer is running Windows 8, it’s time […]
Microsoft ClickOnce is a deployment technology that provides a platform for deploying Windows-based applications with self-updating functionality in an online installer. The ClickOnce deployment strategy addresses the two major requisites for the Windows-based applications, 1. Online installer that can be downloaded and run with minimal user interaction. 2. Auto-updating application. The support for creating, publishing, […]