Rod Trent

Windows 10 Mobile Slated for December Rollout
According to the Lumia Facebook page, Windows 10 Mobile will begin rolling out in December.
Microsoft Band v2 Preview 8
Microsoft has announced the successor to its first-ever fitness wearable. Will the improvements matter?
Windows 10’s Rebootable Offenses 45
Isn't it time that a PC runs mostly error free?
Microsoft Ties OneNote to Sway with Preview Add-in 3
A new add-in, currently in preview, allows you to create Sways from OneNote.
Social Change Coming to Outlook on the Web 2
Microsoft is starting to rollout new features to Outlook on the Web to transform the email system into a collaborative, social medium.
Satya Nadella: Cortana Jokes is a Favorite Workday Time Waster 1
There's a softer side to Microsoft's CEO.
Hints at Next Week’s Microsoft Device Announcements 2
The Windows 10 Devices launch event is next week and we're closer to figuring out what will be announced.
How To: Switching to the Dark Theme in Microsoft Office 2016 2
There's a new theme in town. Office 2016 offers a Dark Gray theme that can help alleviate eyestrain.
Mail and Calendar for Windows 10 Now Usable with Latest Update
A new update for the Mail and Calendar app for Windows 10 reinvigorates a floundering offering.
How To: Fix the Excel File Slow-to-Open Bug in Windows 10 6
A bug exists for some where Excel files take close to 20 seconds to open. Here's the fix.
First Look: Lenovo ThinkStation P700 Workstation
The Lenovo ThinkStation P700 is a massive workstation with a lot of room for expansion.
Microsoft Announces 1TB Bundle for an Xbox One Christmas
Microsoft is prepping consumers interesting in supplying joy this season with an Xbox One holiday bundle.
Swedish Company Plans Continuum for Android Smartphones 1
Entrepreneur, Jonathan Gustafsson, is attempting to turn his idea of a PC-in-your-pocket into reality.
First Look: Accell UltraAV DockingStation Designed for Surface Pro 2 and 3 1
The Accell UltraAV is meant as an alternative to the docking station for the Surface Pro 2 and Surface Pro 3 tablets.
Old News Resurrected: Microsoft Downloading Windows 10 Upgrade Bits to Computers 5
In case you forgot, every Windows 7 and Windows 8 PC is ready for the upgrade to Windows 10.
Microsoft Band v2 Preview
October 8, 2015

Yes. Functions exactly the same whether worn on the outside or inside.

Windows 10’s Rebootable Offenses
October 1, 2015

I write in Word, then copy into the CMS system. I'm not stupid. :) However, there's some considerable effort to get things just right in the CMS - that's the pain I was...

How To: Fix the Excel File Slow-to-Open Bug in Windows 10
September 30, 2015

Big question: Does the other Office apps also open slowly - or is it just Excel?

Office 2016 stand alone installers now available for MSDN Subscribers
September 22, 2015

I asked today. Will follow-up with the answer. Funny enough, when asked, it seems MSFT was caught off-guard by the question - almost as if something they had forgotten about...

Windows 10 Tip: Customize the Start Menu
September 10, 2015

Yes, unfortunately, that's a pain point. Start Screen layouts no longer sync across devices, primarily because of the Windows Mobile screen differences (i.e., one OS across...

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