Monthly Archives: January 2012

Microsoft’s PST capture tool appears… eventually!


A collective sigh settled upon the worldwide Exchange community after Microsoft’s much-anticipated but late release of their free-to-use PST Capture tool occurred today. The tool was originally announced in July 2011 for delivery by the end of the year. Essential … Continue reading

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Monday miscellany


Some random thoughts to fill in the vacuum of a boring Monday afternoon in January… First, why doesn’t the Nokia Lumia 800 running Windows Phone 7.5 display a status bar to show the current state of the battery, wireless connectivity, … Continue reading

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Shared mailbox or public folder


A recent question asked to this blog as to whether I thought it a good idea to use a public folder as a repository for a shared calendar. My answer was “no” as I consider using a shared mailbox to … Continue reading

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Twitter can make twits of us all


It might be that the nature of Twitter will either delight or infuriate those who consume its feeds. I’m not quite sure which side of the line I come down on, but I do continue to use Twitter. My problem with … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010 Inside Out receives “Distinguished” award


I received a note from Microsoft Press yesterday to let me know that Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Inside Out had received a technical publications award. The note said: “Every year, Microsoft Press enters our highest quality titles from the past year … Continue reading

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More observations on Windows Phone (and the Nokia Lumia 800)


I received quite a reaction to my post about moving from iPhone to Windows Phone 7.5 and the Nokia Lumia 800 (I note that Paul Robichaux, a died-in-the-wool Apple fan if one ever existed has now declared his lurking desire for … Continue reading

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Moving back to Windows Phone


I’ve been using an iPhone 3GS for the last two years and have enjoyed the experience. I even wanted to get an iPhone 4S before Christmas but couldn’t get one for love or money anywhere in Dublin. I might not … Continue reading

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