Author Archives: Tony Redmond ("Thoughts of an Idle Mind")

About Tony Redmond ("Thoughts of an Idle Mind")

Office 365 MVP and author

Driving to the South of France with an Audi e-tron


Driving long distances with a full electric vehicle takes more preparation than it does when driving a petrol or diesel car. Here’s what happened on a trip from Dublin to the South of France via the U.K,. Continue reading

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Visiting Skellig Michael


Skellig Michael is a small island off the coast of Kerry in Ireland. The monastic settlement on the island has been a world heritage site since 1996. It’s easy to see why. Continue reading

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The BitCoin Sex Trap Email Extortion Scam


An Odd and Very Demanding Message Last Friday night, I received a note from “Hyman Cipolletta” using the Outlook.com account rriivoryorz@hotmail.com. The message header shows that the message originated in a North American server (Namprd12.prod.outlook.com) in the common Office 365 … Continue reading

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Update Log for Office 365 for IT Pros (2019 Edition)


Changes and updates made to “Office 365 for IT Pros (2019 edition) Original release: July 1, 2018. We’ve launched a new web site to host information about the book. The change log for Office 365 for IT Pros is now … Continue reading

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Office 365 for IT Pros (2019 Edition) is Now Available


The Fifth Edition is Here! All good things come to and end and it’s time to finish up with the 4th edition of Office 365 for IT Pros. We will cease work on the 4th edition on July 1, 2018 … Continue reading

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Office 365 for IT Pros, 5th Edition (2019)


A New Edition We launched the first edition of the Office 365 for IT Pros eBook at the Microsoft Ignite conference in Chicago in May 2015. At that time, the book was called Office 365 for Exchange Professionals and it … Continue reading

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European Collaboration Summit 2018


Experiences from the European Collaboration Summit 2018, held in Mainz, Germany, May 28-30 2018. Continue reading

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