Friday Funny: Every Tech Commercial

My eldest son spends too much time on the internet. He loves looking at internet memes and also subscribes to a number of youtube channels. While I do hassle him to stop wasting time, every now and then he finds something very funny. He showed me this College Humor video recently and I thought it was…

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RoboCup Junior Australia 2013 National Championships and more

As mentioned in my previous post, RoboCup Junior WA 2013 Rescue Premier & Senior Dance State Champions, my sons and I went to Brisbane, Queensland for the Robocup Junior Australia 2013 National Championships on 21st and 22nd of September 2013. Here is the lowdown on what happened. Getting There and Getting Ready We were part of three teams…

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Another great new Windows Phone Advert

Following on from the success of the Nokia Lumia 920 and “The Wedding” advert, Nokia have released a new advert for the Lumia 1020 and its amazing 41 megapixel camera. Have a read about in on the Windows Phone Blog: If you thought The Wedding ad was funny, wait until you see The Recital  Go…

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GPUG Magazine – Fall 2013 edition is out

My last community announcement for the week. The GPUG Magazine – Fall 2013 edition is now available. For more information and the link to download, check out Katie Froeber’s post on the Dynamics Community GPUG Events & News blog: GPUG Magazine – Fall 2013 Edition   Make sure you check out page 32 to see…

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RoboCup Junior WA 2013 Rescue Premier & Senior Dance State Champions

After both my sons won the 2012 Western Australian State RoboCup Junior competition in their divisions and then went on to compete at the RoboCup Junior Australia 2012 National Championships, I decided that I wanted to get more involved in helping other students enjoy our family’s love of robots. I have always loved Lego and…

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Microsoft by the Numbers

Did you know that 1 in 7 people on the planet use Office? Or that hungry employees eat over half of a million pizza slices on Microsoft’s campus annually? Explore more cool stats from across the company in “Microsoft by the Numbers.”   See the blog post by Frank X. Shaw, Corporate Vice President of Corporate…

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Five Years later: Welcome to the Developing for Dynamics GP blog

Five years ago today, I decided that I could help the community better by writing about my experiences as a developer, consultant, administrator and support engineer with Microsoft Dynamics GP in a single location. Previously, I would respond to questions in a number of Microsoft forums and independent forums. By using the blog, I could create…

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More Funny Microsoft Videos

There have been some really funny Microsoft videos released in the last month. Below are a few of my favourites.   Windows 8: Less talking, more doing   [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86JMcy5OqZA]    Windows 8: The Power of Touch [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1DuAXFU6m4w]    Windows 8: Beautiful and Fast [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QG-ORLkMiyY]    Windows 8: Multitasking [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVVOzLyt3fo]   Office 365: A productivity team…

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Xbox One is revealed

Last night at 1 am (Perth Time), Microsoft revealed details of the next generation Xbox. The successor to the Xbox 360 will be named the Xbox One. The Xbox One, so called because it is the all-in-one entertainment system. Each Xbox One will come with the second generation of the Kinect sensor and will bring all…

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Angry Birds for Windows Phone 7 and 8 is available for free until 15th May

Unless you have been hiding away from technology entirely, you would have heard of Rovio’s Angry Birds game. One of the most popular mobile games across multiple platforms. Angry Birds has been available for Windows phone for a while now, but Rovio have just released a new version with additional levels. Now you will have…

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Great new Windows Phone Advert

After winning the Engadget Reader’s Choice Smartphone of the Year, Nokia have released a hilarious new advert for the Nokia Lumia 920. Have a read about it on the Windows Phone Blog: Three smartphones and a wedding  A peek behind the scenes of our new wedding ad   And watch the video below:  Switch to the…

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April Fool: The First day of the month April will now be April 2nd

Yes, I am sorry to report that due to the global political correctness movement and the general lack of a sense of humour, governments around the world have agreed to skip past the first of April in an effort to cancel April Fool’s Day. It is sad that the world has gone this way, but…

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My LinkedIn Profile is in the top 5% most viewed for 2012

Yesterday I received an email from LinkedIn (the professional networking site) explaining that they were celebrating reaching over 200 million members. The email congratulated me on having one of the top 5% most viewed profiles for 2012. See the screenshot of the email below (click on the image to see the full letter): I know that this is…

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Merry Christmas 2012 and Happy New Year 2013

Wow… Another year has passed and Christmas and New Year are here again. After the wonderful Christmas present of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 to the Dynamics GP Community, it is now time to forget work for a while and spend time with the family. I am going on leave for a bit, so this will…

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Windows 8 Videos

Over the last few weeks I have highlighted some great Windows Phone 8 videos, well there are some cool videos for Windows 8 as well. I thought I would throw a few on the blog for you to see as well as a fantastic video created by Microsoft Norway to so off the concept of…

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Meet your Match with Windows Phone 8

After the recent release of Windows Phone 8, Ben (The PC Guy) has been busy creating some great new videos showcasing Windows Phone 8 and the new devices available. Here is the “Meet Your Match” series. This follows on from the “Smoked by Windows Phone” series, but concentrates on how people user their phones rather than just…

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Meet your Windows Phone 8

With the recent release of Windows Phone 8, we now have some fantastic new videos showing us how fantastic the latest Windows Phone operating system and hardware is. Here is the “Meet” series, where you can meet people and see how they use their phones. Below are the videos released in this series so far:  …

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Halo 4 Launches Today

The long awaited next episode of Halo, Halo 4 launches today. Get ready for some more great action with the John 117 aka. “Master Chief”. For more information on the game visit the Halo 4 website. To whet your appetite for Halo 4, Microsoft, 343 Industries and Machinima Prime have created a five part live…

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RoboCup Junior Australia 2012 National Championships and more

After my sons won the RoboCup Junior WA 2012 Rescue Premier & Senior Dance State Championships last month, our family and their teammates from All Saints College spent last weekend in Australia’s national capital city of Canberra in the ACT (Australian Capital Territory) for the RoboCup Junior Australia 2012 National Competition. The chart below explains the details…

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