Moving from an iPhone to a new Windows Phone 7? Here are some tips

Get a new Windows Mobile phone but not sure what to do first? First of all, be sure to follow the instructions before turning on your new device, and possibly moving over to a new SIM card. Initially, I was wondering the best way to move from my HTC Fuze (for heavy meeting days), HTC…

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Is that really an email from the EFPTS? Don’t get caught buy a phishing attempt

 So, you may be asking yourself: why is the EFTPS contacting me? And who the heck is EFTPS? It’s likely a phishing atempt. The EFPTS is a service offered free by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to help business and individual taxpayers conveniently pay all their federal taxes electronically (as noted on their website). This…

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Of interest: Daylight Saving Time Issues with Alarms on Apple iPhones

As I noted earlier today, It’s Time To Fall Back An Hour in the US and Canada as Daylight Saving Time Ends This Sunday. I know of several customers who use Apple iPhones in their Windows environments and of note is an issue in Apple’s iOS that impacted their European customers recently… http://www.zdnet.com/blog/hardware/iphone-bug-leads-to-mass-european-sleep-in/10187 Apple notes…

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It’s Time To Fall Back An Hour in the US and Canada: Daylight Saving Time Ends This Sunday

Yes, it’s that time again if you’ll pardon the pun, to fall back in much of the Northern Hemisphere. Daylight saving time ends at 2:00AM local time on Sunday, November 7, 2010, in much of the U.S and Canada, except in parts of the countries (including Hawaii and Arizona). You can read more than you’ll ever…

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Problem with an app uninstall leads to a Microsoft Support’s FixIt

Today I received an email from my old friend, Steve, who said that he was having an issue after he had installed and then uninstalled Google Chrome… and then found that his hyperlinks didn’t work for various Office applications. Well, there’s an app for that. Or at least a FixIt. I found that Google’s acknowledges…

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Remember: October 31 is Halloween, and the Office 2010 beta expires, too

As noted on the Office.com official blog, the Office 2010 beta expires Sunday, Oct 31, which means it’s time to upgrade to the full version or roll back to a previous version you have licensed… Didn’t it seem like only yesterday when we made the Microsoft Office 2010 Beta available? Actually, it’s been nearly a…

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Up for auction: Halo’s Master Chief costume for the Microsoft Giving Campaign 2010

The Giving Campaign Auction is in full swing, and I’ve posted an item in time for Halloween: a kid’s Master Chief costume! (folks at Microsoft should search for auction item 3365.) Last year I offered a number of cool items that netted quite a bit for the Giving Campaign. (http://bit.ly/2Wh2Gw) This year I’ve been busy…

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The Little BIG Things: 163 ways to pursue excellence by Tom Peters

I count myself among the many Tom Peters fans out in the business world, and just started his new book “The Little BIG Things”. I noticed on his blog that Mr. Peters has released a summary PDF version of the book available for free download – I highly recommend it. What you’ll likely find (as I did) is…

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What’s on your TV: cable, satellite or OTA + the Web?

Someone asked today on a local mailing list for suggestion on local television options: Dish, DirecTV or Comcast (our local MSO). I noted that it used to be that if you wanted to get reasonable TV service throughout your home, cable offered the best option requiring no additional set top boxes for a good variety…

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Did you win £450,000 in a "Microsoft Lottery"? Think again: it’s a phishing attempt

I was asked today… I received a message in my email on behalf of Microsoft from the National Lottery International [stating] "A certificate of winning and other certificates including your winning cheque of Four Hundred and Fifty Thousand Great Britain Pound Sterlings has been sent to us by the claims officer of overseas Winner of…

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