Introduction to System Status Notifications in SharePoint 2013 Blogpost from Bill Baer, Product Manager SharePoint, explains System Status Notifications and how they can be configured and extended
New Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate profile synchronization Microsoft SharePoint IT Pro Blog explains steps to synchronize profiles between SP2013 and Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) domain controller.
Configure the query in a Content Search Web Part on a category page Part 9 of the Product-centric WebSite series from our IT Pro Blog
Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate profile synchronization for SharePoint Server 2013 This paper provides a brief introduction to SharePoint Server 2013 and illustrates how to configure profile synchronization.
Overview Migration and Admin-Tools Haven't seen this Overview from SharePoint Community before, very useful: Migration & Administration-Tools
My Tasks Aggregation in SharePoint Server and Exchange Task Integration This white paper discusses enabling and using My Tasks for synchronization, both in SharePoint Online and SharePoint 2013 on-premises environments, and it also covers new integration functionality with Exchange Server 2013.
Learning Courses & Materials for End Users and IT Pros Michael Greth lists new course material here
Customizing Suite Bar Branding by using PowerShell Ryan Dennis has written a tutorial which includes Code Snipplets to change design of Suite Bar Branding Element
Basic Search Center Branding Issues You might run into an error message when re-branding Search Center and modify Custom Master Page. Find solution here
Virtual Machine Tipps Bil Simser has collected a few recommendations
SharePoint Podcast with Andi Fandrich about SharePoint Designer Michael Greth talks (in German) with Andi Fandrich, a very active Community Member in our German speaking area, in Podcast No 267
SharePoint Software Factory Codeplex: a Visual Studio Extension helping SharePoint newbies, as well as experienced developers to create, manage and deploy SharePoint solutions without having to know every tiny XML and C# secret.
Cumulative Update April for Office 2013 / SharePoint Find description and download here
Discovering the most popular items in a document library in SharePoint Online Blogpost from Corey Roth Shows how to use the "most important documents" Features in a library and visualize it in Excel Graphs
New Apps: Search & Tag Clouds MetaEngine offers free Trial Apps for Meta Tags and Search (refiner on steroids)