Make Money with Windows Phone

Originally posted on the UK Student Blog. We’re going to turn over the blog for another guest blog post – this time we asked people to give us their AppHub success stories, and George rose to the challenge. You can read his post below – and don’t forget to submit your apps to the marketplace…

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SkyDrive updates sharing and file management

With more app centric sharing, particularly for Office docs, updates to file management, and the inclusion of HTML5 uploads, the SkyDrive upgrade that is currently being rolled adds to the impressive range of user centric updates that the service has already seen over recent months. The video below demonstrate some of these updates, and many…

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The Open University makes significant cost and efficiency savings through the use of Microsoft Lync 2010

Contribution from freelance writer, Gerald Haigh.  Gerald writes regularly for the Microsoft UK Education blogs.  I graduated from the Open University, I’m proud to say, as a member of the very first intake – the “Class of ‘71”. Earlier this Summer we were royally treated to a celebration at the Milton Keynes Campus that few…

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Want to programme Kinect, Windows Phone, Gadgeteer & other Microsoft Technologies with C#

Originally posted on the Microsoft UK Faculty Connection Blog. C# Learn to programme in C# over the course of 24 episodes, our friend, Bob Tabor from www.LearnVisualStudio.net, will teach you the fundamentals of C# programming. Learn the skills and concepts applicable to video games, mobile environments, and client applications. The following tutorials and videos walk…

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Consumerisation of IT in Education: Opportunities with Virtualisation Technologies

Continuing with our Consumerisation of IT in Education series of posts, virtualisation technologies can also help organisations embrace CoIT. Virtualisation technologies provide us with the ability to run applications or full school desktops on a wider range of device types and operating systems. Presenting Software to Users Microsoft has offered Session virtualisation (aka presentation virtualisation)…

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Steps to the Cloud with RM

  Chris Munday, Head of Proposition Development, RM  has written a guest post on his thoughts on the benefits of Cloud and which steps to take to get there, of which will be further discussed at BETT   When you think about what Cloud computing can offer within education, the possibilities are really exciting. However,…

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Consumerisation of IT in Education: Software as a Service

One of the key enablers for Consumerisation of IT in Education (COIT) is the growing number cloud based applications and services. Much of the software available from Microsoft is now available as a cloud hosted service. A great example in Education is Live@Edu which provides free email, calendaring and collaboration functionality and is completely free…

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Partner in learning Global Forum, Washington 7th-10th November 2011

At this year’s PiL Global Forum, over 700 of the most innovative global educators from over 75 countries came together in Washington D.C to share and and celebrate creativity in education. One element of the Forum is to recognize teachers excellence and how by using technology in their teaching and how this then impacts student…

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Microsoft Education Webcast on Hyper-V 8th November recording

For those of you who were not able to attend the Microsoft Education Webcast on Hyper-V last week, as promised, here are the links to all the slides and presentations. Migrate your virtualisation solution from VMware to Hyper-V and save money The slides are now available here – Mark Doyle’ Infrastructure Engineer at Carmel College…

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Baby Steps into the Cloud: ICT as a service for education

The education team are busy working on a number of new eBooks that will be launched on this blog over the next couple of months. Keep an eye on our Twitter account (Microsoft_ed_uk) to be one of the first to know when they are available. In the meantime, though, we thought you might find one…

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