IT consultant, Contributing Editor @PetriFeed, and trainer @Pluralsight. All about Microsoft, Office 365, Azure, and Windows Server.
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Recent November, 2022 Stories
This Week in IT, I look at how well the iPhone SE has stood up as my daily driver over the last year and some of the challenges.
In this video, I look at the recently released Project Volterra hardware and ask whether it going to change the game for Microsoft on Arm?
This week in IT, I look at Windows 11 22H2 'Moment 1', a leaked redesign on the Windows desktop, and the Windows 10 22H2 update.
This week at Ignite, I caught up with Steve Dispensa, Microsoft VP of Product for Enterprise Management and Windows Commercial. I asked Steve about the features coming in Intune Premium and Windows security and management.
This Week in IT, Intel Unison promises to bring an Apple-like Continuity experience to PCs!
Here are my top 5 new iOS 16 features for people who don't use Apple services.
This Week in IT, I look more closely at memory integrity and Smart App Control, the latter being a new feature in Windows 11 22H2 that depends on speedy virtualization-based security.
This week I explain how IT certifications can help not only change the trajectory of your career but also make sure that when recession hits, you are in a good position to compete in a tough market.
I explain how Modern Standby enables ‘instant on’ for your device, allows Windows to perform background tasks in maintenance mode, and how Modern Standby (S0) differs from normal sleep mode (S3).
Are you confused by how OneDrive sharing works? This Week in IT, I go through the basic concepts of sharing files in OneDrive and how you can manage the settings in your organization.
Cybersecurity company Mandiant warns that the hackers are exploiting multifactor authentication (MFA) to gain unauthorized access to dormant Microsoft 365 accounts.
This week in IT, I explain where Microsoft stores your shared files, the different ways to share files, and where you can view and revoke sharing permissions.
According to the tech press, ‘it’ doesn’t exist until Apple announces it first. Except that when it comes to passwordless, Microsoft got there first.
This week, I look at what I think are the top 5 new features in Microsoft Teams for July 2022!
Choosing a new desktop or laptop for work can be a daunting task. But the first decision you should make is if you want a Mac or PC.
A report this week suggests that Microsoft is planning big changes again to its Windows development cycle that should please enterprises and consumers alike.
What is Apple iOS 16 Lockdown Mode and should you use it when it becomes available in September?
Microsoft recently announced a new Teams app called Admin, which brings a subset of the most commonly accessed admin settings to Teams in the form of a convenient app! So, let's take a look!
Can Broadcom be trusted with VMware considering its history of killing off companies that it's purchased in the past?
When will Teams 2.0 arrive for enterprise users? Let’s dig deeper.
This week in IT, I take a look at the new Apple MacBook Air announced at its annual WWDC and whether the latest M2 chip is another breakthrough or just a point iteration for Apple.
This week in IT, I take a look at the new Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2, who it's for, and whether it's a good buy.
This week in IT, I look at the big announcements from Microsoft's annual Build conference.
This week in IT, Microsoft announces that Windows 11 is broadly available, the One Outlook client comes to Office Insiders, and the rest of the week's IT news.
This week in IT, I talk about Microsoft's latest addition to Outlook, Outlook Bookings. And in addition to a round-up of the week's news, I show you how to use tags in Microsoft Teams.
This week in IT, I show you how to find open tabs faster in Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge
In this episode of This Week in IT, Petri Editorial Director Russell Smith looks at Microsoft's rapidly growing security business after the recent earnings report.