Tag: Microsoft

Live in the Kansas City Area? Meetup with Jim at the Microsoft Store on October 13th, 4:30pm.

I will be down in Kansas City THIS SATURDAY, October 13, 2012, visiting my college student and thought it might be fun to get a meetup going for those who cannot make the October 20th Home Server Show Meetup in Indianapolis.   Right now I am planning on meeting at the Overland Park Microsoft Store, Oak Park Mall, 11467 West 95th Street, Overland Park KS 66214 at 4:30pm.  Click here for a link to the store. If you think you might want to join me there, leave a comment at the bottom of the post so I can look for you

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Adding a Google Apps Email Account to Outlook.com

  The new Outlook.com is out from Microsoft and it has quietly made a splash with a reported 1 million users in 6 hours. I am a Google Apps user and I have several email accounts that are not your traditional yourname@gmail.com but are myname@mydomain.com and are hosted on Gmail servers.  The set up for regular Gmail accounts is fairly straight forward, the setting up an Google Apps account is not as intuitive for the average guy.  Here is how you get it started. First, go out to http://outlook.com and sign in with your Microsoft ID.  If you don’t have

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Windows Server 2012 Essentials Beta Deeper Dive: Domains and Storage Spaces

Jim was joined by John Zajdler, Chris Courney (Drashna), Greg Welsh, Mike Martis (BYOB) and Paul Braren for a deeper dive into Windows Server 2012 Essentials Beta that was released to the public on July 11, 2012.  In the show we look at two of the more discussed features of the new OS in Domains… Continue reading

Oracle v Google, Bing and Facebook, IE Only on Windows 8, NEST, Vudu and Microsoft v Apple Sales Numbers – HT072

Jim and Christian are joined this week by special guest Gordon Schmidt for show 72 of The Home Tech Podcast.  We tried using the very new Google+ Hangout feature called “On Air.”  The show video is now available on YouTube at the Average Guy Podcast Channel.  Give it a try. MozyPro–secure online backup for businesses… Continue reading

New SSD Drives, New Cloud Storage Options, Big Microsoft Changes, Samsung Galaxy S III – HT071

Jim and Andrew are joined this week by Gary Johnson (filling in for Christian) and Special Guest Chris Lux for show 71 of The Home Tech Podcast.  We chat about New SSD Drives, the newest in Cloud Storage Options (Google Drive, SkyDrive, Dropbox) as well as some big Microsoft changes with their software. MozyPro–secure online… Continue reading