Surface Pro, OneNote, and MMS 2013

I’ll be bringing both a Surface RT and a Surface Pro with me to MMS 2013.  The Surface RT will be powering the slide decks at the myITforum booth (#741), helping us select the giveaway winners, and displaying some media at the myITforum party.  The Surface Pro, on the other hand, will be providing everything else – primarily, all my...

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Adobe celebrates Microsoft inclusion of Flash in IE10 by announcing a new security vulnerability

Hopefully, as Windows Update revs up everywhere, you already realize that, with the updates, Microsoft is enabling Adobe Flash in Internet Explorer 10 (Windows 8 and Windows RT).  You no longer need to install Flash separately, instead, Flash is now built into Internet Explorer 10.  I sense most of you doing a double-take on that statement, but it’s true. So,...

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Surface FAQ: Can I use the Surface Pro pen with the Surface RT?

Based on the wording on Microsoft’s own Surface web site, it’s totally unclear whether or not the Surface RT can take advantage of the Surface Pro’s digitized pen.  The digitized pen is a nice feature of the Surface Pro and works extremely well, though there’s not many apps that take full advantage of it’s functions yet.  Curious about the pen? ...

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How to manage which device with Configuration Manager 2012 SP1?

With the release of Service Pack 1 of Configuration Manager 2012 more platform support is added to support the Unified Device Management vision of Microsoft. Some of the platforms are managed directly by Configuration Manager 2012 by installing a client, some of them are managed via a Windows Intune Wave D subscription and some of them via the Exchange connector....

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Surface Pro vs. Surface RT: An honest comparison

You’ve already read the reviews on both the Surface RT and the Surface Pro here and in other places, so I won’t delve too much into giving full reviews of the various features.  You might remember that Surface RT reviews, right public after launch until December or early January, were numerous, and many of them were not kind.  The reviews...

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Connecting Windows RT to your Exchange Mailbox

I’ve been observing some issues recently, where folks are having extra trouble setting up an Exchange mailbox on Microsoft Surface RT tablets/laptops/devices (whatever you want to label them).  Personally, I’ve not experienced problems, and it works great for both hosted and on-premise Exchange servers.  What I’ve identified is that if the end-users are attempting to configure it themselves they forget...

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