In today’s Ask the Admin, Russell Smith shows us how to format messages in Slack to make channel feeds easier to read.
Aidan Finn plays with the biggest virtual machine in Microsoft Azure, the GS5, and explains the cost and performance implications for using it.
Because it was Brad’s fault, this edition of Short Takes focuses on John Roberts sells Microsoft short, gamers embrace Windows 10, even Blackberry doesn’t want Windows phone, Apple loses a patent case, and Amazon to open retail book stores.
Learn some practical first tips for getting the most out of Office 365 for your organization.
PowerShell scripter Jeff Hicks completes his exploration of building PowerShell menu oriented scripts by exporting and importing XML.
Aidan Finn explains how Microsoft is simplifying Azure Site Recovery for vSphere, which should make Microsoft’s DR site in the cloud much more attractive.
For 2016, Microsoft has released a road map outlining the development priorities for the browser for the upcoming calendar year, including the arrival of extensions.
Here’s a quick tutorial for creating Active Directory organizational units with PowerShell.
A new report out states that, based on their sample data, adoption rate of Windows 10 is nearly twice as fast as that of Windows 8.
Joseph Finney provides an overview on Office 365’s Delve, which helps organizations discover important documents for better collaboration and productivity.
Microsoft announced last night that it has acquired SwiftKey, makers of the most popular software keyboard for devices. The software giant will integrate SwiftKey’s technologies with its own WordFlow efforts and presumably push the combination across all device types.
Microsoft has teamed up with the NFL to show what the future of watching games could be like but they also provide a new realistic POV too.
Microsoft is getting more aggressive with Yammer and is turning it on for all Office 365 customers who meet the basic requirements.