Category: Tools & Technologies

Christchurch Ignite Meetup (April 5, 2016)

The first meeting of the recently rebranded Christchurch SharePoint User Group – now Christchurch Ignite – is meeting on April 5. There are two sessions in the two hour meeting: Session 1: University of Canterbury’s Collaboration Roadmap – Tom Norcliffe Tom Norcliffe, Information and Records Manager from the […]

Office 365 in 2016 – More Stability?

Tony’s comments in Predicting the world of Exchange in 2016 about the cadence of updates to Office 365 caught my eye, as he expresses one of my concerns with the offering: I expect Microsoft will throttle back the number of changes introduced into Office 365 during 2016. At […]

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2016

Whenever I needed a Windows laptop in the early 2000s I always purchased Toshiba. From 2007 my Windows laptop vendor of choice has been Lenovo due to the ThinkPad line, and the strong recommendation towards those that I received from Eric Mack. I’ve liked the build quality and […]

Zolt Charger

Earlier in 2015 I saw the initial advertisement for the Zolt laptop and device charger, which promised to be smaller than the charging block for most laptops, and also give an option for charging two other USB-powered devices at the same time. As a traveler intent on optimal […]

Developing on Cloud Time

One of the promises of cloud services is that you always have the latest stuff available. Unfortunately one of the realities of cloud services is that “the latest stuff” can change negatively from what you had when you first signed up, and likewise that “the latest stuff” still […]