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Plantronics BackBeat FIT

Plantronics BackBeat FIT

Usually if I’m discussing a product from Plantronics it’ll be associated with unified communications (these days more likely to be Lync or Skype than Sametime). I’m the proud owner of…
Dell XPS 2720

Dell XPS 2720

Some people may find this a tale of horror. Why? After five happy years together I have passed my iMac onto a new owner (the current Mrs Adams), and I…
Adiós Lotus 1-2-3

Adiós Lotus 1-2-3

These days it’s commonplace to learn about celebrity deaths from Twitter before hearing it on the actual ‘news’, but yesterday I read about another type of death on Facebook (from…
Fitbit not fatboy

Fitbit not fatboy

I have never been one of those people who should be featured on those 'Lose Weight Within A Year Or Die' programs, nor has my backside been featured anonymously on…
Scottish ancestors

Scottish ancestors

The print-out of my family tree has been rather lop-sided since I started tracing my roots. I have recorded sixty-six ancestors of my mother, going back seven generations and to…
Three years at Microsoft

Three years at Microsoft

I had a very busy day yesterday and didn't notice that it was my third anniversary of joining Microsoft. Looking back those three years have flown past - I remember…
Apps for Excel 2013

Apps for Excel 2013

Office 2013 has the ability to provide in-application apps to users, and Excel is the most bountiful place to find and use these handy additions. Here's a pick of some…
Power BI for Office 365

Power BI for Office 365

In two recent posts I discussed the Power BI app for Windows 8.1 and Power Query for Excel 2013. Continuing with this business intelligence (BI) theme, let's take a look…
Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1

This latest update to Windows Phone is not generally available yet, so most users will need to wait until their networks push out the update. If you're interested in grabbing…