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Plantronics Voyager Focus UC

When I joined Microsoft nearly five years ago (wow, that’s gone quick) I was presented with a technology survival kit on my first day. A Lenovo laptop, a Windows Phone, and a set of Jabra wired headphones. The …

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Outlook 2016 modern attachments

Following on from the general blog post about Office 2016, this is the first of a few* which will focus on some specific features.

* Actual number to be decided.

We’re going to peak early, because the first …

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Microsoft Office 2016

I’m sure most IT people were aware that Office 2016 shipped last week, but publically it didn’t arrive in much of a blaze of publicity. Certainly there was enough coverage in the computer press and online (well, most …

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(Half) marathon man

If you’re fortunate (or unfortunate) enough to be one of my Facebook friends, you’ll probably be aware that a few times a week I post a map with a route marked out on it. And even the least …

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Ten great Windows 10 features

A few weeks ago, us Microsoft employees in the UK were invited to submit ‘ten great Windows 10 features’ in order to be in with a chance to win a Windows 10 goody bag. I was a lucky …

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Fitbit Charge

Last September I wrote about the Fitbit Flex and how it had worked for me in terms of losing weight and becoming more fit. Since I bought the Flex the Charge and the Surge models were released, but …

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TomTom Runner GPS watch

Those of you who are my Facebook friends will know that I’ve lost a lot of weight over the past year, and converted myself from a couch potato to someone who runs 10 km a few times a …

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Why Katie Hopkins should shut her mouth

During the many years of dadams.co.uk I don’t think I have never used this site to launch an attack on someone… but now I’m suitably annoyed enough. I should also mention that I wrote most of this two …

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Microsoft Sway (preview)

Sway was announced back in October and made available as a limited invitation-only preview. Since then it’s been opened up for general access, and (important for this blog post) I’ve found some time to have a look at …

Plantronics BackBeat FIT 3

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 a Calisto 620 speakerphone and, probably one of …