Tech’s Two Philosophies

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A great write-up after Google’s jaw-dropping I/O 2018 keynote, about two different approaches that will lead our future tech in two very different ways. The Google and Facebook Philosophy (the computer does your work for you) vs. The Microsoft and Apple’s (the computer enables you to do your work better and more efficient) Tech’s Yin and YangThat there are two […]

Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 Official Documentation Links

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The Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 IT Pro documentation is now moved from TechNet to docs.microsoft.com. Following are some URLs so that you can replace your old bookmarks and access the new sites. Windows Server 2016 documentation at https://docs.microsoft.com/windows-server/windows-server-2016 Windows Server 2016 Networking documentation at https://docs.microsoft.com/windows-server/networking/networking Windows 10  and Windows 10 Mobile documentation at https://docs.microsoft.com/windows/windows-10/ /via Technet/

A History of the Windows Start Menu

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Microsoft’s Start menu is a big deal. It’s the first thing many people think of when they think of Windows or even Microsoft. The simple Start menu has existed for more than 20 years now. It started off as a way to make Windows easier to use, and now it’s the center of how we interact with Windows on a daily […]