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Installing AirServer on Windows

November 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Windows

It’s no secret that I prefer AirServer above AppleTVs for classrooms. The ability to mirror a faculty iPad to a large projector screen turns it into a powerful educational tool, and I believe AirServer is the better choice for most schools. I manage AirServer installs in 30 classrooms, and even have it installed on my HTPC at home. […]

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Can we please get annual update rollups from Microsoft?

November 26th, 2012 · No Comments · Windows

One of the more tedious things we have to do in IT from time to time is apply Windows Updates to a fresh machine. Depending on your process and connection, it can literally take days to get a blank machine up to speed. Most of us have things in place to reduce that time, and […]

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Explaining Microsoft Surface Pro to Mac People

November 14th, 2012 · 2 Comments · IT News, Windows

Image you have a Macbook Air. But this Air is special. It has a full touch screen. More than that, the keyboard section can be easily removed and replaced. There is also a hardware button built into the screen section to bring up finder, with your Apple Store iOS apps featured. This device would be […]

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One Simple Thing You can Start Doing Now with Windows 7 to make the switch to Windows 8 Easy

November 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Windows

The Start Menu has a been a fixture of Windows computers since way back in 1995. Windows 8 changes that in a big way. The Start Menu is gone, and there is no way to bring it back without the use of third-party software that is often quirky and not as well thought through as […]

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