Surface Pro 2: Using Skype for Presentations

Quick Summary Have you tried Skype to connect your Surface Pro 2 or Surface Pro to a display when you are doing presentations? I do it all the time.  You can run Skype for Windows Desktop to share your screen with a computer connected to a projector or large display. Skype takes care of scaling the screen so that output looks great on your Surface Pro 2 and the display device. When you do this you can now wander the room with your Surface Pro, no longer tethered to the display cable. I write and draw on my Surface Pro … Continue reading Surface Pro 2: Using Skype for Presentations

OneNote and Education Blog

Mike Tholfsen – Test Manager of the OneNote Team has kicked off his blog, OneNote and Education. I am interested in how OneNote can help enhance the learning environment and I believe OneNote will be a primary tool for 21st century education.  We also plan to have other guest bloggers from the OneNote team and from other Microsoft teams post education-related entries here.  John Guin is still writing the OneNote Testing blog so even though I’m the test manager, this blog will be about OneNote and education. Because there are so many things happening right now with OneNote and education, … Continue reading OneNote and Education Blog

Use Windows Meeting Space to Mirror Your Tablet PC to a Projector

I use my Tablet PC when I do public speaking.  I like to use it to display and build MindMaps using MindManager or draw diagrams with SketchBook Pro. This should be very straightforward, but it gets interesting when I want to display my Tablet PC with a projector, and to walk around the room at the same time. (Try that with at conventional laptop machine). I have been using MaxiVista for this application for years. (see: Wireless Presentations with a Tablet PC with MaxiVista) MaxiVista has been great but there are some issues with Vista. You can work around them, … Continue reading Use Windows Meeting Space to Mirror Your Tablet PC to a Projector