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Merging Contacts in Outlook

Multiple e-mail accounts for the same person makes organizing your contacts a pain. Here's a few tips on how to alleviate this situation.

Getting Around with Windows Phone 7.5

While Microsoft Windows Phone 7 didn't feel like a complete product at release, the new Windows Phone 7.5 update, which includes new search and navigation features, helps to breathe new life into the mobile OS.

Why 'Windows 8' Isn't What I Thought It Would Be

Mary Jo Foley explains why Microsoft's Windows 8 strategy looks like a faulty one to her -- especially when it comes to tablets.

Exchange Server 2010: Creating High Availability

E-mail is an essential business communication tool, so ensuring high availability (HA) with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 is important. Here's how.

Weighing the Value of Certification Brain Dumps

In a career first, I've entirely rewritten this column three times. That's because although its question greatly interests me, its answer greatly eludes me.

'Windows 8,' Take 2

In his column this month, Doug shares more of what you said you want to see in Windows 8.

Readers' Letters: November 2011

Readers weigh in on the hot topics from the last issue.

Windows Server 8: Microsoft's Game-Changing Technology

Brien shares the renewed faith in Microsoft that Windows 8 Server has given him in the future of Microsoft (and for Windows admins).

Is PowerShell Really the Only Future for Windows Admins?

Whether or not the future of Windows administration will be the command line, you're doing yourself a disservice by not at least strongly considering this possibility (and preparing accordingly).

How-To: Get Your Windows Phone 7 in Sync with Exchange

The new Windows mobile platform, code-named "Mango," brings back some of the synchronization features important for enterprise use.

Why Microsoft Shouldn't Try to Be Apple

According to long-time Microsoft watcher Mary-Jo Foley, now is the time for Microsoft executives to come to grips with the fact that Redmond is not Apple -- and that's OK.

Letters: More of Readers' Windows 8 Advice for Microsoft

What do you all want to see from Windows 8? Here's what you told us.

Is Flash Memory in the Future of Your Storage Network?

While SSDs are currently too expensive for primary SAN storage, that won't be the case in the future.

Jobs Satisfaction

Doug's latest column focuses on the legacy of Steve Jobs.

Best Practices for Migrating to IE 9 & Keeping Your Legacy Apps Alive

Migrating from Internet Explorer 6 to a modern browser can be faster, cheaper and easier than you think -- if you know the right tricks.

Virtualization Licensing: Time To Take a Fresh Look at Your Virtual Infrastructure

Virtualization licensing is changing -- take time now to review your infrastructure (and all the vendor options) now to make sure you're getting the best deal going forward.

Keeping XP Alive

Doug muses on the future demise of XP -- and why it may never completely go away

Is Microsoft on the Right Path with Windows Phone?

Mary-Jo Foley weighs in on why so many pundits are coming down so hard on Microsoft's WP7 strategy.

Is the iPad Changing the IT-User Relationship?

The role of the operating system is changing, and changing the role of IT with it.

Hands-On First Impressions of Windows Phone 7 'Mango'

I lay out the good and the bad of the improved Windows Phone 7 OS.

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