Posey's Tips & Tricks


Internet Service Providers To Become Piracy Police?

With little news on how exactly ISPs will monitor illegal online activity, giving them this much power seems like a bad idea.

Initial Reaction to the Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Brien loads up the early test build of Microsoft's upcoming OS on his tablet and hits the road.

What's To Become of Passwords in Windows 8?

Will facial recognition and photo manipulation replace the traditional password in Microsoft's next OS?

The Tablet Transition

While the tablet won't be replacing the laptop anytime soon, tablets continue to improve their usability.

Using Your Laptop Abroad

When traveling overseas, your laptop adapter won't be enough. Here are some tips to keep in mind for those world travelers.

Saving Videos With Internet Explorer

Having trouble saving Internet videos to your computer? Brien walks you through a lesser-know Internet Explorer exploit that should get the job done.

Dual Booting Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7

I walk you through the process it took to get both Windows 7 and Windows Server virtualized on my laptop.

The Future Technology Nobody Is Talking About

Do technology like 3D gaming and motion-controlled devices give us a hint on what Microsoft envisions for the future?

Making a USB Flash Drive Bootable (Perfect for Running Windows 8)

Brien walks you through the process of creating and running Windows 8 from a bootable USB flash drive.

Windows To Go: Microsoft's OS Becomes Portable

Brien discusses the security issues tangled with remote user access and highlights how Microsoft may be simplifying the process with its upcoming Windows To Go bootable device.

Getting Ready To Test-Drive Windows 8

Brien walks you through how to get the developer's version of Windows 8 to run on a traditional desktop, touch-enabled desktop and tablet.

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.

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).

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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