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Printing PowerPoint slides in black and white

Posted July 03, 2012

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When I do SQL Server training, sometimes students want to print all of the PowerPoint slides and use them for note taking during class. For such purposes, the... more »
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WUXGA revisited

Posted June 11, 2012

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I previously blogged about my search for a 17” 1920×1200 laptop. The only one I could find was a 17” MacBook Pro, which has been an excellent machine... more »
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Windows 8 client virtualization

Posted June 06, 2012

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Hyper-V is coming to Windows 8, but you must have a processor that supports SLAT. Virtual machines created with Virtual PC aren’t easily transferred to... more »
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Smartphones and data plans

Posted April 25, 2012

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Smartphones can do a lot of useful things, but what do you really need to do when you don’t have access to a wireless network? Would voice and text be... more »
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Windows 8 Consumer Preview and SkyDrive

Posted March 06, 2012

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SkyDrive integrates very nicely with Windows 8. More on that later. First, let’s discuss using Windows 8 x64 on VirtualBox. Since I wanted to test with x64... more »
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[OT] Going the distance on Valentine’s Day

Posted February 14, 2012

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This story didn’t actually take place on Valentine’s Day but it is appropriate to tell on Valentine’s Day. How far would you go for someone you love?... more »
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CPU benchmarking and time for an upgrade

Posted January 21, 2012

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Is your SQL Server running slower than you’d like? Is it your SQL Server configuration or your slightly old hardware? We need to use tools to gather... more »
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