Ghost – Not for the faint hearted blogger

Michael Cloud, TechTalk

I have just finished setting up my first Ghost site and all I can say is, “That’s not what I expected”. Ghost is the new blogging platform that took off like wildfire on KickStarter and after a few short months in in general backer release. (If you backed them you get an early release). And whilst it’s not quite WordPress …

Office 365 One step forward two steps back

Michael Cloud, Microsoft, Office 365, TechTalk

A few weeks back Microsoft started upgrading Office 365 Tenants to the new Admin and exchange system. Whilst this comes with a few cosmetic tweaks they have once again failed to address key concerns that have been running around for the last 2 years like, Directory Sync issues and the complete lack of management if you are Federated without an …

international space station google prank

Michael Fun Stuff

Today I logged into the Google analytics homepage to check the real time analytics of a site and was surprised to see, 41 visitors from the “International Space Station – Control Room” located just south of what appears to be Australia. Google seem to have gone all out this year on their April fools jokes. First With Youtube Stopping submissions to review …

Outlook 2013

Fix Office Outlook 2013 slow and laggy

Michael How To Guides, Office 365

After upgrading to Outlook 2013 I noticed that the performance was incredibly slow when switching between Mail, Contacts and Calendar,  there would often be a several second delay before the screen changed. When searching for Contacts it could take 15 seconds to return the results. Now I’m not one to complain (too much) but if my local PC a quad …