Setup Outlook or Hotmail email on Nexus

Michael Android, How To Guides, Mobile, Nexus, TechTalk

Struggling to set-up Hotmail or Outlook on your Nexus? The other day I tried to set-up my Outlook / Hotmail email on the Nexus tablet and found that this is probably not as straight forward as it should be. This may well be intentional but that’s a whole new topic. For now I am just going to run through the settings with you so …

Nexus 7 – Waiting for Sync your email will appear soon

Michael Android, How To Guides, Mobile, Nexus, TechTalk

Waiting for sync Your email will appear soon. If you have managed to set-up and authenticate your email on the Nexus 7 you will get a screen that just says Waiting to sync. This seems to be happening after the Android 4.2 update and appears to be linked to a new setting “Auto-sync data which is not enabled by default. On your …

Surface RT Photo Settings Location

Remove Picture gallery from Windows RT

Michael How To Guides, Microsoft, Surface RT, TechTalk, Windows 8

How do I remove a picture photo gallery from Windows RT? One of the first things that struck me when I started using surface / Windows 8 was how “unified” and available all my information from all my Windows 8 devices was. This definitely has its benefits but one of the drawbacks was things like the Photo Library. It gathered ALL the …

Windows Surface RT Screenshot

Windows 8 RT Surface screen capture.

Michael How To Guides, Microsoft, Mobile, Surface RT, TechTalk, Windows 8

How to Screenshot on Windows Surface RT If you are looking at how to do a screenshot or screen capture on the Microsoft Surface Tablet then just use this combination of Keys Touch and hold the “Windows logo” on the face of the Surface. (Use your right hand) Whilst still pressing the logo click the “Volume Down” The screen will dim …

Apple quietly change from UDID to two new Identifiers and start tracking you

Michael Apple, Apple iPhone, iPad, Mobile, TechTalk

In IOS 6 Apple have quietly changed from the old UDID to two new identifiers. Before I go into any detail its important to understand what the old and new acronyms are or you may as well be reciting the alphabet in a random order. Old Identifier UDID – Unique Device Identifier New Identifiers IDFA – Identifier For Advertising IDFV …

Latest Gadget News September 23, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 with Win 8, keyboard will cost $799 Microsoft wasn’t kidding when it said Windows 8 Pro tablets would cost as much as ultrabooks. Project Austin’s Windows 8 app takes notes from Courier The Microsoft Visual C++ team has built a Windows 8 app that takes much of its inspiration and code from Redmond’s …

Youtube hits number 1 in Apple Store

Michael Apple, Apple iPhone, Mobile, TechTalk

Google’s YouTube App has just hit number one in the Apple store. Apple removed the app in IOS 6 because people watch YouTube via a web browser not an app. Google responded by releasing their own app which has just hit number one in the app store. What is amazing is that not only is it now number 1, but …

Apple discontinue PING

Michael Apple, TechTalk

I have just opened iTunes and done the 10.7 update and the first thing that I noticed on the right of the screen was that PING, Apples music social network was being discontinued. So as of September 30th if you were an avid PING fan you will be left to use the other several hunder options available to you. We …

Latest Gadget News September 13, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News Xbox co-creator says game consoles won’t die anytime soon Seamus Blackley says that he’s tired of “histrionic” predictions suggesting the death of game consoles is upon us. Originally posted at News – Tech Culture Microsoft preps its Office 2013 upgrade program Redmond is said to be getting ready to launch its latest Office upgrade offer this fall. …