PC Build

Four or five years ago I built myself a new desktop PC, it was built for my photo editing and my husband's gaming needs. At the time I remember spending a lot of money on it, and back then it ran fine. It was a beast in terms of spec but it had enough grunt that did what I wanted it to do and ha...

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Presenter Tips

A while back I started a small video series on my YouTube channel around Presenting Tip and PowerPoint tips.

So far I have seven different videos available on that playlist, from things like Using your Surface Pen as a slide changer to Reusing slides within PowerPoint.

Please do chec...

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Home Office Setup

Back in July 2018 I shared my home office setup, however it's changed quite a bit since then, so I thought a 2020 update would be appropriate.

My home office setup has taken me a few years to build up, I didn't just buy or get the kit that I used in one go. I'm not sure it's a complete setup...

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Teams Live

In a previous article I talked about a Microsoft Teams Meeting vs a Microsoft Teams Live event. Today I want to talk about how to set up a Microsoft Teams Live event and what the different options you are presented with mean.

Microsoft Teams Live events allow you to present to a large scale...

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How many times have you recorded a demo or delivered a presentation remotely and and you can hear the keyboard typing or mouse clicks in the background? It can be quite distracting can't it?

Now there are different techniques that you can use to remove these noises during post production, howeve...

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Technology And Friends

Last year I was looking to guest appear on podcasts and put a call out to my connections. Gary Short introduced me to David Griad and his show - Technology and Friends.

David and I tried to meet up in person last year but never managed to make our schedules worked. With the recent pand...

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Back in November 2018 I became a STEM Ambassador and ever since then I've always looked forward to interacting with the young people and finding out about their interest in the IT industry. I enjoy being able to provide advice where I can as well. However, with the current pandemic and stay at...

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Jabra Elite 85h and dongle

The other night I was tagged into a Twitter thread about headsets and the new range of Jabra Evolve 2 that is now out and I got talking to Andreas Villumsen, who is the EMEA Marketing Manager for Jabra. He mentioned that you could pair a Jabra headest with a Jabra dongle to get a stronger Blu...

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I've released another weekly update video and hope you can all join me and tune in.

For those that have watched before you will notice that I have new video graphics, those are from my long term friend and creative genius Krist McKenna. Krist and I met years ago when he was my boss and we've...

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As many of you maybe aware I started doing a weekly update video in August 2019, where I share some news around Azure and talk about my week, my work, and the community interactions I've had. The format of these have always been video only.

However, I am now going to be releasing the same wee...

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