Getting Dynamic with Dynamics

Using my first Dynamics trial simply as an open-ended exercise in exploration, quite a few things are worth noting before getting into customising the solution to meet your needs. What you can see Playing with the dummy data and adding your own allows you to appreciate the work that has gone into the development of … Continue reading Getting Dynamic with Dynamics

Sync Outlook.com with your iPhone

This article continues our series exploring Windows 8 and SkyDrive. Read more here. In this article we will briefly describe how to add your SkyDrive account to your iPhone. Adding your Outlook.com to your iPhone is very simple: From Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendar Click Add Account > Hotmail Type your SkyDrive address & password … Continue reading Sync Outlook.com with your iPhone

Sync your Email Accounts with Outlook.com

This article is part our exploration of Windows 8 and SkyDrive. Read more here. Most devices allow you to sync with more than one email account, and many people prefer to manage their various email accounts using Outlook on the desktop (2010/2013). However, you may wish to access all your emails from one account: Outlook.com. … Continue reading Sync your Email Accounts with Outlook.com

Sync your Apple Contacts with Outlook.com

This article continues our series exploring Windows 8 and SkyDrive. Read the previous article here. Apple iCloud Contacts As always, Microsoft and Apple do  not see eye to eye, so despite the simplicity of linking & syncing with other accounts, your iCloud account will be ever so slightly trickier... It is not possible to synchronise … Continue reading Sync your Apple Contacts with Outlook.com

Sync your Calendars with Outlook.com

This article continues our series exploring Windows 8 and SkyDrive. Read more here. In this article we will detail how to sync your Calendars from various different accounts to your SkyDrive Calendar (Outlook.com). Google Calendar Facebook Events Apple iCal on iCloud Removing Synchronisation Google Calendar Launch Calendar from the Google home page (ribbon at the … Continue reading Sync your Calendars with Outlook.com

Transfer Contacts & Calendars…

...from Outlook 2010/2013 to Outlook.com This article details how to transfer your Contacts and Calendars from your desktop to the Cloud, and is part of our series exploring Windows 8. Read the previous article here. If you already use Outlook on your desktop  you will need to transfer your Contacts and Calendar from your local … Continue reading Transfer Contacts & Calendars…

Sync your Contacts with Outlook.com

This article continues our series exploring Windows 8 and SkyDrive. Read the previous article here. In this article we will detail how to sync your Contacts from various different accounts to your SkyDrive People (Outlook.com). Skype & Messenger Networking & Social Media --> Apple iCloud Contacts Removing Synchronisation Skype & Messenger Skype and Messenger Contacts can … Continue reading Sync your Contacts with Outlook.com

SkyDrive & Outlook.com: an overview

This article continues our series exploring Windows 8 and SkyDrive. Read the previous articles here. SkyDrive is the Microsoft equivalent of iCloud or Google; Outlook.com is the revamped version of Hotmail: it is the online version of Outlook on your desktop comprising Mail, Contacts (People) and Calendars. SkyDrive, including Outlook.com, is an integral part of Windows 8 -- you … Continue reading SkyDrive & Outlook.com: an overview

Synchronisation: the benefits

This article is a slight detour on our exploration of Windows 8 and SkyDrive. Read more here. Traditionally, data synchronisation took place on a closed network, where the master database would live on your laptop (music/calendar/contacts) or on a server (business databases), the clients would communicate with the master and the magic IT fairy dust … Continue reading Synchronisation: the benefits

Get the best out of Windows 8

This article is the second in our series exploring Windows 8 and SkyDrive, read the first article here. Windows 8 and Office 2013 are very much geared up to online data storage: you will need a Microsoft account (Hotmail or Outlook.com) to register your copy of Windows 8. With this account you get your own … Continue reading Get the best out of Windows 8