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For almost the last 15 years, I have been using only the Ergonomic Keyboard and Mouse accessories made by Microsoft, I love them. I am a 3 finger touch typist, it is all muscle memory for me, so I am not comfortable with any other keyboard or mouse – whether in a laptop or as a separate accessory. Amongst the models from Microsoft I have used, my favourite was the Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Desktop 7000…

My son (aged 16), wanted a new laptop. His existing laptop, an HP Notebook 15 – ac1010TU laptop, had become too slow. He has been behind me for the last six months and I had delayed by saying finish your tenth standard exams. Now that the exams were over and results have been announced, I had to get him a new one. In my mind, the specifications were clear, he doesn’t need the fattest or…

I am an unashamed enthusiast of products and services from Microsoft. I follow closely the developments from Redmond and I am their partner with the honorary title of “Microsoft Regional Director”. As a result, there are two annual conferences that I don’t miss – Microsoft Ignite (meant for developers, IT implementers and purchase decision makers) and Microsoft Build (primarily targeting developers) – either I travel in person to the USA or watch the on-demand videos…

Today during the monthly meet of “Professional Speakers Association of India”, my friend Navanee Viswa gave a good talk on the importance of video recordings for professional speakers. He was sharing his experiences of the actual recording for a typical video taking just a quarter of the effort, but the majority (3/4th) going towards editing the video and polishing it. When it comes to the software for video editing, there are plenty of apps for iOS…

In the olden days, life was simpler – browsing online meant using the inbuilt Internet Explorer on Windows and Safari on Mac OS X. Then came Google Chrome, moving the entire web browser space to high gear it changed everything. Microsoft IE and Firefox became casualties of Chrome’s success. Till a few weeks ago, I was “happy” with Microsoft Edge as my default browser, and in the few cases where a site (mostly Government &…