Month: October 2012

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Using Multiple Displays and Projectors with Windows 8 and Lenovo W520 (nVidia Optimus)

When Lenovo started shipping hybrid graphics in their W500-series workstations, it was a great improvement for road warriors who need both full-power graphics when connected to a power source and long battery life on the go. This is achieved by the presence of two video cards – an integrated Intel chip side-by-side with an nVidia […]

Using the Chrome Control in SharePoint 2013 Apps

In the new SharePoint 2013 App model, there are essentially two ways to host apps – within SharePoint itself or from an external web site (also known as "provider hosted" or "autohosted"). One of the disadvantages of external apps is that they don’t look or feel like SharePoint. All the familiar navigation menus and shortcuts […]

SharePoint MVP for Another Year

Well, it’s that time of year again, and Microsoft has seen fit to keep me in the MVP program for another go around.  This will be my sixth year as an MVP.  When I first came into the program there were only a few dozen SharePoint MVP’s – now there are hundreds all over the […]