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It may have taken three days, but Microsoft has officially resolved its Outlook.com outage -- and it has both explanations and long-term solutions for affected email users. Trouble began with the failure of a caching service for Exchange ActiveSync. The resulting deluge of reconnection attempts pr...

August 18th 2013 at 2:17am 0 Comments
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Google has announced that, as part of its "Winter Cleaning" initiative, it will be ending support for Exchange ActiveSync outside of Google Apps for Business, Government and Education on January 30, 2013. ActiveSync will continue to work past that date for those who already have it set up, but...

December 16th 2012 at 2:55pm 0 Comments
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Yesterday, in discussing the new reports of meeting invitation issues between Microsoft Exchange and iOS 6 devices using ActiveSync, I mentioned that I recall having seen these sorts of problems in prior versions of iOS and OS X, albeit infrequently. The issue manifests as one recipient declini...

October 4th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Windows on ARM really opens up the world of Windows to some great hardware. So great in fact that you'll probably have to buy one yourself if you want one to use at work. But a time will come where you'll want to get your work email and maybe even an app or two. You might already realize that by a...

April 19th 2012 at 5:36pm 0 Comments
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Samsung's announced another 10.1-inch tablet to join its burgeoning collection of slates. The Galaxy Note 10.1 is an S-Pen toting variant of the similarly sized-and-named Galaxy Tab. It's running Touchwiz-infused ICS on a 1.4GHz dual-core CPU with 1GB of RAM, but here's the answer to the question o...

February 27th 2012 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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The path to ActiveSync nirvana for iPhone 4/iOS 4 users has not run all that smooth over the past couple of weeks. There were dramatic slowdowns for Google Apps and Exchange users who tried to synchronize calendar and mail data, although matters improved after the first day or two. Worse, some Excha...

July 1st 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments