Author: Martin King

Windows 10 Tip: Verify Your Identity

  In today’s Ask the Admin, I’ll explain what a trusted PC is and how to verify your identity in Windows 10. Windows 8 really wanted you to sign in with a Microsoft account and required you to Trust this PC before you could experience all …

Microsoft Intune: Create an MDM Policy

  In today’s Ask the Admin, I’ll show you how to add a Mobile Device Management (MDM) policy to Microsoft Intune, and make sure it gets applied to your devices. In Microsoft Intune: Windows 10 Device Enrollment on the Petri IT Knowledgebase, I showed you how …

How to Set Up Windows Hello for Business

  In this Ask the Admin, I’ll show you how to set up Windows Hello for Business using Microsoft Intune. Previously known as Microsoft Passport for Work, Windows Hello for Business replaces passwords with two-factor authentication: one factor being a key or certificate that’s bound to …

Delegate a Domain to Azure DNS

  In today’s Ask the Admin, I’ll explain how to delegate a domain name that you own to Azure DNS. In Microsoft Azure: A First Look at Azure DNS and Configure a DNS Zone Using Azure DNS on the Petri IT Knowledgebase, I explained what Microsoft’s …

LiquidSky turns any device into a gaming PC for free

CES 2017 – With LiquidSky, gamers can transform their old rigs into high-end PCs for free–all you have to do is watch ads. LiquidSky is a more accessible free-to-play and microtransaction-style answer to NVIDIA’s premium GeForce Now game streaming service. Using custom built IBM servers outfitted …

Sony follows Apple with its new wireless earphones

CES 2017 – Considering smartphone-makers are borrowing Apple’s “bravery” by nixing headphone jacks on new smartphone models, companies are starting to look into wireless earbuds. Now Sony has taken a move from Apple’s playbook with its own wireless earbuds. Instead of “bravery” or modern technological advancements, …

Cherry unveils its new silent mechanical keyboard

CES 2017 – Cherry, the company behind the world’s most popular mechanical keyboard switches, today announced its new Cherry MX Board Silent keyboard. This is a no-frills keyboard optimized for dependability and silent use–you won’t find any fancy RGBs on this mechanical board. This particular model …