Emulate the Microsoft 365 Single-Sign-On Experience from Personal Systems

To most of us SSO (Single-Sign-On) means that we only need to enter our username and password one time to access our company‚Äôs services and applications. It sounds simple enough but is quite complex. As we have migrated to working remotely many of us have switched to using our personal computing systems for various reasons. […]

How To Stop Sharing OneDrive Files

In my previous post, I explained how to run a report in OneDrive that lists all of the data you have shared and who you have shared it with. These shares build up over time and it is easy to forget who has access to what. So you’ve run the report and found some data […]

OneDrive Sharing Report

Over time you can end up sharing lots of files with people via OneDrive. It is easy to forget who has access. Microsoft has included a report utility in OneDrive Online that will export a list of all the shared files and who has access to them. Find the OneDrive icon in your system tray (next to […]

The Fifth Generation iPad Mini

We are a house divided, the females are all Apple everything. The males are Android and Windows. The newest edition of the iPad mini is almost good enough to change that balance. It’s everything a tech geek wants in a tablet. Light, powerful, thin, with stylus support, and an excellent display. A lot of people […]

PowerShell – Microsoft 365 User and Assigned Licenses Report

Microsoft 365 provides a lot of well conceived admin tools via its on-line portal. Their user tool is fantastic for creating and editing user accounts, but getting reports from it can be challenging. Lucky for us Microsoft 365 can also be accessed through PowerShell. This script will prompt for credentials and the org name. Then […]

Methods for Scanning to SharePoint Online

One question that frequently arises during remote work transitions is “What do we do about the physical mail?” One of my go to solutions has been to email enable SharePoint document library folders and point our scanner’s email function at those addresses. Unfortunately, SharePoint On-line lacks the ability to email enable folders. If you are […]

Install an Advanced Home Network – Part 3 Install the Equipment

In part 1 of this series we discussed what equipment you would need to purchase to install a modern advanced network in your home. In part 2 we learned how to assemble network cables. Now we’re going to use our new-found skills to install the equipment. Place a switch and access point on each floor […]

Adjust Your Service Plans to Save Money While Working From Home

Many Americans are working from home for a much longer stretch than anyone expected. For some, it has become a permanent change. For others, it is a temporary situation with no end in sight. The other night my spouse and I sat down to review and modify our various service plans to better fit our […]

A Full Function Smart Scale for Thirty Dollars

We’ve had an old fashioned white scale on our bathroom floor for as long as I can remember. You know the kind, tap it to turn it on and wait for it to zero out. Then step on and read the number. No body fat percentage, no BMI, just your weight. I had looked at […]