GPD Pocket 2 7″ Mini Laptop Windows 10 PC


David Meego - Click for blog homepageYou might have seen my posts on Twitter and Facebook recently about my new toy mini laptop PC, the crowd funded GPD Pocket 2.

I have been burnt before with crowd funded projects (I supported 3 smartwatches and only one make it to production and it under-delivered 😦 ), so I was wary of getting involved again. However, this was the second generation of the GPD Pocket and demo devices had already been delivered to a number of YouTube reviewers. I felt fairly safe to get involved with crowd funding again, as this would give me a discount and get the device earlier.

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#Dexterity Improving Performance on Windows 10


David Meego - Click for blog homepageI often work with multiple instances of Dexterity open at the same time and export & import resources or cut & paste code between the instances.

Once I have everything updated, I usually Compile All to make sure that all the code is compiled and that there are no compile time errors. Don’t want any of those pesky “FP: Script Not Found” errors you get if you have saved but not compiled a script.

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PSA: Everything you want to know about the WannaCry ransomware


David Meego - Click for blog homepageCybersecurity is back in the news this week.

The WannaCry ransomware or crypto-virus has infected many computers around the world and highlighted that the threat of scams, viruses, trojans, worms and ransomware is very real and that you need to be forever vigilant to keep your systems and your data safe.

In this article I want to remind everyone of some easy and simple ways to keep yourself safe.

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Handy Developer and Administrator Tools


David Meego - Click for blog homepageI want to make everyone’s life easier.

I should clarify that this is life in respect to my work life. As a Developer, IT Professional and Microsoft Dynamics GP Consultant I love anything that makes my job easier.

That’s why I created GP Power Tools (formerly the Support Debugging Tool) in the first place.

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PSA: Countdown to the end of free Windows 10 upgrade


David Meego - Click for blog homepageFollowing on from my previous article: Upgrade to Windows 10 for free before time runs out, this is another reminder to make sure you take advantage of the free Windows 10 upgrade offer for users of Windows 7 and Windows 8 before it finishes on 29th July 2016.

If you let the offer expire, upgrading to Windows 10 will incur a charge of US$119 for Windows 10 Home and US$199 for Windows 10 Pro.

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Upgrade to Windows 10 for free before time runs out


David Meego - Click for blog homepageWindows 10 was officially released on the 29th July 2015, and when it was released users of Windows 7 and Windows 8 were offered a free upgrade to Windows 10.

The free upgrade offer lasts for one year and so will expire on 29th July 2016. So this article is a reminder for everyone out there who has not upgraded yet to get a move on.

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Thoughts on the new Microsoft Surface Book


David Meego - Click for blog homepageOn Thursday 12th November 2015, the Microsoft Store in Sydney opened. Located at Westfield Sydney on the Pitt Street Mall, this is the first flagship Microsoft Store to be opened outside of North America and is a wonderful commitment to the Australian market.

Along with the opening of the store was the Australian launch of the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book computers announced at the Microsoft Windows 10 Devices Briefing.

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#Windows10Devices Microsoft Windows 10 Devices Briefing


David Meego - Click for blog homepageToday, 6th October 2015 at 10:00am US Eastern time in New York City, the Microsoft Windows 10 Devices Briefing took place and it was an extremely polished presentation that introduced the world to the new Microsoft Devices for Windows 10.

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Solving Performance Problems with Microsoft Dynamics GP and Windows 10 – Part 2


David Meego - Click for blog homepageFollowing on from my previous post: Solving Performance Problems with Microsoft Dynamics GP and Windows 10 – Part 1, I was still not happy with the performance of Dexterity and Microsoft Dynamics GP on my newly updated Windows 10 development machine.

This article takes you through the steps to get your Dexterity and/or Dynamics system running fast on Windows 10.

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Solving Performance Problems with Microsoft Dynamics GP and Windows 10 – Part 1


David Meego - Click for blog homepageNow that I am running Windows 10 and am starting to get back to work with developing for Microsoft Dynamics GP and Dexterity, I have been noticing some serious performance issues.

This article takes you through the steps I used to identify the issue and what I did to resolve the issues. After making the changes listed in this and the next article I am happy with my Windows 10 development environment.

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More on Cortana for Windows 10


David Meego - Click for blog homepageFor those of you with Windows Phone 8.1 devices, you should now be comfortable working with Cortana, the personal digital assistant with attitude.

Well, Cortana is coming to Windows 10. In fact, if you have the latest Technical Preview of Windows 10 downloaded (as part of the Windows Insider program) you can already start playing with Cortana. Just make sure all the language and regional settings are set to US.

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Windows 10 for PC and Phone


David Meego - Click for blog homepageIf you have not heard already, at the recent “Windows 10: The Next Chapter” event, it was announced that Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for all devices running Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 for 12 months after its release.

To get you excited about what is coming, I have gathered a few of the Windows 10 videos together.

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