• Google Gripe- Slides / Presentation Audio limitation – Really?!?

    As of this writing there’s a fairly big deficiency to those looking to use Google Slides as a Microsoft Powerpoint replacement: Audio. Many people embed audio into their presentations. Sometimes it’s a song clip, sometimes it’s a sound effect, and often it’s a short clip of speech or other sound file. In Powerpoint, you can …

  • Barracuda Web Filter : Getting Youtube access

    How to grant specific users or groups access to Youtube while restricting others Appliance : Barracuda Web Filter 310 (but likely applicable to all Barracuda Web Filter Appliances ) What I’m try to accomplish : Allow access to YouTube for certain groups/people but not others Solution: Not as easy as it may seem You may …

  • Office365 / OWA Grumble #1

    I don’t do a lot of grumbling about Office365/OWA simply because I’ve been using it for long enough now that the frustration and disappointments I felt when transitioning over have mostly passed and I don’t want to open old wounds.  There are still issues, no doubt. But I just haven’t taken the time to document them …

  • Google Gripe #6 – Adding new users to Groups and pre-existing Group shares not showing

    Google GripE #6: Location of Incoming Shares to new Group Member Sharing documents/folders in Google Drive is made much more convenient and easy by proper use of Google Groups.  And since you can even import/sync you groups from Active Directory, a lot of the work may already be done in your organisation. However, there’s a …