Category Archives: Client

MSIgnite UC Wrapup Day 1, Hello Microsoft Teams Calling!

A Quickish roundup of some of the big things at Microsoft Ignite 2017 Day 1 Apologies, I was very Jet lagged when I recorded this, so its far from perfect.   Follow me on Twitter http://www.Twitter.com/Atreidae More information from Microsoft can be found here https://aka.ms/SkypeAndTeams Tom’s Article can be found here http://tomtalks.uk/2017/09/microsoft-teams-will-evolve-primary-office-365-client-replacing-skype-business-client-office-365-5-things-know/ With Matt’s Article… Read More »

Plantronics Voyager 8200 UC in depth, Now with video!

So, its after August 25th, the Embargo is lifted and I can finally talk to you about the Plantronics Voyager 8200 First off, Wow, It seems like my initial first impressions with the Plantronics Voyager 8200 were extremely popular, it’s also sparked some interesting conversation from a competing vendor who seem to have been caught… Read More »

First Impressions with the Plantronics 8200 UC and I’m in Love.

Update: Full Review and video samples over here So I was lucky enough to play with a Plantronics 8200 UC during the Melbourne UC Meetup last night, thanks to Simon at Plantronics. The device is the logical evolution of the Plantronics Focus and the Back Beat Pro 2. I didn’t get to spend long with… Read More »

How bad is the CVE-2017-8550 XSS exploit for Skype4B?

So for those of you who don’t have your ear on the #skype4B hash tag on twitter (and you should) nyxgeek released an exploit for the Skype4B 2016 and Lync 2103/Skype4B 2015  Click to Run Client, that exploits XSS to allow for remote website execution without user interaction on the receiving users machine. On the… Read More »

What does the new announcement regarding Skype4B online ports mean anyway?

So you might have seen the recent announcement regarding Skype for Business online port requirements changing, if not take a quick stop by Thomas Binder’s article over on the MS Tech Community.   First off, this change only affects users homed in Skype for Business Online (IE, Office365) So if you’re running an On-Prem or… Read More »

Jabra Evolve 65 Review

Today I have 2 units. The updated version of the Jabra Evolve 80 and the Evolve 65 Click here for for Evolve 80 review I’ve been rather lucky during my time running Skype4B, Vendors are eager for you to rate and review their gear. As I work for a company that tends to stick with… Read More »

Jabra Evolve 80 Review

Today I have 2 units. The updated version of the Jabra Evolve 80 and the Evolve 65 Click here for the Evolve 65 review I’ve been rather lucky during my time running Skype4B, Vendors are eager for you to rate and review their gear. As I work for a company that tends to stick with… Read More »

Using Dual Monitors in a Skype for Business / Lync Meeting

aka: How to use multiple monitors in the Skype for Business client to split video and content streams during meetings like Lync Room Systems do. So, I recently got asked by a client if it was possible to split the Video and Content in a meeting across two screens like in a Lync Room System and… Read More »

Blynclight Plus Review

Another one of my reviews that I’ve had in my OneNote for ages (12mths plus) and I’ve been meaning to get to. Grieg Sheridan has a great review over here.. With included Simpsons lego for scale. Go read that instead 😀 Embrava has now released a wireless model that offers 8 hours of runtime when… Read More »