Amazing Black Friday & Cyber Monday Ecommerce Statistics for 2019 [Infographic]

As we head into 2020, we all know that ecommerce sales are exploding, while traditional retail is in decline. But what are the stats to prove it?

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Travel Design Trends – Infographic

The “user journey” is a fundamental concept of UX design that helps designers understand how a user interacts with a website. An extremely helpful concept on its own, the journey metaphor is perhaps nowhere more relevant than in the travel webspace.

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Interface not registered (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80040155) – Microsoft Office/Outlook Error

If you recently uninstalled Outlook 2013 or Outlook 2016 or have a problem with your Outlook installation then you may encounter the following error messages:

Unable to cast COM object of type ‘Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook.ApplicationClass’ to interface type ‘Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook._Application’.

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How to: Convert Entire Data in a Blob Storage from Cool / Hot Storage Tier into Archive Access Tier.

As we all know Azure Storage provides a reliable and highly available object storage to store massive amounts of data for a very cheap price. Blob access tiers is a functionality provided by Azure Storage to store your blobs in different access tiers based on how these blobs are accessed.

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Adding Email Alias to Office 365 when using Azure AD Connect

So we have an on-premise AD running, this is connected to my Office 365 (and therefore Azure AD) using the Azure AD Connect.

I wanted to add an alias email, normally I would simply log onto the Office 365 Admin Portal, go to my user click edit under the username/email section and add the Alias.

However after connecting up the AD Connect it now shows:

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What’s new in Azure Monitor – Overview

Azure Monitor maximizes the availability and performance of applications by delivering a comprehensive solution for collecting, analyzing, and acting on telemetry from cloud and on-premises environments. It helps understanding how applications are performing and proactively identifies issues affecting them and the resources they depend on.

Get the granular, real-time monitoring data you need—all in one place!

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How to: Setup Outlook to Open Replies and Forwards in Pop-Out Window instead of Reading Pane

Microsoft Outlook 2013, 2016 and Office 365 defaults to open email replies and forwards in the reading pane, to have the email pop-out by default instead in an uncluttered window, just follow the simple steps below.

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How to: FIX: The Trust Relationship between this Workstation and the Primary Domain Failed – Windows 10

So, this happens often, usually laptops but sometimes desktop and even servers fall victim to this issue. There are apparently a number of reasons why this happens, but the main reason seems to be lost connection between the ‘client/server’ and the Domain controllers.

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Google Map Pricing Change

Google Maps has recently discontinued their free map embedding service and is now moving to a payment structure. Effective July 16, 2018, Google Maps will start charging people for embedding google maps on their site, using a pay-per-view service.

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Remote Desktop Connection to an Azure AD Joined Machine from non-Azure AD Joined PC/Laptop

RDP’ing onto Azure Active Directory joined PC from Azure AD joined PC just works perfectly fine, but as soon as we try remote desktop connection from non-Azure AD Joined PC/Laptop or Active Directory joined PC with same login doesn’t work.

The actual fix (for this scenario for me at least) was to add a line of configuration in the RDP File and that is explained as below.

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