Tag Archives: July

Epic Games – Homeworld Remastered Collection Free between 27th July 27th and 3rd August

This is an amazing free giveaway, the Homeworld Remastered Collection includes:

  • Homeworld Remastered Edition
  • Homeworld 2 Remastered Edition

Experience the epic space strategy games that redefined the RTS genre. Control your fleet and build an armada across more than 30 single-player missions. Choose unit types, fleet formations and flight tactics for each strategic situation. Utilize advanced research to construct ships ranging from light fighters to huge carriers and everything in between.

The Homeworld games have been painstakingly re-mastered with key members of the original development team and taking critical influence and assistance from the passionate fan community. The Homeworld Remastered Collection introduces Relic’s acclaimed space strategy games Homeworld and Homeworld 2 to modern players and operating systems using the newest sophisticated graphics rendering technology, plus a fully remastered score and new, high fidelity voice recordings by the original actors.

Key Features:

  • Build and battle with more than 100 space ships
  • Updated high-res textures and models
  • New graphical effects
  • Support for HD, UHD, and 4K resolutions
  • New audio mix using original source effects and music
  • Cinematic scenes recreated in beautiful high fidelity by original artists
  • Mod support and mod tools

Microsoft Outlook for Android will require Android 9.0 or above starting 10th July 2023

Beginning 10th July 2023, Outlook for Android will no longer support Android 8.x or below.  Users will need to upgrade their Android operating system to Android 9.0 or newer.  If this is not possible then the Android device will need to be replaced with a device that is able to run Android 9.0 or newer.

If users are using Outlook for Android on phones running an older version of Android, they will no longer be able to update to newer versions of Outlook for Android when Microsoft  implement this change.

It should be possible to use the “Get-MobileDevice” powershell command to export a list of devices that are using ActiveSync.  Using this report it should then be possible to review which Android devices are still running an OS that is too old.

Get-MobileDevice | Export-Csv -Path “c:\getmobiledevice\devices.csv”

When using the powershell command above please make sure that the output folder exists.  In this case I created a folder called “getmobiledevice” on the root of C:\

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 Released

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 has now been released and can be downloaded from the following link:


Important Note

If you are upgrading from SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1 Cumulative Update 6 to SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 then you must apply a post-SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 cumulative update after you upgrade to SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 to obtain all the fixes.

Cumulative update package 1 for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2  can be downloaded from the following link and should be installed straight after you have applied Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2