How to Setup Your Company Exchange Server on an Android Phone

By on May 21, 2014 in Android, Blog Posts | 0 comments

Last December I wrote an article detailing how to setup your company Exchange server on a Windows phone. Recently, the same company needed to setup their corporate Email and calendars on some Android phones. I am happy to report that it’s much easier to setup on Android than Windows. Setting up Exchange in Android is easy! The first step is to make sure your Exchange server is serving up at http://server/exchange internally because you’ll probably want to be able to access that remotely for testing purposes. Assuming that’s already working, the next thing to do is allow it through your firewall by forwarding ports 80 and 443 to your Exchange server. Next, on your Android phone, open your corporate Email app. In stock Android 4.4.x it’s just called “Email”. Enter the Email address and anything for the password, then tap “Manual setup”....

I want my Nexus 4!

By on Nov 20, 2012 in Android, Blog Posts | 0 comments

For the first time since I got my original Motorola Droid more than three years ago I was excited about a new Android phone. I had read enough about the Nexus 4 to feel like I already owned it, and like many other Android fanboys I stayed up late on the night of the 12th hoping it would go on sale after midnight. The precious. It didn’t, and it wasn’t on sale at 3AM either. Since Google wasn’t telling any of us when the webstore would allow purchasing I went to sleep and woke myself up around 10AM to check the site. Still not live, but by this time Google had told everyone it would go on sale at noon EST, 9AM PST. Great! I refreshed the page every few minutes while I worked and was surprised to find the device for sale at 11:30. I already knew from the overseas sales that it was going to sell out in a hurry, so I placed my order immediately and had the order...