Enterprise application management

  • January 15, 2014 15 Jan'14

    Google Bids for the Win8 Desktop in Latest Chrome Release

    My eyebrows rose so far this morning, they almost left my forehead completely. That was my immediate reaction upon reading the headline of Ed Bott's latest opus for ZDnet entitled "Google's latest ...

  • January 13, 2014 13 Jan'14

    Best ways for managing Windows notebook battery life

    My son, Gregory, is in the fourth grade this year, so we're working on his first-ever science project for school. In collaboration with his science teacher, we selected a very interesting topic to ...

  • January 10, 2014 10 Jan'14

    Better Windows 8.1 Tablet Options for Business Use

    In my last blog post, I lamented the high costs that come with some special-purpose (ruggedized) or high-function Windows 8.1 tablets. In this post, I take a look at what's available on the other ...

  • January 09, 2014 09 Jan'14

    Smart wearables and Edison chip light Intel's path

    Intel is looking to light a path into uncharted territory as it unveils reference designs for smart wearables and a new Edison chip. The chip behemoth introduced a number of smart reference designs ...

  • January 08, 2014 08 Jan'14

    Does a Windows Tablet for Business HAVE to Be Expensive?

    All this week, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is underway in Las Vegas, so it's "prime time" for all the PC companies to make product announcements -- especially those that target US markets ...

  • January 06, 2014 06 Jan'14

    Are Windows 8 Tablets Finally Closing in on iPad Territory?

    Over the past three months -- more or less since the release of Windows 8.1 -- I've finally started to see some PC-based tablets that appear poised to give Apple actual competition for the market ...

  • January 03, 2014 03 Jan'14

    MS Quietly Upgrades Surface Pro 2 CPU

    Thanks to Brad Sams at Neowin and Ron G (Editor-in-Chief) at WinBeta, I just learned this morning that MS is building its latest Surface Pro 2 tablets with Intel i5 4300U processors, instead of the ...

  • January 02, 2014 02 Jan'14

    Two Months After GA Release, Windows 8.1 Almost Catches Vista

    Here's an interesting graph from the Market Share Reports for "Desktop Operating System Market Share" at Today, January 2, it shows The Windows 8.1 number at 3.6%, with the ...

  • December 30, 2013 30 Dec'13

    Fujitsu Makes Bold Entry into High-end Windows 8.1 Tablet Market

    Here's a classic good news-bad news scenario for serious Windows users seeking a lightweight Windows 8.1 tablet with acceptable battery life (which I define as more than 8 hours, or enough to get ...

  • December 27, 2013 27 Dec'13

    Extirpating persistent but un-needed Windows Drivers

    Last summer, my trusty Dell All-in-One 968 became unusable, thanks to the failure of one of its color inkjets (if memory serves it was either red or magenta, depending on whether that device uses ...

  • December 23, 2013 23 Dec'13

    Can Surface Pro 2 be a true notebook replacement?

    Surface Pro 2 is being touted as a notebook replacement and I’ve been using it for the last few weeks to see if I can get my job done. But there’s a world of IT administrators out there who view ...

  • December 20, 2013 20 Dec'13

    Free WEI Utility for Win8.1 Now Available

    When I found out from Woody Leonhard in early November that the Windows Experience Index (WEI) widget was missing from Windows 8.1 (reported in this 11/13/13 post), I immediately set about writing ...

  • December 18, 2013 18 Dec'13

    Where's Refresh/Reset in Windows 8.1? Sometimes, it's MIA!

    Those who make the update transition from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 via download may encounter a situation where the "Refresh your PC" or "Reset to factory defaults" options may no longer be ...

  • December 16, 2013 16 Dec'13

    On the Threshold of a Dream: The Next Windows Version

    I've been reading lots of rumor coverage lately about what's coming in the next major version of Windows, which has picked up a Threshold code name/moniker in some reporting. My favorite story in ...

  • December 13, 2013 13 Dec'13

    Win 8.1 ISO USB Upgrade Is a No-Go

    This will be my final installment on the subject of working around upgrade issues and problems regarding Windows 8.1. I've seen numerous sources that claim the combination of a bootable Windows 8 ...