Microsoft Windows hardware including laptop and notebook reviews
- September 27, 2016
Despite the well-documented decline of the PC market, opportunities around 2-in-1s, niche markets and Windows 10 arise to keep businesses buying new computers.
- January 22, 2016
Upon learning about the power cord recall on certain Surface Pro tablet models, I jumped onto the Microsoft website to request a replacement, and found the process simple and straightforward to ...
- June 05, 2015
The Surface 3 is the most flexible and portable Microsoft tablet to date, with plenty of ports, cover options and strong battery life.
- August 22, 2014
IT pros debate whether companies should replace PCs every two years instead of following conventional wisdom of three to four years. In today's world, one size doesn't fit all, and a two-year cycle may work in some cases.
- July 22, 2014
Microsoft has acknowledged that users aren't just tied to desktop OSes, shifting its focus to Office 365 and DaaS rather than its Windows strategy.
- July 01, 2014
The recent spate of 2-in-1 laptops, such as the Surface Pro 3, has sparked interest among IT pros who wonder whether the devices can replace PCs.
- April 11, 2014
Microsoft's universal apps have developers and some IT admins interested in delivering Windows Phone 8.1 into the enterprise.
- February 12, 2014
Microsoft is undergoing a transformation to focus on mobile and the cloud, but will the industry continue to stick with the software giant?
- January 31, 2014
The Windows XP end of life could revive the breathless PC industry as enterprise IT shops buy new systems to upgrade to Windows 7 or Windows 8.
- December 20, 2013
A Q&A with Dell Software Group President John Swainson reveals his top priority for next year: integrate Dell's acquisitions into a single entity.
- March 25, 2013
Microsoft's Companion Subscription License with Windows 8 accommodates BYOD and may turn out to be more economical for some enterprises.
- June 01, 2012
To give Windows 8 a competitive edge, Microsoft will deliver Office 15 only for its own devices this fall, with versions for the iPad and Android devices due out next year.
- April 13, 2012
Employees using their devices for work may violate their employers' Microsoft licensing agreement. But, licensing compliance issues can be avoided.
- March 07, 2012
Microsoft has touted Windows To Go as a way to facilitate bring your own device programs, but the USB-based Windows 8 feature may not support commonly used devices.
- March 02, 2012
The Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview includes a client hypervisor, automatic backup and improvements to BranchCache. Here's a rundown of these and other important features.