- January 14, 2015
OK folks, here's a transition point for you to note. As of today, January 14, Windows 7 is no longer on mainstream support at Microsoft. Going forward, it will get no new functionality, no new ...
- January 12, 2015
About two months ago, I purchased a Dell Venue 11 Pro model 7130, when I read that it featured a Broadwell "M" class CPU in a compact 11" format. By the time all was said and done I spent around ...
- January 10, 2015
For the past year or so, Patch Tuesday has been remonikered Update Tuesday. In a blog post from the Microsoft Security Response Center on Thursday, January 8, Chris Betz discussed the topic of ...
- January 06, 2015
Previous releases of the Windows 10 Technical Preview have come via a special online update through PC Settings. Only two weeks after Build 9879 was released did MS provide ISOs to permit clean ...
- January 05, 2015
Now that the holidays are behind us, and the New Year is unrolling before is, it's time for that annual technology extravaganza known as the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), still one of the ...
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- January 02, 2015
Two persistent myths that attach to SSDs running under "modern" Windows OSes (version 7 and higher) are as follows: (a) defragging such disks is a bad idea (b) Windows doesn't defrag such disks by ...
- December 31, 2014
Those using Windows 8.1, or who wish to install the latest version of the OS, should be pleased to learn that MSDN's latest version of that OS in ISO form has been synched up to the November update ...
- December 31, 2014
Thanks to Windows and Office developments, Microsoft news was among our most popular coverage of the past year. See which articles came out on top.
- December 29, 2014
Ever since the original Surface and Surface Pro models were introduced, users have been able to refresh their installations or reinstall the OS using the device's recovery image, which is stored by ...
- December 18, 2014
This is the third in a series of pre-holiday posts this week to highlight some small but potent high-tech devices, suitable for IT pros and enthusiasts alike, be they for yourself or somebody else ...
- December 17, 2014
This week, in anticipation of next week's big holiday, I'm ruminating on little devices suitable for hi-tech stocking stuffers. Today's item of interest is a 128 GB SDXC memory card, which provides ...
- December 15, 2014
What with Christmas less than two weeks away, and the upcoming end-of-year break not far behind, I thought I'd lighten up this week with a series of carefully chosen stocking stuffers for high-tech ...
- December 12, 2014
Since 2011, I've blogged at least half a dozen times about various utilities from Nir Sofer, an apparently hyperactive developer with a penchant for building terrific Windows utilities of all ...
- December 10, 2014
Thanks to a recent post to the Windows For Your Business blog entitled "MDOP 2014 R2 Now Available," I'm happy to relay that message to my readership, and to those interested in Microsoft's ...
- December 08, 2014
Those who've been through Windows previews in the past have learned to approach their test setups with a certain amount of caution, if not downright trepidation. That's because MS has traditionally ...