- November 07, 2014
Anybody who’s been reading this blog for a while knows that I collect – and blog about – useful Windows tools on a pretty regular basis. Here’s another one for consideration for your Windows ...
- November 05, 2014
I've been running the Windows 10 Technical Preview (Win10TP, as I abbreviate it in my blog post title) for about two weeks now, and I'm feeling better about the environment and the experience of ...
- November 03, 2014
Earlier this month, I sold the Fujitsu Q704 Stylistic tablet PC that I purchased last January, having learned as much from it as I could, and having also decided it didn't present enough ...
- October 31, 2014
Next month HP is expected to reveal a new PC product line up aimed at the commercial market, a little over a month after it split the company in two. But questions still remain as to whether the ...
- October 29, 2014
Right now, you can buy an el-cheapo HP Windows laptop for $200. It's designed to compete with Chromebooks, while offering a more familiar (and complete) computing experience -- at least, in the ...
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- October 27, 2014
Last Friday, two interesting and complementary blog posts appeared, each with its own discussion of security in the latest Windows 10 Technical Preview version. The first comes from Microsoft ...
- October 24, 2014
PCs are not dead and neither is Microsoft. The company proved the skeptics wrong and posted strong revenue for its fiscal year first quarter 2015 earnings. Microsoft posted $23.2 billion in ...
- October 24, 2014
Let's say you've been meaning to install Windows 10 on a test machine, but you haven't gotten around to that just yet. Because MS has already released another version of the Windows 10 Preview, ...
- October 22, 2014
In the last week's technology news, I've been struck by the recent confluence of several business and technology factors that either promise or threaten -- I can't yet really decide which -- to ...
- October 20, 2014
In working with the Windows 10 Technical Preview, and reading others' reviews of that environment, I've been forcibly struck by the major improvements and additions to the venerable old command ...
- October 17, 2014
On October 15, the Microsoft Open Technologies initiative announced that it plans to "deliver new container technologies in the upcoming wave of Windows Server releases." At the same time, the ...
- October 15, 2014
Yesterday was the second Tuesday of the month, Microsoft's customary day to unleash its latest batch of updates, fixes, patches, and so forth. The October 14 collection included 30 mandatory items ...
- October 14, 2014
Here's something I hadn't seen before, on the lighter side. Check out the following screen shot, which shows the Windows 7 game collection running on the Windows 8 desktop (it works on the Windows ...
- October 10, 2014
My son's desktop PC is a Haswell-vintage version of the excellent Dell XPS2720 touchscreen All-in-One. Mostly, it's a solid, stable, and dependable machine. But in the last two weeks, the network ...
- October 09, 2014
It’s been five months since Microsoft’s Azure RemoteApp service went into preview and some users have turned into pseudo-IT pros out of necessity. Two professors from Creighton University Heider ...