- July 30, 2014
With the upcoming release of Windows 8.1 Update 2 reportedly immanent, expected to fall on Patch Tuesday in August (8/12/2014), there's certainly been a lot of fuss and bother lately about what's ...
- July 26, 2014
The Bromium Labs Research Brief entitled "Endpoint Exploitation Trends H1 2014" released on July 22 shows Microsoft's Internet Explorer in the lead for a crown it probably doesn't want -- namely, ...
- July 25, 2014
A recent post over on Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows just reminded me about an essential item in any Windows admin's repair and recovery toolkit -- namely a USB 3.0 to SATA adapter or drive ...
- July 23, 2014
By Diana Hwang Satya Nadella reminds me of Yoda. That’s saying a lot since Microsoft has always had been likened to the Evil Empire and whomever was at the helm was Darth Vader. No, Nadella is not ...
- July 23, 2014
It looks like there's been a bit of misplaced hullaballoo in the wake of yesterday's 7/22/2014 Microsoft earnings call for Q4, during which CEO Satya Nadella is quoted as saying: "We will ...
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- 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 21, 2014
Although the ThinkPad 10 has been a "known entity" since late 2013, and listed at the Lenovo Store since March or April of 2014, it was only last week -- while I was away from my office on ...
- July 11, 2014
It doesn't seem like that much time has gone by since the release of Windows 7, but free mainstream support for that operating system from Microsoft comes to an end on January 13, 2015. On July 2, ...
- July 10, 2014
Microsoft will replace existing Office 365 SMB plans in October, increasing the user cap for all plans and cutting per-user monthly fees for some plans.
- July 09, 2014
Here's a nice graphic from the Microsoft Security Response Center's latest blog post, entitled "July 2014 Security Bulletin Release;" it summarizes the items pushed out via Windows Update ...
- July 08, 2014
Microsoft will institute a 15% price hike for Office 365 enterprise volume subscribers without a Software Assurance plan.
- July 07, 2014
At the end of last week, ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley posted a story on the upcoming next major Windows release, code-named Threshold, often called Windows 9. She slipped an interesting remark right past ...
- July 03, 2014
In poring over Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows this morning, I found a tantalizing recommendation amidst his tweets to a HooToo device called the HT-UE01 3-port USB 3.0 Hub with GbE ...
- July 02, 2014
Over the past few months, I've blogged repeatedly about issues related to installing (or rather, failing to install) the Windows 8.1 Update 1 for Windows 8.1. Windows experts such as Woody Leonhard ...
- 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.