- 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.
- June 30, 2014
Last week, I reported that OneDrive raised the ceiling on free storage, and that Google Drive was one of two other free providers (Copy.com is the other) to match their 15 GB storage allotment. I ...
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- June 27, 2014
IT pros concerned about shrinking cloud storage for Office 365 have gotten a 1TB lifeline from Microsoft. One major city stands to benefit through a 100,000-user migration.
- June 27, 2014
Those who follow the Windows OS rumor mill have learned over the past few years that when Russian "leaker" WZOR offers up information -- an identity carefully enough shrouded that nobody's sure ...
- June 26, 2014
The Pana Schools Community District explored ways to migrate from Windows XP and settled on a virtualized environment because of cost.
- June 25, 2014
Seems like there's a lot happening with OneDrive lately. Above and beyond the features added or changed in the wake of June's Patch Tuesday (here's my blog on that stuff), MS has just announced ...
- June 23, 2014
I was looking at some screen caps in a utility from Sergey Tkachenko over at WinAero.com (for a nice little utility called This PC Tweaker) when I suddenly realized that the Libraries icon and ...
- June 20, 2014
I've been shopping around for a new laptop lately. There are lots of interesting choices out there, but I've noticed something very interesting about pricing. Let me illustrate: 1. MS Surface Pro 3 ...
- June 19, 2014
Dell shops needn't worry about the future of PCs; the company needs its computer hardware to cross-sell software and services, including its EMM platform.
- June 18, 2014
Although Windows 8 versions do a much better job of accommodating and adjusting to solid state drives (SSDs) used for system/boot and other purposes as compared to earlier Windows versions, there ...
- June 16, 2014
Though this post wanders a little bit off topic -- it actually comes from an app built for iOS and the iPhone -- I just had to write about it because it underscores so much of the real value of ...
- June 13, 2014
I'm a great fan of various web sites that track and announce new software and device drives. Two of my particular favorites include MajorGeeks and Station Drivers. While visiting the former this ...