Week of 14 Apr 2014 How To Get The Most From Windows 8.1.1 (Notebook Review | 15 Apr 2014)
Windows 8.1 Update 1 (8.1.1) largely boils down to making the operating system friendlier for traditional keyboard and mouse users; but there’s more. We’ve complied a few tips and tricks you’ll need...
Microsoft Windows 8.1 Update for Tablets Review (Tablet PC Review | 15 Apr 2014)
The first major update for Windows 8.1 is available to download, and it comes with a number of user interface (UI) improvements that tablet users should be aware of.
Week of 07 Apr 2014 Universal apps may be the Trojan horse for Windows 8 adoption (11 Apr 2014)
Microsoft's universal apps have developers and some IT admins interested in delivering Windows Phone 8.1 into the enterprise.
Windows XP support has ended, and those who have yet to move off of the old OS stand at the junction of traditional PC upgrades, DaaS or VDI.
Week of 31 Mar 2014 Are universal apps, Windows 8.1 updates enough to entice IT shops? (04 Apr 2014)
Microsoft unveiled a Windows 8.1 update and vowed to help developers create universal apps that run across Windows devices ranging from phones to Xbox One.
Week of 24 Mar 2014 Dell KACE K1000 v6.0 to bring enhanced systems management controls (25 Mar 2014)
Dell will launch the KACE K1000 v6.0 endpoint systems management appliance in May with a sleeker look, enhanced security and IT controls.
Week of 17 Mar 2014 Will a drop in Windows 8.1 licensing spur the sub-$250 market for IT? (SearchConsumerization.com | 17 Mar 2014)
Microsoft's hopes to inflame interest in sub-$250 Windows 8 devices won't impact enterprise IT anytime soon but could spark adoption in other regions.
Week of 03 Mar 2014 Windows XP migration tools help IT ward off upgrade hassles (07 Mar 2014)
The OS still has some hardcore supporters, but Windows XP migration tools can help pave the way for users to access legacy Web-based data and apps.
Microsoft launched a standalone Windows Enterprise upgrade SKU, but is it a true value or simply a way to lure IT pros to Windows 8?
Week of 24 Feb 2014 Microsoft Windows 8.1 updates to bring back familiar features (27 Feb 2014)
Microsoft added more keyboard and mouse usability features for non-touch Windows 8 devices and enhanced compatibility for legacy IE 8 enterprise apps.
Week of 10 Feb 2014 Microsoft's cloud initiative, streamlined transition gives hope (12 Feb 2014)
Microsoft's cloud transformation to a mobile and services company may be exciting, but can it retain its bread-and-butter enterprise IT customers?
Microsoft is undergoing a transformation to focus on mobile and the cloud, but will the industry continue to stick with the software giant?
Week of 27 Jan 2014 Windows XP migration tools cut albatross from IT's neck (29 Jan 2014)
Dell Software releases new upgrade to KACE K2000 to enable IT to better automate tasks and migrate off of Windows XP more quickly.
Windows XP death expected to resuscitate the PC industry (31 Jan 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.
Week of 13 Jan 2014 IT unimpressed by Windows 8.1 as Microsoft readies Windows 9 (16 Jan 2014)
Microsoft will reportedly lay out its vision for Windows 9, but is IT ready for yet another operating system when Windows 8.1 has yet to make a dent?
Microsoft will extend anti-malware support for Windows XP until July 2015, giving a slight reprieve for those who have yet to migrate from the aging OS.
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Microsoft relents on UI changes, restores Start button to Windows 8.1 SearchEnterpriseDesktop.com | 27 Jun 2013
Microsoft Windows 8.1 preview includes a number features -- including the Start button -- that will be accessible across a plethora of new devices.