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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 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.
May 06, 2014
Numerous EMM vendors have added support for PCs to their products. Who's accessing personal PCs for work, and why?
April 11, 2014
Microsoft's universal apps have developers and some IT admins interested in delivering Windows Phone 8.1 into the enterprise.
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