Windows Enterprise Desktop

July 2013

  • Microsoft slashes Surface RT price

    Diana Hwang - Content Development Strategist 15 Jul 2013
  • A while ago I wrote about the $99 Surface RT I scored for my kids at TechEd North America in June, which for that price was a steal. To this day, I still believe it, although my kids don’t use the ...

  • 2-Part PowerShell Jump Start Series Kicks off Next Week

    Ed Tittel 12 Jul 2013
  • Microsoft regularly offers one- and two-day Jump Start seminars through the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA). Shortly, the first of a two-part series on the outstanding PowerShell OS scripting ...

  • Big Patch Tuesday Comes and Goes

    Ed Tittel 10 Jul 2013
  • Wow! I'm seeing lots of activity as per yesterday's (July 9, 2013) Patch Tuesday. My Windows 7 machines report 30 updates, and my Windows 8 machines 28. Here's the breakdown: Patch Tuesday 7/9/2013 ...

  • Windows 8.1 RTM availability revealed

    Diana Hwang - Content Development Strategist 09 Jul 2013
  • The forthcoming latter half of the year will see lots of new systems based on Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 operating system. Microsoft will ship the RTM version of Windows 8.1 to OEMs by the end of ...

  • Dang! Windows 8.1 Smart Search Has a Dark Side

    Ed Tittel 08 Jul 2013
  • I'd noticed the stories last week about how the Bing Ads platform is integrated into the new Windows 8.1 Smart Search capability, but I didn't really understand what this means until I ran across a ...