Windows Enterprise Desktop

November 2012

Windows 8 and 8.1

  • Jakob Nielsen slams Win8

    Ed Tittel 19 Nov 2012
  • Before I cover what Mr. Nielsen has to say about Windows 8,  let me explain a little about who Jakob Nielsen is. A former Sun Distinguished Engineer (back in the days when that really meant ...

  • The Enterprise Path to Win8 Adoption

    Ed Tittel 16 Nov 2012
  • Over at Forbes, David K. Johnson has just released a very interesting article entitled "Seven Reasons Windows 8 Adoption in the Enterprise Is at Risk." The story poses some potentially noteworthy ...

  • Wish List: Windows 8 Tablet Requirements for Business Use

    Ed Tittel 14 Nov 2012
  • I've been working with Windows 8 for nearly one year now, and am slowly but surely moving into the mindset needed for the new OS's take on desktop and tablet computing. I've been lucky enough to ...

  • Heads-up! First Win8 Critical Security Updates A'Comin!

    Ed Tittel 09 Nov 2012
  • Next Tuesday, November 13, will be the first Patch Tuesday since the official Windows 8 release occurred on October 26. Thus, it's entirely fitting that Windows 8 will receive its first-ever ...

  • The Windows 8 Upgrade Experience

    Ed Tittel 05 Nov 2012
  • OK, so now I've been through it, too. On my brand-new Dell XPS-13, I've exercised the $14.99 upgrade to Windows 8 (followed by a $40 Upgrade to Windows 8 Pro) to catch the machine's OS up ...