Web browsers and applications
- February 27, 2014
Microsoft added more keyboard and mouse usability features for non-touch Windows 8 devices and enhanced compatibility for legacy IE 8 enterprise apps.
- December 17, 2013
Don't miss our most popular Windows security stories of 2013, including coverage of Windows 8.1 features, IE and Office flaws, and mobile security.
- November 01, 2013
Microsoft is pushing customers to migrate Windows XP to Windows 7 or 8 while some software vendors undermine its efforts by continuing app support.
- August 12, 2013
Microsoft's brand-new "...by the Numbers" page presents a Modern UI tile-based interface to visitors and tracks counts of all kinds of interesting facts and trivia about the company. Here's a ...
- June 14, 2013
Telerik's updated DevCraft tool for developing Windows 8 apps helps IT to deliver business apps to end users on PCs and tablets.
- June 03, 2013
Microsoft made good on its Windows Blue initiative with a preview of the Windows 8.1 update, but some say faster updates will burden IT departments.
- October 03, 2012
Despite MS having promised to provide an update for the insecure version of Adobe Flash integrated into IE 10 in Windows 8 "soon" (see my 9/12/2012 blog post on this subject) I hadn't seen the ...
- September 19, 2012
The old saying goes "You learn something new every day." Yesterday, Ed Bott and others helped me to learn about the Microsoft Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (aka EMET). This free download ...
- March 19, 2012
In the latest Building Windows 8 blog post entitled "Web browsing in Windows 8 Customer Preview with IE10" Rob Maceri the group program manager for IE in Windows 8 explains how Microsoft has ...
- February 10, 2012
Organizations still rely on Windows XP and IE6 apps because they're a chore to upgrade. But IT pros can move without ditching legacy IE6 apps or having app compatibility problems.
- August 10, 2011
Microsoft delivered updates to patch 22 vulnerabilities across several of its core products, including Windows Server 2008, Internet Explorer and the .Net Framework.
- July 04, 2011
Thanks to Ed Bott's June 30 blog "A fix for fuzzy fonts in IE9," I finally get what recent fix labeled KB 2545698 is all about. Here's Microsoft's explanation from the just-cited Knowledge Base ...
- May 04, 2011
OK, so I've been slowly rotating my Windows 7 PCs (of which I currently have 7 at my disposal) from IE 8 to IE 9, thanks mostly to the elevation in status at Windows Update from optional, manual ...
- April 15, 2011
I've switched over from IE8 to IE9 on about half of my Windows 7 PCs, including two desktops and one of my laptops. So far, things have been going reasonably smoothly in the two weeks or so I've ...
- March 25, 2011
Holy moly! Firefox 4 hit the streets on Tuesday, March 22, and quickly blew away IE 9 download numbers from the previous week. By the end of the first day, the count topped 4.7 million (ahead of IE ...