Windows 8 and 81
- April 12, 2013
Here's one for the record books -- though perhaps not, when you pause to think about it further. This New Yorker headline from The Borowitz Report kind of says it all: "North Korean Missile Test ...
- April 10, 2013
Microsoft will end Windows XP support in 2014, but IT cites costs, app compatibility as reasons to delay migrating Windows XP to Windows 7 or 8.
- April 09, 2013
MS must be getting a little desperate to start moving its huge installed XP base to a newer version of Windows. That's the only good reason I can come up with for the company's ongoing promotion -- ...
- April 05, 2013
To guarantee its revenue stream, Microsoft must convince businesses that subscribing to Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus is worth the monthly cost.
- April 05, 2013
In early 2012, I wrote a two-part series of blog posts on "Buying a Touchscreen for Windows 8," (Episode 1, Episode 2) as I worked through finding a suitable touchscreen for a Windows 8 test ...
- April 04, 2013
Make of it what you will, but prices at the Microsoft store are being slashed. I found the best coverage of this phenomenon at C|NET where Brooke Crothers' story recites details on discounts for ...
- March 31, 2013
In Windows 7, Microsoft introduced a canned report from the built-in Windows Performance Monitor -- renamed to the Resource and Performance Monitor -- sometimes known as the Windows "Health Check" ...
- March 29, 2013
A recent spate of stories on the Web (The Verge, Ed Bott/ZDnet, and so forth) disclose Microsoft's interesting alteration of its minimum hardware requirements for Windows 8 devices. Whereas tablets ...
- March 28, 2013
Microsoft finally acknowledges Windows Blue, but is not forthcoming with details on the initiative's operating system updates.
- March 27, 2013
Microsoft's Windows 8 app updates are a step in the right direction, but may not provide enterprise users with the functionality they need.
- March 26, 2013
One of my favorite Windows curmudgeons has to be the one and only Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (who understandably mostly goes by his initials, SJVN). He's been waxing bilious and profane about the ...
- March 25, 2013
Microsoft's Companion Subscription License with Windows 8 accommodates BYOD and may turn out to be more economical for some enterprises.
- March 24, 2013
My home office set-up includes a pair of 27" Dell monitors (2707 WFPs) on my primary production desktop. I say this by way of explaining why one of my favorite working techniques is to stay logged ...
- March 22, 2013
Windows 8 includes a Control Panel widget called "Create a recovery drive," that you can use to create a USB flash drive to boot up and repair your system should anything go wrong with the boot or ...
- March 21, 2013
Companies considering a move to the latest Windows OS may have to delay upgrades due to a lack of enterprise Windows 8 app development tools.