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  • March 17, 2014 17 Mar'14

    Metro Firefox: When They Built It, You Didn't Come!

    Last Friday, Firefox VP Johnathan Nightingale posted a very interesting blog post entitled "Update on Metro." The first paragraph of this post basically announced the company's decision to "take ...

  • March 14, 2014 14 Mar'14

    Nice Preview for Surface Power Cover

    Though units won't ship until March 19 (mid next-week), Paul Thurrott offers up a nice preview of the Surface Power Cover over at his SuperSite. Though this new device will add 1.2 lbs to the ...

  • March 12, 2014 12 Mar'14

    Who Knew? Win8.1 Automatically Enables WBF-compliant fingerprint scanners for login

    In January of this year, I purchased a very nice Stylistic Q704 Tablet PC from Fujitsu's online store. The unit shipped with Windows 7 installed, but I immediately upgraded to Windows 8.1 on the ...

  • March 10, 2014 10 Mar'14

    Windows 8.1 Spring 2014 Update Files "Leak"

    Although I missed this particular boat last Thursday, it seems that files for the upcoming Windows 8.1 Update (apparently to be called the Spring 2014 Update) appeared online by mistake that day. ...

  • March 07, 2014 07 Mar'14

    More on Windows 8.1 with Bing

    Russian leaker WZOR scores one more time, and scores BIG, with his disclosure of the documentation from the Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit for Windows 8.1 Update 1, which says the following ...

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  • March 07, 2014 07 Mar'14

    Windows XP migration tools help IT ward off upgrade hassles

    The OS still has some hardcore supporters, but Windows XP migration tools can help pave the way for users to access legacy Web-based data and apps.

  • March 05, 2014 05 Mar'14

    Win8.1 Update 1 Released to Mfgrs (RTM)

    According to sources that include Mary Jo Foley, Paul Thurrott, and others, Windows 8.1 Update 1 has been released to OEMs, a milestone usually abbreviated as RTM (for "release to manufacturing" or ...

  • March 04, 2014 04 Mar'14

    Microsoft licensing changes with standalone Windows Enterprise upgrade

    Microsoft launched a standalone Windows Enterprise upgrade SKU, but is it a true value or simply a way to lure IT pros to Windows 8?

  • March 03, 2014 03 Mar'14

    Windows 8.1 Bada Bing!?

    The Web's been abuzz with rumors of a low-cost/no-cost version of Windows 8.1 that could be offered as an "upgrade" to Windows 7 users who might otherwise be disinclined to migrate to Windows' ...

  • February 28, 2014 28 Feb'14

    Resuscitating the Soul of an Old Machine on a Newer One

    As fate would have it, I was on an important conference call with clients yesterday at around 2:30 PM my time when I rebooted my machine after installing the recently-issued MS Office 2013 Service ...

  • February 27, 2014 27 Feb'14

    Microsoft Windows 8.1 updates to bring back familiar features

    Microsoft added more keyboard and mouse usability features for non-touch Windows 8 devices and enhanced compatibility for legacy IE 8 enterprise apps.

  • February 21, 2014 21 Feb'14

    SkyDrive Is Now OneDrive

    The word has been out for a few days now that MS has refreshed (and renamed) its cloud storage offering. What was SkyDrive on Windows 8 devices may now be replaced with OneDrive instead (download ...

  • February 17, 2014 17 Feb'14

    Windows 9 Rumors Heating Up: RC this September?

    With Windows 8.1 Update 1 now confidently predicted for March/April of this year, the rumor mill is grinding ahead into the next major planned release for Windows. Usually called Windows 9, this ...

  • February 16, 2014 16 Feb'14

    Great Little Utility Backs Up Bootable UFDs

    USB Flash Drives -- aka UFDs -- represent one Windows install medium of choice nowadays, particularly on newer PCs with USB 3 ports when matched up with USB 3 rated flash drives. These speedy ...

  • February 12, 2014 12 Feb'14

    MS Posts Extensive 8.1 Compatibility Updates for Patch Tuesday

    OK, so yesterday was "Patch Tuesday," and MS posted a couple of interesting compatibility updates along with a number of security updates, and the latest version of the Malicious Software Removal ...

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