- September 09, 2013
Just yesterday (September 8, 2013), Paul Thurrott posted a thorough in-depth tour and review of the RTM version of Windows 8.1 to his SuperSite for Windows Website. Entitled "Windows 8.1 Review: ...
- September 07, 2013
For over 50 years, Germans (and folks from elsewhere on the continent) have been heading to Berlin in the fall for the IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung, which translates roughly as ...
- September 05, 2013
Microsoft's decision to purchase Nokia this week is another example of the company buying its way into a market because it couldn't develop a competitive technology on its own. Unfortunately, ...
- September 04, 2013
On October 17 or 18, depending on your location (the Far East goes up, and the rest of the world pretty much goes down, date-wise) Windows 8.1 goes into General Availability status. On and after ...
- September 03, 2013
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- September 02, 2013
Kudos to Martin Brinkmann at ghacks.net. His September 2, 2013, article "How to install Windows 8.1 RTM on a Windows 8.1 Preview system" explains how to get around the MS-imposed restriction on ...
- August 30, 2013
Delta has completed a Nokia 820 Windows Phone 8 deployment to 19,000 flight attendants -- a much-needed endorsement for Microsoft's mobile phone.
- August 30, 2013
I've said it in this blog before, I'm saying it now, and I'll no doubt say it again: Woody Leonhard is a genuine Windows guru, and always has something interesting and informative to say about his ...
- August 28, 2013
That's the substance of a comment posted to a story that appeared yesterday on The Verge, entitled "Windows 8.1 leaks on the web ahead of its October release," which reports that "a localized ...
- August 27, 2013
Microsoft is right on time. The software giant released its Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 RT RTM version to PC hardware vendors this week. In a post by Microsoft's Antoine Leblond, the company said ...
- August 26, 2013
OK, so now we not only know that the official release date for Windows 8.1 will be October 17/18, 2013 (4 AM on 10/18 in New Zealand, 10 AM 10/17 in Redmond), but now we also know that last Friday ...
- August 23, 2013
My last blog post was entitled "Windows 7 File Recovery Absent from Windows 8.1," and disclosed my discovery that image backup facilities are no longer built into the upcoming Windows 8.1 release ...
- August 21, 2013
As I'm getting to learn the latest Windows 8.1 release from the current Pro Preview version that's available, I've been finding my way into some of its more obscure or random wrinkles. In ...
- August 19, 2013
I've written repeatedly about a great, free SourceForge utility called WinDirStat for this blog over the years. But just this morning, I learned something about the program I didn't know -- namely ...
- August 14, 2013
If I owned Microsoft stock I would be none too pleased right now. Microsoft was slapped with a class action suit this week by New York-based law firm Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP on behalf ...