• September 18, 2013 18 Sep'13

    Microsoft ships Windows 8.1 Enterprise RTM

    Microsoft is finally giving its bread and butter enterprise customers the ability to download Windows 8.1 Enterprise RTM through its TechNet and MSDN subscriptions. Volume licensing customers also ...

  • September 18, 2013 18 Sep'13

    MS Shares Pricing Info for Windows 8.1

    Thanks to a report from Mary Jo Foley at ZDNet that posted yesterday, I can now tell you how much Windows 8.1 will cost those who wish to upgrade from a version of Windows earlier than 8.0 to ...

  • September 16, 2013 16 Sep'13

    Windows 8.1 Upgrade Gone Awry Teaches Valuable Lesson

    Having successfully upgraded a test machine to Windows 8.1 on Friday, I decided to do likewise to my son's brand-new state-of-the-art Dell XPS 27 All-in-One which showed up at the house about three ...

  • September 15, 2013 15 Sep'13

    Interesting Experiences with Win 8.1 RTM Installation

    I found myself in an "interesting" situation on Friday because I started up the Windows 8.1 installation on one of my test machines, then decided to abort after the first couple of screens. I was ...

  • September 13, 2013 13 Sep'13

    Dell goes private to attempt balancing act with PCs and IT services

    Newly private Dell will be able to take more risks and move its devices and services ambitions forward. What will this mean for Dell PCs?

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  • September 10, 2013 10 Sep'13

    Microsoft relents, gives Windows 8.1 RTM to IT pros, developers

    After holding Windows 8.1 back from developers, Microsoft relented and made Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Pro RTM available to IT professionals and application developers through the TechNet and MSDN ...

  • September 09, 2013 09 Sep'13

    It's Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeere!!! MSDN/TechNet Get Win8.1 RTM Bits

    MS performed  an abrupt about face today, and posted the bits for the Windows 8.1 RTM to both TechNet and MSDN this morning. Here's what I see as the top 3 Windows 8.1 downloads in the MSDN ...

  • September 09, 2013 09 Sep'13

    Paul Thurrott Offers In-Depth Overview/Review of Windows 8.1

    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 07 Sep'13

    Sony Shows Off Super-Thin Next-Gen Tap 11 Tablet at IFA

    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 05 Sep'13

    Office for the iPad could have changed Microsoft’s mobile fortunes

    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 04 Sep'13

    For the Best Win8.1 deal, Buy a Windows 8 Upgrade NOW!!!

    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 03 Sep'13

    Windows XP migration tools ease long overdue upgrades

    Many enterprises are delaying Windows XP migration to Windows 7 or Windows 8 because upgrades are time-consuming and expensive. These tools can help.

  • September 02, 2013 02 Sep'13

    Great Workaround for "Illegal" Windows Upgrade Maneuvers

    Kudos to Martin Brinkmann at 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 30 Aug'13

    Windows Phone 8 deployment flies high at Delta Air

    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 30 Aug'13

    Woody Takes "A First, Jaundiced Look at Windows 8.1 RTM"

    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 ...