• 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.

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  • 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 ...

  • August 28, 2013 28 Aug'13

    "RTM" doesn't mean "finished" any more...

    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 27 Aug'13

    Microsoft Windows 8.1 RTM available to PC manufacturers

    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 26 Aug'13

    Windows 8.1 RTMs to OEMs on August 23

    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 23 Aug'13

    More on Windows 8.1 Backup (or Lack Thereof)

    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 21 Aug'13

    Windows 7 File Recovery Absent from Win8.1

    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 19 Aug'13

    "Run as Administrator" Adds to WinDirStat File Visibility

    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 14 Aug'13

    Lawsuit against Microsoft adds insult to Surface RT injury

    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 ...