• June 25, 2013 25 Jun'13

    Dell software asset management tool aids licensing compliance

    Dell will simplify software asset management with an updated K1000 to keep track of software licensing, and Windows OS and app migration.

  • June 24, 2013 24 Jun'13

    Windows 8.1 Preview Due Out Wednesday

    The Microsoft Build conference for software developers kicks off at the Moscone Center in San Francisco this Wednesday and by no coincidence whatsoever that's the same day MS will fire off a ...

  • June 22, 2013 22 Jun'13

    Soluto Brings Remote Monitoring to iPhone, iPad

    If you've been following this blog for any length of time, you've seen me write repeatedly about Israeli software company Soluto and their Soluto PC management and tracking software. These days, ...

  • June 21, 2013 21 Jun'13

    Hmmm...Gartner Gets Behind Windows 8.1 For Business Use

    The analysts have never been terribly kind to Windows 8, with the majority of firms maintaining what can only be described as a "safe distance" from Microsoft's latest desktop offering launched in ...

  • June 19, 2013 19 Jun'13

    USB 3.0 Makes a Big Difference

    When I bought two Lenovo notebooks last year -- a T520 and an X220 Tablet -- one of my regrets was that I had to buy immediately and couldn't wait for the USB 3.0 versions of those models to become ...

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  • June 17, 2013 17 Jun'13

    Q&A: Microsoft's Erwin Visser discloses Windows 8 mobile strategy

    Microsoft GM Erwin Visser discusses the company's mobile strategy for Windows 8 and the need to deliver one device supporting all types of computing.

  • June 17, 2013 17 Jun'13

    Q&A: Microsoft's Erwin Visser on Windows 8.1 updates, security

    Microsoft's Erwin Visser discusses Windows 8.1 features, how IT can keep pace with faster update cycles and Windows security enhancements.

  • June 14, 2013 14 Jun'13

    Telerik updates Windows 8 app development tools

    Telerik's updated DevCraft tool for developing Windows 8 apps helps IT to deliver business apps to end users on PCs and tablets.

  • June 12, 2013 12 Jun'13

    Microsoft ADK for Windows 8.1 arms IT with Windows deployment tools

    With the ADK for Windows 8.1, Microsoft has armed IT administrators with the tools they need to deploy the future Windows 8.1 in the enterprise.

  • June 11, 2013 11 Jun'13

    In mobile device era, Hewlett-Packard recommits to PCs at HP Discover

    IT pros are encouraged by Hewlett Packard's new support services plan for PCs, but would like to see mobile devices from the company.

  • June 08, 2013 08 Jun'13

    Mysteries of Remote Desktop Connection in Windows

    I have half-a-dozen different notebook PCs in my office, and three desktops total, all of which I like to manage remotely from my primary production desktop, because it's got two great big honkin' ...

  • June 07, 2013 07 Jun'13

    Why hundreds of techies stood in line for hours to buy a Surface Pro

    I did it. I agonized and waffled about it for days but finally caved in. I just had to experience why anyone on earth would stand in line for the Surface RT and Surface Pro fire sale. They're first ...

  • June 06, 2013 06 Jun'13

    Rufus Beats Windows 7 USB Download Tool, Hands Down

    These days ultrabooks and tablets make DVDs passé for Windows installs. UFDs (USB Flash Drives, that is) are the way to go. I'd discovered the free Microsoft Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool at the ...

  • June 06, 2013 06 Jun'13

    Cisco Press Launches Annual Geeks-only Sweepstakes

    OK, come on: you may balk at the "Geeks-only" term in my blog headline, but who else could possibly care about the Cisco Press Facebook Sweepstakes now underway? Here's the deal: register to win, ...

  • June 05, 2013 05 Jun'13

    Sony Fires Off New Haswell Ultrabooks

    Yesterday, a flurry of stories announced a couple of new Sony VAIO touch-equipped ultrabook models equipped with Haswell processors that give us some pretty good intimations of what lies ahead. The ...