- June 05, 2013
Microsoft missed the boat on the enterprise message for Windows 8. Can it win over IT with security features and other enhancements in Windows 8.1?
- June 03, 2013
Microsoft made good on its Windows Blue initiative with a preview of the Windows 8.1 update, but some say faster updates will burden IT departments.
- June 03, 2013
OK, so it doesn't take a rocket scientist to understand that MS has to do something to boost Surface Pro battery life, not only to establish parity with other emerging Windows 8 tablets, but also ...
- May 27, 2013
Well, well, well. It's been forever since the worm turned and AMD got a leg up on Intel--almost seven years, in fact, since the introduction of Intel's Core family of processors whipped the ...
- May 24, 2013
Over at PC World, Mark Hachman reports on a terrific bit of Windows 8.1 (Microsoft's now-official name for the next upcoming Windows desktop release, preview due out on later this month) code ...
Sponsored by Citrix - Digital transformation changes how business processes are completed, with new apps and services being essential elements in the entire process. Understandably, the focus of many businesses has been on the design, creation, and deployment of these apps. But they are beginning to realize that they cannot afford to ignore perhaps the most important aspect of launching new software: user adoption. Put simply, if workers don’t use the new apps and digital services, nothing has transformed. Costly digital transformations can come to naught. This is not an edge case that most organizations don’t have to worry about. According to a McKinsey study, 70% of digital transformation initiatives fail, with much of the problem resulting from a lack of adoption. See More
Sponsored by NetApp - Here’s a simple truth for cloud architects of any background, whether developers, line-of-business managers or traditional IT: Nobody wants to—or even can—use yesterday’s practices to build the applications of tomorrow. See More
Sponsored by DellEMC - Security is the utmost priority for IT decision-makers in state and local government and education. Government agencies, schools and citizens are frequent, highly visible targets for cybercriminals, and their systems contain personal data that is extremely valuable on the Dark Web, such as Social Security numbers. See More
Sponsored by Citrix - Digital transformation has rewritten the processes and activities that support the modern organization. Many of these changes have improved the employee experience, but perhaps none so much as the move from monolithic applications to microapps. See More
- May 23, 2013
Call them "Windows Store apps," "Modern UI apps," or even "Metro apps," the latest monthly report from Soluto reveals that these apps don't figure much into how actual users employ their Windows 8 ...
- May 20, 2013
As I mentioned in my last blog post, I've been setting up and breaking in a new touch-screen convertible tablet/ultrabook Dell PC recently. Last Thursday and Friday, in fact, I found myself in a ...
- May 17, 2013
I’m working with some staff at Dell, and with a loaner XPS12 convertible tablet/ultrabook running Windows 8, to explore ways to boost the usability and productivity gains (both personal and ...
- May 15, 2013
For the past year, I've had the pleasure of knowing that my son's 3rd grade class had the use of two extra laptops I had laying around unused for daily use in surfing the web, taking reading tests, ...
- May 14, 2013
The upcoming release of Windows 8, formerly known as Windows Blue, is now (drum roll, please) called Windows 8.1. Windows 8.1 will be delivered as a free update to Windows 8 and Windows RT and it ...
- May 13, 2013
Lately, there's been lots of interpretation and speculation swirling about the general topic of Windows "Blue" (aka Windows 8.1, scheduled for release to the world sometime before the end of 2013). ...
- May 10, 2013
Just saw a very interesting bit of "build detective work," by Rafael Rivera over at the Within Windows blog. It's entitled "Windows 8.1, PowerShell 4.0, and new cmdlets." For those not already in ...
- May 09, 2013
A Windows 8 update is expected in the coming months, along with mini Surface tablets. But will enterprises take notice?
- May 08, 2013
For the past few weeks, the Windows pundits and mavens have been enjoying an extended "I-told-you-so" moment with Microsoft's latest desktop OS, as detailed investigation of the upcoming revision ...
- May 06, 2013
Windows To Go is Microsoft's name for a portable, flash-based implementation of Windows 8 on a USB Flash Drive (aka UFD, in MS-speak). Windows To Go works with BitLocker encryption to protect the ...