• May 09, 2013 09 May'13

    Windows 8 updates, mini Surface tablets on the horizon

    A Windows 8 update is expected in the coming months, along with mini Surface tablets. But will enterprises take notice?

  • May 08, 2013 08 May'13

    Windows Blue Restores Traditional Desktop Orientation to Win8: Duh!

    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 06 May'13

    MyFaves 5: Windows (8) To Go + Fast USB 3.0 Flash Drive

    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 ...

  • May 03, 2013 03 May'13

    Toshiba Jumps Into Win8 Tablet Market with WT310

    Due to hit stores as soon as June, 2013, Toshiba has jumped back onto the Win8 tablet market with a new model -- the WT310 -- that appears to target the Microsoft Surface Pro directly. The unit is ...

  • May 01, 2013 01 May'13

    MyFaves 4: Big, Fast SD Cards Extend Notebook/Tablet Storage

    This is the fourth entry in my recent "MyFaves" series: a collection of short and pointed appreciations for various hardware components of particular interest or value for Windows desktops, ...

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  • April 29, 2013 29 Apr'13

    More news from Soluto--"PC Purchasing Guide for Small Businesses"

    Thanks to a great post from Ed Bott on ZDNet I just learned that Soluto's announcement of its new Soluto for Business subscription/service was also accompanied by a very interesting report on April ...

  • April 28, 2013 28 Apr'13

    Riverbed Technology Offers Interesting Array of Product Certifications

    Riverbed Technology is a networking technology company that's been around for over a decade, based in San Francisco. It's probably best-known for its WAN optimization and performance management ...

  • April 26, 2013 26 Apr'13

    Soluto Debuts Eponymous "...For Business" Service

    As I look back over this blog, I see that I've written numerous entries that are either focused on, or make mention of, Tel Aviv-based Soluto's offerings for optimizing PCs, remote management, and ...

  • April 24, 2013 24 Apr'13

    Myfaves 3: Fast, Cheap Bluetooth 4.0 Dongles

    I've only got one desktop PC with a built-in Bluetooth interface: it comes with the Asus P8Z68-V PRO Gen3 motherboard that serves as the basis for my Windows 8 desktop test machine (which also ...

  • April 22, 2013 22 Apr'13

    Trusted platform module aids Windows mobile device security

    Keeping data safe in mobile devices is the Holy Grail for preventing corporate data loss.

  • April 22, 2013 22 Apr'13

    MyFaves 2: LOTS of Screen Real Estate

    I'm always researching and writing. And for me, that means looking up stuff on one screen and writing about what I'm researching on the other. The following photo doesn't really do justice to my ...

  • April 19, 2013 19 Apr'13

    Mobile Devices on Microsoft's Agenda

    Microsoft is a company in transition. The company posted a 19% increase in profits for the third quarter and stressed the future for Windows lies in the shift to new form factor devices and ...

  • April 19, 2013 19 Apr'13

    MyFaves: HDD Docking Station

    I'm starting a new occasional series of blog posts called "MyFaves," to highlight some of the hardware items that I find absolutely indispensable in working on -- that is installing, managing, ...

  • April 17, 2013 17 Apr'13

    Mobile devices are the key to Intel’s future

    Intel's quarterly earnings declined in Q1 thanks to sluggish PC sales, but the sky is not falling on the chip maker. The drop is simply a sign of the long-term transition toward mobile devices. ...

  • April 17, 2013 17 Apr'13

    It's Baaaaaaaaaaaack! Rumors of a returned Start button for Windows "Blue" abound

    Thanks to testing of some leaked images for the upcoming "refresh" for Windows 8 -- codenamed "Blue" or "Windows Blue" at present -- numerous sources have now confirmed that it may be possible to ...