Tips, techniques, best practices and management strategies for using and deploying Windows in business environment.
Tue, December 03, 2013 - China says it wants Microsoft to extend support for Windows XP because that will help it in its fight to stop proliferation of pirated Microsoft software.
Tue, December 03, 2013 - On Tuesday, Microsoft updated its Lync collaboration software for Windows 8.1, a relatively minor update that still makes one wonder why Lync and Microsoft's Skype aren't a single product.
Mon, December 02, 2013 - Microsoft's next major update, code-named "Threshold," will begin paving the way for a more common experience across the Windows, Windows Phone, and Xbox platforms, according to a new report.
Mon, December 02, 2013 - Midsize companies should get ready this month as Microsoft introduces a new purchasing scheme that changes the way it deals with its volume licensing customers.
Mon, December 02, 2013 - Windows 8's uptake stalled in November, while the now-aging Windows 7 continued to gain ground, a Web metrics company said Sunday.
Mon, December 02, 2013 - Even as he heads to the door, Ballmer is changing how Microsoft will run for years to come.
Mon, November 25, 2013 - Windows RT, Windows Phone, or Windows 8: Not all will survive. But which versions of Microsoft face the axe in the future?
Thu, November 21, 2013 - The Lenovo ThinkCentre M93p Tiny is a reasonably priced desktop PC in a package that won't clutter your desk. It supports up to four monitors, runs coolly and quietly and can charge your peripherals thanks to an 'always on' USB port.
Thu, November 21, 2013 - Administrators can now monitor the status of their Office 365 services via their Windows Phone 8 devices. The Office 365 Admin application is available starting today via the Windows Phone 8 Store.
Tue, November 19, 2013 - In Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1, Microsoft has released a combination of operating system updates that we find very compelling. Microsoft has joined much of the rest of the industry in annual release roll-ups with feature additions, and this time, they listened to the critics. More interesting are the one-upmanship features targeted directly at its virtualization and cloud competition. Some were stunning, despite a few strange and perhaps anecdotal basic problems that we found.
Fri, November 15, 2013 - Jumping on the trend of using printers to churn out objects, Microsoft has developed a 3D printing app for Windows 8.1, betting that this will become mainstream.
Thu, November 14, 2013 - Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 developers can now integrate Facebook's login system into their applications so people don't have to create a separate user name and password for them.
Thu, November 14, 2013 - Microsoft's new Server and Cloud Enrollment (SCE) licensing program, which replaces the ECI and EAP programs, could increase enterprise customers' costs by as much as 40 percent.