Brien walks you through how to get Windows to correctly distinguish between a hard drive and a solid-state drive.
A beta test version of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 9.0 was released this week.
Solid-state drives (SSDs) have become more viable for boosting enterprise application performance and now the new Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 adds improved SSD support.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Brien runs down how you can get the most out of Windows Server 2012 R2's newest tiered storage functionality.
According to a Gartner analysis report released this week, total PC shipments worldwide are expected to decline by over 8 percent in 2013, compared to last year.
Microsoft published recovery media software today for Windows RT users whose devices got "bricked" by a recently released Windows RT 8.1 upgrade.
The PC market is continuing its decline in the third quarter, according to preliminary results from two analyst firms.
According to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, a touch-optimized Microsoft Office app for Apple's iPad is less a matter of "if" and more a matter of "when."
Two questions I get asked most are: "How do you keep up with changing technology?" and "What do you use for your lab?"
- By Greg Shields
Brien discusses that with the trend towards tablets, IT will survive by adapting.
Microsoft held a launch event today to announce the newest line of its hybrid PC Surface tablets.
- By Scott Bekker, Jeffrey Schwartz
Tablet shipments will start to surpass PC shipments in the fourth quarter of this year, according to IDC.
Intel described its code-named "Bay Trail" family of processors today as part of its Developer Forum event.
Intel laid out its vision, as well as some new product milestones, during a keynote speech on Tuesday.
Brien puts the new tiered storage feature through the ringer to see what hidden hardware requirements are needed to run smoothly.
According to insider sources, Microsoft's Windows 8 upgrade, scheduled for release on Oct. 17, has hit the release-to-manufacturing (RTM) milestone.
The first major update to Microsoft's embedded operating system for intelligent devices, Windows Embedded 8 Industry, will reach original equipment manufacturers on Oct. 18, Microsoft announced late last week.
Microsoft faces a class-action lawsuit over its Surface RT sales disclosures.
Microsoft is developing a second-generation Surface tablet product line, a press report suggests.
Executives from ASUSTek Computer Inc. and Acer Inc. announced this week that their companies are planning to decrease production of some of their Windows-based PCs and tablet devices.