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Microsoft Cuts Surface RT Prices by $150

Microsoft has dropped the price for all of its consumer-oriented productivity tablets running Windows RT by $150.

PC Market Continues Downward Trend in Q2

The worldwide PC market declined by about 11 percent, year over year.

Microsoft Readies for a BYOD Future

With half of employees projected to be using their own devices in the enterprise by 2017, Microsoft is taking BYOD into consideration with its next line of products.

Windows Embedded 8 Gets Volume Licensing Options

Microsoft added volume licensing and Software Assurance options to some of its Windows Embedded 8 products on Monday.

Microsoft Opens Third-Party Surface Tablet Distribution

Microsoft announced today that group of high-volume U.S. resellers are authorized to sell its Surface devices under a new program.

BYOD: Moving from the Exception to the Rule

Brien discusses how the BYOD movement may be leading towards IT requiring employees to bring their own personal devices to work.

Best Buy Locations To Include 'Windows Stores'

Microsoft announced a plan to open "Windows Stores" inside Best Buy locations across North America.

2013 Reader Survey: Your Take on Windows 8, the Future of Microsoft and More

A survey of Redmond readers suggests a long road ahead for Windows 8 and the cloud -- but also reveals that tablets aren't poised to replace PCs in the workplace.

Microsoft Highlights New Windows 8 Tablets and Devices at Computex

Microsoft executives talked up Windows 8.1 and its mobile operating systems at the Computex keynote address on Wednesday.

IDC: PC Market Losing Out to Tablets by 2015

IDC updated its five-year forecasts for the PC and tablet markets today.

Adding More Space to Your Virtual Server Disks

Brien shares his experience of beefing up thse size of his virtual drives with physical storage.

Re-Examining Office 2013 on Windows RT

Due to reader reaction, Brien clarifies exactly what is missing on the RT version of Microsoft Office 2013.

Microsoft Considering Nook Buy

Microsoft may be considering buying Nook Media LLC for $1 billion, according to a Wednesday press report.

Xbox 'Durango': Why IT Pros Should Care

Mary Jo Foley explains why Microsoft's next-gen Xbox console will impact more than gaming.

Q1 Report: Apple Dominates Tablet Market, Surface Sells 900K

IDC shared first-quarter tablet sales results today.

Strategy Analytics: Windows Tablets Q1 Market Share at 7.5 Percent

Microsoft appears to have a bigger chunk of the tablet market than earlier analyst estimates have suggested.

Condusiv Releases Physical Server Environment Tool

Condusiv on Monday released V-locity Server for physical server environments.

The Storage Metrics That Matter

Scott Lowe outlines the three top things IT should keep an eye on when monitoring storage usage.

Microsoft Points to New Windows 8 Devices To Come

Microsoft acknowledged market shifts affecting its Windows business, but pointed to changes to come.

Intel Addresses Down Market with Talk of $200 Notebooks

Intel this week reported earnings results for its fiscal first-quarter totaling $12.6 billion, while also fending off questions from financial analysts.

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