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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.

Microsoft Revenues Up Across All Divisions in Q3

Microsoft today issued its fiscal third-quarter financial results, delivering positive earnings across all five divisions.

Microsoft Said To Be Making 7-Inch Surface Tablet

Microsoft is expanding its Surface line of tablet PCs with a 7-inch model, according to a report.

PC Shipments Hit Lowest Point, Microsoft Blamed

PC shipments in the first quarter of this year have hit their lowest level yet, according to data released on Thursday by IDC.

Report: OS Market Shifting With PC Decline

Traditional PC shipments will continue to decline over the next four years, even as global shipments increase for mobile phones, tablets and "ultramobile" devices, according to new first-quarter data announced today by Gartner Inc.

Windows Embedded 8 Industry Now Available

Microsoft released two editions of its Windows Embedded 8 Industry product today.

Coping with a Battery Backup Failure

Brien discusses his process of replacing a backup battery and gives some insight on how to avoid this issue in the future.

Google Announces Android Leadership Change

Google today announced an executive shuffle that affects its highly successful Android mobile operating system efforts.

IDC: Windows Tablets To Have Single-Digit Market Share in 2017

Tablets running Windows 8 and Windows RT will make some market gains over the next five years but will still badly trail Android- and iOS-based systems, according to research and consulting firm IDC.

Clearing Up Microsoft Office/Surface Rumors

Is it true you don't receive the full version of Office on your Surface tablet? Can you not upgrade to a different version? Brien Posey takes some time to clear the air on these and many other questions.

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