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TechNet and Windows Server 2012 Licensing Changes

Brien runs through some of the issues he's run into with Redmond's updated licensing policies.

Will the Hypervisor Be the New OS?

Brien lays out his argument on why you will soon start to see features of a traditional operating system shifting to the hypervisor.

Bing Injects Social Networking Into Internet Search

While Brien had some preconceived concerns with mixing social networking with an Internet search engine, Bing's newest update left him pleasantly surprised.

Microsoft Looks To Be On the Right Track With Surface

Brien lays out why he is optimistic about Microsoft's Windows 8 tablet, and why you may be ditching the iPad for the Surface.

Predictions and Suggestions for Microsoft's Upcoming Product Lineup

Brien discusses some of the changes Microsoft is going through with its products' latest lifecycle and provides some suggestions for what he would like to see.

Mobile Management with Intune Misses the Mark

Windows 8 on mobile devices will be managed with Microsoft's cloud-based management tool. Here's why that's a bad thing.

An Insider's Guide to TechEd, Part 2

In this entry, Brien shares some knowledge and pointers on tackling the sessions and the exhibit hall of TechEd.

An Insider's Guide to TechEd, Part 1

Brien provides some helpful hints on how to get the most out of TechEd's attendee party and vendor freebies.

Dumping the Home Network for Office 365

Brien discusses what brought him to the switch and how things are going with Microsoft's hosted suite.

Internet Service Providers To Become Piracy Police?

With little news on how exactly ISPs will monitor illegal online activity, giving them this much power seems like a bad idea.

Initial Reaction to the Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Brien loads up the early test build of Microsoft's upcoming OS on his tablet and hits the road.

What's To Become of Passwords in Windows 8?

Will facial recognition and photo manipulation replace the traditional password in Microsoft's next OS?

The Tablet Transition

While the tablet won't be replacing the laptop anytime soon, tablets continue to improve their usability.

Using Your Laptop Abroad

When traveling overseas, your laptop adapter won't be enough. Here are some tips to keep in mind for those world travelers.

Saving Videos With Internet Explorer

Having trouble saving Internet videos to your computer? Brien walks you through a lesser-know Internet Explorer exploit that should get the job done.

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