While Microsoft Windows Phone 7 didn't feel like a complete product at release, the new Windows Phone 7.5 update, which includes new search and navigation features, helps to breathe new life into the mobile OS.
Brien shares the renewed faith in Microsoft that Windows 8 Server has given him in the future of Microsoft (and for Windows admins).
I lay out the good and the bad of the improved Windows Phone 7 OS.
Virtualization solutions in Windows 8 will help with the data size for mobile devices.
Here's step-by-step instructions on how to add custom polls in your Outlook messages.
While the official requirements are shrouded in secret, here are some tips to improve your odds.
Surge protectors are always a smart choice, but they do not make your computer 100 percent immune from power issues.
Computer malware has been a big problem for decades, but it seems to be on the upswing lately, requiring a thorough response.
The time has come for hardware vendors to offer service level agreements.
While the cloud was turned down this year, Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 took the center stage.
Limitations by ISPs could foil backup service plans.
Over the last month or two, quite a bit has leaked about Windows 8.
It's important to follow a checklist to make sure all's well after a server power outage.
An Internet slowdown issue turned out to be a problem with virtual server memory allocation. Find out how Brien solved it.
Here are some steps to take for those planning to run Microsoft's Hyper-V virtualization with the new SP1 update.