Brien walks you through the process of creating and running Windows 8 from a bootable USB flash drive.
Brien discusses the security issues tangled with remote user access and highlights how Microsoft may be simplifying the process with its upcoming Windows To Go bootable device.
Brien walks you through how to get the developer's version of Windows 8 to run on a traditional desktop, touch-enabled desktop and tablet.
Multiple e-mail accounts for the same person makes organizing your contacts a pain. Here's a few tips on how to alleviate this situation.
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.