Windows 8/RT


Windows 8 Upgrade Price Hikes Coming Feb. 1

January 31 is the date to remember for those consumers still on the fence about upgrading to Windows 8.

Microsoft's Surface Pro Release Scheduled for Feb. 9

Microsoft's x86-based Surface Pro tablet PCs running Windows 8 will hit retail shelves on Feb. 9 in the United States and Canada, the company confirmed today.

Windows RT Revisited: the Bad and the Good

Brien's back with some more thoughts after spending extensive time with Microsoft's Windows 8 tablet.

Study Profiles Storage Benefits of Windows Server 2012

The Enterprise Strategy Group described Windows Server 2012 as a "no brainer" for businesses to deploy.

Analyst: Microsoft Facing 'Flat' PC Market

An analyst with financial services company Morgan Stanley downgraded expectations for Microsoft's stock.

Hacker Jailbreaks Windows RT

Don't call it a security vulnerability.

Ballmer Can't Stay Away from CES Keynote

The Computer Electronics Show in Las Vegas kicked off on Monday with a keynote address by Dr. Paul Jacobs, chairman and CEO of Qualcomm Inc., but Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer also took to the stage for almost 10 minutes in the limelight.

Microsoft Has Sold 60 Million Windows 8 Licenses

A Microsoft executive claimed today that 60 million Windows 8 licenses have been sold to date.

Dynamic Access Control: An Active Directory Game Changer

Dynamic Access Control in Windows Server 2012 can help IT improve file server authorization and authentication by reducing Active Directory groups.

Create an Active Directory 'Appliance' with Windows Server 2012

While Microsoft may recommend installing the "Server Core" version of Windows Server 2012, it may not be the right fit for you.

Businesses Face Choices in Buying Windows 8 Devices

Microsoft offered guidelines for businesses buying new Windows 8 devices, as well as Windows RT machines.

System Center 2012 SP1 Hits RTM, Arriving 'Early January'

Microsoft announced this week that System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 reached its "release-to-manufacturing" milestone.

Windows 8 -- What Microsoft Got Right

Brien points to Windows 8's metered Internet settings and others as very useful touches Microsoft included in its latest OS.

Third-Party Retailers To Sell Surface Tablets

Microsoft announced this week that non-Microsoft outlets will be able to start selling Microsoft's Surface tablets soon.

Windows 8 Pro Users Can Get Media Center at No Extra Cost

Microsoft is offering a limited-time deal to its Windows 8 Pro customers in which they can add Media Center at no extra cost.

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