Windows 8/RT


Windows 8: A Container for Applications

The lackluster reception for Microsoft's newest Windows offering may have more to do with how we view modern OSes than it does with actual Windows 8 reaction.Once you start viewing Windows 8 as a portal for app deployment, there's much to like.

Why Enterprises Shouldn't Shy Away from Windows 8

While Microsoft has been vocal on why consumers should upgrade to Windows 8, what about enterprises? Don Jones is here to make that argument.

Microsoft's 2013 Roadmap Shifting to Tablets and Clouds

Microsoft will be pushing tablets and cloud services in 2013, according to expert analysis.

Surface Windows RT Makes 'Muted' Showing in Q4 Tablet Report

Apple led in fourth-quarter tablet shipments, while Microsoft didn't even make the top-five list with its new Surface RT product, according to data compiled by IDC and announced today.

My Server App Released for Managing Windows Server 2012 Essentials

Microsoft this week announced the release of its My Server App for Windows 8 or Windows RT.

Google Grants Reprieve to July 31 on Windows Phone ActiveSync Support

Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync technology is getting a six-month reprieve for Windows Phone users integrating with Google Apps.

Microsoft Still Needs To Make a Case for Windows 8

Brien suggests some areas of action Microsoft should take to make Windows 8 a success.

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.

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