PC makers will get access to the final Windows 8.1 code in late August.
- By Scott Bekker
Microsoft on Tuesday released a "preview" test version of Windows Management Framework (WMF) 4.0, which opens up new PowerShell 4 capabilities for older Windows systems.
Although PowerShell can be a bit intimidating at times, Microsoft has built in a comprehensive help system that should be able to assist you with most of your PowerShell related questions.
The Windows 8.1 Preview, released this week, is definitely test software only for the adventuresome.
Windows 8.1 took center stage at TechEd Europe today.
Ballmer, kicked off the Build Conference in San Francisco this morning, setting the stage for a first look at Windows 8.1, Visual Studio 2013 and the new Bring development API.
- By Michael Desmond
Microsoft today released public previews of Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2 and SQL Server 2014.
Microsoft provided details this month about its Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials product to come.
Microsoft recently described a number of improvements to expect with its R2 version of Windows Server 2012, which may arrive as a public preview release next week.
Brien walks you through just some of the features of Windows Server 2012's ISE tool.
A new report provides considerations for moving to Microsoft's newest desktop operating system.
Brien breaks down multiple ways to combine actions in PowerShell.
Microsoft this month talked about how its latest Hyper-V and System Center 2012 R2 improvements can help with the management of Linux and Unix servers.
Microsoft recently showed off some of the improvements to Task Manager in Windows 8, which notably adds a color-coded "heat map."
Microsoft explained how its next wave of products will address "consumerization of IT" issues in talks given last week.