Windows 8/RT


Microsoft Releases MAP Toolkit 7.0 Beta

A beta of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit version 7.0 was released last week.

Microsoft Offering Improved CHKDSK Utility in Windows 8

Microsoft explained this week that it has updated its venerable CHKDSK utility for Windows 8.

Microsoft Adding Remote Desktop Services Improvements to Windows Server 2012

Microsoft described what's to come with Remote Desktop Services (RDS) when Windows Server 2012 rolls out.

Mozilla Lawyer: Windows RT Excluding Other Browsers

An attorney at Mozilla suggested on Wednesday that Microsoft may be moving into antitrust territory by effectually restricting browser choice on Windows RT.

Microsoft To Charge for Media Center in Windows 8

Microsoft on Thursday further clarified the status of its Media Center consumer entertainment application in the forthcoming Windows 8 operating system.

Microsoft Kills 'Windows Live' Brand

Microsoft plans to abandon its "Windows Live" nomenclature over the next few months as it prepares to roll out Windows 8.

Server Message Block 3.0: Microsoft's New Storage Model

Considering buying a SAN? Stop what you're doing. The world of storage is about to change and its future lies in a surprisingly familiar protocol: the Server Message Block (SMB).

June 'Release Preview' for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 Announced

Microsoft announced yesterday that it plans to release another test version of Windows 8, called a "release preview," in the first week of June.

Windows 8 Enterprise Edition To Bring VDI Licensing Complications

According to independent experts, licensing for Windows 8 Enterprise virtual desktops may end up costing you more and/or bring new restrictions.

Microsoft Announces App Cloud Management Service for Windows RT Devices

Microsoft explained today how devices running Windows RT, or Windows 8 on ARM hardware, can be used for both personal and business purposes.

Windows 8 and ARM-Based 'Windows RT' Editions Named

Microsoft named the upcoming editions of Windows 8 on Monday, both for x86/x64 machines and ARM devices.

'Windows Server 2012' and System Center 2012 Announced at MMS

Microsoft today announced that its code-named Windows Server 8 solution now has the official product name of "Windows Server 2012."

Gartner: Microsoft Tablet Market Share To Claim 4 Percent in 2012

Research firm Gartner is projecting that tablets running any version of Windows OS will make up 4.1 percent of all media tablets sold this year.

Splashtop Releases Window 8 Developer Test Solution for iPads

The world of cross-device computing inched closer with the release today of a new "Win8 Metro Testbed" connection solution from Splashtop Inc.

Microsoft Rolls Out 'User Experience' and App-V 5.0 Virtualization Betas

Microsoft today released "user experience virtualization" and application virtualization beta tools that will be part of its Desktop Optimization suite for IT pros.

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