Windows 8/RT


Confusion Continues on Windows 8 ARM Support for 'Desktop Apps'

Microsoft's ostensible plan to support both "Metro-style" and legacy "Desktop" applications on ARM-based Windows 8 tablets may be getting a rethink.

IE 10 Platform Preview 4 Released

Microsoft today released the fourth version of its Internet Explorer 10 platform preview Web browser prototype.

Windows Tablets: Interest Is Starting To Fade Among Consumers

A report released on Tuesday by Forrester Research found that consumer interest in Windows-based tablets has been declining.

Windows To Go: Microsoft's OS Becomes Portable

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.

Windows 8 Will Decrease Patch Restarts

Windows 8 will arrive with a promise to minimize the amount of mandatory restarts needed after the installation of monthly and out-of-band Windows updates.

Microsoft Shareholder Meeting Ends With Ballmer's Windows 8 Quip

Microsoft announced voting results from shareholders today at its annual meeting.

Getting Ready To Test-Drive Windows 8

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.

Moving to Server Core: How One Company Did It (And You Can, Too)

Don Jones shares the challenges that one of his clients faced moving to Server Core and how they worked around them.

Inside Windows 8: What You Need To Know

Redmond doubles down on its emerging client OS, which promises to support legacy and "Metro style" applications on two different hardware platforms.

Why 'Windows 8' Isn't What I Thought It Would Be

Mary Jo Foley explains why Microsoft's Windows 8 strategy looks like a faulty one to her -- especially when it comes to tablets.

Inside Windows Server 8: A First Look

Much more than a minor upgrade, Windows Server 8 brings many new features and functionality. Brien Posey walks you through the server's interface, management tools, virtualization and storage capabilities.

Linux Community Offers Secure Boot Ideas

The Linux Foundation, along with Red Hat and Canonical, has staked out positions on the secure boot procedure.

Windows Server 8: Microsoft's Game-Changing Technology

Brien shares the renewed faith in Microsoft that Windows 8 Server has given him in the future of Microsoft (and for Windows admins).

Hip To Be Square: Microsoft Explains Windows 8 Metro Design

Microsoft can't stop talking about its checkerboard-like Start Screen design in Windows 8.

Is PowerShell Really the Only Future for Windows Admins?

Whether or not the future of Windows administration will be the command line, you're doing yourself a disservice by not at least strongly considering this possibility (and preparing accordingly).

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