Windows 8/RT


Microsoft Releases Application Request Router 3.0

Microsoft announced the release of Application Request Router 3.0 late last week.

Microsoft to Developers: .NET Support Isn't Going Away

Mary Jo Foley recaps Microsoft's attempt to please .NET developers by explaining that HTML 5 and JavaScript won't be the only building tools available in Windows 8 app development at this year's Build conference.

PowerShell 4: Take the 'Dumb' out of Configuration Management

Greg Shields shares how Powershell's Desired State Configuration continues its evolution in transforming documentation into functioning code.

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Now Available

Microsoft today released Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview and described its features.

Windows 8.1 Preview Getting Third Wave of Updates

Microsoft this week released three more nonsecurity updates to Windows 8.1 Preview.

Should Windows Server 2012 R2 Be a Service Pack Instead?

Don Jones discusses that Microsoft might bring more to its latest version if it went with a service pack instead of a full update.

Working with PowerShell Scripts

Brien walks you through how to craft and excute scripts in PowerShell.

Microsoft Outlines Windows Server 2012 R2 Support for Linux

Microsoft on Wednesday reiterated its support for Linux server operating systems with its emerging R2 products.

Windows 8.1 Preview Delivering Faster OS Updates

Microsoft appears to be quietly carrying out a faster update process with its Windows 8.1 Preview and Windows RT 8.1 Preview operating systems.

Microsoft Cuts Surface RT Prices by $150

Microsoft has dropped the price for all of its consumer-oriented productivity tablets running Windows RT by $150.

MAP Toolkit 8.5 Assesses Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 Readiness

The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 8.5 was released late last week.

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 OEM Release in Late August

PC makers will get access to the final Windows 8.1 code in late August.

Windows Management Framework 4.0 Preview Adds PowerShell 4 Features

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.

Need Help with PowerShell?

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.

Windows 8.1 Preview Comes with Install Caveats

The Windows 8.1 Preview, released this week, is definitely test software only for the adventuresome.

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