Windows 8/RT


Microsoft Highlights Windows 8 Task Manager

Microsoft recently showed off some of the improvements to Task Manager in Windows 8, which notably adds a color-coded "heat map."

Microsoft Expanding Mobile Device Management Capabilities in R2 Products

Microsoft explained how its next wave of products will address "consumerization of IT" issues in talks given last week.

Microsoft Profiles Hyper-V Improvements in Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft recently showed off new Hyper-V improvements to come with Windows Server 2012 R2.

No-Cost Outlook App Arriving This Year with Windows RT 8.1 Update

The Microsoft Outlook e-mail program will be part of a free Windows RT 8.1 upgrade coming this year, Microsoft announced yesterday.

Windows 8.1's New and Improved Security Features

New features include updates to Windows Defender and Internet Explorer.

Microsoft Highlights New Windows 8 Tablets and Devices at Computex

Microsoft executives talked up Windows 8.1 and its mobile operating systems at the Computex keynote address on Wednesday.

Windows 8.1 To Have New Networking Features

Microsoft talked a bit more about Windows 8.1 at its TechEd event on Monday.

Microsoft's 2014 Roadmap: 'Plug-and-Play' Clouds, R2 Servers and Faster Product Delivery

Microsoft's TechEd kicks off today, but some of its themes were presented earlier at the "Microsoft Cloud OS Workshop."

How To Create Reports in PowerShell

In the first of a new column featuring in-depth advice on Windows Servers, Brien Posey breaks down how you can create custom information dumps in PowerShell.

Windows 8.1 To Have Start Button and Boot-to-Desktop Features

Microsoft talked more about Windows 8.1 today, confirming some previously rumored expectations.

Hortonworks Releases Hadoop Platform for Windows Server

Hortonworks Data Platform for Windows was commercially released today.

Forrester: Windows 8 Won't Be Commercial Standard for Enterprises

Global research firm Forrester released a report citing that due to high levels of enterprises just now making the move to Windows 7 from Windows XP, Microsoft's latest OS will continue to go largely ignored.

Free-to-Upgrade Windows 'Blue' Officially Named Windows 8.1

Microsoft's Tami Reller confirmed that the upcoming Windows 8 update, code-named Windows "Blue" will be called Windows 8.1.

Microsoft Considering Nook Buy

Microsoft may be considering buying Nook Media LLC for $1 billion, according to a Wednesday press report.

Microsoft Outlines Shades of 'Windows Blue' Coming This Year

Microsoft plans to release "Windows Blue" before the holiday season this year, according to a press account.

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