Virtualization has brought the lost art of performance tuning back into the datacenter. Here's how to tune your VMs and hypervisor, and optimize CPU resources and memory to get the most out of your virtual servers.
Intel unveiled microprocessor chip improvements on Wednesday, claiming that a new architecture will lead to faster chips with reduced power use.
WinMagic SecureDoc encryption software gets the better of hackers.
Will smartphones and tablets replace PCs and laptops? Or are they more companion technology?
Strictly speaking, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 can't perform server virtualization using Intel's new second-generation Core vPro processors.
Specially designed for tablet and netbook PCs, Intel's upcoming processor, updated from a previous version of its Atom chip, claims to be 60 percent smaller than previous models.
- By Dan Rowinski
Mary-Jo Foley calls to task those at Microsoft who still don't get that the company's slow roll-out pace for its consumer offerings, like WP7 OS updates and Windows tablets, will eventually leave it out of the race entirely.
- By Mary Jo Foley
According to an IDC report released today, the worldwide smartphone market is set to ship more than 450 million units this year.
Microsoft's addon for the Xbox 360 isn't just for games. Check out what happens when the hardware falls into a modder's hands.
Microsoft has not issued any information on the purported demise of the hardware version of the Zune music player, according to a blog post attributed to Dave McLauchlan, a Microsoft program manager.
While Windows Phone 7 devices may not be flying off the shelf, the company has had monumental success with its other big-name consumer product released during the same time period -- the Microsoft Kinect.
The Android mobile OS has overtaken Research In Motion's BlackBerry OS to become the highest selling smartphone operating system in the U.S., According to a comScore report released yesterday.
Research firm Gartner Inc. slashed its forecast for worldwide PC shipments for the second quarter in a row.
Apple today unveiled its next-generation mobile device, announcing that it plans to ship the new dual-core iPad 2 next week.
IDC cited positive results for the global server market in last year's fourth quarter, based on data announced on Monday.
Microsoft sees next-generation thin clients making a comeback in the enterprise based on its Windows Embedded Standard 7 operating system.
Microsoft on Monday announced a new set of reference architectures for partners building Fast Track data warehouse products.
Google delivered a truckload of free Cr-48 laptops to Astoria High School in Astoria, Ore. earlier this month
Research In Motion announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that its upcoming tablet PC, the PlayBook, will be be able to use cellular networks on HSPA+ and LTE standards, according to tech blog IntoMobile.
- By Dan Rowinski
Microsoft and Nokia today announced a global strategic alliance on mobile smartphone technologies, centered on Windows phone.