After the Windows 8 fiasco, Microsoft has mostly succeeded in cleaning up the GUI with Windows 10, with one exception: The administrative tools are still scattered all over the place.
Though handy, Hyper-V guest clusters can extra complexity to your workloads that can cause problems with backups. Here are the four most common error messages and how to fix them.
When the touchscreen on your Windows 10 laptop goes bad, there's no reason to throw that baby out with the bath water.
Brien answers two thought-provoking reader questions. First, do Hyper-V VMs have direct hardware access? And second, how is it possible to monitor VM resource consumption from the host operating system?
The differences between these two Hyper-V versions are pretty significant, depending on what you plan to use them for. Here's a quick rundown of each platform, from their features to licensing quirks to intended use cases.
Microsoft is testing out a new technology called "Fluid Framework." It could mean that Brien's dream of one Office app to rule them all might soon become reality.
Microsoft threw Office 365 admins a bone when it gave them the ability to block users from purchasing Power Platform tools without IT approval. Here's how to prevent total anarchy.
Admins, take note: Hackers are increasingly targeting Office 365 with new and more sophisticated phishing schemes. Here's a snapshot of the most common methods.
Brien walks you through one of Hyper-V's best features: its ability to copy a file directly from a host server to a virtual machine without leveraging the network stack.
Microsoft meant well with Windows 10's Action Center, but the constant pop-up notifications are often more annoying than helpful. Here's how to get rid of them.
When it comes to implementing an airtight backup-and-recovery plan, these are the four must-have features that many enterprises nevertheless tend to forget.
From PowerPoint to Excel, Microsoft is beefing up its support for digital inking across its Office 365 apps. Here's a snapshot of upcoming features.
Microsoft has spilled a lot of ink touting the ways that its new Surface-branded peripherals will be bring Office 365 features to life.
With a raft of new Office 365 features in the pipeline, Microsoft also seems ready to change the way it bills its subscribers. Will it replicate Azure's pay-per-use model, or will it look like something else entirely?
And now for something (almost) completely different, Brien sees how well a HoloLens-like headset weathers the unique conditions of a zero gravity flight.