Windows Enterprise Desktop:

March, 2014


March 31, 2014  11:47 AM

Curious About the Win8.1 Spring Update? Take a “Guided Tour!”

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

With the Microsoft Build conference teed up for next week, and the Spring Update to Windows 8.1 timed to more or less coincide with that event, I'd have to guess at least some readers are curious as to what this upcoming update holds in store for them. I missed my opportunities to grab all the...

March 28, 2014  3:47 PM

Will Microsoft gain more Office 365 users with Office for iPad?

Diana Hwang Diana Hwang Profile: Diana Hwang

Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella hammered home this week the message of reaching out to IT professionals, end users and developers with its Office for iPad and Enterprise Mobility Suite. First, Microsoft revealed

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March 24, 2014  11:13 AM

Windows 8.1 Administrivia: Accessing .mobi files with Kindle

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

I saw with some interest this morning that Paul Thurrott is nearing completion of his Windows 8.1 Field Guide, a real e-book bargain at a mere $2 (though the actual amount you pay is up to you, and...


March 21, 2014  11:25 AM

Image Resizer: Free, Handy Windows Explorer Shell Extension

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March 19, 2014  11:07 AM

MVA Releases Video Series “Windows 8.1 Deployment Jump Start”

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Through the Microsoft Virtual Academy, the company has released the complete set of videos from its recent

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March 18, 2014  9:42 AM

Is Surface 2 LTE the right fit for the enterprise?

Diana Hwang Diana Hwang Profile: Diana Hwang

Microsoft's Surface 2 with 4G LTE capabilities became available this week but there are downsides that may prevent IT professionals from deploying it to their end users. Anything with

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March 17, 2014  10:36 AM

Metro Firefox: When They Built It, You Didn’t Come!

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March 14, 2014  9:58 AM

Nice Preview for Surface Power Cover

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Though units won't ship until March 19 (mid next-week), Paul Thurrott offers up a nice preview of the Surface Power Cover over...


March 12, 2014  9:34 AM

Who Knew? Win8.1 Automatically Enables WBF-compliant fingerprint scanners for login

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

In January of this year, I purchased a very nice Stylistic Q704 Tablet PC from Fujitsu's online store. The unit shipped with Windows 7 installed, but I immediately upgraded to Windows 8.1 on the premise that it makes no sense to use a touch-oriented device with the less touch-friendly Windows 7...


March 10, 2014  11:08 AM

Windows 8.1 Spring 2014 Update Files “Leak”

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

Although I missed this particular boat last Thursday, it seems that files for the upcoming Windows 8.1 Update (apparently to be called the Spring 2014 Update) appeared online by mistake that day. For a while, editing a Registry key was all it took to gain access to the upcoming new bits for Windows...


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