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May 8, 2013  10:39 AM

Windows Blue Restores Traditional Desktop Orientation to Win8: Duh!



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

For the past few weeks, the Windows pundits and mavens have been enjoying an extended "I-told-you-so" moment with Microsoft's latest desktop OS, as detailed investigation of the upcoming revision to Windows 8 -- still code-named "Blue" -- has been revealed to restore the Start button, and to give...

May 6, 2013  4:18 PM

MyFaves 5: Windows (8) To Go + Fast USB 3.0 Flash Drive



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

Windows To Go is Microsoft's name for a portable, flash-based implementation of Windows 8 on a USB Flash Drive (aka UFD, in MS-speak). Windows To Go works with BitLocker encryption to protect the contents of the traveling Windows image on the USB drive, and works on any Windows (or...


May 3, 2013  10:52 AM

Toshiba Jumps Into Win8 Tablet Market with WT310



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

Due to hit stores as soon as June, 2013, Toshiba has jumped back onto the Win8 tablet market with a new model -- the WT310 -- that appears to target the Microsoft Surface Pro directly. The unit is described as being "optimized for business use" by Toshiba (

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May 1, 2013  11:56 AM

MyFaves 4: Big, Fast SD Cards Extend Notebook/Tablet Storage



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

This is the fourth entry in my recent "MyFaves" series: a collection of short and pointed appreciations for various hardware components of particular interest or value for Windows desktops, notebooks, and tablets. In this particular offering, I would like to recommend purchase and use of Secure...


April 29, 2013  10:04 AM

More news from Soluto–”PC Purchasing Guide for Small Businesses”



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

Thanks to a great post from Ed Bott on ZDNet I just learned that Soluto's announcement of its new


April 28, 2013  4:06 PM

Riverbed Technology Offers Interesting Array of Product Certifications



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

Riverbed Technology is a networking technology company that's been around for over a decade, based in San Francisco. It's probably best-known for its WAN optimization and performance management products, but it has a presence in other market spaces as well including storage and application...


April 26, 2013  9:46 AM

Soluto Debuts Eponymous “…For Business” Service



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

As I look back over this blog, I see that I've written numerous entries that are either focused on, or make mention of, Tel Aviv-based Soluto's offerings for optimizing PCs, remote management, and troubleshooting (run this

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April 24, 2013  10:46 AM

Myfaves 3: Fast, Cheap Bluetooth 4.0 Dongles



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

I've only got one desktop PC with a built-in Bluetooth interface: it comes with the Asus P8Z68-V PRO Gen3 motherboard that serves as the basis for my Windows 8 desktop test machine (which also features an i7 2600K CPU, 32 GB RAM, Nvidia GTX-560 graphics, and a 240 GB OCZ Vertex4 SSD). I use...


April 22, 2013  10:26 AM

MyFaves 2: LOTS of Screen Real Estate



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

I'm always researching and writing. And for me, that means looking up stuff on one screen and writing about what I'm researching on the other. The following photo doesn't really do justice to my actual set-up's usability because the lighting is different from my normal working set-up to enable a...


April 19, 2013  1:52 PM

Mobile Devices on Microsoft’s Agenda



Posted by: Diana Hwang
Desktops

Microsoft is a company in transition. The company posted a 19% increase in profits for the third quarter and stressed the future for Windows lies in the shift to new form factor devices and touch-enabled products. “We are working on suite of small devices powered by Windows,” said Peter...


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