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March 13, 2013  4:11 PM

Patch Tuesday Brings Numerous Updates to Windows



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

I know I'm busy, busy, busy when Patch Tuesday takes me by surprise, and that's what happened to me yesterday. Between phone calls galore, and catch-up from a long family weekend, I wasn't necessarily ready to go haring after Windows Updates. But, ready or not, there it was and I've been digging in...

March 12, 2013  3:32 PM

Who Controls the Future of Computing? The Buyers, of Course!



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

I just read a mind-boggling story over at Business Insider (an arm of the respected British newspaper, The Guardian) entitled "

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March 8, 2013  4:16 PM

When in doubt, slash the cost of goods…but can that help Windows 8?



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

One big component of the cost of PCs nowadays -- especially those touchscreen notebooks, ultrabooks, and tablets most likely to play host to Windows 8 -- is the fee from Microsoft for the OS license. That number may be declining soon, according to a report from Taiwanese publication...


March 6, 2013  3:28 PM

MS Office 2013 retail license terms updated to restore “transfer rights”



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

[caption id="attachment_3126" align="aligncenter" width="500"]Hey, hey, my transfer's back!

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March 4, 2013  5:21 PM

The Numbers Do Not Lie, But They Don’t Always Tell a Good Story, Either…



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

For some time now, Microsoft's radical redesign of the Windows 8 user interface has raised the question of whether the new operating system will fare more like Windows Vista (which is to say poorly) or like Windows XP or 7 (which is to say, like gangbusters). Microsoft's relentless rah-rahs and...


March 1, 2013  2:29 PM

Whoa: Microsoft Joins Open Data Center Alliance!!!



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

In its own words (from the organization's home page) the Open Data Center Alliance, aka ODCA, "... is working actively to shape the future of cloud computing -- a future based on open,...


February 25, 2013  5:54 PM

Dell Latitude 10: Viable Healthcare Tablet Option?



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

I just read a fascinating article in the Healthcare section of InformationWeek by Ken Terry entitled "Dell...

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February 25, 2013  5:20 PM

MS Office 2013 Licensing Follies



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

One of my go-to guys for Windows-related news and analysis is Ed Bott, whose "Ed Bott Report" over at ZDNet is usually a goldmine of interesting and useful Windows information, particularly for IT professionals who work in enterprises and large organizations on Windows platforms. He's been...


February 25, 2013  4:53 PM

Teeny-Tiny USB Drives Offer Neat, Compact Storage Options for Laptops and Tablets



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

Whoa! Talk about major miniaturization: I stumbled across some reviews of the new SANDisk Cruzer Fit USB drives last week, and was immediately struck by their amazing utility for extending storage on notebooks, laptops, and especially tablet PCs (at least, those equipped with accessible USB ports)....


February 18, 2013  5:06 PM

ISOtoUSB tool makes it dead simple to built UEFI bootable installers



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

I've been working my way deeper and deeper into UEFI based Windows 8 installation and operation over the past few weeks. This weekend, I stumbled across a fab and free little utility called ISO to USB that...


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