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December 5, 2012  8:41 PM

Will Client Hyper-V Work on Your Windows 8 Target PC?



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

Generally speaking, if your PC (desktop, notebook, or tablet) runs an i3, i5, or i7 CPU you should be able to install and use Client Hyper-V on a Windows 8 installation on that machine. But the only way to be 100% sure is to check the CPU's various hardware capabilities to see what you've got at...

December 3, 2012  5:03 PM

Windows 8: New Year, New Version?



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

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November 30, 2012  5:26 PM

The x86 Surface Makes Itself Known: Dream Tablet or Disappointment?



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

OK, so now we know more about the Microsoft Surface x86 models, the up-market, Windows 8 Pro-based big brothers to those ARM-based Surface platforms running Windows 8 RT. Here's a quick recap of the

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November 29, 2012  7:55 PM

Microsoft sells 40 million Windows 8 licenses — but whom to?



Posted by: Stuart Johnston
Desktops

Microsoft claims that 40 million users have already moved to Windows 8, but IT pros doubt that many of those licenses went to corporate shops.   Microsoft claims it sold 40 million licenses for Windows 8 in the first month of its commercial availability. However, IT pros remain


November 28, 2012  7:35 PM

Interesting Fallout from Windows Update KB2762895



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

Yesterday, Microsoft pushed an out-of-band (non-Patch Tuesday) update labeled KB2762895, which is designed to address application compatibility issues with Windows....


November 26, 2012  4:32 PM

“Real Windows 8 users are not using the Metro apps.”



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

Today's blog title is a verbatim quote from David Gewirtz' absolutely fascinating ZDNet story entitled "

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November 21, 2012  6:06 PM

Windows 8 Enterprise Features



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

OK, so let's assume that -- just for grins -- an enterprise might be willing to ask the question: "What's in Windows 8 for my kind of business computing needs?" Michael Otney, a regular contributor to

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November 19, 2012  3:43 PM

Jakob Nielsen slams Win8



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

Before I cover what Mr. Nielsen has to say about Windows 8,  let me explain a little about who Jakob Nielsen is. A former Sun Distinguished Engineer (back in the days when that really...


November 16, 2012  6:24 PM

The Enterprise Path to Win8 Adoption



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

Over at Forbes, David K. Johnson has just released a very interesting article entitled "

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November 14, 2012  6:08 PM

Wish List: Windows 8 Tablet Requirements for Business Use



Posted by: Ed Tittel
Desktops

I've been working with Windows 8 for nearly one year now, and am slowly but surely moving into the mindset needed for the new OS's take on desktop and tablet computing. I've been lucky enough to work with a Lenovo X220 Tablet with Windows 8 since last March (or just over 8 months now) and have...


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