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July 23, 2015  7:53 AM

DaaS hasn’t found a place in the enterprise

Margaret Jones Margaret Jones Profile: Margaret Jones

DENVER -- Considering all the attention desktop as a service has gotten in the IT world over the last year, the technology has been a big failure. That’s what Brian Madden said in his welcome address at this week’s BriForum U.S. 2015. According to Madden,

July 15, 2015  11:54 AM

Are high-density servers and VDI meant to be?

Eddie Lockhart Eddie Lockhart Profile: Eddie Lockhart

In his attempt to woo his future wife in the 1985 sci-fi hit Back to the Future, George McFly flubs his pickup line, saying "I'm your density" instead of "I'm your destiny." That...


April 23, 2014  3:36 PM

Script Browser Makes 10K-plus PowerShell Scripts Immediately Available

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

This interesting post last week on the Windows PowerShell Blog is entitled " 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


January 13, 2014  5:45 PM

Best ways for managing Windows notebook battery life

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

My son, Gregory, is in the fourth grade this year, so we're working on his first-ever science project for school. In collaboration with his science teacher, we selected a very interesting topic to help him develop testing, analysis, and reporting skills -- namely "Which Windows Power Plan setting...


June 6, 2013  9:42 PM

Rufus Beats Windows 7 USB Download Tool, Hands Down

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

These days ultrabooks and tablets make DVDs passé for Windows installs. UFDs (USB Flash Drives, that is) are the way to go. I'd discovered the free Microsoft 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


September 4, 2012  7:13 PM

Egad! More Java vulnerabilities surface

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

Ars Technica reported that the hurry-up fix delivered on 8/30 for Java to address a slew...


March 2, 2012  6:20 PM

Building the Windows 8-ready Desktop

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

OK, so yesterday was the day that I put together a brand-spanking new Windows 8 desktop system for my upcoming book Windows 8 in Depth (due out from Pearson in late October, 2012, or whenever Windows 8 goes into general availability release). Here's a partial...


June 10, 2011  12:24 PM

Why Does the BIOS Default to Disable USB Keyboards?

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

As I fired up one of my test machines yesterday after replacing a defective motherboard and Windows started to boot, I thought I might actually have gotten away with something grand and glorious. Not!! Although I was able to replace an Asus P5 Pro that had gone wonky on me with a Gigabyte...


November 22, 2010  5:36 PM

Another item for your SSD toolkit: CrystalDiskInfo

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

If you work with solid state disks, you're probably already familiar with the various tools that your drive vendors provide for their units. Mostly, these are tools for checking and upgrading firmware, but occasionally,  you'll also come across a great tool like the


August 11, 2010  4:20 PM

Check Out Oasys Mail Manager

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel

I had the great pleasure of speaking with Alec Milton, Managing Director of Product Marketing for Oasys Limited last Friday, to talk about the company's excellent Mail Manager product. Before I tell you a little about the software — which is unbelievably cool and capable — let me tell you a...


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