Here's how you can run the new Windows 10 Technical Preview on your Mac, without having to spend a dollar on software.
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As we look at how software will be evolving, traditional PC applications and mobile apps have some substantial differences, key among them the depth and flexibility traditional applications offer that are often an anathema to mobile users.
In the news this week were rumors that Microsoft is thinking about running Android apps, Samsung is changing processors due to overheating issues, and a simple way to get Google apps on custom ROMs.
Microsoft wants Windows 10 to boost its mobile play, but that's not the only battle the software giant will have to fight.
What's next for Windows 10? This week's unveiling in Redmond should focus on consumer features. It will also reveal how well Microsoft is coping with the unprecedented shift from traditional PCs to mobile computing. Here's what I'll be looking for.
Four days after Google's Project Zero team disclosed an unpatched security bug in Windows, and drew rebuke from Redmond, another bug has exceeded Google's deadline and been made public.
"Of course, if the dog has actually eaten it, Classroom can't help you," admitted one Google software engineer.
The software giant issued 8 patches to fix security vulnerabilities in Windows, including one considered "critical" -- the most severe rating.
New instances launched across seven regions deliver the highest level of processor performance on EC2, aimed at high-performance computing applications.
The Redmond giant isn't exactly chipper after Google disclosed a Windows bug just two days before Microsoft planned to issue a fix.
In addition to showing media files and running games from the Google Play store, the micro-console can make use of Razer's new Cortex: Stream software to stream PC games -- but at an additional cost.
With software-defined storage in Windows Server, you can get SAN features without paying SAN prices -- and the next release will challenge more high-end storage features.
[UPDATED 2X] A Google researcher found a privilege elevation bug in Windows. After 90 days he made it public. He gives no indication that he contacted Microsoft.
Microsoft's Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) tightens the security screws in Windows and applications. It's set up for enterprise deployment and management.
The software helps users move files from their Android, iOS, and Windows devices to an Intel-powered laptop running the Chrome OS.
Together with the launch of updated custom Android software PrivatOS, the handset maker has revealed a new store dedicated to security and privacy applications.
Google is allowing users to run Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter on its cloud platform, and is now allowing them to run some of their licensed Microsoft enterprise apps on Google Cloud.
The internet of things could be very helpful to organizations or bury them under the weight of operational data from a herd of devices, their software, and their applications. Glassbeam believes its SCALAR is the tool that will make sense of it all.
From secure containers to Docker support, to abstracted networking and storage, the most interesting features in the next version of Windows Server will come next year with a later preview and System Center beta.
CA Technologies plans to deliver more software-as-a-service-based applications, as it is seeing more demand for them than on-premises applications.
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