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The technical preview of Windows 10 is heavy on tools for the power desktop user that businesses will want to evaluate, but the most important features will be visible later in the preview cycle.
Toshiba's new $119 Atom-powered tablet won't win any medals for speed, but it does have more than enough power to make people think twice about buying a cheap Android device, especially of they come from a Windows background.
Google dramatically reduced idle times in Microsoft Windows to make its Chrome browser seem "peppier" but the real result was shorter battery life on laptops, and the waste of unknown megawatts of power.
Windows Phone continues to improve with the latest 8.1 update, and offers enterprise users a personal experience with the power of Microsoft and Exchange in their hands.
Microsoft today released a Surface Pro 3 firmware update, available through Windows Update. The fixes, which will be installed automatically on new devices, are intended to resolve power and reliability problems seen in review devices.
Used by hundreds of thousands customers worldwide, Auto Shutdown Manager has proofed to be one of the most used and reliable PC Power...
This affordable 8-inch Atom-based (Bay Trail) Windows 8.1 tablet has a nice IPS screen and delivers all-day battery life under light usage modes. Limited screen size, internal storage and processing power will prevent it from being more than a companion device for mobile professionals though.
Installing Linux Mint on an XP PC is something any Windows power user can do.
E-Z Contact Book is a free easy to use yet powerful Windows program to store and manage contact information. You can use it as a business...
After more than two decades of being a dedicated Windows power user, and having invested tens of thousands of hours into mastering the platform, and run versions spanning from 3.0 to 8.1, I've now all but given up on Windows.
If you're a Windows power user, you probably have a collection of favorite tweaks to make the OS run faster and work better. If one of those tips involves moving the default user profiles folder, you're setting yourself up for heartache, as several Windows 8.1 upgraders have found out the hard way.
AMD announces plans to offer support for Google's Android and Chrome OS. Could this pave the way for low-cost, low-power, Android-powered PCs hitting the shelves, putting further pressure on the struggling Windows 8 operating system?
Microsoft's Bing is morphing from a 'mere' search engine into more of a service that will power next-generation devices Windows Blue PCs and tablets, as well as the Xbox One.
Consumers seem to prefer smaller tablets, and its down to the OEMs to try and turn out Windows tablets that work well at this smaller scale. But OEMs could muck it up for everyone.
A leading usability consultant claims Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows 8, is "a monster that terrorizes poor office workers and strangles their productivity."
This new version of Windows is a disaster. Power users can't wait to replace the UI, and businesses are avoiding it like the plague. I'm talking, of course, about Windows XP. Ah, how quickly we forget.
Microsoft throws hardware partners a bone, includes Office Home and Student 2013 with all Windows RT devices
Versions of Word, Excel, Power Point and OneNote will be pre-installed on Windows RT tablets, including Microsoft Surface.
Kevin and I talk a lot about our personal choices and in this week's show you will hear about a few moves I made in regards to my smartphones and many other mobile musings.
Australian Power and Gas has implemented Microsoft Dynamics CRM and other Microsoft software to handle a skyrocketing number of customer queries, but the company's CIO has said that he won't complete the ecosystem with Windows 8 tablets, as the iPad works just fine for a BYOD model.
The Microsoft/Nook deal has pundits wondering if we'll see a Nook based on Windows Phone. If that happens Windows Phone will appear to power the best devices Microsoft's money can buy.
Gartner's latest tablet prediction data is out. In spite of Windows 8's imminent arrival, Microsoft and its OEM partners don't fare well.
The more I use Windows 8, the more I like it. In this post, and the accompanying gallery. I want to share some of the small but useful hidden shortcuts, surprises, and secrets that only reveal themselves when you roll up your sleeves and use the new OS every day.
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