The United States government has given the public access to its massive analytics database, and the results are fascinating. What share does the Mac really have? Is Windows 8.1 a hit or a miss? Who's winning the browser wars? I've dug deep to get the answers.
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Microsoft's Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) tightens the security screws in Windows and applications. It's set up for enterprise deployment and management.
Microsoft will share more about the Windows 10 'consumer experience' at an event on January 21 in Redmond.
Microsoft's MDOP 2014 R2 set of management and deployment tools for Windows, adds new application and user-experience virtualization features.
Windows 10 will build in standards-based two-factor authentication to every device, effectively neutering most phishing attacks and password database breaches. The company also announced new features aimed at securing corporate machines from malware attacks and data leaks.
BlackBerry said BBM for Windows retains the native user experience and modern design of the Windows UI.
Nokia's Android experiment was fun while it lasted. Microsoft's Stephen Elop says: 'We plan to deliver additional lower-cost Lumia devices by shifting select future Nokia X designs and products to Windows Phone devices.'
The PC industry worldwide sold 136 million desktop PCs last year, along with 160 million traditional notebooks driven by keyboards and touchpads. Those big numbers explain why Microsoft is feverishly improving the desktop experience for "the next iteration of Windows."
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.
Unlike tablets on other platforms, Windows tablets need good keyboard accessories to round out the user experience.
Microsoft researchers are looking at ways to allow Windows 8, Windows Phone and Xbox users able to interact directly with Live Tiles.
There have been recent reports of problems with Windows 8 Updates destroying Linux/Windows dual boot setups. My experience has been that, while there may be problems, they probably aren't as serious as some reports make them sound.
The Windows tablet experience improved quite a bit with the Windows 8.1 update. Rumors about what's coming next could muddy the waters if they turn out to be accurate.
Microsoft is continuing to tweak the Windows 8 user interface to make life easier for users who prefer the desktop experience, as new Windows 8.1 Update 1 screen shot leaks indicate.
A seamless Microsoft remote desktop experience between your Windows Phone and Windows desktop? It isn't happening.
Macs running Windows under Boot Camp may encounter some trouble when it comes to Thunderbolt niceties — in other words, the Mac experience.
Improved database availability and push notifications are among a string of new capabilities for the Windows Azure cloud.
Microsoft is giving its search experience on Windows Phone 8 devices an overhaul. Here are more details on how and when Microsoft will be delivering these updates.
One more step toward unification: Microsoft has revamped its MSDN developer portal, providing Windows, Web, cloud and mobile developers with more consistent cross-platform experience.
There is no argument that the Lumia 1020 is the best camera in a modern phone, but you are going to have to decide if you are willing to trade size for such power.
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