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  • Bad vibe brews about Windows 10

    Windows 10's vibe on social media has soured since Microsoft launched the operating system last week, Adobe today said as it cited new data from its metrics platform.

    Written by Gregg Keizer04 Aug. 15 06:00
  • The Takeaway: Why Windows 10 wants your upload bandwidth

    Some new Windows 10 users have been caught off guard by a new peer-to-peer (P2P service in the new OS that relies on a customer's upload bandwidth to distribute updates and apps.

    Written by Ken Mingis04 Aug. 15 05:38
  • Patch halt looms for half of all IE users

    With just over four months left before Microsoft stops serving security updates to most versions of Internet Explorer (IE) other than IE11, nearly half of all IE users are still running a soon-to-be-retired edition, new data released Saturday showed.

    Written by Gregg Keizer04 Aug. 15 04:20
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  • Word 2013 cheat sheet

    The buzz today may be all about Office 2016 for Windows, which is due to be released this fall, but many business users are still getting acquainted with Office 2013 and will continue to use it for some time. Use this Word 2013 cheat sheet to help take advantage of all it has to offer.

    Written by Preston Gralla01 July 15 01:42
  • How to Pick the Best Browser for Your Enterprise

    Knowing which browser to deploy in a large company is no easy task. The default option is Internet Explorer, but many users balk at this older, more cumbersome browser that seems to attract the most malware. Google Chrome gets most of the attention these days (as proven by a growing market share) and Mozilla Firefox offers good compatibility and speed. To determine which browser is the best for business, it's important to keep tabs of the latest improvements. Here's a look at the Big 3 with an eye on the enterprise.

    Written by John Brandon09 Dec. 14 03:16
  • 6 Tips for Replacing Your Windows Laptop With a Surface Pro 3

    It's no secret that Microsoft's Windows 8 launch marks the start of a hybrid device strategy. Though the initial batches of Windows 8 hybrid devices were far from successful, the push by Microsoft to meld touch with traditional computing is starting to look better with the release of the latest generation of such devices, led its own Surface Pro 3.

    Written by Paul Mah15 Sept. 14 22:41
  • How to Work Seamlessly Across Multiple Devices

    Employees who used to burn the midnight oil at the office now get to do so from the comforts of home, thanks to the proliferation of personal laptops, tablets and smartphones. Getting files to appear on and sync with multiple devices can be challenging, but a little bit of advanced planning can go a long way.

    Written by Paul Mah19 March 14 12:57
  • 7 Reasons Not to Use Open Source Software

    Businesses of all sizes embrace open source software and the benefits it can bring. Sometimes, though, choosing proprietary software makes better business sense. Here are seven scenarios when it pays to pay for your software.

    Written by Paul Rubens11 Feb. 14 13:44
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  • How to get the most out of Windows 10 enterprise security features

    The enterprise edition of Windows 10 may be available only a day after the consumer version, with some immediately useful improvements for business. But some of the most important security features in Windows 10 Enterprise will either be included in a major update (that you can think of much like a service pack) that will ship sometime this fall, or will rely on enterprises and online sites and services making some substantial changes to move away from passwords. That means that, as with most upgrades, getting the most from Windows 10 security improvements will require planning.

    Written by Mary Branscombe30 July 15 23:45
  • Are you ready to support Windows 10?

    Sometime after July 29, Windows 10 is going to start showing up in your business as employees either bring new PCs to work or upgrade their existing machines. Microsoft says it has had millions of reservations for the free Windows 10 upgrade. But despite the launch date, that's not going to happen overnight.

    Written by Mary Branscombe29 July 15 23:53
  • 10 Windows 10 migration issues you need to consider

    Upgrading to a new client operating system is a massive headache for the CIOs of most organizations. That's because it's disruptive, it impacts hardware purchasing decisions, it drains IT budgets and it can take up hours of IT staff time.

    Written by Paul Rubens29 July 15 00:59
  • Why the Open Container Project is good news for CIOs

    Application container giant Docker and upstart rival CoreOS have ceased hostilities following the announcement of the Open Container Project (OCP). The project will work to develop industry standards for a container format and runtime software.

    Written by Paul Rubens23 July 15 23:27

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