Video: Inside Windows 10 preview

ORLANDO --  It took some negotiations with the powers that be, but we've been allowed to release this very early demo of the Windows 10 technical preview, which Microsoft is showing here at the

Published on: October 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Windows 9 rumors increase

For some time industry analysts have speculated that Microsoft wants to collapse the number of platforms Windows runs on. There's the standard version for xx6 processors, Windows RT for ARM processors and Windows Phone for smart

Published on: August 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Lessons Google can learn from Windows

I have an Android smart phone from an unnamed carrier. I'm mostly happy with it. It runs a relatively new version of the OS --4.1.2 -- but not the latest. And that bothers

Published on: August 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon

Can Microsoft unite Windows?

Overseeing multiple operating systems isn't a picnic for IT administrators. Already on their minds are versions of Windows desktop and server, BlackBerry, Android, Linux and a few network OS. So when Microsoft CEO

Published on: July 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

A tablet with everything you might need

As an IT executive I'm exposed to many different devices. While some are cool, and perhaps even useful for specific tasks and/or specific roles, they can't be used productively by the majority of users. Some

Published on: July 25th, 2014 Arik Kalininsky

Why IT needs to prepare for an environment with fewer Windows

Many CIOs still think that this is a Microsoft-dominated world when they look at the number of Windows desktops and servers in their environment. But a report last week from Gartner and comments

Published on: July 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Smith Micro expands QuickLink Mobile protection for Android, Windows

The move to tablets and smart phones by workers out of the office has become something of a marathon, as sales of the devices show. But not all have enterprise-grade security. Smith Micro

Published on: June 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Canadians are relatively virus-free, says Microsoft

No one is immune from malware, viruses, worms and the myriad other threats to computer security. As fast as security software firms find and patch a vulnerability, someone, somewhere, finds and exploits another.

Published on: June 9th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

HP debuts enterprise-friendly notebook/tablet

Hewlett-Packard Co. is aiming one of its latest mobility products at what it sees as a growing number of users who lean towards work-oriented tablet devices that also come with a full function

Published on: June 5th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano