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Windows Applications Crash Almost Two Times A Week On Average

Statistics sure do have a consoling, comforting and reassuring side to them. While the days of frequent program crashes are behind us, applications still do give up on users and crash every now and then. Every now

EMCO Remote Shutdown Now Compatible With Windows Server 2012

Will the Lack of Apps Be the Downfall of the Microsoft Surface?

CNET’s Eric Franklin has done a great review of the Microsoft Surface RT.  He shows the dual nature of the OS, with the tiled-based Start interface and old Windows interface. Franklin repeats the common refrain that the

Microsoft’s Surface Pro Tablet is M.I.A., Businesses Cool to Surface RT

The Surface Pro is almost impossible to find at the Microsoft Store and elsewhere A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft launched their in-house tablet computers – the Surface RT and Surface Pro – with much fanfare. The

Is Windows 8 RT Ready for the Enterprise?

Microsoft’s new OS, Windows 8 was designed (some would say, primarily designed) to work on tablets and smartphones.  A version of the OS, Windows RT, was engineered to work on the ARM processor, a departure from the

Why is FaceBook late to the Windows 8 party?

Recently, we’ve been posting more and more updates about Windows 8 applications and the number of applications in the Windows Store. It suddenly occurred to me that there is one company that has been totally silent about Windows 8

Going Up – The Appstore has 3600 apps available

My good buddy Wes Miller is doing a valuable public service on behalf of the Windows 8 community. On his site WinAppUpdate.com, he’s keeping track of how many apps are available in the Microsoft store. From his

Windows 8 – App Highlight: A Look At Several Great Metro Games (Part 2)

Back in March I took a pretty deep look at the many great apps (particularly games) that were starting to surface for Windows 8 Consumer Preview and came to the conclusion that there were many great casual

Mozilla show Firefox for Windows 8 Mockups

This week, Mozilla’s Madhava Enros posted up an online slide presentation showing some mockups of the Windows 8 Metro version of its Firefox web browser Another side showed what a typical web page might look like running

With Windows Phone Releasing Apps So Quickly, What Does This Mean For Windows 8?

There are many different opinions when it comes to Metro and Windows 8. My personal opinion is mixed, but I certainly see potential in Windows 8 if they can win fans over to the new UI changes.