Always a good day when a software update is rolled out, particularly if it includes some new features to go with the usual dose of performance enhancements and bug fixes. And Microsoft has just updated the iOS versions of its OneNote and Remote Desktop apps. First up is the Remote Desktop app, or should we say the...

The world’s favorite operating system right now, Windows 7, is not exactly Microsoft’s favorite platform when it comes to adding new features and options. This distinction is reserved for Windows 8.1. But while Redmond ever so readily releases security updates for Windows 7, the company also lets out some feature...

Microsoft gave the technology world a pleasant surprise a couple of week back by releasing cross platform versions of its Remote Desktop apps on the Android, iOS and Mac platforms. And now the company is back with even more startling news that the free apps have raked up more than 1 million downloads. The apps were...

With Windows Server 2012 R2 now officially out in the wild, Redmond also released its new line of Remote Desktop for the iOS, Mac and Android platforms recently. These apps allow users on these platforms to connect to a PC using Windows Server 2012 R2. And considering that a Remote Desktop app was already released by...

Word got out last week that Microsoft was gearing up to release new remote desktop apps for the iOS, Mac and Android platforms that would allow users to connect to Windows Server 2012 R2. There was, however, no sign of a Windows Phone remote desktop app in that report. And bang on target, the company has officially...

I just noticed the company OnLive started OnLive Desktop. It’s a new service that allows you to access a Windows desktop from the OnLive service. In case you don’t know what OnLive is, its a service that lets you play games that are streamed to you instead of saved locally on your computer. This makes it so you can...

Microsoft released this training video from BUILD about the Windows Remote Desktop experience. RemoteFX in Windows 8 is designed to provide users a fast and fluid experience on their remote desktops and apps over both LAN and WAN conditions for VDI, Session, and physical hosts. This video covers these enhancements...

Microsoft are talking about the next version of RDP and RemoteFX in Windows. These tools extend the rich experiences for the remote desktop user, be it Terminal Server (RDSH), VDI or MultiPoint Server. Customers will be asking their vendors to extend these experiences to new devices and form factors that will lower...