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Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Bing – What is the difference?

We take a look at the difference between Windows 8.1 with Bing and Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 standard edition


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Microsoft Surface RT to Surface Pro Transition: Initial Thoughts

The new Microsoft Surface Pro is a huge upgrade to the Surface RT and here are some initial thoughts about the switch.



Microsoft Surface Touch Keyboard

Microsoft Surface and Windows RT – As a PC – Good and Bad

I wanted to take a few minutes to share my thoughts about using a Microsoft Surface using Windows RT as a PC over a two month period. This is an update to my previous piece around my initial impressions, now with significant ex...


RemoteApp Configuration On Server for Putty

Putty on Windows RT Using a Microsoft Surface and RemoteApp

Recently we discussed how one can create a virtual machine for server admin with a Windows RT device. Sometimes though, you just need putty. Putty is perhaps one of the most used server admin tools by any Windows administrator....



Microsoft Surface Admin Hyper-V VM Start Menu

Complete Server Setup with a Microsoft Surface and Hyper-V

For those reading my posts on the Microsoft Surface, I have mixed feelings about the device. It has a great form factor. An awesome set of inputs (keyboard, mouse and touch) all in one easy to carry form factor. Sure, I have ha...


Microsoft Surface Touch Cover Keyboard Issue – 2 Fail in 2 Weeks

First off, let me say that I really like my Microsoft Surface RT. I purchased my Microsoft Surface RT from the Palo Alto, California Microsoft Store the evening of October 31, 2012. I tried a few keyboards in the store, and it ...



Microsoft Surface RT – Real Life Initial Thoughts

First off, I am writing this post on a 32GB Microsoft Surface. Windows RT thus far has been very interesting. I wanted to do a short series of pieces on some of my impressions over time. This is going to be my fist such post. A...


Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Hardware Requirements and Recommendations

We are very close to the release of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and I thought I would take a moment to discuss both hardware requirements and my recommendations. There are four new versions of Windows Server 2012: Foundation,...



Windows 8 Preview, Intel’s Threat, QNAP Expanding

Unfortunately client commitments meant I was unable to make Computex this year but I have been following coverage. There were a few interesting announcements that I think are worth sharing thoughts on including those from Micro...


Microsoft Small Business Server 2011 Essentials: CPU/ Memory Sizing

Over the past few months I have looked at a number of different CPUs including the Intel Atom Pineview D510 platform, the AMD Brazos E-350 platform, and a number of Xeon E3 series CPUs like the Xeon E3-1230. At the same time I ...