Video: Managing Windows RT devices in the Enterprise

Let’s have a look how you use Windows RT in a corporate environment. What are the challenges, issues, limitations,…? How do you keep control and how do you Side-load (deploy) Applications to it? In this technical discussion you will see in what enterprise scenarios you would (or not) want to use Windows RT. Published Date: March 19, 2013 Presented By:...

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Adobe celebrates Microsoft inclusion of Flash in IE10 by announcing a new security vulnerability

Hopefully, as Windows Update revs up everywhere, you already realize that, with the updates, Microsoft is enabling Adobe Flash in Internet Explorer 10 (Windows 8 and Windows RT).  You no longer need to install Flash separately, instead, Flash is now built into Internet Explorer 10.  I sense most of you doing a double-take on that statement, but it’s true. So,...

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Giving the Microsoft Download Center a touchable face

Really nothing more than a pretty, Windows 8-like face put on an RSS feed, the Microsoft Download Center Checker app is still useful.  I usually just stick the RSS feed for the download center in a Windows 8 reader, like Discourse (still the best reader by the way), and monitor new downloads there.  But, this new app separates all the...

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Connecting Windows RT to your Exchange Mailbox

I’ve been observing some issues recently, where folks are having extra trouble setting up an Exchange mailbox on Microsoft Surface RT tablets/laptops/devices (whatever you want to label them).  Personally, I’ve not experienced problems, and it works great for both hosted and on-premise Exchange servers.  What I’ve identified is that if the end-users are attempting to configure it themselves they forget...

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VNC comes to Microsoft Surface RT

The apps just keep coming.  I’ve noticed a rapid increase in apps available for Windows RT recently in the Windows Store.  Folks complain that there’s not enough apps, however, there are now over 42,000 apps, according to stats from AppCounter. One new app worth noting is a VNC client for Windows RT called Mocha VNC.  Windows RT works just fine...

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WinZip sheds it’s $8 price tag, goes freeware for Windows RT and Windows 8

WinZip Computing originally released their WinZip app for Windows RT/8 with a hefty $7.99 price tag.  People complained.  I was one of them.  Windows RT/8 includes compression already within the Explorer interface, but now the WinZip offering gives you a complete Modern UI compression interface for the price of a few bits of download bandwidth. WinZip app for Windows in...

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Manage Windows Server 2012 using Windows RT or Windows 8

Microsoft recently released a free Windows Store app that allows you to manage users, devices, alerts and access shared files in Windows Server 2012.  While the app description suggests just Windows Server 2012 Essentials, it does work with Windows Server 2012, too.  If you’re managing this environment and are running Windows 8 or Windows RT (Microsoft Surface), you’ll want to...

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