If so, how should you plan for a successful transformation?Longstanding desktop platform leaders are all evolving their solutions to be cloud-based. Citrix and VMware have had evolving cloud strategies, while last year saw the announcement from Microsoft of their Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) along with the Nutanix acquisition of Frame (now Xi Frame).While Microsoft WVD is only … [Read more...] about Are your windows desktops headed for a cloudy future?
Photo Source: MicrosoftWindows 10 cumulative update KB4489899 yesterday, and in addition to the usual bug fixes and security improvements, the update is supposed to address the performance issues in certain games that were caused by its predecessor. That update, KB4482887, was released on March 1. Its primary focus was to bring the Retpoline mitigation to the Spectre Variant 2 … [Read more...] about Microsoft Fixes the Windows 10 Update That Caused In-Game Issues
said yesterday that it plans to make sure people know Windows 7 won't receive any updates after January 14, 2020, by repeatedly notifying them of the looming deadline throughout 2019. Here's how Microsoft's corporate vice president of Windows, Matt Barlow, described the planned notification process in a blog post: "To help our customers get advanced notice of this change, we … [Read more...] about Microsoft Will Notify Windows 7 Users of its Looming Demise
Credit: dennizn / Shutterstock Perhaps the most frustrating thing about Windows 10 at launch was its automatic update system. It often picked the worst times to install an update, rendering a device unusable until it was done. A new support article shows that Microsoft plans to implement the opposite feature: a tool that automatically deletes (some) updates. Windows Latest … [Read more...] about Windows 10 Could Automatically Delete Bad Updates
Credit: Ajith/TwitterIt's weird how often we end up staring at our phones while sitting in front of our computers. That's why Apple and Microsoft have introduced Handoff and Your Phone, respectively, along with other utilities that promise to bridge the two devices. Then last week a Twitter user discovered that Microsoft could be close to bringing true Android smartphone … [Read more...] about Android Smartphone Mirroring May Soon Arrive on Windows 10’s Your Phone App