ITworld Windows http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/34/all en Windows 8.1 Update 1 does keyboard and mouse proud http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/148912/windows-81-update-1-does-keyboard-and-mouse-proud-414910 <!--paging_filter--><p>Deploying Windows 8.1 with Update 1 makes more sense for business machines with no touch screen.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/148912/windows-81-update-1-does-keyboard-and-mouse-proud-414910" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Operating Systems Windows Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:55:00 +0000 kgerich 414910 at http://www.itworld.com MIT Media Lab project plots history's most popular personalities http://www.itworld.com/big-data/414782/mit-media-lab-project-plots-historys-most-popular-personalities According to a new dataset, the big names in technology lag well behind actors, politicians and athletes in terms of global cultural significance<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/big-data/414782/mit-media-lab-project-plots-historys-most-popular-personalities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/big-data/414782/mit-media-lab-project-plots-historys-most-popular-personalities#comments Big Data Business Cloud Computing Internet IT Management Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech Software Windows News Yahoo actors Alan Turing Alexander the Great Amazon aristotle Arnold Schwarzenegger athletes Bill Gates Business Che Guevara computer science computers Conan the Barbarian cyberculture data Elvis Presley entertainment Eric Schmidt Facebook Grace Hopper Guido van Rossum Historical Popularity Index HPI Internet Jeff Bezos Jerry Yang Jesus John Carmack Kindergarten Cop Larry Ellison Larry Page Larry Wall linus torvalds Macro Collections Marissa Mayer Mark Zuckerberg Martin Luther King Jr. Media Lab Michael Dell MIT mit media lab movies Pantheon Paul Allen Plato politicians research Salvador Dali Sergey Brin Socrates Steve Ballmer Steve Jobs study technology Tim Berners-Lee Timothy Cook Twins Walt Disney Wikipedia writers Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:15:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 414782 at http://www.itworld.com Universal apps herald cheaper Windows Store prices http://www.itworld.com/414627/universal-apps-herald-cheaper-windows-store-prices Universal Windows apps will bring with it universal pricing--which, at least for the Windows Store, will mean the option of lower prices for all. And it&#039;s live now.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/414627/universal-apps-herald-cheaper-windows-store-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/414627/universal-apps-herald-cheaper-windows-store-prices#comments Mobile & Wireless Operating Systems Software Windows News mobile apps Windows Phone apps Windows Store Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:44:46 +0000 IDGNS staff 414627 at http://www.itworld.com Is Windows 8 development worth the trouble? http://www.itworld.com/windows/414516/windows-8-development-worth-trouble Microsoft pays some companies to produce Windows 8 versions of their products. Without this type of financial assistance, or various other incentives, is Windows 8 and especially Windows Phone development worth the effort?<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/414516/windows-8-development-worth-trouble" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/414516/windows-8-development-worth-trouble#comments Development Mobile & Wireless Operating Systems Software Windows News windows 8 windows phone 8 Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:56:03 +0000 IDGNS staff 414516 at http://www.itworld.com IRS misses XP deadline, pays Microsoft millions for patches http://www.itworld.com/windows/414292/irs-misses-xp-deadline-pays-microsoft-millions-patches Tax collector has 58,000 PCs still running the aged XP; will spend $30M to upgrade to Windows 7. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/414292/irs-misses-xp-deadline-pays-microsoft-millions-patches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/414292/irs-misses-xp-deadline-pays-microsoft-millions-patches#comments Operating Systems Security Software Windows News Windows 7 Windows XP Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:01:37 +0000 IDGNS staff 414292 at http://www.itworld.com If you're developing in Visual Studio and not using WebDeploy, you're doing it wrong http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/414156/if-youre-developing-visual-studio-and-not-using-webdeploy-youre-doing-it-w Pushing code to a server - test, production, or otherwise - is an error prone hassle. Invariably you forget to update a connection string or push a DLL or include new image resources. True, lots of solutions exist for continuous integration, but they’re not always practical during development.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/414156/if-youre-developing-visual-studio-and-not-using-webdeploy-youre-doing-it-w" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/414156/if-youre-developing-visual-studio-and-not-using-webdeploy-youre-doing-it-w#comments Application Management Business Intelligence Consumerization of IT Development IT Management Windows How-to Visual Studio Web Deploy Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 mombrea 414156 at http://www.itworld.com Windows 8.1 Update deep-dive review: An OS that makes more sense http://www.itworld.com/windows/414036/windows-81-update-deep-dive-review-os-makes-more-sense In Windows 8.1 Update, Microsoft may be finally getting it right: The latest version of its operating system finally bridges the gap between touch and traditional computing. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/414036/windows-81-update-deep-dive-review-os-makes-more-sense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/414036/windows-81-update-deep-dive-review-os-makes-more-sense#comments Operating Systems Software Windows Product review windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:15:15 +0000 IDGNS staff 414036 at http://www.itworld.com how to setup a brand new samsung laptop? http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/windows/question/how-setup-brand-new-samsung-laptop-1 <p>Hey, i am an IT ignorant and don't know much of the stuff about computers. i got a brand new samsung laptop which came with windows 8 preloaded, an antivirus, and few other utilities. it did not come with any manual or instructions or CD/DVD.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/windows/question/how-setup-brand-new-samsung-laptop-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows brand new laptop setup windows8 Thu, 10 Apr 2014 07:39:00 +0000 itstupid 413938 at http://www.itworld.com How to switch users in Windows 8? http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/windows/question/how-switch-users-windows-8 <p>I know that I will probably give myself a “dope slap” to the forehead when I learn how to do this, but I’m still new to Windows 8. How do I switch users?</p> Windows Windows 8 Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:11:35 +0000 JOiseau 413903 at http://www.itworld.com Windows XP expiration couldn't save PC market in Q1 http://www.itworld.com/hardware/413901/windows-xp-expiration-couldnt-save-pc-market-q1 The looming threat of running an unsupported OS wasn&#039;t enough to save PC shipments from continuing their slide in the first quarter.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/413901/windows-xp-expiration-couldnt-save-pc-market-q1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/413901/windows-xp-expiration-couldnt-save-pc-market-q1#comments Hardware Operating Systems Software Windows News Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:25:14 +0000 IDGNS staff 413901 at http://www.itworld.com Windows XP is still running thousands of websites worldwide http://www.itworld.com/security/413825/windows-xp-still-running-thousands-websites-worldwide It&#039;s not just desktop users who refuse to move on from Windows XP. Thousands of websites are still enamored with the now-unsupported OS, too.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/413825/windows-xp-still-running-thousands-websites-worldwide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/413825/windows-xp-still-running-thousands-websites-worldwide#comments Hardware Security Windows News Windows XP Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:52:53 +0000 IDGNS staff 413825 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft suspends Windows 8.1 Update release to businesses http://www.itworld.com/windows/413759/microsoft-suspends-windows-81-update-release-businesses Bug prompts Microsoft to halt update&#039;s delivery through WSUS, the standard enterprise update service. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/windows/413759/microsoft-suspends-windows-81-update-release-businesses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/windows/413759/microsoft-suspends-windows-81-update-release-businesses#comments Operating Systems Software Windows News windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:44:13 +0000 IDGNS staff 413759 at http://www.itworld.com Google partners Citrix to deliver Windows in enterprise Chromebooks http://www.itworld.com/hardware/413710/google-partners-citrix-deliver-windows-enterprise-chromebooks Citrix has partnered with Google to deliver business-critical Windows apps to Google Chromebooks, and has already pulled in major clients, such as Woolworths.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/413710/google-partners-citrix-deliver-windows-enterprise-chromebooks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/413710/google-partners-citrix-deliver-windows-enterprise-chromebooks#comments Hardware Operating Systems Software Virtualization Windows News chromebooks Citrix desktop virtualization Google Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:40:04 +0000 IDGNS staff 413710 at http://www.itworld.com upgrade to windows 8.1 http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/windows/question/upgrade-windows-81 <p>I brought a sony vaio with pre-installed windows 8.I dont have product key.how can I find the product key in my Lap,otherwise any other way to update to windows 8.1?</p> Windows Windows 8.1 Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:52:37 +0000 Sankar Rajan 413701 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft Patch Tuesday bids adieu to Windows XP http://www.itworld.com/security/413680/microsoft-patch-tuesday-bids-adieu-windows-xp This month&#039;s &quot;Patch Tuesday&quot; includes the final round of security fixes Microsoft will issue for Windows XP, potentially leaving millions that continue to use the OS open to attack.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/413680/microsoft-patch-tuesday-bids-adieu-windows-xp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/413680/microsoft-patch-tuesday-bids-adieu-windows-xp#comments Operating Systems Security Software Windows News Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:20:26 +0000 IDGNS staff 413680 at http://www.itworld.com