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  • Managing Windows 8 doesn't differ much from managing Windows 7, at least not in ways that matter

    Most people, myself included, are happy to take the wait-and-see approach to Windows 8. This is partly because we're now only fifteen months away from the end of Windows XP, knee-deep in Windows 7 rollouts, and partly because of lack of inspiration. The...
    Gabe Knuth on January 31, 2013 : 7 comments , 4,608 views
  • Consumerization Nation #19: We talk BlackBerry, BB10, and more!

    Colin, Jim, and I just recorded our first Consumerization Nation podcast of 2013! We mostly talked about Blackberry and the new BB10 devices, but we also covered Windows Phone 8, the future of enterprise mobility management, and the new 128GB iPad. Thanks...
    Jack Madden on January 31, 2013 : 0 comments , 3,936 views
  • Many claim Apple's 128GB iPad is a threat to Microsoft Surface. Is this true?

    Yesterday Apple announced that they'll release a 128GB version of the iPad. (This is not a next generation iPad, rather, it's the same one they're currently selling with an option for 128GB.) Many are claiming this is something that Apple is doing specifically...
    Brian Madden on January 30, 2013 : 2 comments , 5,067 views
  • After SlideRocket, will VMware dump any more end user computing products?

    As VMware moves away from non-essential product lines, some of its end user computing products may not make the cut. VMware reported record fourth quarter earnings yesterday but also announced 900 job cuts and a "planned exit of certain lines of business...
    Guest Bloggers on January 29, 2013 : 2 comments , 5,742 views
  • Dell has four different mobile device management (MDM) products. What’s their strategy here?

    Dell has been transforming itself into a software company over the last year, making a ton of acquisitions. The result is a tangle of overlapping products, leaving people to wonder which ones will be consolidated, killed, or promoted. This certainly rings...
    Jack Madden on January 29, 2013 : 2 comments , 6,550 views
  • The future of Windows desktop apps: they'll just be emulated on an iPad as normal iOS apps.

    Last week I wrote an article wondering whether x86-based tablets running "real" Windows will ever be as thin, light, and long-lasting as ARM-based tablets like iPads and Androids, because based on a quick glance of the current x86 tablets, they're either...
    Brian Madden on January 28, 2013 : 9 comments , 7,424 views
  • App-V versus ThinApp? That's an unfair question to me.

    After my video comparing App-V 4 and 5 went up on BrianMadden.com, I was asked the following question on twitter: Do you think new App-v could be better than ThinApp?" In part, I tweeted back that is was an unfair question to ask me. Perhaps I should...
    Tim Mangan on January 25, 2013 : 4 comments , 10,934 views
  • Browsium Cataylst is a brilliantly simple way to manage multiple browsers

    Note: This article was originally published on October 25, 2012. We're reposting it today since Browsium Catalyst was just released . Yesterday, Browsium released a beta version of their new Catalyst product that will help organizations deal with the...
    Gabe Knuth on January 25, 2013 : 1 comments , 7,667 views
  • Can Intel-based Windows 8 Pro tablets ever come close to the low power and long batteries of ARM-based devices?

    Earlier this week I wrote an article (well, a rant) about Microsoft Surface tablets running Windows RT. (Actually it was a rant against Windows RT in general.) I closed the rant by saying, "By the way, I'm looking forward to the Surface Pro and the other...
    Brian Madden on January 24, 2013 : 8 comments , 12,519 views
  • An explanation of Microsoft App-V 4 versus 5

    I am getting a lot of requests to help people understand the differences between the new Microsoft App-V 5 and the previous versions. Given the complete rewrite of the product, that is a multi-day conversation if you want all of the details. So I threw...
    Tim Mangan on January 23, 2013 : 1 comments , 7,600 views
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