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SkyDrive for Business

Services like DropBox, Google Drive and SkyDrive have made working with cloud files a seamless experience – their apps integrate into the file explorer and allow you to work with files on your local drive which are synchronized with their cloud versions in nearly real-time.  You can access your files from any device and know that you always have the most up-to-date version.

Will Windows 8 Make Sense for You?

Windows 8 has been available to the public since Microsoft announced the availability of its Consumer Preview back on February 29.  (Leaping ahead on Leap Day?)  There have been a number of subsequent iterations, including the more recent Enterprise evaluation edition which I’ve been using for the past week.  This is the version that IT professionals will be looking at to see whether there are any compelling reasons to adopt it in the enterprise.  Microsoft’s attractive upgrade pricing will encourage IT departments to reconsider finally moving their users from the venerable XP, especially s

Is There Any Depth to the Surface?

It has been nearly three months since Microsoft announced the Surface tablet PC, their first foray into the production of the hardware that runs their Windows OS.  Since then, there have been numerous announcements of new Windows 8 tablets/PCs from other hardware manufacturers, but none has captured the attention nor fueled the imagination like Microsoft’s Surface. 

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