Archives: November 2013

Amazon WorkSpaces delivers Windows desktops on demand

November 14, 2013
WorkSpaces provides cloud-hosted Windows 7 desktops in four virtual machine configurations, but current VDI solutions may still have an edge in terms of flexibility
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Who's who guide to Microsoft's 'Game of Thrones'

November 14, 2013
Official announcement of Steve Ballmer's replacement is imminent -- keep track of key players with this quick scorecard
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XML co-inventor: Now's the time for federated identity

November 14, 2013
Google's Tim Bray proposes an alternative to the clunky practice of choosing and maintaining multiple passwords
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Microsoft reinvents Visual Studio as an Azure cloud service

November 14, 2013
Updated Microsoft IDE for .Net 4.5.1, Visual Studio Online, runs on Windows Azure, sports pre-release version of in-browser IDE
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Dropbox lowers the wall between personal and business accounts

November 13, 2013
New version of file-sharing software makes play for enterprise by offering greater IT control, more end-user flexibility
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Cyanogen makes it easier to install alternate Android OS

November 13, 2013
Available on Google Play, CyanogenMod Installer app simplifies removal of your phone's version of Android, but still far from one-click process
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Xamarin teams with Microsoft on cross-platform mobile development

November 13, 2013
Better integration between Xamarin tools, Visual Studio allows Windows developers to more easily build apps for iOS, Android
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Windows XP update locks machines with SVCHOST redlined at 100%: Fix it with KB 2879017

November 13, 2013
Bug returns with recent patches in Windows XP's Windows Update processing, as SVCHOST pegs 100% CPU utilization
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Does Samsung want to be Google or Apple? Maybe both

November 13, 2013
Hints have emerged around Samsung's prospective plan to move beyond Android and create a new Tizen mobile ecosystem
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Chrome 31 pushes Web apps a step closer to desktop apps

November 13, 2013
Google's Portable Native Client lets developers deploy C/C++ inside desktop Chrome. Will other browser makers join in?
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