July 9, 2009

Nehalem workstations: A new era in performance

Intel's latest chips revolutionize the market. In InfoWorld tests, Dell led in price-performance, HP in overall design, Lenovo in single-processor systems. All have speed to burn

June 30, 2009

The better Office alternative: SoftMaker Office bests OpenOffice.org

SoftMaker Office 2008 shows superior compatibility with Microsoft Office formats, while OpenOffice.org 3.1 underwhelms

June 30, 2009

Office-compatibility torture test

SoftMaker Office shines and OpenOffice.org falters in InfoWorld's Office-fidelity face-off

June 30, 2009

First look: Microsoft Office 2010

An early Community Technology Preview reveals the obligatory Windows 7 flash, a more smoothly integrated Outlook, easy macro-like automation, and the blissful end to nested-menu tedium

June 30, 2009

The many faces of OpenOffice

Variants from IBM, Novell, Sun, and elsewhere tout a variety of advantages over the OpenOffice.org core

June 30, 2009

Why is Microsoft Office so hard to kill?

Apart from the popularity of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, Office happens to be the world's most successful rapid application development platform

May 5, 2009

Windows XP Mode: The new DOS box

Microsoft takes a page out of Apple's playbook to entice Windows 7 fence-sitters, with disappointing results

April 24, 2009

Running Windows 7 on a netbook

Microsoft has said that any version of Windows 7 will run on a netbook. We try it with Windows 7 Ultimate.

March 10, 2009

Test Center preview: Windows Server 2008 R2

A better, stronger Hyper-V isn't the only reason to look closely at this wide-ranging Windows Server update

February 12, 2009

Test Center: A cure for Vista's compatibility blues

Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization taps an anemic virtualization engine to bridge the gap with legacy Windows XP and Windows 2000 applications

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