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June 02, 2017
The knock against Windows 10 S is it only supports Windows Store applications. Businesses that really want to adopt the OS can you use VDI to deliver other types of apps.
May 26, 2017
As thin client vendor IGEL expands beyond hardware, CEO Jed Ayres sits down at Citrix Synergy 2017 to talk about the future of the desktop virtualization market.
April 13, 2017
Legacy Visual Basic apps built for Windows desktops are in dire need of a reworking for the cloud and mobile age. Laborious manual code conversion is giving way to automation.
February 09, 2017
Progress has open sourced its Telerik UI for Universal Windows Platform (UWP) native UI controls for building Windows apps. As well as expanding its donations to the .NET ecosystem and foundation, ...
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VMware added support for Linux VDI in Horizon View 6.1. It still has some work to do to match the functionality of Windows desktop virtualization. Continue Reading
Whether developers turn to mobile app development frameworks or platforms to build native, web or hybrid apps, the options are nearly endless. The trick is picking the right one. Continue Reading
Microsoft wants Windows 10 to be a mobile-friendly OS. Continuum, for example lets users switch between a touchscreen and a more traditional desktop depending on the presence of a keyboard. Continue Reading
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Admins have a tough choice in how they deliver new apps to their users. In some situations it's better to do it through VDI while in others its best to install them locally. Continue Reading
The arrival of Docker native support for containers on Windows Server 2016 is a big deal for developers. Analyst Chris Tozzi lays out the big pros and lesser cons. Continue Reading
When Windows 8 came along, the built-in desktop games from Windows 7 became unusable. Grab this free Win7 games download for Windows 10 today. Continue Reading
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When a Windows Server application uses a service account, it can make an organization vulnerable. Admins can switch to managed service accounts to boost Windows Server security. Continue Reading
Google's Android rules the roost in consumer devices and is gaining on the many flavors of Microsoft Windows that dominate mobile OS market share in manufacturing. Continue Reading
Windows administrators can use Microsoft EMET to enhance security. The tool protects specific executable files or an entire network. Continue Reading
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Dual boot machines running two same-version Windows instances can arbitrarily toggle boot order. EasyBCD 2.3 fixes that, and more. Continue Reading
Think you know everything about Microsoft Azure RemoteApp? Prove it by taking this quiz on how Azure RemoteApp uses the cloud to deliver applications, which operating systems it works on and more. Continue Reading
Google trails Apple in the enterprise mobility market. But despite fragmentation and security concerns, Android remains the only real competition to iOS. Continue Reading