FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS: Microsoft faces prising XP from Big Biz

Even Facebook is still running the 12-year-old OS, but the clock is ticking

Windows versions are a bit like Star Trek movies – every other one tends to be a bit duff. It happened with ME, then XP impressed everyone, then it happened with Vista, then Windows 7 came along – and now we’re at Windows 8.1.…

No plans for Friday night? There’s a pile o’ Windows Server ISOs feeling lonely

New Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2, Intune, Azure Pack and more looking for love

Now that Windows 8.1, the latest version of Microsoft’s client OS, is safely out the door, Redmond has turned its attention to its server family: Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2, and the new Windows Intune all reached general availability on Friday.…

Internet Explorer 11 BREAKS Google, Outlook Web Access

The Windows 8.1 train wreck rollout continues apace

The Windows 8.1 rollout has hit more hurdles: the new version 11 of Internet Explorer that ships with the operating system does not render Google products well and is also making life difficult for users of Microsoft’s own Outlook Web Access webmail product.…

Google stays tight-lipped on IE9 Gmail, Apps death sentence

Chocolate Factory’s browser support policy in U-turn mode?

Google seems to have U-turned on providing Gmail and Google Apps support for Microsoft customers glued to an increasingly outdated version of the ever-unpopular Internet Explorer browser.…