SOUTH Africa’s open-source techies, along with many others around the world, can look forward to Windows 10, which “will be ushering in a new converged platform era”.
How things change: whereas only a few years ago Windows was my main platform for work, last year before I knocked off for the summer holidays
Microsoft wants everyone to run Windows 10. They’re so determined to make a clean break with the past, in fact, that they’ve made an unprecedented offer
Buying Windows means thinking about more than whether you want Windows 8.1 or if you’d rather stick with Windows 7.
Microsoft posted another quarter of respectable results on Monday, matching analysts’ earnings estimates and slightly outperforming on revenue…
Users running pirated copies of Windows 8 Pro can reportedly upgrade to a fully licensed and permanently activated version of the OS
One of the ways Microsoft grew itself into a $87 billion company is by making people pay to use Windows on each device they used.
Microsoft has embraced “by device” selling for their Windows desktop operating system since what feels like the beginning of time. But change has compounded
Organizations likely will need a little guidance with Microsoft rolling out its new Windows per-user licensing, coming next month.
On paper it sounds great: Microsoft’s new Windows Software Assurance (SA) per User program and Windows Virtual Desktop Access (VDA) per User option (PDF) let you shift from a per-device licensing fee to a per-user fee.
Microsoft has changed the way it licences Windows so that it is now possible to buy licences on a per-user basis. Explained here, the main effect of the new policy is that a single licence can now apply to different devices.