Windows 8

iTnews looks under the covers of the upcoming Windows 8 OS to help IT administrators plan their next upgrade. What's under the covers? What does Windows 8 mean for app developers? Will you need to replace your PC fleet? Read on for answers.

Apple phases out dual-boot support for Windows 7 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Newer Macs will dual-boot Windows 8 or later only.
 
How Service NSW uses data to create ‘healthy competition’ 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Real-time performance dashboards critical to constant improvement.
 
Tas Police to issue fines via tablets 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Lobbying for new laws to enable SMS notices.
 
Dutch govt also pays millions for XP support extension 
By Juha Saarinen | Apr 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Migration to Windows 7 and 8 requested.
 
Microsoft targets Android with low-cost Windows phones 
Feb 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Eases hardware restrictions, uses cheaper kit.
 
Windows 8 lags Win7 in first-year sales 
Feb 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Licenses purchased, but not actually in use.
 
Microsoft reverses stance on Windows XP security 
By Steve Gold | Jan 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Gives 15 month stay of execution.
 
Windows 9 tipped for 2015 release 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Insiders predict it is 'back the the future'.
 
Sydney ferry service targets IT makeover 
Dec 4, 2013 | Comment Now 
Upgrades to Windows 8.
 
Uncertainty over Microsoft Windows RT hits education 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 2, 2013 | Comment Now 
Will Microsoft drop the school's favourite?
 
Transport Safety Bureau sets stage for IT transformation 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 20, 2013 | Comment Now 
Windows 8.1, Surface Pro 2 rollout planned.
 
Is Windows 8 selling slower than Vista?  
By Allie Coyne | Oct 31, 2013 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] The new operating system, one year on.
 
Microsoft releases IE update blocker for Windows 7 
By Juha Saarinen | Oct 14, 2013 | Comment Now 
Can opt out of automatic update.
 
Qld parliamentarians get Windows 8 convertibles 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 8, 2013 | Comment Now 
Fujitsu hybrids replace old Lenovos.
 
Santos pushes Windows 8 tablets as laptop replacement 
By Charis Palmer | Sep 5, 2013 | Comment Now 
Removes need to carry two devices.
 
German infosec agency warns against Trusted Computing in Windows 8 
 
Photos: First look at Acer's R7 
By John Gillooly | Jul 12, 2013 | Comment Now 
Hybrid laptop with special hinge.
 
Windows 8 not to blame for dropping PC sales: analysts 
 
Microsoft provides a first look at Windows 8.1 
 
Nine business apps for your Windows 8 tablet 
Jun 4, 2013 | Comment Now 
Get productive with your Surface Pro.
 
Microsoft hopes 'start' button will save Windows 8 
By Bill Rigby | May 31, 2013 | Comment Now 
Windows 8.1 to ship at no cost.
 
Australian Surface Pro launch date, pricing announced 
By Allie Coyne | May 16, 2013 | Comment Now 
Four months after global debut.
 
Investors urge Nokia to ditch Windows Phone commitment 
May 8, 2013 | Comment Now 
New Asha models coming soon.
 
Microsoft spills details on Windows Blue 
May 7, 2013 | Comment Now 
Has sold 100m Win8 licenses since launch.
 
Surface Pro nears arrival in Australia 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 24, 2013 | Comment Now 
Three months after first drop.
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