Monday 2 April 2012

April Linkbait

Let's start off April right with some Linkbait from our mate Carl at ChangeBASE...

Happy reading.

Platform News
Test Windows 8 virtually on physical hardware with a bootable VHD
Mounting WIM files in Windows 8
Windows Performance Monitor Disk Counters Explained
How the clipboard in Windows works (at a seriously low-level)
Rainbow, Nature and Moon desktop themes for Windows 7

Virtualisation News
App-V 4.6 SP2 Beta released
XenServer is available for download
XenApp / XenDesktop best practices guide
Download, print and hang on your wall the Windows Server “8” Beta Hyper-V Component Architecture Poster

Packaging News
Process Monitor has a new major version, 3.0.  It now has bookmarking support enabling you to navigate better through log files
.NET Framework Setup Verification Tool tests to see which versions are correctly installed

Browser News
This article on how Chrome is more popular at weekends than IE contains some useful website<->browser incompatibilities in the comments.
How browsers cheat the usage data
HTTP 2.0 to make the web faster
How IE10 memory protection keeps the hackers out
IE the browseryoulovedtohate.  “The only thing it is good for is downloading other browsers”
A real-time website compatibility testing tool for Chrome and Firefox

Mobile News
The British lead the way in Europe for accessing news from their phones
Windows Phone 7 is now outselling Symbian

Migration News
The four stages to application readiness
Windows 8: Application Compatibility and Certification

Cloud News

Office News
A series of free (recorded) 15 minute webinars on using Office more effectively
Office 15 Agaves
Migrating to Office 365

Silly Corner
seems to be the only part of the newsletter I get feedback about.  Do you just come here and ignore the rest? I shouldn’t encourage you but ….
Bat Phone vs iPhone

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