Microsoft kicks off 12 Days of Deals sale: Good Windows 10, Xbox One, and VR deals

Microsoft’s annual 12 Days of Deals promotion is back, so if you missed out on any of the company’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday Windows and Xbox deals you still have a chance. 219 more words


Microsoft SCCM as the ride a malicious hitchhiker would love

Using a Microsoft-Tool for Software- and patch-distribution can’t be wrong, can it? I have tried a while to come up with a couple of good reasons to use SCCM, but after this mental exercise I just feel less inclined to recommend it. 647 more words


Raiden V (Xbox One)

Beautiful motion and elegant aerial gunplay highlight this catchy arcade update. It’s Raiden, with the intense vertical framing and saturated laser weapons. The too-chatty narrative, playing out while dodging thousands of incoming bullets, is as bad a decision as one can make in terms of design. 102 more words


Windows 10

The free upgrade to Windows 10 ended July 29th. Were you one of the many people who were suckered in to it? Or did you hold your ground on a 7, 8, or 8.1 platform? 1,227 more words

Computer Knowledge

Windows 10 Creators Update: Everything We Know (So Far)

Coming early 2017: The Creators Update, the next major update to Windows 10.

Microsoft is now hard at work developing the next major update for Windows 10.

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Ola Hallengren - DatabaseBackup - Missing Indexes


I am really high on Ola Hallengren’s Database Utility Scripts and I have wanted to get this down for a while now.


Missing Indexes… 249 more words


Microsoft hopes your Windows PC can replace an Amazon Echo

If rumors are true, Microsoft may be one of the few major consumer tech giants that doesn’t have a smart, voice-guided speaker in the works… but that doesn’t mean it’s sitting on its thumbs. 381 more words