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Windows 10’s Remote Desktop options explained

Should you use Remote Desktop Connection, the Remote Desktop app, or MSRDC Windows Desktop to access Windows 10 PCs remotely? We detail the options and provide some troubleshooting tips in case things go wrong.

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Back to the future: Microsoft moves to push Windows 10 users to the cloud

Like the idea of Desktop-as-a-Service rather than trying to manage thousands of users desktops at home? Microsoft has some advice for you.

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Microsoft pushes 'in cloud' settings collection to simplify PC management

The company is offering corporate customers a new set of configuration settings designed to ease management of PCs for a wide swaths of users, including remote workers and students who need little more than a browser and a few...

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Apple takes the Mac to the cloud

Though I’ve long thought that tomorrow's desktop will be cloud-based, even I didn't expect the next desktop-as-a-service would be macOS running on the AWS cloud.

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Mass-market Windows on the cloud will be here in the spring

Here comes Windows as a Desktop-as-a-Service: Microsoft Cloud PC.

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Best productivity practices during the pandemic

There are ways companies (and schools) can not only adjust to the "New Normal" but actually thrive.

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Pandemic gives VDI a new lease on life

This year’s coronavirus-driven shift to remote work has renewed interest in Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and its cloud offshoot, Desktop-as-a-Service.

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The new Surface Duo could be the perfect workstation

A Microsoft Surface Duo tied to an Azure back end running a cloud desktop solution like Workspot could be the start of something big.

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The best ways to run Windows 10 on a Mac

Two business-class virtualization tools, macOS’s own Windows partition feature, and two hobbyist-oriented tools give you plenty of options to have your Windows PC and Mac on one computer.

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Is Microsoft finally getting its Windows update act together?

Microsoft is reconsolidating its Windows team and maybe, just maybe, we'll finally see Windows patches we can install without praying first.

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The new Lenovo connected PC and Workspot: Closing in on a cloud desktop future

If the future really is cloud-based desktops for all, that future may be closer than you think.

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The New Normal: Lenovo study offers insights into worker productivity

To the surprise of few, working from home is taking a toll on employees. But technology is seen as more of a mixed bag.

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Cameyo – the new alternative to Citrix

With the pandemic still raging, desktop virtualization is an important option for companies. And while Citrix might be better known, Cameyo may be the better answer.

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Why AMD’s energy efficiency milestone is important to the emerging cloud desktop

As the pandemic continues to re-shape how (and where) we work, energy efficiency efforts by chipmakers could renew the push for a virtual desktop ecosphere. That would be a win for companies, users and cloud providers alike.

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Odds are we'll all soon move to Desktop-as-a-Service

I still love my standalone desktops. But with the coronavirus pandemic forcing more people to work from home, it's becoming clear, we're doing a lousy job of protecting our PCs. The only real answer: Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS).

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Ready or not, we’re on our way to the Windows Virtual Desktop

The pandemic has given the latest version of Microsoft’s desktop-as-a-service offering unstoppable momentum.

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Flashback Friday: Failover? Well, he got the first half.

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Rethinking the PC: Why virtual machines should replace operating systems

As I look at the hardware/OS system that surrounds our PCs, I find it wanting. What we should do is use virtual machines to isolate the OS from the hardware and allow a level of OS flexibility and security we now lack – while...

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