Windows 8 http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/9299/more en Sending and Receiving Text Messages from Windows 8.1 http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/sending-and-receiving-text-messages-windows-81 <div class="node-body article-body">TextNow is a good app that can give you cross-device texting capability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/sending-and-receiving-text-messages-windows-81" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/sending-and-receiving-text-messages-windows-81#comments Windows 8.1 Windows Phone TextNow TextNow Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Windows Phone Windows Phone Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:01:00 +0000 113361 at http://windowsitpro.com Asking for a Do-over, Microsoft Pulls the Windows 8.1 August Update, Too http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/asking-do-over-microsoft-pulls-windows-81-august-update-too <div class="node-body article-body">It's been a bad month for Microsoft's patching teams and could go down as the worst in recent history.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/asking-do-over-microsoft-pulls-windows-81-august-update-too" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/asking-do-over-microsoft-pulls-windows-81-august-update-too#comments Windows 8.1 August Update August Update Update 2 Update 2 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Sat, 16 Aug 2014 13:27:00 +0000 112711 at http://windowsitpro.com Issues with the Windows 8.x Taskbar Since Tuesday? Here's One Fix http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/issues-windows-8x-taskbar-tuesday-heres-one-fix <div class="node-body article-body">An update for Windows 8.x on Tuesday introduced a bug in the Windows Taskbar.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/issues-windows-8x-taskbar-tuesday-heres-one-fix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/issues-windows-8x-taskbar-tuesday-heres-one-fix#comments Windows 8.1 Patches Patches Taskbar Taskbar updates Updates Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:56:00 +0000 112591 at http://windowsitpro.com The August Patches to Avoid for Now http://windowsitpro.com/security/august-patches-avoid-now <div class="node-body article-body">Some of the August Updates released by Microsoft are causing significant problems. Here's the list to avoid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/august-patches-avoid-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/august-patches-avoid-now#comments Windows 8 Windows 7 Security Blue Screen Blue Screen error error Windows 7 Windows 7 Windows 8 Windows 8 Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:40:00 +0000 112551 at http://windowsitpro.com New Feature: Windows Taskbar Accessible in Modern Apps in August Update for Windows 8.1 http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/new-feature-windows-taskbar-accessible-modern-apps-august-update-windows-81 <div class="node-body article-body">A new option in Windows 8.1's August Update allows you to gain access to the Windows Taskbar in Modern apps.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/new-feature-windows-taskbar-accessible-modern-apps-august-update-windows-81" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/new-feature-windows-taskbar-accessible-modern-apps-august-update-windows-81#comments Windows 8.1 August Update August Update Taskbar Taskbar Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:47:00 +0000 112491 at http://windowsitpro.com New Feature: Quick Check for Windows Update History in Windows 8.1's August Update http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/new-feature-quick-check-windows-update-history-windows-81s-august-update <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has added a new feature for Windows Update users in the August Update for Windows 8.1.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/new-feature-quick-check-windows-update-history-windows-81s-august-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/new-feature-quick-check-windows-update-history-windows-81s-august-update#comments Windows 8.1 August Update August Update Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Windows Update windows update Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:30:00 +0000 112481 at http://windowsitpro.com New Touchpad Options in Windows 8.1 August Update http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/new-touchpad-options-windows-81-august-update <div class="node-body article-body">Despite a lot of anticipation, there's not a lot to see in the August Update for Windows 8.1.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/new-touchpad-options-windows-81-august-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/new-touchpad-options-windows-81-august-update#comments Windows 8.1 August Update August Update Touchpad Touchpad Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Tue, 12 Aug 2014 18:05:00 +0000 112431 at http://windowsitpro.com Windows in the Mobile First, Cloud First Era http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/windows-mobile-first-cloud-first-era <div class="field-deck"> Free, free, set them free </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While Microsoft has always rejected the quasi-religious message behind the free software movement, the company is inherently pragmatic. And with the personal computing market moving quickly to highly portable mobile devices running other platforms, Microsoft has little choice but to follow suit and make Windows free on such devices. Will this strategy work?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/windows-mobile-first-cloud-first-era" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/windows-mobile-first-cloud-first-era#comments Windows 8.1 Azure Azure cloud first cloud first free free free Windows on devices free Windows on devices Microsoft Microsoft mobile first mobile first Office Office Surface Surface tablets tablets Windows Windows Windows Phone Windows Phone Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:00:00 +0000 112311 at http://windowsitpro.com Why Windows 8's Lifecycle and Update Support is Confusing http://windowsitpro.com/windows-8/why-windows-8s-lifecycle-and-update-support-confusing <div class="node-body article-body">The original Windows 8 release is fraught with confusing messages around actual end of life.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-8/why-windows-8s-lifecycle-and-update-support-confusing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-8/why-windows-8s-lifecycle-and-update-support-confusing#comments Windows 8 Lifecycle Lifecycle Windows 8 Windows 8 Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:18:00 +0000 112371 at http://windowsitpro.com KB2975719 is the Windows 8.1 August Update http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/kb2975719-windows-81-august-update <div class="node-body article-body">Windows 8.1's August Update has been released to the Microsoft Download Center and will be rolling out over Windows Update in the next few hours.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/kb2975719-windows-81-august-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows-81/kb2975719-windows-81-august-update#comments Windows 8.1 Security August Update August Update Microsoft Microsoft new update new update Windows Windows Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:30:00 +0000 112351 at http://windowsitpro.com