Hardware http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/9320/more en #MicrosoftEvent: Details From Microsoft's Announcements in China About Hardware & Software http://windowsitpro.com/microsoftevent-details-microsofts-announcements-china-about-hardware-software <div class="node-body link-body">Today Microsoft hosted their May event in Shanghai and although there was no live stream plenty of details could be picked up through other channels throughout the event. Between that info and what Microsoft has provided afterwards, we pulled together the key elements of today's announcements. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://windowsitpro.com/site-files/windowsitpro.com/files/MS%20Build%202017%20HERO%20Images%20%2823%29.jpg?1495554179" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/microsoftevent-details-microsofts-announcements-china-about-hardware-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows 10 Hardware Forza Racing Championship hardware Microsoft Minecraft Office Surface Surface Pen surface pro Surface Studio Windows 10 Tue, 23 May 2017 15:40:00 +0000 191331 at http://windowsitpro.com Hardware, Software, and Services Showcase Following #MicrosoftEDU Event in NYC http://windowsitpro.com/hardware-software-and-services-showcase-following-microsoftedu-event-nyc <div class="node-body link-body">Following today's education related keynote in NYC, Microsoft had a full showcase available that was providing demos and hands on time with some of the hardware, software, and services that were announced during the morning.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://windowsitpro.com/site-files/windowsitpro.com/files/MicrosoftEDU%20Showcase%20%281%29.JPG?1493820825" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/hardware-software-and-services-showcase-following-microsoftedu-event-nyc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware hardware HoloLens Intune for Education Microsoft OEM Office 365 for Education OneNote services Software Surface Laptop Wed, 03 May 2017 14:12:00 +0000 190271 at http://windowsitpro.com Hands On with Surface Laptop and new Surface Arc Mouse http://windowsitpro.com/hands-surface-laptop-and-new-surface-arc-mouse <div class="node-body link-body">Get a closer look at the Surface Laptop running Windows 10 S.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://windowsitpro.com/site-files/windowsitpro.com/files/DSC_8483.JPG?1493820716" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/hands-surface-laptop-and-new-surface-arc-mouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware hardware Microsoft MicrosoftEDU Surface Surface Arc Mouse Surface Laptop Wed, 03 May 2017 14:10:00 +0000 190261 at http://windowsitpro.com Surface Laptop and Microsoft's Renewed Educational Focus http://windowsitpro.com/surface-laptop-and-microsofts-renewed-educational-focus <div class="node-body link-body">Despite a leak that took the buzz out of a surprise announcement, Microsoft shared a lot of news across their hardware, software, and services that are targeting education users today in NYC at their #MicrosoftEDU event.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://windowsitpro.com/site-files/windowsitpro.com/files/DSC_8487.JPG?1493820600" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/surface-laptop-and-microsofts-renewed-educational-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware #MicrosoftEDU Education Microsoft School Surface Surface Laptop Windows 10 S Wed, 03 May 2017 14:06:00 +0000 190251 at http://windowsitpro.com Eight Criteria for Successful Legacy Modernization http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/eight-criteria-successful-legacy-modernization <div class="field-byline"> Craig Marble, Sr. Director, Astadia </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Delivering unique, high-quality products and services is no guarantee of success in this global and digital economy. Established enterprises vie with new digital startups in markets that demand greater innovation and quality at a lower cost. Organizations must be flexible to exploit the rapid development of new products in response to constant technological change. They must stay ahead while managing risk and cost. They must balance modernization with the preservation of mission-critical resources.</p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/eight-criteria-successful-legacy-modernization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/eight-criteria-successful-legacy-modernization#comments Hardware Mon, 17 Apr 2017 19:49:00 +0000 189521 at http://windowsitpro.com Hands On Experience with the HP EliteBook 1040 G3 http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/hands-experience-hp-elitebook-1040-g3 <div class="node-body gallery-body">After using the HP EliteBook 1040 G3 for a few weeks I am ready to share about the devices performance and its top security feature.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/hands-experience-hp-elitebook-1040-g3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/hands-experience-hp-elitebook-1040-g3#comments Hardware 1040 EliteBook G3 Hewlett Packard HP HP EliteBook 1040 G3 images product product images review Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:52:00 +0000 185461 at http://windowsitpro.com HPE builds experimental 1,052-component optical processor — the biggest yet http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/hpe-builds-experimental-1052-component-optical-processor-biggest-yet <div class="field-deck"> Hewlett Packard Labs team hopes to tackle tricky "traveling salesman"-type problems </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Light and silicon, together at last? A team at Hewlett Packard Labs, part of HPE, has loaded a chip with&nbsp;1,052 optical components &mdash; the most ever in which&nbsp;the photonic&nbsp;components all work together.</p> <p>Funded by a DARPA grant, the specialized chip could help pave the way to make optical processors more practical, particularly for certain types of specialized computations that traditional computing methods struggle with, such as &quot;traveling salesman&quot; type problems that must quickly parse a number of potential, interconnected options.</p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/hpe-builds-experimental-1052-component-optical-processor-biggest-yet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/hpe-builds-experimental-1052-component-optical-processor-biggest-yet#comments Hardware Tue, 03 Jan 2017 14:27:00 +0000 185231 at http://windowsitpro.com HPE Microsoft Unveils a Surface Hub Try-and-Buy Program http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-surface/microsoft-unveils-surface-hub-try-and-buy-program <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft is allowing some of their hardware reseller partners to offer a unique try before you buy program with their popular Surface Hub.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-surface/microsoft-unveils-surface-hub-try-and-buy-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-surface/microsoft-unveils-surface-hub-try-and-buy-program#comments Microsoft Surface Hardware Microsoft Surface Surface Hub Mon, 12 Dec 2016 19:56:00 +0000 184581 at http://windowsitpro.com Surface Studio Drivers and Firmware Now Available from Microsoft for Download http://windowsitpro.com/surface-studio-drivers-and-firmware-now-available-microsoft-download <div class="node-body link-body">Now that the first wave of Surface Studio units are shipping to customers, Microsoft is also making the hardware drivers and firmware available for download.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://windowsitpro.com/site-files/windowsitpro.com/files/surfacestudiolaunchhero.JPG?1480942990" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/surface-studio-drivers-and-firmware-now-available-microsoft-download" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Microsoft Surface Downloads Drivers firmware hardware Surface Surface Studio Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:01:00 +0000 184191 at http://windowsitpro.com HP EliteBook 1040 G3 - Product Gallery http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/hp-elitebook-1040-g3-product-gallery <div class="node-body gallery-body">We just received this Enterprise ready EliteBook 1040 G3 from HP for review and wanted to begin by sharing some product images of the very high end business laptop.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/hp-elitebook-1040-g3-product-gallery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/hp-elitebook-1040-g3-product-gallery#comments Hardware 1040 EliteBook G3 Hewlett Packard HP HP EliteBook 1040 G3 images product product images review Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:57:00 +0000 184141 at http://windowsitpro.com