Hardware http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/9320/more en 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 Steve Ballmer Says Smartphones Strained His Relationship With Bill Gates http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/steve-ballmer-says-smartphones-strained-his-relationship-bill-gates <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Steve Ballmer said his decision to push Microsoft Corp. into the hardware business contributed to the breakdown of his relationship with longtime friend and company co-founder Bill Gates. Ballmer&#39;s only regret: not doing it sooner.</p> <p>Ballmer, who was chief executive officer of Microsoft for 14 years, told Bloomberg Television that if he could do it all again, he would have entered the mobile device market years earlier. When he finally did, Gates and other members of the board disagreed, he said.</p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/steve-ballmer-says-smartphones-strained-his-relationship-bill-gates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/steve-ballmer-says-smartphones-strained-his-relationship-bill-gates#comments Hardware Fri, 04 Nov 2016 19:06:00 +0000 183021 at http://windowsitpro.com Surface Dock Updater Tool Refreshed with Improvements and New Features http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-surface/surface-dock-updater-tool-refreshed-improvements-and-new-features <div class="node-body article-body"><p>For those deploying <a href="http://amzn.to/2dGl4JV" target="_blank">Microsoft&rsquo;s Surface Dock</a> devices in the organization, there&rsquo;s a utility called the Surface Dock Updater Tool that allows IT Pros to put the dock on the latest firmware prior to deploying them to business users.</p> <p>The tool has just been updated and according to Microsoft, v2 offers the following improvements:</p> <p style="margin-left:48px;">&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; More reliable Ethernet</p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-surface/surface-dock-updater-tool-refreshed-improvements-and-new-features" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-surface/surface-dock-updater-tool-refreshed-improvements-and-new-features#comments Microsoft Surface surface dock surface dock Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:46:00 +0000 182241 at http://windowsitpro.com Does Xbox One S upscale all content to 4K? http://windowsitpro.com/xbox/does-xbox-one-s-upscale-all-content-4k <div class="node-body article-body">Learn how everything is upscaled to 4K with the Xbox One S!</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/xbox/does-xbox-one-s-upscale-all-content-4k" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/xbox/does-xbox-one-s-upscale-all-content-4k#comments Xbox 4K 4K Xbox One S Xbox One S Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:25:00 +0000 180801 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft Once Again Modifies Their Silicon Support Policy for 6th Gen Intel Skylake http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/microsoft-once-again-modifies-their-silicon-support-policy-6th-gen-intel-skylake <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has once again announced a significant change to plans they initially unveiled in January of this year for their support policies around the 6th Gen Intel Core Skylake chipset.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/microsoft-once-again-modifies-their-silicon-support-policy-6th-gen-intel-skylake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/microsoft-once-again-modifies-their-silicon-support-policy-6th-gen-intel-skylake#comments Hardware 6th Gen Intel Core Microsoft Policy silicon silicon support Skylake Support Thu, 11 Aug 2016 19:42:00 +0000 177321 at http://windowsitpro.com Despite Increased Business Focus, Tablet Market Continues to Tumble http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/despite-increased-business-focus-tablet-market-continues-tumble <div class="field-deck"> If you want one, you've probably got one already, IDC says </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>For tablet makers, it was&nbsp;a long, slow spring, with sales down&nbsp;12.3% over the same period a year before. An invigorated focus on business tablet applications from Microsoft and Apple now offer&nbsp;a lot more to do with the devices, but not a whole lot of new reasons to buy a new one.</p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/despite-increased-business-focus-tablet-market-continues-tumble" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/despite-increased-business-focus-tablet-market-continues-tumble#comments Hardware Tue, 02 Aug 2016 13:01:00 +0000 176901 at http://windowsitpro.com HP Confirms Windows 10 Mobile x3 Elite Handset Availability on 29 August http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/hp-confirms-windows-10-mobile-x3-elite-handset-availability-29-august <div class="node-body article-body">This high end handset is targeted towards enterprise organizations although consumers will also be able to purchase it from HP directly.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/hp-confirms-windows-10-mobile-x3-elite-handset-availability-29-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/hardware/hp-confirms-windows-10-mobile-x3-elite-handset-availability-29-august#comments Hardware Continuum Elite enterprise handset HP HP Elite x3 Mobile phones Windows 10 Windows 10 Mobile x3 Mon, 18 Jul 2016 16:40:00 +0000 176101 at http://windowsitpro.com What is the Xbox turn off storage http://windowsitpro.com/xbox/what-xbox-turn-storage <div class="node-body article-body">What is the impact of the storage power option on Xbox One?</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/xbox/what-xbox-turn-storage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/xbox/what-xbox-turn-storage#comments Xbox Power Power storage storage Sun, 26 Jun 2016 12:48:00 +0000 173501 at http://windowsitpro.com Bluetooth Specification 5 Unveiled for the Connected World, Due Later This Year http://windowsitpro.com/iot/bluetooth-specification-5-unveiled-connected-world-due-later-year <div class="node-body article-body">The wraps have finally been taken off the Bluetooth 5 specification. Plans for official release say late 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/iot/bluetooth-specification-5-unveiled-connected-world-due-later-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/iot/bluetooth-specification-5-unveiled-connected-world-due-later-year#comments IoT Hardware Bluetooth Bluetooth Fri, 17 Jun 2016 13:46:00 +0000 173321 at http://windowsitpro.com Surface Pro 4: Solving Icon Gargantuitis Without a Restart http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-surface/surface-pro-4-solving-icon-gargantuitis-without-restart <div class="node-body article-body">Surface Pro 4's video seems to have problems unless the device is cold-started. There's actually a quick fix.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-surface/surface-pro-4-solving-icon-gargantuitis-without-restart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/microsoft-surface/surface-pro-4-solving-icon-gargantuitis-without-restart#comments Microsoft Surface Microsoft Surface Microsoft Surface Tue, 14 Jun 2016 12:30:00 +0000 172921 at http://windowsitpro.com