Random News Flash August 2013

Here is a random summary of some news, Announcements and other interesting stuff. I’ll try to send out “randomly” some more News flashes as they come up Winking smile


Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 Product Guide (PDF Download)

  • Microsoft has started releasing Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 to hardware partners.
  • Approx. with October 18th, 2013, Windows 8.1 will be broadly available for commercial customers with or without volume licensing agreements, subscribers to MSDN and TechNet, as well as consumers and the partner ecosystem.
  • Please find more news and info here:


NEW Microsoft RMS!  Preview live!

  • The new Microsoft RMS enables organizations to share sensitive documents within their organization or to other organizations with unprecedented ease. These documents can be of any type, and you can consume them on any device. Given the protection scheme is very robust, the file can even be openly shared… even on consumer services like SkyDrive™/DropBox™/GDrive™.
  • Please find the full post on the AD RMS Team Blog


RTM for Windows Server 2012 R2!

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 has been released to manufacturing (RTM’d) !
  • Read more about the newest release here:


Latest Windows Phone 8 update


  • The latest update for Windows Phone 8 devices started rolling out a few weeks back…
  • See here what’s new:


App of the Week


  • The first-ever Foursquare app designed for large-screen devices is now available exclusively on Windows 8
  • See here the full and fresh post:

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