Windows 8 aims to answer some longtime Microsoft OS gripes, from slow startup times to mediocre mobile tools.
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Since Windows 8 is built for both tablets and traditional PCs, it's only natural that the new OS would provide better management tools for mobile broadband connections. Status settings such as connect/disconnect, flight mode, and other wireless setup options are available via the PC Settings or Windows Connection Manager utilities. Enterprises intent on controlling mobile broadband costs will appreciate Connection Manager's ability to automatically offload network traffic from a wireless carrier to user-specified Wi-Fi networks, when they're in range.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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