Mounting .ISO files Directly is Awesome Feature in Windows 8 for DreamSpark and MSDN Subscribers

Randy Guthrie – Microsoft Technical Evangelist http://blogs.msdn.com/MIS_Laboratory One of the small but sometimes annoying challenges of software offerings in DreamSpark and MSDN is that the software downloads are largely in .ISO format. This requires going through some extra steps to burn the software to a DVD or USB storage keys. One of the little known…

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Preparing a Computer to use Windows to Go

Randy Guthrie – Microsoft Technology Evangelist http://blogs.msdn.com/MIS_Laboratory In my previous blog post I provided a detailed description of how to create a portable Windows 8 installation (also known as a Windows to Go Workspace) on a USB 3.0 Flash Drive that you can take with you and use on almost “any” Windows PC without changing…

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Windows to Go takes your organizationally-managed computer to the Bleeding Edge

Randy Guthrie – Microsoft Technology Evangelist http://blogs.msdn.com/MIS_Laboratory One of the challenges facing faculty in higher education who want to start teaching Windows 8 app development, is the adoption lag between when software gets released by Microsoft and when their IT Department determines the time is right to upgrade labs, classrooms, and faculty computers.  Many university…

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Windows 8 App Workshops for Academic Audiences Scheduled for the Western US

Randy Guthrie – Microsoft Technical Evangelist http://blogs.msdn.com/b/MIS_Laboratory Microsoft’s Develop and Platform Evangelism organization has scheduled a series of “train-the-trainer” type workshops specifically focused on building apps for the new Windows 8 UI. These workshops are targeted specifically for faculty who want to integrate Windows 8 app development into courses this year. Some of the topics…

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