Showing posts with label Microsoft. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Microsoft. Show all posts

March 18, 2017

Windows Vista Is Dead! + Ryzen 5 Processors Announced! + Cool Tech You Missed This Week

Thio Joe
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Microsoft is finally pulling support for Windows Vista after 10 years, their typical OS life cycle. It is among the least used Windows OS versions, even behind the older XP. Anyone still using Vista after April 11th will no longer get any security patches, making you extremely vulnerable to exploits.

February 22, 2017

How To Switch From Apple To Windows

Jason Howell
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In this episode of Tech News Today, Jason Howell and Megan Morrone talk to professional photographer Trey Ratcliff about his switch from Mac to Windows.

February 21, 2017

Top Ten Hidden Windows Features (You'll Wish You Knew Sooner)

Windows 10
Windows 10
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Windows is the most popular operating system for computers, so you would think that with so many people using it, everyone would know all of it's features. But it turns out there are plenty of hidden secret features in Windows that you almost never hear about.

February 19, 2017

The Truth About Munich Ditching Linux

The City of Munich
The City of Munich
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The City of Munich is considering ditching their custom Linux system LiMux for Microsoft Windows 10 in Government offices.

February 9, 2017

Windows 10 Creators Update Close To Release

Mary Jo Foley
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This week's beta release of the Windows 10 Creators Update adds a few key features, including Dynamic Lock and the new Compact Overlay window.

February 8, 2017

I Am Keeping It Linux All The Way!

Tux; the Linux Mascot
Tux; the Linux Mascot
(Photo credit: Pixabay) 
I remembered the days when I used the Windows operating system on my computer; it was fun to use at first, but it became a bit buggy as time went along.

February 2, 2017

5 Minutes On Tech — Are Surface Products Worth The Money?

Lisa Gade
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In this episode of Mobile Tech Review, Lisa Gade looks at Microsoft’s trio of Surface products: Microsoft Surface Pro 4, Surface Book and Surface Studio and weighs in on whether these high priced computers are worth their high price of entry.

January 19, 2017

Tip Of The Week: Turn Off Web-Based Skype Notifications

Paul Thurrott
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Microsoft has fixed the inability to disable Skype notification sounds in its websites, and in doing so, they may have just saved our sanity as well.

January 17, 2017

Windows 10 Zero Days And Emoji

Megan Morrone
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In this episode of Tech News Today, Megan Morrone and Owen JJ Stone discuss Windows 10 news.

January 11, 2017

Microsoft Kills Windows Essentials

Paul Thurrott
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Users can no longer download Microsoft's suite of utilities, and Windows still has no real replacement for the video editing program Windows Movie Maker.

January 6, 2017

Security And Knowing One's True Persona

Lou Maresca
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In this episode of This Enterprise Weekly, Ori Eisen, CEO of Trusona will be talking about present and future directions for the SWIFT funds transfer standards.

January 5, 2017

10 Tips To Make Your Computer Faster (For Free)

It seems all too common that whenever we buy a new computer, the computer is so fast at first, but then it eventually slows down over time.

January 4, 2017

Lenovo's New PCs

Paul Thurrott
A screenshot of Paul Thurrott  
Lenovo introduces a new family of ThinkPads and more (The X1 Carbon previously leaked, and Lenovo had previously stated how it would make ThinkPad awesome in 2017).

December 31, 2016

Should You Get A Microsoft Surface Studio All-In-One Desktop PC?

Microsoft Surface Studio
Microsoft Surface Studio
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Jerry, a technology vlogger and the creator of Barnacules Nerdgasm, does an in-depth review on the Microsoft Surface Studio.

December 22, 2016

Microsoft CMO On Windows 10's Pushy Update

Chris Capossela
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Our last Windows Weekly episode of the year features a very special guest: Chris Capossela, Chief Marketing Officer of Microsoft. Paul Thurrott asks him to reflect on the push for upgrading to Windows 10 throughout the year.

December 8, 2016

You Have To Break Things To Learn Code

Megan Morrone
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In this episode of Tech News Today, Jason Howell and Megan Morrone talk to Maria Naggaga, Program Manager at Microsoft, about Computer Science Education Week, The Hour of Code, and the best ways for kids and adults to learn to code.

December 1, 2016

November 29, 2016

Surface Studio

Leo Laporte
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Recently, Leo Laporte did an unboxing of the new Microsoft Surface Studio.

November 27, 2016

The Coolest Hololens Apps: The Future Is Here!

Thio Joe
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Hololens is Microsoft's augmented reality device (or as they call it, Mixed Reality). It's a totally self contained computer that can project holograms into your field of view, turning any space into a mixed-reality room filled with holograms.

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