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

April 27, 2017

Update Windows 7 On Latest Intel Chips

Steve Gibson
A screenshot of Steve Gibson  
In this episode of Security Now, Steve Gibson talks about a user-designed patch that allows Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.

April 22, 2017

Insecure Government Hacking Tools

Steve Gibson
A screenshot of Steve Gibson  
In this episode of Security Now, Steve Gibson discusses the problems inherent in the insecure nature of the hacking tools developed by governments.

April 17, 2017

Microsoft Windows Hacking Tools Leaked By NSA

Jerry — the creator of "Barnacules Nerdgasm" 
The National Security Agency (NSA) announced this week that several top secret hacking tools and scripts they had created to exploit unknown flaws in the Microsoft Windows operating systems for the purpose of surveillance and remote code execution were acquired during a hack by the hacker group Shadow Brokers which they freely distributed to the public. This raises a lot of questions about why the NSA didn't report the exploits to Microsoft and how Microsoft knew about the exploits before it was publicly known and Jerry — the creator of Barnacules Nerdgasm, answers these questions and much more in this video.

How To Fix Audio Problems After Windows 10 Creators Update

Leo Laporte
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In this episode of The Tech Guy!, Leo Laporte explains how to fix a common problem with Sound Blaster sound cards after updating to Windows 10 Creators Update.

April 15, 2017

April 12, 2017

Windows 10 Creators Update Problems And Privacy Issues

A screenshot of Jerry — the creator of "Barnacules Nerdgasm"
Microsoft released the Windows 10 Creators Update on the 11th April, 2017, that includes a lot of cool new features but also still presents some concerns ranging from changing default settings back to Microsoft products and undoing all of your privacy settings.

April 5, 2017

Creators Update Available Now

Paul Thurrott
A screenshot of Paul Thurrott 
We have a date: Creators Update arrives April 11 — but those who really want it can grab it starting today (for PCs and tablets).

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
A screenshot of Jason Howell 
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
(Photo credit: Windows) 
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
A screenshot of Mary Jo Foley  
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
A screenshot of Paul Thurrott  
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
A screenshot of Megan Morrone  
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
A screenshot of Paul Thurrott  
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
A screenshot of Lou Maresca  
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.

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