Tag: Operating System

8
Aug

Windows to go: Windows 8 in a pen drive

The idea might sound too innovative for a conservative company like Microsoft but it is true that you will be able to use the new Windows 8 Operating System not only through your hard disk but also your pen or thumb drive. Very recently, officials from Microsoft demonstrated a feature of Windows 8 named “Windows…

30
Jul

Apple to Mountain Lion users: “Tell us who your friends are if you want to talk to us.”

by Paul Ducklin from Sophos Naked Security An alert Naked Security reader and Mountain Lion early adopter has pointed us at a quirky new twist in the licensing conditions in Apple’s latest OS update. Roger (not his real name) from South Australia (not his real location) grew up with IT at around the same time I did….

30
Jul

Microsoft Office 2013 Launched For Business To Try Out

Almost everything that Microsoft has released thus far in 2012 seems to revolve around the new Windows 8 operating system. The new Surface table PC will give users an optimal Windows 8 experience. Internet Explorer 10 works best on Windows 8 enabled machines, etc. Now, there’s Microsoft Office 2013. On July 16, 2012, Microsoft CEO…

27
Jul

Taming the Lion, no Mountain Lion – Mac Users Rejoice

From Lion to Mountain Lion  Using a Mac does have its frustrating moments. None was as frustrating as Apple Lion, though. Recently the company has upgraded to Mountain Lion, but Lion was the operating system that led to around 50% of all Mac users holding off on the update and instead sticking with to Snow…

18
Jul

Windows 8 Finally Has an Official Release Date

Barring anything unforeseen, Microsoft will release Windows 8 to market on October 26, 2012. The operating system will be pre-installed on the latest desktops, laptops and tablets. The Windows RT-based Surface tablets will also be available for purchase. Microsoft shared this exciting news at the Microsoft Global Exchange Conference in Atlanta on July 18, 2012….

17
Jul

Microsoft Office 2013 Preview Available For Business

Another Microsoft Office release is just around the corner. A new preview version became available on July 16, 2012 when Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced the release of its new Microsoft Office 2013 customer preview. Watch the Microsoft Office 2013 announcement and demonstration of with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer by clicking here. “We are taking…

16
Jul

Microsoft says Windows 8 will be out sometime in October

Those who have been wondering exactly when Microsoft would officially release its new Windows 8 operating system, the wait is over. According to the Huffington Post, Windows 8 will become available for purchase in October 2012. As many suspected, the timing is perfect for Christmas and other gift-giving holidays that fall around that time of…

28
Jun

Did you know that Map features may be on your next iPhone or iPad?

It looks like Apple is getting into the GPS business. Currently in the preview stage, Apple’s iOS 6 includes a new feature called Maps that could give navigation software companies like NAVIGON a run for their money. By the time Apple releases the new iOS 6 in fall 2012, the Maps feature will include extras…

25
Jun

Windows 8 May Challenge Those Using It on Windows 7 Machines

Upgrading to Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system is probably not an absolute necessity for those already using Windows 7. For those who decide they want to upgrade as soon as Windows 8 is offered in wide release, they should know that some Windows 7 machines may make using the new operating system challenging. Tim…

20
Jun

Why Server Virtualization Is The Best Bet For Business

Introduction Large enterprises have hundreds, thousands even millions of clients and scores of data that could require dozens of servers to store them on. So, it’s easy to understand why executives at large enterprises embrace server virtualization. But a business doesn’t have to store data by the terabyte to benefit from virtualization. One thing is…

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