Tag: operating systems

4
Dec

The END is near for Windows XP

Are you still hanging onto Windows XP? If your business is like many across the country, Windows XP desktop computers are still widely used by the majority of your staff. Windows XP is perhaps Microsoft’s greatest success story. This legendary …

2
Nov

Revamped Windows 8 might be too fiddly for habituated users

The new look of Windows 8, which was revealed recently, has already raised a few eyebrows. It is without a doubt, one of the biggest renovations from Microsoft, which has shred most its popular features and functions. This move from …

26
Oct

Windows 8 Not What Expected – neither was Windows 95

Those who have tried the preview of the Windows 8 operating system are less than pleased. In fact, what was supposed to bring together Microsoft’s PCs, tablets and phones has PC users confused.  Remember back in the mid 90′s, Windows 95 caused the same confusion and went on to be the industry desktop standard for…

11
Sep

Bring back start button in Windows 8 with Start8 app

The new Windows has a bunch of new surprises in it, among which the Metro inspired user interface is the most prominent. The drastically changed interface received mixed feedback from users. While many liked it, others simply despised that. The reason behind their frustration is the missing start button that the people have become so…

15
Jun

Microsoft Takes Proactive Approach to Computer Protection

We’ve heard a lot about what the new Windows 8 operating system has to offer like its Metro interface, super-fast operating speed and dual touchscreen keyboards – one for thumb use and one for regular typing. We’ve also heard that consumers will have to pay extra to play CDs and DVDs with Windows 8. What…

5
Jun

Are You Ready for IPv6?

The wait is over. On June 6, 2012, Internet Protocol version 6 will launch. Some companies such as Facebook have already launched IPv6, which replaces IPv4, in production mode. The Internet Society, a global independent source of leadership for Internet policy, technology standards and future development, organized the scheduled launch in response to the World…

5
Mar

iPad3 coming out this week

Rumour has it that Apple’s iPad 3 HD will launch during the week of March 9. Apple has been so hush-hush about the whole thing that it’s hard to know for sure what the company will do until it actually does something. Considering Microsoft’s recent launching of the consumer preview of its Windows 8 operating…

27
Feb

Are You in Danger of Losing Your Internet Access?

We are all too familiar with the kind of damage that hackers can do to people’s computers or companies’ databases once they’ve had the chance to upload viruses or malware. Identities can be stolen, bank accounts can be cleaned out and lives can be ruined. Businesses, too, can suffer severe damage if a hacker penetrates…

23
Feb

How to Run Windows 7 on Your Mac OS

Switching from using a PC to a Mac can be challenging. They’re not the same at all. Those who do make the transition will be happy to know that they can continue to use Windows 7. It is possible to run Windows 7 virtualized on their Mac OS. It may require the help of some…

4
Feb

Coming Soon: Windows 8

Remember all those commercials for Windows 7? You know, the ones where everyone imagines himself more beautiful than he is in real life and takes credit for the ideas behind Windows 7? Well, Microsoft is fast approaching the day when it officially introduces the Windows 8 operating system to the general public. Let’s hope the…

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