Month: April 2018

On Monday, April 30th, Microsoft will release their Windows 10 April 2018 update Microsoft announced today that the next Windows 10 Update will begin rolling out on April 30th. This is the first of the two major updates that are expected to be released every year. Microsoft’s main feature for this update is Timeline. Timeline […]

AMD has released four new processors that improve performance, system responsiveness, and power efficiency. AMD has launched its 2nd Generation Ryzen processors. They are based on a refined update to their Zen architecture that is being called Zen+. The 2nd generation Ryzen processors offer higher clock speeds, lower latencies, and a more intelligent algorithm that […]

M.2 NVMe SSD memory storage devices are newer and faster but also prone to overheating.   Electronics fail. That’s nothing new, but when it comes to a memory storage device or hard drive failing, that can be a game changer. Having a fast hard drive can really speed up work and play performance on PCs. […]

Cloudflare just made a DNS resolver available that’s faster than Google’s and more private.   If there’s one thing I like in my internet, it’s speed. With busy schedules, no one wants to sit around waiting for a webpage to load. While slow internet browsing is usually blamed on the age of a computer or […]

Facebook is expected to begin notifying up to 87 million users that their personal information was accessed by a 3rd party.   Facebook recently revealed that the personal information of up to 87 million of their users were accessed by Cambridge Analytica, a political consultancy firm that worked for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. As of […]

Facebook’s mandatory scan and lack of transparency are cause for concern   Years ago, when I first encountered Facebook’s mandatory malware scan, I thought it was a scam. I was contacted by a friend that told me that her computer had a pop-up from Facebook stating that it was required that she download and run […]

Times have changed and the NIST has updated their password recommendations to meet today’s challenges.   With the rise in hacker abilities and the continuing advancements in technology, it’s important to keep up with the best practice recommendations regarding passwords and security. The National Institute of Standards and Technology has updated their password guidelines and […]

Insider testers are getting their first taste of this long awaited Long-Term Servicing Channel release.   Microsoft’s Windows Server 2019 is the much anticipated follow-up to the highly adopted and critically successful Windows Server 2016. There’s no need to wait for the release to check it out though, as Microsoft is letting those in its […]