Intel is expecting a 2020 release of the discrete GPUs   During a recent analyst event, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich stated that Intel will have its first discrete graphics chips available in 2020. A few previous rumors have suggested a launch was forthcoming at CES 2019 this coming January, but that timeline was never suggested […]

Microsoft is clarifying their vulnerability patching procedures Microsoft explains how it decides whether a vulnerability will be patched swiftly or left for a version update. Microsoft published a new draft document that explains how they decide whether a security vulnerability will be patched swiftly or if the vulnerability can wait to be fixed during a […]

Changes are coming to the product support forum   Effective starting in July of 2018, Microsoft will no longer provide product support for a number of devices. Microsoft Agent Michelle Mad posted this message in the Microsoft Community: Hello,   Effective July 2018, the Microsoft Community forums listed below will shift support scope and Microsoft […]

Regular maintenance helps your computer perform at its best.   Just like a car, regular maintenance is necessary in order to keep your computer functioning at its very best. While basic computer maintenance isn’t difficult, it’s often overlooked. 1.) Dust Removal. The easiest and most vital maintenance a computer needs performed is a thorough cleaning. […]

Google and Microsoft joined forces to announce a newfound CPU security flaw   Microsoft and Google have disclosed a new CPU security vulnerability that is eerily similar to the Meltdown and Spectre flaws that were announced earlier this year by Microsoft. The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team refers to the flaws as Variant 3a: […]

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. […]

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 […]

The Google Chrome update includes a stronger pop-up blocker and website audio muting availability   When Google released their latest version of Chrome recently, they included some great features that you may have missed because the user interface didn’t change a bit. These hidden gems are working hard behind the scenes to keep your internet […]

Malwarebytes protection update caused massive spikes in memory usage A protection update that Malwarebytes published Saturday caused some serious side effects when the product spiked memory usage and crashes across their customer base. They sent out an update to resolve the issue automatically for customers, but if you’re still noticing problems with Malwarebytes using massive […]

What you can do to break free from the trap of not being able to leave a tricky webpage:   We’ve all run into fishy and annoying websites that have never ending pop-ups that want us to click ‘ok’ because they don’t want us to leave the page. Or, they may say they’ll allow us […]