Microsoft will be killing off the browser that is a household name. We’ve all used it, whether we love it or hate it, we’ve used Internet Explorer at one time or another. – As a local radio DJ put it – even if we just use it to download other browsers. Internet Explorer, the bane […]

If you will be upgrading to Windows 10 it will at least have the capability of doing so. Windows 10 will be featuring what they are calling ‘Windows Hello’ (Uh oh, I’m reminded of a certain little paperclip) which will allow users to unlock their devices using a fingerprint, iris scanner or other biometric security […]

Protecting your privacy in today’s connected world can be a full time job – at least. You may not be able to go completely dark to the data brokers and others who are out there in the jungle that is the internet, but you can take steps to protect yourself. CBS aired a great segment […]

TechCrunch has a great article on the direction of the next Windows operating system. It appears that the mobile emphasis of Windows 8 will be more balanced in the next operating system offering. The result is the same app-store and live tiles, but with a more Windows 7 like desktop experience.   Read  the TechCrunch article […]

For throw back Thursday, the Microsoft blog The Fire Hose has posted some great old school screen shots of Microsoft.com over the past 20 years. Check these screenshots out here.

Steve Ballmer used the term ‘devices and services’ to describe Microsoft, their new CEO is moving away from this a bit and choosing instead ‘productivity and platforms’ as a descriptive term for the company. He states that Microsoft will be working on honing its position in a more mobile world. Read his comments on Mashable […]

Google security engineer Tavis Ormandy has recently uncovered a vulnerability in Microsoft’s malware protection engine. This hole allows attackers to create a file that the products would scan and due to this scan, become disabled. Details on the contents of these malicious files hasn’t been disclosed but Ormandy hinted that the vulnerability involves the JavaScript Interpreter. An […]

Windows 8 is a bold departure from previous Windows operating systems. It is clearly geared toward touch screens and notepads. The folks at Microsoft got rid of the Start menu and replaced it with what amounts to a smart phone home screen. So far its approval rating is lower than that of Windows 7. There […]