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Continuum for Phones – Multitasking The IoT With Your Smartphone

Continuum for Phones – Multitasking The IoT With Your Smartphone

Microsoft Windows 10 for Business brings the Internet of Things home. A new feature called Continuum provides continuity between the home and business environments to make work easier and more convenient than ever. A host of Interconnected sensors and devices comprises the Internet of Things (IoT). Refrigerators, security systems, thermostats, cars and the entire power […]

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Windows 10 Security Features Explained

Windows 10 Security Features Explained

After years of research, development and experimentation, Microsoft was finally able to deliver an operating system that could rival Windows XP in terms of global impact. Windows 10 is the result of a legendary development cycle that started with Windows 7 and culminated with a product that improves upon Microsoft’s efforts in the areas of […]

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Windows 10 – What’s to Like About It?

Windows 10 – What’s to Like About It?

My wife upgraded her laptop to Win 10 from 8.1 and after two days of playing with the new operating system I posed the question; How do you like it honey? She replied, “not sure yet, still learning to navigate the new features.” Have you upgraded your operating system to Microsoft’s brand new Windows 10? […]

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Top 4 Computer Security Problems We Resolved in 2012

Top 4 Computer Security Problems We Resolved in 2012

Computer security is and will continue to be a major challenge all over the world. As researchers are coming up with new ways of dealing with threats to computer systems, malicious persons are also finding more vulnerabilities in our systems and discovering more ways of manipulating these vulnerabilities to their advantage. While many of these […]

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Microsoft Fix It Utility CAN Mislead

Microsoft Fix It Utility CAN Mislead

This is NOT the typical Microsoft bashing rant, nor is it intended to be.  Indeed, the 500 pound gorilla from Redmond, for all its faults and flaws, was instrumental in developing the tech revolution during the 70’s, 80’s, and early 90’s. That history has helped to give Microsoft the stellar rep that it currently enjoys […]

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Microsoft Christmas Promo Scam

Microsoft Christmas Promo Scam

There’s an email purporting to be from Microsoft, claiming that your email was randomly selected in the Microsoft Lottery. The promo email claims that the winners will receive $500,000 pounds. The email asks you to confirm/update/verify your account data at MICROSOFT LOTTERY INC® by visiting the link provided in the email. The email is not […]

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Microsoft to Take Down Waledac Botnet

Microsoft to Take Down Waledac Botnet

Botnets are networks of compromised computers (infected computers) that are controlled by hackers known as “bot-herders.” In the last year or so they’ve become a serious problem on the internet. There are still issues today that have a direct affect on users all over the world, this includes major corporations as well. Hackers control these […]

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Microsoft Security Update causes Blue Screen of Death

Microsoft Security Update causes Blue Screen of Death

We all remember the famous Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) back in the Win 95 days, but its back. If you were one of the unlucky users who applied the Microsoft patch earlier this week to fix vulnerability in its virtual DOS machine may result in boot problems on some systems. The Blue Screen of […]

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