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Windows XP: How to Secure the Dead OS

Windows XP: How to Secure the Dead OS

By Sean Patterson April 8, 2014

The day has finally arrived. Microsoft has been warning consumers for one year now that support for Windows XP will be ending, and at midnight EDT tonight the operating system will officially be dead to Microsoft. What does this mean …

Microsoft Loses Two Executives [Report] Microsoft Loses Two Executives [Report]

Whenever a new CEO takes over, it’s inevitable that there will be shakeups and departures on the executive level. Microsoft isn’t immune to this. In fact, it seems far more susceptible to departures. Case in point, the company is losing …

Nokia Lumia Icon: Boxy Windows Phone at Your Service Nokia Lumia Icon: Boxy Windows Phone at Your Service

Boxy phones are so 2009. Windows phones, if they ever were a thing, had their heyday during some brief moment in history that historians can not agree on. Nokia, however, boldly spits in the faces of those who hold these …

Google And VMWare Bring Windows Apps To Chromebooks Google And VMWare Bring Windows Apps To Chromebooks

Google has seen the popularity of Chromebooks increase, but one of the biggest knocks against them is always the lack of desktop app support. That changes now to some extent. Google announced today that it has partnered with VMWare to …

Will Chrome OS Ever Replace Windows? Will Chrome OS Ever Replace Windows?
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In 2011, Google launched the first Chromebooks – a laptop featuring Google’s very own Chrome OS. The machines and accompanying operating system were marketed as an affordable alternative to Windows for those who use computers to browse the Web and …

Microsoft Invests $15M in Foursquare, Snags Data Microsoft Invests $15M in Foursquare, Snags Data

Foursquare has just received a cash injection from Microsoft, and Microsoft products will soon sport billions of Foursquare data points. The two companies have just announced a strategic partnership that will see Windows OS, as well as Bing, receive location …

Here's What AMD Has In Store For 2014 Here's What AMD Has In Store For 2014

For the past several years, AMD has always played second fiddle to Intel when it came to CPUs. Recently, the company has been moving away from the CPU market to APUs – CPUs that have a GPU on the same …

Microsoft Envisions The Future Of Retail Microsoft Envisions The Future Of Retail
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What’s been the most innovative technology in retail over the past few years? If you immediately thought of Square, you win. The POS hardware/software combo has made it easier than ever for small businesses to accept and process credit card …

Apathy May One Day Be The Death Of Microsoft Apathy May One Day Be The Death Of Microsoft
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When was the last time you really cared about Microsoft or its products? It was probably when you first bought a Windows XP desktop or laptop during the PC revolution of the late 90s/early 2000s. At that time, you were …

Windows 7 Is No Longer At Retail Windows 7 Is No Longer At Retail

Are you looking for a new Windows PC, but don’t want to get into Windows 8? Well, you’re out of luck if you were hoping to find a copy of Windows 7 through retail as Microsoft stopped selling individual copies …

Microsoft's Followup To Windows 8.1 Is 'Threshold' Microsoft's Followup To Windows 8.1 Is 'Threshold'
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In October 2012, Microsoft dragged Windows into what it saw as the next era of computing with Windows 8. Not only did the new OS embrace the touch screens that have become so common these days, but it also united …

Internet Explorer 11 Is Now ON Windows 7 Internet Explorer 11 Is Now ON Windows 7
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Internet Explorer 11 has now been launched for Window 7 users too. Earlier, Microsoft had promised that the new Explorer will arrive on Windows 7, so this isn’t a big surprise. IE11 is the default browser of Windows 8.1. Starting …

Google Apps Ends Support For Internet Explorer 9 Google Apps Ends Support For Internet Explorer 9

Are you still using Internet Explorer 9? It’s not exactly a dead browser yet as Microsoft still officially supports it, but Google Apps has turned its back on it. In an announcement today on the Google Apps blog, the company …

A Look At Microsoft's New 'Bing Hero Ads' A Look At Microsoft's New 'Bing Hero Ads'

Last week, there was a lot of talk about a new ad format Google is testing that essentially places a banner-like graphic near the top of a search results page when the user searches for that brand. While Google indicated …

Mozilla's Open Web Apps Have Made Great Progress Mozilla's Open Web Apps Have Made Great Progress

When building apps for Firefox OS, developers use modern Web tools like HTML5, JavaScript and CSS to deliver apps with near native performance on mobile devices. Now Mozilla is helping those same developers bring their Firefox OS apps to other …

Windows Updates: Microsoft To Combine Its Two App Stores, Making It Easier For Users Windows Updates: Microsoft To Combine Its Two App Stores, Making It Easier For Users
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Windows is looking at a major update to its systems. Microsoft is reportedly planning to make it simpler for its users by creating a single app store that would encompass all of the company’s various devices including PCs, tablets and …

Foursquare Makes Its Way To Windows 8 Foursquare Makes Its Way To Windows 8

Windows 8 needs apps, and not just any apps either. It needs the big apps that every other platform has. It won’t be able to compete with iOS and Android until it does. It still has a ways to go, …