Recent content by Jim Walker

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    Experts: Symantec Security Flaw Is 'as Bad as it Gets'

    Experts: Symantec Security Flaw Is 'as Bad as it Gets' Experts: Symantec Security Flaw Is 'as Bad as it Gets' "Newly discovered vulnerabilities in Symantec's antivirus software include a flaw that could allow an attacker to remotely corrupt a computer's memory, security researchers announced...
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    'Get Windows 10' prompt adopts malware-like tactics to lure you into upgrading

    Microsoft Gives Woman $10,000 for Forced Windows 10 Upgrade Microsoft Gives Woman $10,000 for Forced Windows 10 Upgrade "Following efforts to force Windows 10 on computers running older operating systems, some of which Microsoft claimed were accidental, the company awarded $10,000 to a...
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    9 free Windows apps that can solve Wi-Fi woes

    9 free Windows apps that can solve Wi-Fi woes http://www.techconnect.com/article/3056613/microsoft-windows/9-free-windows- Want to make your wireless connections safer and faster? Nine free Windows apps that can help you monitor performance and safety at home, in the office or in the wild.
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    The resolution of the Bitcoin experiment

    The resolution of the Bitcoin experiment - Mike Hearn The resolution of the Bitcoin experiment "I’ve spent more than 5 years being a Bitcoin developer. The software I’ve written has been used by millions of users, hundreds of developers, and the talks I’ve given have led directly to the creation...
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    CES 2016 photos: Wacky, weird and over-the-top tech

    CES 2016 photos: Wacky, weird and over-the-top tech CES 2016 photos: Wacky, weird and over-the-top tech - TechRepublic
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    Windows 10: Home users continue fight for control over updates

    Windows 10: Home users continue fight for control over updates http://www.techrepublic.com/article/windows-10-home-users-continue-fight-for-control-over-updates/ "When it comes to Windows 10, those using Microsoft's latest OS at home are getting a very different system to that used by...
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    'Get Windows 10' prompt adopts malware-like tactics to lure you into upgrading

    'Get Windows 10' prompt adopts malware-like tactics to lure you into upgrading 'Get Windows 10' prompt adopts malware-like tactics to lure you into upgrading "Do you want to download Windows 10 now or now? That’s the question I found myself faced with when I opened an irregularly used Windows...
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    Microsoft gives Windows 10 users 10 free, full music albums for the holidays

    Microsoft gives Windows 10 users 10 free, full music albums for the holidays Microsoft gives Windows 10 users 10 free, full music albums for the holidays "Microsoft wants you to get into the Windows 10 Groove app groove for the holidays. Microsoft has a Groove-y gift for music fans...
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    Mozilla's Firefox finally enters the 64-bit era on Windows

    Mozilla's Firefox finally enters the 64-bit era on Windows Mozilla's Firefox finally enters the 64-bit era on Windows "If you're running a 64-bit version of Windows 7 or higher there's finally a version of Firefox designed to take advantage of your system"
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    Microsoft's quantum computer simulator: A glimpse into the future of computers

    Microsoft's quantum computer simulator: A glimpse into the future of computers Microsoft's quantum computer simulator: A glimpse into the future of computers - TechRepublic "Microsoft is providing the research tools that will help make the theoretical power of quantum computers a reality...
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    The trick to running legacy web apps on Windows 10

    The trick to running legacy web apps on Windows 10 The trick to running legacy web apps on Windows 10 - TechRepublic "Windows 10 users can run web apps that require ActiveX controls, but it entails a few tweaks--and forgoing Microsoft Edge."
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    Make sure to check default apps and settings after the recent Windows 10 update

    Make sure to check default apps and settings after the recent Windows 10 update Make sure to check default apps and settings after the recent Windows 10 update - gHacks Tech News "If you have updated Windows 10 on one of your devices to build 1511, the first big feature update of Microsoft's...
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    Microsoft offers amnesty of sorts to pirates of older Windows software

    Microsoft offers amnesty of sorts to pirates of older Windows software Microsoft offers amnesty of sorts to pirates of older Windows software "If you pirated Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, Microsoft wants to welcome you back—all is forgiven. Microsoft said Thursday that it will run an “experiment”...
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    Microsoft to users: You'll download Windows 10, and you'll like it

    Microsoft to users: You'll download Windows 10, and you'll like it Microsoft to users: You'll download Windows 10, and you'll like it "Starting next year, Windows 10 will automatically download itself onto some computers"
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    Ditch Your Office Chair for This Reclining Workstation

    Ditch Your Office Chair for This Reclining Workstation Ditch Your Office Chair for This Reclining Workstation "The Altwork Station is a unique workstation that "makes your computer move with your body." Just add a feeding IV, catheter, and someone to change the bags for some intense...