Earlier this year in April Microsoft ended its support for Windows XP. So that meant no more security updates and fixes. Even though support for Windows XP has ended it is still a very popular operation system, especially in business and on ATM and other point-of-sale machines. Because of this the Windows community is working on updating XP and even has plans for an official service pack 4.
Rumors started about Google purchasing Twitch for $1 Billion about three months ago. Since then we have not heard anything official from either Google or Twitch. So has the deal even happened or is Twitch looking for other suitors? Well it has been reported today by multiple sources that Amazon is in “late stage stalks” to purchase Twitch.tv for $1 billion.
Facebook users have been quite upset with the company as recently they have made it a requirement for US users to user their Facebook Messenger app to chat with other Facebook users. Well it looks like there is a trick that allows you to keep chatting in the normal Facebook app if you have an iPhone.
It looks like Microsoft is finally putting their foot down. Your old, unpatched browser is not going to cut it anymore, they want you to update and they are going to cut off updates to older versions to make sure that you do.
Well it’s official Microsoft is scrapping Windows 8. Sales of the of the operating system have been very poor and it is even losing market share to Windows 7. In a blog post by Microsoft Senior Marketing Communications Manager Brandon LeBlanc, he says there will be no more major updates for Windows 8.
Verizon and the Federal Communications Commission at butting heads over Verizon’s practice of restricting (throttling) broadband connection speeds of customers, who in Verizon’s view overuse far more than their fair share of bandwidth at peak hours of the day.
If you are like me you first heard of AOL when you would get their CDs in the mail for their dial-up service. Well it has been quite a while since AOL has sent those out or we have even thought about dial-up, but surprisingly its legacy dial-up subscription business is still generating a big portion of its sales and most of its profits.
AMD has recently posted a “Core is Back” teaser video over at their Facebook page, which hints to the fact that they may have a CPU announcement coming very soon. The teaser and video come directly from AMD’s official Facebook and YouTube pages so we are very interested to see what all this is about.
A couple more Windows 9 “Threshold” screenshots have emerged online. While the about Windows section in the second images still says it is Windows 8.1 Pro, it is said that this is expected to persist until Microsoft actually decides what to call the Windows Threshold project. The first image shows that Metro Apps will be able to run on the Windows desktop in a traditional window.
Aug 18, 2014 0