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The Windows XP apocalypse is coming, but there are some options

Article from the Are you ready for the “XP Apocalypse” on April 8? That’s when Microsoft plans to stop issuing security updates for the aging, but still popular XP version of its flagship Windows operating system, which by some estimates is still running on nearly one in three personal computers in homes and offices […]

A glimpse of future technology from Corning

The futuristic audio/video technology found in sci-fi movies and tv is closer than you think. Corning the makers of Gorilla glass found in iPhones and other smartphones has made a series of simple yet beautiful videos to showcase new technology on the horizon. Entitled “A Day Made of Glass: Montage” a fast-paced, 90-second snapshot of […]

Microsoft Names New CEO, Satya Nadella

Article from Techcrunch: Microsoft has made official what we all pretty much expected: Its new CEO, replacing Steve Ballmer, is Satya Nadella. Nadella has spent 22 years at Microsoft, and was previously Microsoft’s Executive Vice President of Cloud and Enterprise. Nadella also takes a position on Microsoft’s Board of Directors, and founder Bill Gates will […]

Seagate to Introduce a new 6TB Hard Drive in April

Seagate Technology said recently at a conference call with investors and financial analysts that it plans to release a new hard disk drive with 6TB capacity in the beginning of the second quarter, 2014. Full details about the new drive have not been released yet but what is known is that it will be an […]

2013 – The Top 10 Tech News Stories

A look back at some of the top tech news stories that made the headlines in 2013. 1. NSA Spying Former government contractor Edward Snowden’s revelations about government spying, appearing in news stories starting in June, brought together geopolitics and the world of technology. Though the revelations sparked a lot of “I told you so” […]

Windows XP Support to End on April 8th, 2014

What are your options? April 8th, 2014 will mark the end to one of the most successful operating systems ever produced for the personal computer. On that date Microsoft will officially stop supporting Windows XP, first released to hardware vendors almost 14 years ago on August 24th, 2001. The ending for support for XP by […]

Windows 8.1 update arrives

Microsoft has released the first major update to Windows 8, simply named Windows 8.1 and is a available for download via the Windows Store for free for Windows 8 users. Windows 8.1 brings a host of changes for the desktop operating system, including the return of the Start button and new features like start screen […]

Few enterprises have completed Windows XP migration

Article from Zdnet: Enterprise chief information officers are not ready to handle the “new normal” of continual software migrations, according to new research. A joint study (.pdf) conducted by research firm IDC and Flexera Software surveyed over 750 respondents from software ISVs, intelligent device manufacturers and end-user enterprises. The research found that chief information officers […]

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to Retire

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced last week that he will retire within the next 12 months, ending his reign after 33 years at the company. Until a successor is chosen, Ballmer will continue on as CEO. Many are wondering if there is more to the announcement given then lacklustre response Windows 8 has received as […]

Environmentally Sealed / All Weather Computing Products

Stealth Computer has introduced a number of all-weather/environmentally sealed computer products ideal for both industrial and commercial applications including the fanless sealed small pc model WPC-525F. Also among Stealth’s rugged NEMA sealed computer products are All-Weather LCDs, Sunlight Readable LCD monitors, and other Panel mount and Rack mount LCD Monitors, Waterproof Keyboards and Pointing Devices. […]