Woke up this morning and had a discussion with a couple friends regarding PC performance and sluggishness. So figured it was time to review technojunkyard’s library list of tools we use to perform a clean up of a poorly performing system and do a write up on any new ones that may have come on the scene as well. (more…)
Lenovo, the world’s largest PC manufacturer, has been installing a dangerous piece of adware on its consumer laptops. The software, called Superfish, leaves computers vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks in which hackers steal data as its sent from a user’s computer to a supposedly secure server. (more…)
Yesterday Extremetech brought you screenshots — and today they released a glorious video of the new Windows 9 Start menu.
UPDATE: To story we covered earlier.
Microsoft is releasing a security update for Internet Explorer that closes a gap that allowed attackers to take complete control of a computer. It also issued the update to Windows XP users, despite dropping support for the older operating system last month. (more…)
In a rare move, US Computer Emergency Readiness Team says to stop using Internet Explorer until Microsoft can plug a critical security hole. (more…)
After the successful release of Firefox 10 earlier this week, Mozilla released today updates to its Aurora and Beta versions that introduce some pretty hefty changes for the Firefox on PCs. (more…)
The announcement came during Microsoft’s final CES keynote address. Going on sale February 1, 2012. MSRP: $249.00 (more…)
Well if your a HOTMAIL user you already know about it, if not here goes. Microsoft has been doing some UPGRADING to Hotmail as of late. What all does it include?
For a long time now Microsoft has made it very clear that they would like IE6 to go away. Other companies have also stopped supporting the browser. The latest plan is to start forced windows upgrades in January 2012 that will force users to upgrade to the latest browser their OS will support.