There has been a lot of talk recently about fake news. There is a difference between news people call fake because it contradicts what they say and news that is unreliable and probably just trying to get you to click on their site (or worse purposefully spreading malicious misinformation). We in the tech industry refer […]
Just about a week ago I shared an article regarding a vulnerability in Internet Explorer that was causing a huge panic. Microsoft has patched this security hole. They even threw a bone to those using Windows XP. Even though they have officially ended support for this operating system they pushed this down to keep them […]
This is huge! Skype has been the name in home video calling for years but recently players like Google have been able to edge their way in by offering the ability to video call multiple people at once. With this change in policy it may put the ball back in Skype’s court. Then again it […]
As of today Microsoft has officially dropped support of Windows XP. As I’ve stated multiple times if you have not changed over to a different solution please do so now! Here’s an article with a few Linux alternatives for those still running XP. 3 easy Linux alternatives for Windows XP refugees who don’t want a […]
For those of you that are holding on to XP machines because of Windows 8/8.1 start menus it looks like you’re running low on excuses 🙂 Microsoft is bringing the Start Menu back | The Verge.
This is the reason you need to keep your Anti-virus and system updates current. Zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Word under active attack | Ars Technica.
Good Morning Xurvis followers! Just for a change of pace and some encouragement from the husband, I am the author of today’s post! My name is Lee and Chris and I have been married for almost 6 years and have a beautiful 16 month old son. I have a background in Childhood Education and Literacy-so […]
So lets talk about backups for a minute. I’m willing to bet a lot of you don’t really do any data backup. If your computer were to mysteriously blow up you would probably lose all the documents and family photos you never got around to uploading to Facebook. To some of you that’s no big […]
Last time I spent most of the time on Microsoft’s mobile computing. This post I’ll talk about Android as I have the most experience with this. A little background on what Android is. The Android operating system is what is called “open sourced” which simply means that the code for this is out in […]
As many of you may know support for Windows XP will be ending in April of this year. For many of you this probably isn’t an issue as you’ve upgraded to Windows 7 or even Windows 8. But if you one of those who haven’t updated yet you might be asking yourself what you should […]