As the end of Microsoft support for Windows XP nears, enterprises that have yet to transition to another version of Windows could face increasing security risks
Ultra-portable PC shipments doubled in 2013, reaching 22.5 million units or 12 percent of the total notebook PC shipments, according to ABI Research stats.
Microsoft is extending anti-malware protection for Windows XP users beyond its April 8 deadline for supporting the operating system to July 14, 2015.
A new Microsoft report finds that malware infection rates are six times higher for Windows XP users than Windows 8 users. With the end of XP support looming next April, it is time for IT managers to retire Windows XP and upgrade to at least Windows 7.
At the crux of the matter is how the Windows desktop "is not changing much" in spite of the faster release cadence that started with Windows 8.
Mozilla released the latest update of its Firefox for Android Beta browser, highlighted by a new guest browsing option enabling users to share their smartphone or tablet with others.
The latest revelations about NSA snooping show how much the agency has penetrated commercial communications and the systems that companies use to conduct business-- systems that they presumed to be secure (at least the firms not cooperating directly with the NSA). Absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Windows 8.1 has been RTM, or Released to Manufacturing.
Steve Ballmer's decision to step down as CEO of Microsoft was likely motivated by a series of Microsoft missteps, including missteps in the mobile arena, judged a number of analysts.
Lenovo will be rolling out PCs with a Start menu replacement installed, after evidently deciding that the new Start button due to be rolled out with Windows 8.1 isn't cutting it.