Microsoft just announced Office 2019, which will come three years after the 2016 year edition. It will actually be released in the second half of next year (2018). Unfortunately, Microsoft did not release many details on what to expect of the new updates in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. However, they did tease us with a few changes that we can expect. [Read more…] about Microsoft Announces Office 2019: What Can We Expect?
Recently, computer sales have slowed down worldwide. There are many reasons for this, one being Windows 10 being a free upgrade for a while, and also the rise of tablets and smartphones. Another major reason: people are keeping their computers for longer. But how long should you go in-between computer upgrades?
Until recently, the standard time between computer upgrades was roughly three years. Nowadays [Read more…] about Computer Upgrades: Make Your Computer Last Longer
Buying a computer can be a tedious process. Sometimes it feels a bit like buying a new home because there are so many to choose from and you probably have no idea what the sales guy is talking about when he says things like RAM and specs. So you just nod your head. However, none of us want to end up with a computer that’s not going to meet our needs, especially when they are not cheap. So here are just a few tips of finding the right computer for you.
When our computers start to slow down and behave differently than they normally world, we often fear this means that they have been infected by some sort of virus. While this could be the case, it could also be some sort of malware malfunction. Some are meticulous, and others are just a mild annoyance. There are some things you can do to help keep your hardware safe from those nasty malware infections.
Computers are Like Cars
People don’t realize that computers are like cars. They need routine check-ups and maintenance or else they will break down. Most likely at the worst possible time. Just like cars, computers are required to have specialized care. You can’t just bang on the keys and expect the best to happen. That’s not how it works. There are a few things that you can do on your own on a regular basis to avoid your computer breaking down.
The Separation of Windows and QuickTime:
Recently, Apple has decided to stop updating their QuickTime player on Windows PCs. This means that the security for QuickTime will also no longer be updated by Apple. What does this mean for PC users? It means that your computer’s security could be compromised. Since Apple is no longer patching holes in the security of QuickTime, there is greater chance of intrusion on your PC through QuickTime. [Read more…] about Computer Security: QuickTime and PC Users