Monthly Archives: August 2017

Amazon and Microsoft Want Their AI Assistants to Get Along

Alexa will soon be asking Cortana for the occasional favor. That’s thanks to a new initiative between Amazon and Microsoft, which will allow their respective voice assistants to call upon each other to perform tasks for their owners. That may … Continue reading

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A call from Microsoft tech support IS a scam.

A call from someone claiming to be Microsoft technical support could be incredibly helpful, or it could ruin your day. Kennesaw police are warning folks of an uptick in a phone scam involving fake Microsoft staff who are bilking people … Continue reading

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Microsoft loses its damn mind and offers seven months of Groove Music Pass for $10

Microsoft’s Groove Music Pass is an exceptional streaming music service. If you spend a lot of time on Windows 10, it is the best music experience on the platform. The app is well designed, and it fits in with the … Continue reading

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Here’s how peer-to-peer Apple Pay payments will work

© Provided by CNET Apple Pay can be used to pay online or at stores, but it’ll soon get peer-to-peer payments, too. That means payments to friends or anyone else you have on your contacts list. The feature was announced … Continue reading

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Recom Computers selected for 2017 Walnut Creek Small Business Excellence Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      Recom Computers selected for 2017 Walnut Creek Small Business Excellence Award  Walnut Creek,CA – August 16, 2017 — Recom Computers has been selected for the 2017 Walnut Creek Small Business Excellence Award in the IT … Continue reading

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Windows 10: Microsoft, nearly finalizing the Fall Creators Update, teases a mixed-reality future

The Fall Creators Update is in the can, and Microsoft’s busy with what’s next. Microsoft Even as Microsoft winds down the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, its Insiders are still receiving new capabilities. Case in point: Insider Build 16273, which … Continue reading

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Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 8

© CNET/Sarah Tew Samsung released its newest phone, the Galaxy Note 8, on Wednesday with both the usual fanfare and a dose of humility, thanking customers for sticking with its flagship line after the company’s last version had to be … Continue reading

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