Monthly Archives: March 2018

Check out what Google knows about you (basically everything)

© Provided by NBCU News Group, a division of NBCUniversal Media LLC Image: Google’s New York office is shown in lower Manhattan on March 5, 2018 in New York City.Google’s New York office in lower Manhattan this month. Upset about … Continue reading

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Departing Windows chief Terry Myerson explains why Microsoft failed in smartphones

Microsoft’s departing head of Windows Terry Myerson explained why Microsoft failed in the smartphone business. Microsoft built Windows Phone on top of Windows CE at first. Its early decisions left it “too hobbled to catch up,” Myerson said. Todd Haselton … Continue reading

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Netflix and YouTube streaming video is about to get a lot faster

AV1 compression technology from companies like Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Netflix is here. And it’s blowing up the video industry’s patent rules, too. by Stephen Shankland March 28, 2018 6:00 AM PDT AV1 video compression technology will make your streaming … Continue reading

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Microsoft shares surge as Morgan Stanley note teases trillion-dollar company track

Cloud adoption along with customer base fuels argument Reuters Microsoft’s future success may be in the cloud. By WallaceWitkowski Reporter In recent discussions about companies that are on track to become trillion-dollar behemoths, the two names that most commonly come … Continue reading

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Yet another Apple password leak – how to avoid it

by Paul Ducklin Mac forensics guru Sarah Edwards, who blogs under the cool nickname of mac4n6 (say it out aloud slowly and deliberately), recently wrote about a rather worrying Mac password problem. Another Mac password problem, that is – or, … Continue reading

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Apple’s new iPad is a total misfire that shows how out of touch the company is with schools and kids

Apple CEO Tim Cook. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters The new iPad Apple unveiled Tuesday seems ill-suited to solve its woes in the education market. Apple doesn’t seem to understand how kids use devices or what schools need. Compared with Chromebooks — the … Continue reading

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What is SATA? Here’s everything you need to know about it

Here’s everything about SATA, the connection that helped rid the world of ribbon If you’ve owned a desktop PC or laptop in the past decade and a half, you can guarantee that you have owned a SATA (Serial ATA) compatible … Continue reading

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