The free upgrade to Windows 10 could result in 358 Million PCs running Windows 10 by the end of the 12-month deal according to estimations. Most Windows 8 and 8.1 users are likely to take the upgrade, as well as a decent percentage of Windows 7 users, but if history has taught us anything, it’s that people like to stick with the OS that they already know and have been using for years.
While many of the devices we use every day depend on WiFi — everything from our smartphones to our TVs — most home WiFi networks are still woefully slow compared to their wired alternatives. Enter Eero, a small San Francisco startup that aims to bring home WiFi into the future. How? By combining the functions of a router, a range extender and a repeater into a single device, thus making the Eero a complete WiFi system for the home. Wirelessly connect two or more Eeros together and you’ve got an instant mesh network, no IT degree required.
As technology progresses, so does the need to have a higher bandwidth. Everything from streaming Netflix to playing your favorite online first person shooter requires a good connection speed. Dial up and DSL speeds just aren’t cutting anymore. The FCC has changed the definition of broadband by raising the minimum download speeds needed from 4Mbps to 25Mbps, and the minimum upload speed from 1Mbps to 3Mbps. Internet services providers are going to need to put in some major infrastructure to be able to support everyone at these higher speeds.
Details remain murky, but Microsoft’s biggest enterprise customers will have to pay for a traditional update cadence.
We’ve all heard of rollover minutes and now AT&T and T-Mobile are doing roll-over data. Why isn’t Verizon following suit? Here’s why, “We’re a leader, not a follower.”
Microsoft came out today with a ton of information about their new operating system, Windows 10. Perhaps the most important aspect of Windows 10 is that anyone who currently has Windows 7, 8, or 8.1 will be able to upgrade to Windows 10 for free within its first year.
As of today, Microsoft is ceasing it’s free support of Windows 7. They will continue to put out security updates so that you aren’t vulnerable, but they will now charge you for any support calls.
No need to worry though. We’ve got you covered. OS support is included in our Workstation Servicing and Building.
Just announced at the Consumer Electronics Show, Intel says they are ready to ship a new thumb drive like device that is capable of turning any HDTV into a fully functioning desktop computer.
Unnamed sources have reported that Microsoft is working on another internet browser. This new application, codenamed Spartan, is not an upgrade of Internet Explorer 11.