Not even a week after the Windows 11 announcement and Microsoft has backtracked and ‘clarified’ the system requirements for Windows 11. It didn’t help that Redmond released a compatibility checker tool, which it withdrew just days after its release.Continue reading
With over 1 billion installations (according to Microsoft), Windows 10 is reckoned to be just under 75 percent of the Windows market (StatCounter). Which means there’s still 250 million or so Windows machines not running Windows 10. So what is the desktop share that isn’t Windows 10? And why? Continue reading
A firewall restricts unauthorised access to your system by intruders, blocking certain types of network traffic. Firewalls can be implemented in software or in hardware. The hardware version is generally more secure than a software firewall installed alongside the operating system. Continue reading
“It’s in the Cloud…” The Cloud has become a go-to word in computing across all levels of users, even my septuagenarian neighbour, who doesn’t even own a computer. Although she does have a smart phone and a smart TV. Trouble is ‘the Cloud’ is actually several types of cloud. Continue reading
Tablets are starting to mature. Android’s new 4.1 release dramatically improves the user experience. Apple’s iPad is now on its third iteration and continues to dominate the market. Microsoft pushing hard with Windows 8 RT, which is likely to inspire a range of new models. The tablet market is growing and looks continue on the back of the iPad’s stunning success.
The question is now what to choose: large or small, iOS, Android or Windows? Continue reading