Holidays are always busy times, you may travel somewhere and you take all of your devices with you. If you do, you should take extra-precautions!
The storage drive wars in the cloud world have been very competitive as of late, and as Google, Dropbox, and Microsoft wage war, consumers are usually the ones to gain from it. On Monday, Microsoft leveled the playing field by giving OneDrive storage unlimited storage when they subscribe to Office 365.
Monday was a huge day for Microsoft, as the company had news coming out of almost every part of the Redmond based company. Two of the biggest stories of the day revolved around Azure and Xbox One. Both, giving customers more and giving it to them at a great deal.
One of the biggest security flaws in modern software is known as the zero-daw flaw. These are often found by hackers, enthusiasts, and developers, and can pose tremendous risks to software. On Friday, news came out about Microsoft finding one in their Office product, but issuing a quick fix for it.
Games who love the Xbox One, loved that Microsoft embraced the Assassin’s Creed title of games from the beginning. The title has a long history of fans, and has been one of the most successful seris of games for the past decade. On Friday, Microsoft annoucned that the newest chapter is available on the Microsoft Xbox One for pre-order.
When Microsoft purchased the Nokia line of mobile products and business, many experts thought that the eventual rebranding of the Lumia line of phones might be coming. On Thursday, Microsoft announced the new branding of Lumia, and it fell under the Microsoft Lumia brand name of products and phones.
Wall Street and analysts always look forward to the earnings numbers of companies this time of year, and Microsoft is one of the biggest companies that many analysts follow. On Thursday, Microsoft unveiled its first quarter revenue for 2015, and it was impressive on many levels.
One of the bright moments in Microsoft and the music industry was the introduction of free desktop streaming of Xbox Music. It allowed users to stream music to their desktops using Xbox Music, and was a great set of tunes. On Wednesday, Microsoft announced that will all change with the free tier going away December 1st.
One of the more interesting things that Microsoft has announced this year, is the product that will allow the Kinect Sensor from the Xbox to work on Windows PCs and tablets. On Wednesday, Microsoft announced the latest update, with a $50 price tag for those interested in doing this today.
If you are new to securing PC’s, the first thing you should know is the difference between Antivirus, firewall and antimalware/antispyware