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  1. Nod

    Windows 10 bug corrupts your hard drive on seeing this file's icon

    Source: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/windows-10-bug-corrupts-your-hard-drive-on-seeing-this-files-icon/
  2. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft is working on its own PC chips

    Microsoft is working on its own PC chips Microsoft Corp. is working on in-house processor designs for use in server computers that run the company’s cloud services, adding to an industrywide effort to reduce reliance on Intel Corp.’s chip technology. The world’s largest software maker is using...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Criminals who scammed Microsoft out of R4 million nailed

    Criminals who scammed Microsoft out of R4 million nailed The Hawks and United States law enforcement have arrested three men suspected of scamming Microsoft through business email compromise (BEC) fraud. In a statement issued on Thursday, they said that the suspects allegedly created a...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Demo – How Microsoft Compliance Manager helps you stay POPIA compliant

    Demo – How Microsoft Compliance Manager helps you stay POPIA compliant All South African organisations need to ensure that they are compliant with POPIA or else they will risk major fines. To achieve this, organisations must ensure they have the right tools and technologies at their disposal.
  5. RedViking

    SwiftKey now has Cursor Control

    On Android it is a pain to Navigate the cursor if want to edit text. Latest SwiftKey update now has Cursor Control, something I first saw on Google Keyboard (Gboard). The SwiftKey Cursor Control however can also move up and down paragraphs and lines of text. If you used the Beta version, you...
  6. Hanno Labuschagne

    Microsoft cloud platforms hit by global outage

    Microsoft cloud platforms hit by global outage Microsoft suffered an outage yesterday which brought down a variety of its most popular cloud services – including Teams, Outlook, and Office 365. The outage affected users across the world and was first reported by Microsoft at 23:25 last night...
  7. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft rolls out the ability to run Android apps on your Windows 10 PC

    Microsoft rolls out the ability to run Android apps on your Windows 10 PC Microsoft has announced that its upgraded Your Phone functionality is gradually rolling out to Windows 10 users across the world. "We are excited to announce that the Your Phone apps feature which was highlighted during...
  8. Jamie McKane

    The price of a gaming PC as powerful as the Xbox Series X

    The price of a gaming PC as powerful as the Xbox Series X Microsoft is expected to launch its next-generation console - the Xbox Series X - near the end of 2020. Xbox team head Phil Spencer has said the new console will boast four-times the performance of the company's current-generation...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft kills 12-month Xbox Live subscriptions

    Microsoft kills 12-month Xbox Live subscriptions Microsoft is no longer selling annual subscriptions to its Xbox Live Gold online service. According to a report from TrueAchievements on 17 July, the 12-month subscription option was removed from Microsoft's online store in every territory in...
  10. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft launches new Windows 10 File Recovery app

    Microsoft launches new Windows 10 File Recovery app Microsoft has launched a new application for Windows 10 which allows users to recover accidentally deleted files. The app is named File Recovery, and it is available to download from the Microsoft Store.
  11. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft wants its Edge browser to be a powerful PDF reader

    Microsoft wants its Edge browser to be a powerful PDF reader Microsoft has detailed a number of features coming to its new Chromium-based Edge Internet browser which will greatly improve the experience of reading PDF files in the application. In a roadmap detailing upcoming features for the...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft claims removing annoying apps is a copyright violation

    Microsoft claims removing annoying apps is a copyright violation Microsoft has claimed that removing specific Windows 10 applications, uninstalling bundled software, and changing certain settings is a copyright violation. A modified version of Windows named Ninjutsu OS has been hit with a DMCA...
  13. Nimz

    Microsoft Surface Book 1 - Nvidia GPU - i5 - 8GB RAM

    Item: Microsoft Surface Book (1) Age: Not Sure Price: R7500 Warranty: None Packaging: None - will package if shipping is needed Condition: Good - obvious signs of wear and tear (scratches/scuffs etc) Location: Durban North or Ballito Reason: Need something with more RAM Shipping: Yes - Own Risk...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft launches News Bar beta app for Windows 10

    Microsoft launches News Bar beta app for Windows 10 Microsoft has launched a News Bar app, which is a taskbar that shows the latest news and can be pinned to your desktop. The application is currently in beta and is listed on the Microsoft Store.
  15. RedViking

    Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board of directors

    https://www.htxt.co.za/2020/03/16/bill-gates-steps-down-from-microsoft-board-of-directors/
  16. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft revenue falls due to coronavirus

    Microsoft revenue falls due to coronavirus Microsoft Corp. became the latest tech giant to reduce its quarterly outlook based on the outbreak of a novel coronavirus that’s slowing production of computers and crimping sales of an array of consumer services and electronics. In a statement...
  17. S

    Office 365 Price Increase

    Just received an email from Microsoft saying that they are increasing the Office 365 annual subscription from R1 199 to R1 399 per year effective 19 February 2020. That's an increase of 16,7%!!! Typical Microsoft, suck you in with an attractive deal and then when you are hooked they up the price...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Trillion-dollar tech companies live up to their hype

    Trillion-dollar tech companies live up to their hype Memo to bears waiting around for the earnings engine to stall for megacap tech firms: keep waiting. The biggest spectacle in equity markets of late has been giant rallies in computer and internet companies. Apple Inc. is up 79% in eight...
  19. Jamie McKane

    How Microsoft’s Game Pass is becoming the Netflix of gaming

    How Microsoft’s Game Pass is becoming the Netflix of gaming The launch of Google’s game streaming service, Stadia, had the hype machine in overdrive this week. Not because streaming games over the Internet is a particularly new idea, but because it’s Google. Apple didn’t invent the MP3 player...
  20. Jamie McKane

    SITA partners with Microsoft Azure

    SITA partners with Microsoft Azure The State Information Technology Agency (SITA) and Microsoft South Africa have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) which will allow government departments to move their services to Microsoft's Azure cloud platform. The MOU, which was announced at the...
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