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2014-04-29 23:15:07

Summary: Georgia SoftWorks, developer of the Telnet Server for Windows and SSH Server for Windows, reopens their support forums to the public. Dawsonville, Georgia (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Georgia SoftWorks has reopened their Telnet Server and SSH Server for Windows Support Forums to provide another method of customer support. “We had to close our forums previously due to the large amounts of spam posts,” said Doug Hitchcock of Georgia SoftWorks. “We were getting hundreds of spam...

2014-04-29 23:08:04

Market leading Whiteboard app is now available for Windows 8 Tablets and laptops. Educators Can Now Control Their PC or Mac then Annotate over Content at a Fraction of the Cost of Expensive Interactive Whiteboards Redmond, WA and San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Splashtop, Inc, the worldwide leader in cross-device computing and collaboration, and with over one million educators using Splashtop products, announces the availability of the newest app for educators, Splashtop Whiteboard...

Free Group Video Calls Now On Skype
2014-04-29 04:41:07

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft's Skype just moved group video calling from a premium service to free of charge for certain platforms and is now available on Windows desktop, Mac and Xbox One. Video calls with multiple people are akin to video conference calls. The service is useful for business meetings when all participants can't make a meeting in person. Families, friends and other groups can use group video calling on Skype to discuss plans or catch up....

2014-04-28 08:40:11

Acer, Asus, Dell, Fujitsu, HP, Lenovo, Panasonic, Toshiba, along with Microsoft, bring low-cost Windows-based devices to U.S. schools, starting at under $300. REDMOND, Wash., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. and its hardware partners on Monday unveiled a range of devices at various price points to help U.S. public school districts make the digital transition. The devices included in today's pricing announcement are lightweight enough to conduct research and take assessments,...

FireEye Discovers Widespread Zero-Day Exploit In Internet Explorer
2014-04-28 07:03:01

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After a web security firm identified and revealed a zero-day exploit in Internet Explorer over the weekend, Microsoft announced that it is actively investigating the vulnerability and will take “appropriate action” once it completes that investigation. FireEye Research Labs on Saturday identified a zero-day exploit that affects IE6 through IE11 – the attack, however, only targeted IE9 through IE11. “Microsoft has assigned...

2014-04-25 23:06:50

Boston-based developer and Microsoft Gold Development partner Boost Software recently released what its developers are calling “The Cure for the Common PC.” Their new PC optimization software PC SpeedBoost not only speeds up computer running time, but fixes errors and helps prevent computer crash as well. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Boston-based Boost Software is pleased to announce the unveiling of its latest PC optimization software, PC SpeedBoost™. The consumer software,...

2014-04-24 23:11:41

Nexonia Expenses is now available for Windows Phone users. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Nexonia Inc. announces its Expenses mobile app is now live in the Windows Phone Store. Nexonia has been working to ensure that the first release version of the Windows Phone application for its business expense tracking solution is full-featured right from the start. Now Windows Phone users can enjoy this simple to use and powerful app with digital receipt management, credit card...

2014-04-24 08:29:54

Secure, limitless Personal Cloud brings anywhere content access to Windows Phones AUSTIN, Texas, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CodeLathe, the leader in personal cloud, today launched a new Windows Phone app for its Tonido personal cloud product. With this new release, CodeLathe is solidifying its leadership position in offering the best in class mobile apps across all major platforms. The new app is part of its private file sync, sharing and mobile access solution that enables data access...

2014-04-23 23:16:45

Okiwibook introduces Small Experiments on the App Store, Google Play and Windows Store. 25 ways to discover science without blowing up your house Annecy Le Vieux, France (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Okiwibook thinks that the best best way to learn something is to observe and manipulate it. "Small Experiments" App offer science fair project ideas to do at home and school. All the experiments are explained step by step with video. They are easy to make with common materials. Learn...

2014-04-23 23:09:25

Tampa’s leading IT Managed Services Provider for Small Businesses, Shield Watch, proactively protects its Clients by successfully replacing hundreds of Windows XP workstations in time before Microsoft ended its support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Two weeks ago, on April 8th, Microsoft ended its support for Windows XP after 12 years. That means that XP users will no longer receive security patches from Microsoft so any security holes that are...

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Google Chrome
2013-02-16 09:42:00

Google Chrome is a freeware web browser that was released as a beta version for Microsoft Windows on September 2, 2008, and fully released on December 11, 2008 as a standalone. As of November 2012, usage share is 35 percent worldwide. A mobile version for Android was released on November 28, 2012. When Google first thought of developing a web browser, chairman Eric Schmidt opposed, but after hiring several developers from Mozilla who built and demonstrated Chrome, he changed his mind....

Nokia Lumia
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Nokia Lumia is a Smartphone first introduced in November 2011 that uses the Windows Phone operating system. The name was established from the word Lumi which means snow in the Finnish language. Nokia partnered with Microsoft in February 2011 and switched to the Windows Operating System (OS) from the declining Symbian platform of their previous phones. The first generation Lumia: The 800 is Windows 7-OS powered, introduced November 2011, using a Scorpion 1.4 GHz CPU, with a 3.7 inch...

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