Keeping your Windows PC fully patched and updated is a vital defense against hackers and malware, but applying patching can be a pain. Here's a simple (and free) download that will help you streamline the process.
Dell cribs design cues from its XPS line to bring a 13-inch 2-in-1 to market. Will enterprises bite?
Newly released figures from two popular web analytics firms show a PC market that is essentially static. The most interesting detail: Apple's push to update its installed base to the latest OS X version has largely succeeded, while Microsoft is less successful with its efforts to get Windows 8 users to move to the free 8.1 update.
HP will be among the first to include the ForcePad, a touchpad designed to mimic multi-gestures on smartphones and tablets, on high-end laptops.
If you've experienced a frustrating hang with the Release Preview of Windows 8 on an Intel-based PC, join the club. A new update delivered by Microsoft today should help.
Allmyapps is the first Independent Windows Application Store for desktop and web apps. Allmyapps makes it easy to setup your pc...
If your PC or laptop is running slow, it may be time to try one of these 10 tips: from clearing out the dust to upgrading your memory or even reinstalling Windows
Microsoft has released mobile versions of its core Office products, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, for Symbian smartphone users.Although they are not yet in the Nokia Store, the apps became available for download via the Nokia software update tool and the PC-based Nokia Suite on Tuesday.
Patch My PC is a utility designed to check your system against the current version of Adobe Reader, Adobe Flash, Mozilla Firefox, Oracle...
update CEO Meg Whitman to decide by end-October whether to sell off company's PC business. Market analysts welcome move but say success depends on Whitman's ability to control "dysfunctional board".
Adobe has urged PC, Mac, Linux and Android users to download a critical update for Flash Player, in order to mitigate an attack that has already been reported in the wild.According to Adobe, various vulnerabilities in Flash Player "could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system".
Microsoft offers desktop virtualization tools to address Windows XP and Windows Vista to Windows 7 migration issues.
Hewlett-Packard and Lenovo updated their desktop and notebook lineups for the start of the Consumer Electronics Show.
Microsoft is looking into user reports of memory problems connected to its new Zune PC client 4.7 software update.
Rugged Tablets PCs have a niche set of markets, but in those markets they perform vital jobs. The rugged nature of the devices means they can be taken into situations in which everyday machines would not survive.
Just today I had to help somebody that had an annoying popup from the "HP Software Update", which would pop up about every 2 hours on his Windows XP PC. In addition, he could not get the popups to go away because his account runs as a restricted user (he would see an error saying that it could not disable them because he's not an administrator), and he did not know what to do.
I posted a review this morning of the newly updated Intel Classmate PC, launched in Central Park today. Some new media are available and one launch partner in particular is worth mentioning: McGraw-Hill.
Security firm McAfee is offering to pay for PC repairs of customers affected by last week's crippling definitions update.
McAfee.com's automated remote update anti-virus service trashed my PC yesterday. Today the company's reputation is getting trashed by its failure to handle the after-effects of a nightmare that should never have happened in the first place.
Security Essential 2010 is a rogue anti-spyware program from the family of Internet Security 2010. This malware is installed in PC by Trojans which pretend to be Flash update claiming to be an essential software to view video online.
Antivirus software is supposed to protect you from having your PC trashed, but one dodgy update is all it takes to put your PC out of actions.
Dell is the latest PC vendor to update its small business lineup and it's clear that there will be a real battle between HP, Lenovo and others to target that market. Why the interest? We're all small businesses and if we're not today we will be at some point in the future.