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REVIEW: MICROSOFT SURFACE PRO 6

Microsoft’s pro-level portable Surface is back—this time, in black.

RATE – 8/10                                                                                       PRICE-  $899

 

IT’S BEEN NEARLY a year since the last version of the Microsoft Surface Pro 2-in-1 arrived. With the holidays around the bend, the annual refresh was inevitable, and the sixth version of the Pro—formally carrying a version number, unlike last year’s release—is here just in … Read more...

Windows 10’s latest update is deleting some users’ documents

Microsoft released its latest Windows 10 October 2018 Update earlier this week, but some users are reporting serious issues. Threads on Reddit, Microsoft’s own support site, and other forums show that some Windows 10 users are upgrading to the October 2018 Update and having their documents, photos, or even entire user profiles wiped out. While some have … Read more...

Not upgraded to Windows 10? Microsoft offers Windows 7 users some good and bad news

MICROSOFT continues its drive to get users to switch to its latest Windows 10 software but there is some good news if you are still using Windows 7.

 Windows 10 software was first pushed out across the globe in 2015 with it offering numerous improvements over older versions of the popular operating system.

However, despite its clear advantages, many … Read more...

Under the sea, Microsoft tests a datacenter that’s quick to deploy, could provide internet connectivity for years

Microsoft is leveraging technology from submarines and working with pioneers in marine energy for the second phase of its moonshot to develop self-sufficient underwater datacenters that can deliver lightning-quick cloud services to coastal cities. An experimental, shipping-container-size prototype is processing workloads on the seafloor near Scotland’s Orkney Islands, Microsoft announced today.

The deployment of the Northern Isles datacenter at the … Read more...

Microsoft AC power cord recall for original Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, and certain Surface Pro 3 devices

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Microsoft AC power cord recall for original Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, and certain Surface Pro 3 devices.

Get details and answers to common questions about the Microsoft Surface Pro AC power cord recall. Learn how to order a free replacement part if your Surface Pro power cord is affected.

How to request a power cord replacement

If your Surface … Read more...

Microsoft may release a lower-cost Surface tablet this year

Microsoft will try making another inexpensive tablet. Redmond is rumored to launch a new, cheaper slate to compete with the iPad this year, according to Bloomberg‘s sources. Like Apple’s tablet, the device will have rounded corners and a 10-inch screen, along with a kickstand and a USB C port for charging and syncing. It’ll cost around $400,

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Windows 10 users should wait to install the latest update-it’s bricking some PCs

The latest Windows 10 cumulative update is causing some PCs to fail to boot, and the only solution is a system restore.

Windows 10 users may want to hold off on updating their PCs: The first cumulative patch for the Windows 10 April 2018 update is causing some PCs to enter a cycle of failed boots.

The bug in update … Read more...

Windows critical flaw: This security bug is under attack right now, says Microsoft

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Microsoft patches two flaws that are already under attack, among the 67 bugs in May’s Patch Tuesday update.

Video: Microsoft’s reverse engineering unveils secrets of FinFisher government spyware

Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday update addresses a critical flaw in the Windows VBScript engine that attackers are using to compromise Windows machines through Internet Explorer.

The patch follows an alarm by researchers at … Read more...

15 things you might not know can endanger your Internet safety

The Internet has come a long way since the early 1990s, after tech pioneers like Tim Berners-Lee and Vinton Cerf first created the World Wide Web and the Internet, respectively. According to the International Telecommunication Union, more than 3 billion people used the Internet in 2015. It has vastly changed the way we communicate and the way we interact sociallyRead more...

Why Microsoft Is Ruling The Cloud, IBM Is Matching Amazon, And Google Is $15 Billion Behind

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CLOUD WARS — In a striking example of just how big the enterprise cloud has become and how rapidly it’s growing, Google Cloud Platform’s disclosure of an impressive $4-billion forward-looking annualized revenue run rate leaves GCP about $15 billion behind the parallel metrics for Cloud Wars leaders Microsoft, Amazon and IBM.

For calendar 2017, the seven biggest enterprise-cloud vendors—Microsoft, … Read more...