Category Software

Microsoft Visual Studio Embraces the Wider Developer Ecosystem

Microsoft Visual Studio now has a GitHub extension. GitHub is a popular repository and version control system for storing code, a great deal of which is open source. With this Visual Studio extension, Microsoft is further embracing open source software and a plural development ecosystem. Try the extension here: – GitHub extension for Visual Studio […]

Nano Server Rumors

Your Windows Server could be getting a new core soon. A leaked slide deck from earlier this year indicates that soon, a stripped-down version of Windows dubbed “Nano Server” could be the new base for Windows Server. News of the leaked slides comes from Neowin. Possibly as soon as next month, we’ll know for sure […]

Microsoft Vulnerability: Redirect to SMB

There’s a Microsoft vulnerability that, while not entirely new, has been brought to public attention again lately. This week Cylance, a cyber security company, published an article about the latest Microsoft software that’s vulnerable to a particular type of attack first discovered in 1997. The attack is known as the “Redirect to SMB” attack. Here’s […]

Expense Reporting Software: Is it for You?

There‚Äôs nothing a jet-lagged corporate traveler hates more than returning from a business trip to input a mountain of receipts into an expense report. But take heart: the days of mangling clunky spreadsheets are at an end. A number of third-party companies offer expense reporting solutions for the digital age. Here are a few benefits […]

Never Get Another Speeding Ticket with Ford’s New Auto Software

Last week Ford Motors announced new software, called Intelligent Speed Limiter, that can help drivers automatically stay within the speed limit. Intelligent Speed Limiter scans traffic signs with a camera mounted on the windshield to automatically set the maximum speed for the vehicle. If the car is moving too fast, the vehicle will gradually choke […]

Today’s Apple Announcement: Updates from Wristwear to Research

Today Apple announced new products and services, which will impact life at work and home. Crossing both areas is the Apple Watch. With a release date of April 24, and price starting at $349, Apple Watch allows you to make calls, check email, and eventually access many iPhone apps. It incorporates haptic feedback for physical […]

Raspberry Pi 2 Runs Microsoft 10

The popular single board computer, the Raspberry Pi, just released its second hardware version. Along with the hardware update, Microsoft and Raspberry Pi announced that a compatible version of Windows 10 will be available free of charge to makers. Windows has been a latecomer to the world of free and/or open-source, but this move should […]

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