Microsoft has tweeted an invite to its annual E3 media briefing, which features a teaser render of Xbox Project Scorpio's supposedly 4K-capable processor and graphics chip. To learn more details as well as other interesting news from Microsoft’s consumer ecosystem, read this week’s recap:
Our team at Digital Citizen has reviewed security products for Windows since 2009. In our reviews, we do our best to identify those products which provide effective protection against malware, network attacks and other types of threats, while being easy to use even for novices who know nothing about computer security. For the second year in a row, we want to talk about the best antivirus products on the market and, to start the conversation, we need your vote. To make things even more interesting, we also have ten prizes for those of you who participate:
Antivirus products and security solutions in general, come in various forms, shapes, and sizes, and most of them include more than a few distinct protection layers. The number and variety of security solutions that are sold to Windows users are quite large and it’s difficult to classify them. We checked the best complete security products that are found on the market for Windows users, we reviewed them one by one and now we want to compare them using a long list of criteria that are relevant when deciding which security product is best for you. If you want to know how each antivirus product compares against its competitors, read this analysis:
During the last decade or so, smartphones have become a very important part of our lives and, as with anything else we own, we want to customize almost everything about them. This includes our ringtones - those sounds which reflect our preferences and help us know when our smartphone rings. Many people search and use ringtones created by others, but some - us included - prefer to create their own custom ringtones, using songs we like, preferred life mottos and so on. If you are like us, you’ll probably be interested in a couple of good websites that allow you to create your own ringtones online, without having to install any kind of software on your computer. Here’s our list with the best online ringtone making websites:
The feature set for the Windows 10 Creators Update has been finalized. Anyone who is a member of the Windows Insider program can download and test the latest build and get access to all the upcoming features. From now until April, Microsoft will focus on fixing bugs and improving the quality of this update. To see more details, as well as other interesting news, read this week’s recap:
Are you searching for the best antivirus or the best security solution for your Windows computer? There are so many options on the market that you may not know what to choose. You know that you need an antivirus but you don’t know which criteria it should pass in order to provide a solid experience. Many security companies market their products as being the best, having the best antivirus or the best firewall, being complete products and so on and so forth. But whom should you trust? How should you choose your security solution? In this guide, we will share the criteria that you should use in order to choose the best security product for you.
New details have surfaced which say that the upcoming Windows 10 Cloud release won’t be about the cloud, as the name suggests, but about providing competition to the Chromebook. Windows 10 Cloud is a simplified version of Windows 10 that will be able to run only Unified Windows Platform (UWP) apps installed from the Windows Store Think of it as being similar to the version of Windows 10 formerly known as Windows RT or the Windows 8.1 with Bing. More details, as well as other interesting news, can be found in this week’s recap:
Do you believe that if you don’t download many things from the internet and you use your web browser only for visiting popular websites, you don’t need an antivirus solution? Do you think that your personal information can’t be stolen by criminals because you can identify dodgy websites without the help of an antivirus? If you do, we have some bad news for you. Web browsers represent one of the most common avenues for malware infections and data theft occurs on a regular basis on the internet. Only a permanent watchfulness and appropriate safety measures can protect you from malicious websites, online thieves, and hackers. In this article, we will walk you through a little experiment in which you can see how easily you can get infected while browsing the web. Hopefully, this experiment will help you learn to be better prepared in the future and know when to run away from malicious websites:
This week Microsoft has released for testing the upcoming Game Mode, alongside other gaming related features that will be included in the future Windows 10 Creators Update. If you want to see what’s new and how it works, you should read this week’s recap. We also have other interesting news to share, including the latest financial results that were reported by Microsoft and some details about an upcoming Windows 10 Cloud edition.
When we talked with others about the new versions of Windows, we unwillingly started a debate about the ribbon and its efficiency. Some people do not like the fact that Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 use it more widely than Windows 7, and there are still people who complain that it is way less efficient compared to the older interface from Windows XP. In order to put an end to this debate using facts instead of subjective opinions, we decided to create a benchmark of sorts. A series of measurements that can be used to compare the efficiency of the ribbon interface, as it is used in Windows 10 vs. Windows 8.1 vs. Windows 7 vs. the interface from the old Windows XP. Here are the results: