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Microsoft has never said anything publicly about the next release of Windows 10: it did not communicate an exact launch date, and it did not even confirm the name - Windows 10 Spring Creators Update. That name only showed up on several occasions to users that are members of the Windows Insider program. Most Windows insiders assumed from the little information that was available to them, that April 10th was the launch date. April 10th has passed, and this release was not made available to the public. Here's why:
Black Friday 2017 is upon us in the US and many other countries around the world. This shopping season wants to break last year's records in online sales and Amazon has prepared quite a long list of deals. In order to get you started, we have compiled a list with some of the most interesting Black Friday 2017 deals that we found on Amazon.com:Black Friday 2017 deals on Amazon.com
Laptops and tablets:
Black Friday and the Christmas shopping season are coming, and you may want to buy some gifts for yourself, your friends and family or co-workers. If you need fresh cool ideas for tech gadgets that you can buy at the end of 2017, we have the perfect list for you. It includes smartphones you might not have considered buying (but they rock), impressive Mini PCs, gaming laptops, keyboards, mice and headsets, a few remarkable wireless routers and some useful gadgets that don't cost much. Read on and see our suggestions for tech gifts:
Jamey Heary from Cisco: Organizations that work with sensitive information, use encrypted WiFi, VPN, and encrypted apps
On October 18th, we were invited to Cisco Connect 2017. At this event, we met with security expert Jamey Heary. He is a Distinguished Systems Engineer at Cisco Systems where he leads the Global Security Architecture Team. Jamey is a trusted security advisor and architect for many of Cisco's largest customers. He is also a book author and a former Network World blogger.
Microsoft has taken the first big step toward unifying Minecraft for all the key platforms into ONE edition of Minecraft. This is a huge deal for the company as well as for gamers worldwide. Minecraft is the first major title where players on Xbox, Windows 10, Android, iOS and other platforms can play the same game, communicate with each other, synchronize their progress across platforms and more. Here's why this is a big deal both for Microsoft and gamers worldwide:
Apple has announced the launch of three new smartphones: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. If you have watched any news channel, you surely heard about it. One feature that surprised us about these smartphones is not the processor they use or the quality of their cameras, but the fact that they have adopted wireless charging: a technology that has been around for five years. Not only that but Apple has also decided to adopt an industry standard instead of creating its own. That's a move that most people would never expect from Apple. What's happening to the company from Cupertino?
The neutrality of the internet is under fire, and an increasing number of countries and governments are planning to regulate it, and implement or extend practices like data retention about their citizen's online activities, prioritized traffic lanes based on local regulations, and so on. Because of that, users are trying to find ways to protect their privacy while online, and they are more interested in using search engines that safeguard their privacy. Due to this trend, DuckDuckGo has doubled its popularity during the last year. Here's what happened and why:
If you tell people that you use Bing as your main search engine, many will laugh at you and say "Nobody uses Bing. Why do you do it?" While the public image of this search engine is not very positive, the truth is that this search engine has grown in use, in the USA and a few other markets. Also, recently Microsoft has bragged about Bing on Twitter and showed us that is bigger than we think. Would you like to guess Bing's global market share in search?
Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 Pro for Workstations will be delivered as part of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, available this fall. This version is aimed at power users and businesses that need the ultimate performance for demanding tasks like video-editing, processing big data and more. Here's what's new about Windows 10 Pro for Workstations and the main features that make it stand out compared to other Windows 10 editions:
As of June 15th, 2017, Microsoft ships the new Surface Pro, which everyone thought would be named Surface Pro 5. Microsoft has decided to quit numbering this device, and it offers a new version, without any number attached to its name, but with many improvements. If you want to see what is new about the Surface Pro and whether it fits your needs, read this article: