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Official: Android Surpasses Windows

4th April 2017 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows tagged as , , , , , , , ,

Google’s Android operating system eclipses Windows for internet users Almost a month ago, we asked if Google’s operating system could overtake Microsoft Windows. We at Tabard IT are able to answer this question for you. According to StatCounter and an article on The Register website, Android became the most popular operating system for internet browsing. […]

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Taking Your Windows Desktop Back to 2001

29th March 2017 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows tagged as , , , , , , ,

From a Windows 10 desktop to an XP style Windows Desktop in a few clicks Windows 10 is the world’s most downloaded version of Microsoft’s operating system. The figure is helped in no small part by its limited free download offer. It has the sleekest user interface to date with the latest features building on […]

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Windows Red? Windows 10 The Chinese Way

23rd March 2017 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows tagged as , , , ,

New secure build of Windows 10, dubbed Windows Red, could be designed with additional security features This month, we haven’t only learned about the popularity of Windows 10. Over the last week, we have learned about the arrival of a Chinese version of Windows 10. Dubbed Windows Red, it will have extra security features, compared […]

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Beware of the Gmail Phishing Scam

17th March 2017 by in category IT Support Blog tagged as , , , ,

How a subtle phishing scam could hoodwink the most diligent of recipients Hands up who has a Gmail account? With Google’s Gmail service being one of the world’s most popular email clients, it inevitably becomes a magnet for phishers. Many people access their Gmail accounts on their smartphones and tablets as well as desktop and […]

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Could Android OS Beat Windows?

15th March 2017 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows tagged as , , , , , , ,

Latest figures show Android OS, Google’s operating system, breathing down the neck of Microsoft’s Windows 10 Five years ago, if we had said that Android OS would become the world’s most popular operating system, you have thought we were pulling your leg. You would have thought at the time there’s more chance of Edinburgh City […]

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Windows 10 to Offer Update ‘Snoozes’

6th March 2017 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows tagged as , , , ,

Update times could be deferred by Windows 10 users In the next round of Windows 10 updates, its users will be able to defer their software updates to a time which is more convenient for them. At present, Mac users have had this joy for over a decade. With the timing of Microsoft Windows updates […]

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Soon, You Can Get Free WiFi on the NHS

19th February 2017 by in category IT Support Blog tagged as , , , , , , ,

Free WiFi access to be made available in all NHS sites by Spring 2019 “Nurse! The touchscreens!” This exalted cry could be heard in hospital wards by Spring 2019. In over two years time, all NHS sites from walk in centres to children’s hospitals will benefit from free WiFi access. By the end of March […]

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Brexit Blitz on Microsoft Surface PC Prices

17th February 2017 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows

Drop in Sterling exchange rates behind Surface PC price hikes The Pound’s drop in exchange rates against the US Dollar is behind Microsoft’s price hikes on its Surface laptops. Their state-of-the-art laptops, using solid state drives as standard have risen in price by 15%. Over the space of a week, their Surface Book laptop has […]

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Apple to Extend ARM Alliance in Future Macbooks

4th February 2017 by in category IT Support Blog tagged as , , , , ,

Battery life of Macbooks a deciding factor in Apple’s ARM decision “Take back control” has been a trope or cliche over the last year, given recent events of a non-computer nature. This week, we have learned that Apple are after “taking back control” of its hardware and software. This time with the continued alliance of […]

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The Windows Creators Update: Are You Ready?

2nd February 2017 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows

How the Windows Creators Update could see Microsoft muscling in Mac territory For many years, the Apple Macintosh has been the go-to machine for creatives. Many swear by Macs due to their user interface and processing power. For the average person on the street, the Microsoft Windows powered PC has been a de facto standard […]

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