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Windows 10 Torments Older PCs

31st May 2016 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows

‘Forced’ installation of Windows 10 root of software incompatibilities and misleading dialogue boxes Our fellows at the Microsoft Corporation have had a right to do over the Windows 10 operating system. Not on the grounds of its usability, more so its delivery. Of late, their most recent OS has been bundled on new machines.

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Microsoft Gets Tough on Easy Passwords

26th May 2016 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows

Microsoft set to kybosh hackable passwords When you check your emails or log in to a social networking site, remembering your password is half the battle. If your choice of password is “123456”, “password” or “starwars”, we at Tabard IT suggest you ought to change your memorable phrase to another one. Like now.

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Nokia Returns to the Smartphone Scene

19th May 2016 by in category IT Support Blog

Microsoft offloads feature phone business, as sale leads to revival of Nokia name In the last two days, we at Tabard IT have seen another chapter close on Microsoft’s ill-fated attempt at taking on Apple and Google in the smartphone market. As of yesterday, Microsoft has offloaded their feature phone business. It has been sold […]

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Spear Phishing and IE’s Bonfire of Vulnerabilities

13th May 2016 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows

Anti spear phishing patches released for major IE security hole and 50 more vulnerabilities This week, users of Microsoft Windows (from version 7 upwards), have been affected by a major security risk. It uses a technique known as Spear Phishing, which abstracts personal details from your social media accounts, forum posts, and bog-standard websites. After […]

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Watch: Windows 95 on an Apple Watch

5th May 2016 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows

See how the once groundbreaking operating system works on a state-of-the-art watch It is hard to believe that Windows 95 is nearly 21 years old. Back then, we bought our music on CDs and tapes at Our Price or John Menzies. There were no pay-as-you-go mobile phones, so we used pagers or queued at telephone […]

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Why Should You Ditch Windows 10?

19th April 2016 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows

How ditching Windows 10 is being considered a viable option for older computers On one hand, Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10 on newer PCs, whereas, on the other hand, it is extending the longevity of Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 on older machines. Lately, users in the former category have had Windows 10 foisted […]

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Cortana’s Desktop Gamble

5th April 2016 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows

Microsoft set to roll out Cortana on desktop PCs and Android devices Today, Microsoft has announced the extension of Cortana onto Windows 10 PCs and non-Windows Phone mobile devices. The Redmond-based company has demonstrated their commitment to its speech-based rival to Google’s counterpart. At present, their speech-based system is available on Windows Phone devices. Could […]

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Windows: No Longer Microsoft’s Biggest Earner?

23rd March 2016 by in category IT Support Blog, Microsoft Windows

Windows installations now the company’s fourth biggest earner Today, it is possible to use Microsoft Windows (or any of its main programs) on other formats. If, by means of running Windows itself on another machine, we have the wonders of virtualisation. On a Mac, through Bootcamp (though you still need to buy a copy of […]

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Augmented Reality Through Actiongram and HoloLens

18th March 2016 by in category IT Support Blog

How Microsoft’s augmented reality based system adds AR effects to your films Ever fancied seeing your dog being chased by dinosaurs? Does the thought of getting your grandma on an aerial slide seem likely, without fearing heights and drops? Thanks to Microsoft, a new augmented reality-based system shall make this possible. Enter stage left, HoloLens […]

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Common Macintosh Problems

9th March 2016 by in category IT Support Blog

Common Macintosh Problems Common Macintosh Problem (Sluggish Performance / Running Slow) This is common for Macintosh and computer users in general, this can be rectified by accessing the activity monitor via the Finder window. Once the activity monitor has been opened, you will see five tabs which are; CPU, Memory, Energy, Disk and Network. If [...]

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