Microsoft Windows Intune is a web based management console which works with a cloud service hosted by Microsoft to allow IT administrator to manage the computers of the organisation they belong to for deployment, configure, secure and lot more.
Quick Overview of Windows Intune
Windows intune would require a monthly substitution for each PCs and can be accessed and manages from anywhere using a browser. The service is hosted by Microsoft under their infrastructure.
Read more -> http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windowsintune/explore.aspx
Virtualizations are not limited to Computer platform only. With ever growing hardware power of the mobile phones and complex smaprt phone OS platform, Virtualization companies like VMware is moving towards pushing mobile virtualization to mainstream for corporate users.
Take a look at the demonstration video of VMware to understand the power and potential of Mobile Virtualization for IT companies and their employees.
This is a very interesting and new concept which may change the way we use our phones for official requirements.
Waterfox is basically a 64-Bit (x64) version of Firefox. The Firefox source code is taken and compiled to run specifically for 64-Bit Windows computers. To make Waterfox stand out a bit more, it’s compiled with optimizations so that it will run more efficiently and faster than just compiling Firefox as a 64-Bit program.
Download waterfox 8.0 -> http://waterfoxproj.sourceforge.net/downloads
Run time required for running WaterFor
Why going x64 ?
With compatible platform (Windows x64 and x64 platform processor) this specific build has performance advantage with faster loading time and browsing experiences.
Mozilla continues with their rapid release cycle of FireFox by releasing the FireFox 8.0 for general users.
Download FireFox 8.0 (Windows / Linux / MAC OS X) -> http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all.html
Kinect platform is now 1 year old and Microsoft released an advertisement to demonstrate the power of Kinect and future application of the platform.
First time after its launch, Mozzila starts to distribute FireFox without Google as their default search client and replaces Google with Bing as per a deal with Microsoft.
Download -> http://www.firefoxwithbing.com/
On October 25th, the Microsoft Windows XP turned 10 years. Although the normal software life cycle model of Microsoft OS policy gave it a range of 5 years, but with a release of three service pack, Microsoft kept it going till the company decided to come up with Windows Vista in 2007.
Success of Windows XP, the performance and ability to get things done simply was so huge that resource hungry Vista was rejected and Microsoft had to do some serious performance tweaks to get Windows 7 out to match other vendors in OS war.
Though Microsoft it self pushed users and companies to dump Windows XP in favor of more recent OS like Vista and Windows 7, but even with ending support of Windows XP, users and companies continues to relay on XP, and vendors are still coming up with NetBooks or such devices running Windows XP.
Windows XP -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_XP
Even after a decade later, Windows XP still holds a major market share of computer operating system.
Most of the careers are selling 3G modem and they are locking their modem to their own network or SIM card. Here is a simple guide on how to unlock an HUAWEI modem, regardless of which career or company selling it.
How to unlock HUAWEI 3G / GSM USB modem ?
- First, download the unlocking software.
- Then obtain the unlock code by visiting following URL http://www.bb5.at/huawei.php?imei=******************* (please replace the *** with your devices IEMI number.
Windows 8 start screen UI is completely different from previous version of Microsoft Windows. Microsoft have tweaked the search UI also to suite user need and allow users to use search with maximum efficiency.
Under Windows 8, search results and grouped into three main category,
To search for application, just press Win key and start typing, where as for settings, use Win-Key+W and for files, Win-Key+F.
Here is a Microsoft video explaining the process in details
Build has started the Microsoft just made the Windows 8 dev preview public to all. The OS with developer tool is now available for download via MSDN and the download is public.
Please find the direct download links below
Main Page -> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/home/
Download x86 (32bit) -> Download (Windows Developer preview x86)
Download x64 (64bit) -> Download (Windows Developer preview x64)
WordPress Dash-board or the administration panel now lets users know about their browser version and suggests update links if any update is required. This is a handy new feature to this web app to help desktop apps to stay updated.
There is no partiality, it does the same with any browser, Microsoft or any other platform.
An appreciable approach by Mozilla to make sure users surf the net safe.
Since using out dated browsers not only risks the users data but also increases the chance of losing vital information about their respective blog such as passwords and account secretes. Secondly newer features of WordPress can be best used with updated version of the browsers.
Microsoft Office PowerPoint comes with free templates to help you create beautiful slides with ease for your various needs.
However Microsoft constantly updates their online template gallery by adding new and unique design to help PowerPoint users to make better slides.
So don’t forget to check the Microsoft Office PowerPoint Online Template Gallery before creating your next presentation slide for what ever reason it may be.
Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows 7 uses a module (Windows System Assessment Tool) to measures various performance characteristics and capabilities of the hardware it is running on and reports them as a Windows Experience Index (WEI) score.
This rating score is a quick way to view and understand the hardware power of the machine to compare with a software (game or video edit app) which may put up a certain minimum system rating requirement to understand the possibility of operation.
Though its strongly recommended on not to touch the system generated report card, but some advance users may like to play with their index score to modify the numbers without altering the hardware.
How to edit or change the Windows 7 Experience Index Rating ?
Windows 7 Rating changer is a small and free app, which would easily do the job for any non technical PC users.
In Microsoft Windows, when you select multiple files (by holding the control or shift button) the right click context menu appears to be shorter than normal right click context menu. A closer look may show you that the right click context menu for multiple files are missing few options compare to the menu which comes for a single file.
Microsoft published an article on how to force Windows to show those options back again when you select multiple files.
The following registry value may be modified to choose the number of files that may be selected while maintaining the context menu options.
Name : MultipleInvokePromptMinimum
Type : DWORD
Default : 15 (decimal)
Changing the number (how many files) value there would force the Windows to display the hidden options.
Intel is issuing software to upgrade codes to safely unlock and overclock processor frequency via Intel upgrade service program.
Each upgrade would cost USD 50, which is sold via scratch card, once the proper code is given, the software does couple of simple things,
- Unlock the cache (increase cache memory
- Unlock multiple to increase proper frequency
The service is valid for only a handful of processors. Mainly those which were factory under-clocked to lower price and compete with rivals for low cost CPU solution.
Intel Upgrade Service at present supports following processors
- Intel Core i3 2102
- Intel Pentium G622
- Intel Core i3 2312M
- Intel Pentium G6951
After installing your upgrade and rebooting your system, a congratulations message will be displayed, confirming that the upgrade process is complete. Also, your processor description will change:
|CPU Before Upgrade:
|Intel® Core™ i3-2312M Processor:
||Intel® Core™ i3-2393M Processor
|Intel® Core™ i3-2102 Processor:
||Intel® Core™ i3-2153 Processor
|Intel® Pentium® G622 Processor:
||Intel® Pentium® G693 Processor
|Intel® Pentium® G6951 Processor:
||Intel® Pentium® G6952 Processor