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1 min ago | BetaNews
Choosing the right computer for a task can be tricky. If you spend too little money, you may buy an under-powered machine with poor performance.
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2 hrs ago | Emmy Advanced Media
Asus' dual-boot Transformer Book Duet is dead. At CES this year, one of the big stories was dual-OS devices.
3 hrs ago | Reuters
Banks around the world, consumed with meeting more stringent capital regulations, will miss a deadline to upgrade outdated software for automated teller machines and face additional costs to Microsoft to keep them secure.
3 hrs ago | West Australian
Banks around the world, consumed with meeting more stringent capital regulations, will miss a deadline to upgrade outdated software for automated teller machines and face additional costs to Microsoft The U.S. software company first warned that it was planning to end support for Windows XP in 2007, but only one-third of the world's 2.2 million ATMs ... (more)
4 hrs ago | WinBeta
Windows XP currently lives on borrowed time, as the aging operating system will cease mainstream support on April 8th.
6 hrs ago | PC World
Windows XP's refugees have two choices on April 8, when Microsoft stops supporting the decade-old operating system .
7 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Two Very Important Computer Alerts that you may not have seen: 1) on Windows XP and 2) a New Computer Virus, "Cryptolocker".
11 hrs ago | NewsFactor
"Anymore, it's cause for pause when we don't see an IE update in Microsoft's Patch Tuesday.
You're leaving the door open. This is the main reason why you need to upgrade, and the security risk in refusing to upgrade is significant.
Amazon has made AppStream available to all customers. The service lets you stream resource intensive apps including 3D games and interactive HD applications from the cloud.
At least 2.5 million computers running Windows XP and Office 2003 in Thailand are facing security risks after Microsoft stops supporting its decade-old operating system on April 8. Microsoft has reminded consumers that there is less than a month to go before consumers using the two operating systems will be left without security patches.
The article states, "...many will eventually find they have no choice, due not only to increasing malware risks, but also the number of software vendors who will no longer update XP applications."
Neonode Inc., , the optical touch company, has completed its Windows 8 certification process with Microsoft for its Multi-touch PC solution, which will be called zForce PLUS.
Microsoft recommends that users of that operating system and/or software upgrade to newer versions to avoid potential security problems.
I've been pressing my day to day clients, as well as informed readers here on BetaNews, on the case for ditching Windows XP altogether.
In less than a month Microsoft will stop providing support to Windows XP. If you're planning to continue using the 13-year old operating system, the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team advises you to not use Internet Explorer.
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