The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
The ending of Windows XP support in April 2014 combined with slow log in times led Australian oil and gas producer Santos (ASX: STO) to start its Windows 7 migration.
By Hamish Barwick | 17 May, 2013 11:57
The European Commission is expected to announce an antitrust fine on Microsoft on Wednesday.
By Jennifer Baker | 05 March, 2013 16:25
Local CIOs and IT managers have chosen to largely ignore Windows 8 operating system upgrades in favour of Windows 7, according to IDC Australia and New Zealand market analyst Amy Cheah.
By Hamish Barwick | 30 January, 2013 11:15
The release of Windows 8 has meant numerous vendors are adjusting their products to work with the new OS, and security vendor, Bitdefender, counts itself among them.
By Patrick Budmar | 28 November, 2012 11:51
Reformatting and restoring a PC is not fun--in the way spending 2 hours in the dentist's chair is not fun. You have to back up all your data (and pray that you haven't forgotten anything), reformat the hard drive, install Windows, track down missing drivers, find and reload all your software, restore your data, and pull out clumps of hair over the things you inevitably neglected to save. (Firefox plug-ins, anyone?)
By Rick Broida | 05 February, 2011 01:51
With all the many compelling reasons for a company to switch to Linux on the desktop, it's no wonder that businesses large and small are increasingly relying on the free and open source operating system.
By Katherine Noyes | 27 January, 2011 06:52
QUESTION: My Windows 7 Home Premium computer has a quad-core processor and 4GB of RAM. I've not found any advantage to using four cores. How can I use the processor more effectively and allocate different processes to the individual cores?
By Chris Byers | 13 August, 2010 02:20
At CES 2011 today, Asus announced three new Android tablets and a Windows 7 based slate PC. The tablets, all Android-based, go by the moniker "Eee Pad" while the Windows 7 device is called an "Eee Slate." Each one offers some unique features, from stylus input options to sliding keyboards or docking stations. Unfortunately, we don't yet have exact shipping dates or prices for the Android tablets, and the Eee Slate looks to be fairly pricey.
By Jason Cross | 05 January, 2011 12:32