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Using Google Photos for unlimited IP security camera off-site storage

I recently upgraded my home internet from a measly 2Mbit upload to a more respectable 40Mbps on the Australian National Broadband Network. I’ve been thinking of good uses for this newfound upstream bandwidth and one idea was to off-site my IP.....»»

Source:  IstartedsomethingCategory: MicrosoftMay 28th, 2017Related News

New Windows build brings more new features

It was just a week ago when Microsoft issued an update to Windows 10 for Insiders to test, and now, four build numbers later, it has another for testing with some new features added.Microsoft is currently full-on in development of “Redstone 3,.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: MicrosoftMay 8th, 2017Related News

Google Project Zero researchers find ‘crazy bad’ Windows RCE flaw

A remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability is about as bad as it gets. And if it is in Windows, then a multitude of people are at risk until it is patched.The question is, though, if the existence of a critical flaw is disclosed shortly before Pa.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: MicrosoftMay 8th, 2017Related News

Google Project Zero researchers find ‘crazy bad’ Windows RCE that is ‘wormable’

A remote code execution vulnerability is about as bad as it gets; if it is in Windows, then a multitude of people are at risk until it is patched. If the existence of a critical flaw is disclosed shortly before Patch Tuesday, it’s unknown if Mic.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: MicrosoftMay 8th, 2017Related News

The real-world guide to Windows 10 migration

With Windows 10 already deployed on more than 400 million computers, it’s hard to argue with its success. But the fastest adoption rate of any Windows release has thus far played out predominantly on consumer devices. The enterprise tells a differe.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: MicrosoftMay 8th, 2017Related News

Hands on with the Elgato Eve HomeKit devices

The house I live in isn’t very smart, there’s no color-changing light bulbs, no intelligent assistance speaker and no internet-connected thermostat. In late April, Elgato launched the Eve Energy smart power switch in Australia alongside a.....»»

Source:  IstartedsomethingCategory: MicrosoftMay 8th, 2017Related News

7 things Microsoft left out of Windows 10

As usual in the tech industry, not everything that’s previewed by a vendor shows up in the final product. That’s what happened with the latest update to Windows 10, the Creators Update, which was released last month. Microsoft showed off some big.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: MicrosoftMay 8th, 2017Related News

Windows 10 S will lock you into the Edge browser and Bing

Now that the rumored cloud version of Windows 10 has been revealed, the facts are starting to come out, one of which may not sit very well with some users. Microsoft is all but locking users of Windows 10 S into its Edge browser. Windows 10 S is.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: MicrosoftMay 5th, 2017Related News

New Windows build adds two significant features

Microsoft has released a new build for Windows Insiders as part of testing for the upcoming Redstone 3 update due in September, and it adds two major new pieces of functionality users have been waiting for. The two new features in Windows 10 Insi.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: MicrosoftMay 5th, 2017Related News

Microsoft Research boss headed back to academia

Columbia University has announced that Jeannette Wing, who has led Microsoft Research since the start of 2013, will be circling back to the world of academia in July as director of Columbia’s Data Science Institute and professor of computer scie.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: MicrosoftMay 3rd, 2017Related News

Microsoft adds a Surface Laptop to its growing stable of devices

Microsoft has added a new laptop to its growing stable of Surface devices, and it's amazingly thin and fast.The Surface Laptop has performance, features and design that will redefine the category, said Panos Panay, corporate vice president at Micr.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: MicrosoftMay 3rd, 2017Related News

Microsoft reportedly will separate Edge from OS updates

It’s no secret that Microsoft’s Edge browser, the revamped browser that shipped with Windows 10 as a replacement for Internet Explorer, is struggling to gain any sort of traction. As IE fades rapidly, Google Chrome has been picking up share, w.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: MicrosoftMay 3rd, 2017Related News

Microsoft to host Windows as a Service AMA chat

News aggregator and fan community Reddit frequently hosts an “Ask me Anything” (AMA) live discussion where people can ask questions of celebrities, technologists, politicians, and whatnot and get answers almost in real time. They can be inform.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: MicrosoftMay 3rd, 2017Related News

Windows Phone brought in just $5 million last quarter

I have avoided the steady drumbeat of bad news surrounding Windows Phone because after a while it gets repetitive and morbid, but this one makes it abundantly clear it’s time to draw a sheet over Microsoft’s mobile phone business. For its thi.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: MicrosoftMay 3rd, 2017Related News

Microsoft SQL Server on Linux – YES, Linux!

A couple years ago Microsoft embarked on a “Microsoft Loves Linux” initiative to bring Linux into the fold of everything Microsoft.  For a company that has traditionally been known for Windows and Office that has not historically been seen as.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: MicrosoftMay 3rd, 2017Related News

Windows 10 adoption faster than any previous OS

Eighty-five percent of enterprises will have started Windows 10 deployments by the end of 2017, with nearly two-thirds of organizations completing their Windows migration in less than a year. That’s the main takeaway from a new report from Gartn.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: MicrosoftMay 3rd, 2017Related News

Avoid manually installing Windows 10 Creators Update

The Windows 10 Creators Update began rolling out on April 11, but impatient users could do their own upgrade as early as April 5 thanks to a utility called the Update Assistant, which downloaded it and installed the update for you.A lot of people.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: MicrosoftApr 26th, 2017Related News

Surprisingly few tech insights in Steve Ballmer"s USAFacts data trove

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's USAFacts project, an ambitious and sometimes overwhelming repository of data about local to state to federal U.S. government spending and outcomes that was launched on Tax Day, is surprisingly light on technolo.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: MicrosoftApr 26th, 2017Related News

Microsoft to slash cloud-connection rights for stand-alone Office

Microsoft last week announced sweeping changes to Office's support rules, which will push more corporate customers to the Office 365 subscription model.The support policies introduced Thursday will cut in half the time that non-subscription versio.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: MicrosoftApr 26th, 2017Related News

Microsoft .Net Core: Finally ready for prime time

It’s risky and often foolish to rush into a new software development framework, programming language, or technology platform too early in its lifecycle. Beyond the usual issues of too much hype and too little stability, new tech tends to lack stayi.....»»

Source:  NetworkworldCategory: MicrosoftApr 26th, 2017Related News