Microsoft Patch Tuesday – November 2015
November 10, 2015 under the “Patch Tuesday” Microsoft released 12 security bulletins, which correct a total of 49 vulnerabilities in the company’s products. Four of them are critical, the other eight – important.
Critical patches are for flaws in Windows, Internet Explorer, and the new browser Edge, allowing remotely execute code. Continue reading
Windows Home vs Professional
With the Windows 10 release date growing closer, the company has released a long list of the different editions to their latest development. Globally launched in 190 countries on July 29th 2015, the main two editions are Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro.
Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for Windows 7, Windows 8 and 8.1 consumer edition users; it can be reserved online now at no extra cost and will continue to be a free upgrade during the first year of launch. Once this year has come to an end, those wishing to download Windows 10 that haven’t already done so will be charged £100. Continue reading
Microsoft has announced three new Nokia Lumia smartphones – 830, 735 and 730, including a model with a low price tag, as well as two models which are suitable for Skype video calling due to the presence of the front cameras with high resolution.
All three new products were announced at the IFA 2014 in Berlin, the beginning of their sales is expected later this month.
According to the report the corporation, all three smartphones run on the basis of Windows Phone 8.1 and supplemented by proprietary Service Pack Lumia Denim EXCLUSIVE extensions for Lumia. Continue reading
At Microsoft, told that the Skype software will go down in the standard package of the operating system Windows 8.1, when that will be supplied to the market.
Microsoft itself has bought Skype in 2011, but since then the giant sftverny quite carefully integrate Skype into their products, taking care not to cause any inconvenience. By far one of the most courageous steps for the integration is the introduction of Skype-functions in Outlook. In addition, before it became known that a significant part of the supporting server infrastructure Skype was moved to datacenters Microsoft.
“More than 300 million people now use Skype for work and communication, every day they exchanged small and big events in their lives, using the short messaging, audio and video. In Windows 8.1 Skype software will be included initially, that will make a new Windows-based device the best way to stay in touch, “– said Ryan Gavin, a spokesman for Microsoft. Continue reading
Microsoft has introduced a version of its Office suite for the platform Android, which is already available for installation through the Google Play catalog store.
The program is free for subscribers to the service Microsoft Office 365. To be able to work in the Android-version of Microsoft Office to Office 365 subscription is required (you can use a trial 30-day registration). The only supported devices on the Android platform 4.
The program allows for a full-fledged view and edit documents in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Documents are displayed in a form as close to their performance in the desktop version of MS Office, including the available charts, animation, graphics SmartArt. Meanwhile, the mobile options for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are optimized for devices with small screens. Continue reading
A study conducted at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Houston, found that half of the income of partners, profit growth and business related to the “cloud” technology.
According to IDC, there have been significant changes in relation to the innovative approach of software: so many companies now prefer to keep their system resources in the “cloud.” According to Darren Bibby, an analyst with IDC, «the use of cloud technology not only gives such an impressive result, even though it was the reason for the success of many partners of Microsoft. At the moment, the fact remains that companies that do not use the “cloud” is not likely to survive. ” Continue reading
At the conference Microsoft Build, representatives of the corporation announced a preview version of the software Visual Studio 2013, and reported the release of Visual Studio 2012 Update 3. The final version of VS2013 is expected at the end of the year.
Many of the new features Visual Studio 2013 addressed to the solution of mobile tasks, implementation of the so-called connected applications, as well as addressing a number of other challenges facing developers today. Microsoft says that the new version of the product will be fully updated profilers, as well as tools to help programmers create applications with a low load on the processor unit and increased saving battery power. Also here are declared and new tools for the study of applications on devices with touch screens. Continue reading
Microsoft Corp. today opened its corporate conference Build, which among others, announced presented the operating system Windows 8.1.
Strictly speaking, Windows 8.1 is a free upgrade for users of Windows 8, which will be released this fall. In the meantime, Microsoft has announced a preview version of Windows 8.1. A little later, the distribution should appear in the Windows Store, but for now only available 2GB ISO-files.
As said at Microsoft, preview version will be released in Arabic, English, Simplified Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish. Corporation also warns that the preview version – it’s an incomplete version and installing it is recommended only for informational purposes. Continue reading