For corporations and individuals alike, computers are mandatory. Off-site, on-site, home portal access, and remote offices are more widespread than ever. The design of Windows 8 has given special consideration to businesses. Its format includes organization, availability, security, and compatibility that allow a more cohesive operating system. For small and medium businesses, Windows 8 will acclimate to their needs like no operating system ever before.
We've seen a pattern over the years as Microsoft releases operating systems where every other operating system is great, while the releases in between are somewhat lacking. Windows 98 was pretty solid, as was XP, however the middle-child Windows ME? Not so much. This kind of progression is usually reserved for Star Trek films. What does this mean for Windows 8, the successor of the great Windows 7?
We're asked all time, both by existing clients and during dialog while on boarding new prospects to our Affect4 IT Support Services. 'What exactly is the point of running Windows updates, especially when my workstation or server is running fine?'
We'll cover why updates are so important, discuss a couple ways you can make sure they are always done as well as how we test and prevent "bad updates".
Microsoft has released a preview of their highly anticipated Microsoft Office 2013, with features meant to coincide with their release of Windows 8 set to be released this fall. Like Windows 8, Office 2013 was designed to accommodate the needs of not only individuals but businesses, as well.
Fans of Microsoft's note taking application can now use OneNote on iOS devices, Windows Phone 7 Smartphones, and at long last, Android devices. Up until now, Android users have been left in the dark for synchronizing and managing their notes through an official OneNote app.