The new year is here, and we’re looking at 2017 for its tech scene. Within the coming year, several technologies are going to be developed, and we’re seeing it happen with a rapid pace. So, what are the most exciting upcoming trends for the new year? Working Nets is here to discuss that with you. Read on for the best technology trends to look forward to in 2017.
Windows 10 owners know by now that updates to the OS are being released much slower than Microsoft has done so in the past. Remember when a tiny popup would show at the bottom of your screen, asking you to update, and you always selected for it to update in four hours? That’s gone, now. Updates are mandatory and forced, whether you want them to happen or not. And they’re happening more infrequently. Read on to find out why.
Are you a budding artist? The new Surface Studio may be the right machine for you. Microsoft has announced their new version of the Surface, which has been referred to as moving computer technology into the future. The Studio seems to be aimed at those who draw and design, and has many draws for the conventional customer, as well. The original Microsoft Surface has been incredibly successful and raved as extremely functional; so, it stands to reason that the Studio should follow. Read on to learn more about the Surface Studio.
Whether you already updated your computer to Windows 10 and are regretting your decision or you have been putting off the installation for almost a year and half, Windows 10 gets an unfair bad reputation amongst Windows users. As of now, Windows 10 is running on less than half the number of Microsoft PCs that are running Windows 7, and the usage rate is not increasing much from month to month. Why should you upgrade your computer to Windows 10 and what’s all the fuss about?
Recently, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 has run into some battery issues. According to a small population of customers, their phone battery simply overheated and exploded, causing a full recall of the product. Samsung tells the press that it’s because the battery was manufactured incorrectly–but the Galaxy’s battery isn’t the first to explode in the history of cell phones. What causes such modern technology to simply catch fire? And why do we carry that around in our pockets? Read on for a quick run-down of why batteries explode in the first place.
Though, to be fair, it’s probably not Kindle’s fault. Recently, Windows 10 underwent an update called the Windows 10 Anniversary update. Those who have updated are reporting problems when they plug in their Kindle to charge or to transfer books. The issue appears to be widespread. Is it affecting you? There may be a few ways to work around it.
Last year, Verizon showed its financial superiority by buying out AOL at $4.4 billion. America Online used to be one of the great monoliths of the internet, back in the days when there were about three functional internet browsers to choose from. We probably all remember that tell-tale dial up noise and, “You’ve got mail!” But as time moved on, AOL became essentially obsolete as it was replaced with bigger and better versions of its features. AOL stayed in the past, and that’s why they were bought out. But Yahoo? Verizon just bought them for $4.8 billion. These two internet giants have been reduced to just under ten billion dollars. So, what’s Verizon doing with them?
Imagine getting malware just from viewing the preview of an iMessage. Well, that’s exactly what’s happening with the newest security breach in Apple’s operating systems. On all devices, it’s possible for hackers to simply send you a message and infect you with malware that gives them access to all of your information. Scary, right? Well, let’s go over how you can prevent this.
Businesses have celebrated the public release of Microsoft Office as a package for five years now. It’s actually the most popular business cloud service thus far, including Google’s network. The Microsoft Office brand has been famous for decades, now. Since Microsoft’s inception, Word has been the go-to text software for a lot of people; so much so that people download it onto their Macs. Let’s take this blog entry to congratulate Microsoft’s big day.
Google is easily the most popular IT company on the web right now. With their own web browser that contains dozens of apps, a lofty document cloud and even a GPS system, it seems as though Google already has it all. Working Nets is always keeping up-to-date on IT news, and we can tell you that Google isn’t done yet. Here are five exciting updates Google is planning for.