Category Archives: Microsoft

Oops, IRS misses April Deadline, Must Pay Microsoft Millions

Some stuff you just can’t make up!  The organization that exists to enforce penalties related to a classic April deadline – will itself now pay a multi-million (pseudo) penalty for missing an April deadline. Tuesday April 8th Microsoft terminated Windows … Continue reading

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Spring 2014 / CLOUD changes come raining down via economics, competition and connectivity

WOW barely a week ago I wrote about Microsoft Windows XP End-of-Life issue.   XP lasted 13 years, but the Intel PC operating system is now lined up for a polished RIP headstone.   Just in time to escape the accelerated evolution … Continue reading

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Windows XP End-of-Life issue – A Low Cost / Simple Option for handling it

In 2 weeks – April 8, 2014 – a veteran of the PC industry, Microsoft Windows XP operating system will be put to rest.  In our current age of technology, 13 months is considered a pretty long product life span … Continue reading

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Google Apps “Ecosystem” – 47 Stats about it

Google Apps has achieved the ripe old age of 7.  Brought to life in August 2006, the original offering had 4 basic services – gMail, gCalendar, Docs and PageMaker.  To express how fast and how much Google Apps has expanded … Continue reading

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Does Google CHROME now equal Microsoft WINDOWS?

Yes I know — many will immediately react to this saying things like; NO Way Jose, there is NO Comparison, You must be Crazy but wait! Consider the bigger picture! Google Chrome and Microsoft Windows refer to “product groups” as well … Continue reading

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Google DRIVE – The “Chicken or Egg” of Computing?

In trying to think of a simple way to illustrate the significance of CLOUD Storage on the future of computing – I thought of “Which came first the Chicken or the Egg?”  A famous question that has vexed philosophers since … Continue reading

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Google / Microsoft / T-Mobile – present new Pricing models

The year 2013 will reflect significant swings in the pricing pendulum as key markets mature.  Three tech sector giants have made recent pricing announcements. Google (CLOUD computing) pulls the FREE version of Google Apps for Business, Microsoft (Client / Server … Continue reading

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Why “Synced Cloud Based Data Storage” is a major WEB evolution

Right now it’s hard to read about the Internet without coming across the topic of “Cloud Based Data Storage”.  Why such a Hot Topic suddenly?  Marketing media hype will tell you, because it is cool, low cost (or Free) and … Continue reading

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Adaptable & Affordable – Google Apps (SAAS Cloud computing)

As 2011 speeds to a close I wanted to take opportunity to describe some current technology-terms from the practical and realistic business perspective.   Many still wonder why they should consider or what the benefits are of: Cloud Computing – … Continue reading

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Radical Change, it’s not limited to the technology

We’ve become accustomed to radical change in Hardware and Software technology. Smart-phones, tablets, netbooks and other hardware are virtually reinvented annually, plus “cloud computing” allows major software updates to roll out to users every few months.  But the radical change can … Continue reading

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