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Microsoft's Advanced On-Premises Cybersecurity Product Has Landed

With cyberattacks becoming more prevalent and sophisticated, Microsoft has officially launched its Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) software designed to simplify IT security for enterprises on their own infrastructure. The product uses some of the fancy technology, like machine learning, that Microsoft uses to protect customers in its Azure cloud platform. Let’s see what other good stuff it has put into ATA.


Windows 10 One Month Anniversary: 10 Things You Should Know

It doesn’t feel like it, but somehow it’s already been a month since the release of Windows 10, and we’ve seen over 75 million users already jumping on board. Whether you’re one of them, or are still deciding if you want to make the change, here are ten of our best tips and tweaks for making the most of Windows 10.


Make Windows' User Account Control Prompts Less Intrusive

Windows: The User Account Control feature in Windows provides an extra measure of security by prompting you to confirm before any major changes take place. It also takes over your desktop every time you use it. This setting allows you to display UAC prompts in less invasive windows.


Why Do So Many Companies Still Use Internet Explorer?

I remember the sheer contempt that coursed through my body when I had to use Internet Explorer to access the work intranet in one of my previous jobs. I, like so many others out there, hate Microsoft’s former browser with a passion. So why do our employers still insist on ramming it down our throats? Let’s talk about that.


Celebrate Windows 95's 20th Birthday By Resurrecting It On Your Computer

Windows 95 was the first operating system I ever used as a kid and it certainly brings back a lot of memories for a swathe of die-hard PC users. The iconic operating system has just turned 20 today and you can drown in its nostalgia by bringing it back on your current computer.


You Can Now Get Microsoft's SharePoint 2016 IT Preview

Microsoft has released its SharePoint Server 2016 IT Preview. Here’s what’s new and how you can start using it now.


How To Get Cortana On Android In Australia

Microsoft has made Cortana, its personal digital-assistant, available on Android phones as part of an open beta program. Sadly, it’s only officially available in the US, but there are ways around it.


How To Switch To Insider Preview Builds Of Windows 10

If you’ve installed the release version of Windows 10 on your machine, but want to switch to the Insider Preview builds, you don’t need to reinstall Windows. Just tweak this one setting.


How To Join Beta Test For PlayStation 4 Software Update

Sony is walking in the footsteps of Microsoft, launching a beta program for users to test software updates for the console in advance. Here’s how you can sign up to it.


Microsoft Patches Internet Explorer Security Hole

Believe it or not, there are still companies out there running apps that are only compatible with Internet Explorer. I used to work for one. Hell, my dad still uses Internet Explorer. So it’s good news that Microsoft has issued a critical update for the browser which fixes a big security vulnerability.


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