Dec - 15 2018

Ookla’s Internet Speedtest released a report this week showing that there has been a 35.8% increase in mean download speed and a 22% increase in upload speed. The report is based on 24,283,160 unique users and shows that the United States is ranked as 7th for download speeds, and 27th for upload speeds. To see […]

Dec - 06 2018

Microsoft announced today on GitHub that they are working on a new version of Microsoft Edge that will be based on the open source Chromium browser engine.  Microsoft will contribute to the efforts in the development of Chromium browser.  The new version of Microsoft Edge will be available for Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows […]

Oct - 19 2018

Windows Server 2019 was officially released on October 2, 2018. What’s new in Windows Server 2019 information PDF. Windows Server 2019 pricing and licensing information. Locks and Limits Locks and Limits Windows Server 2019 Standard Windows Server 2019 Datacenter Maximum number of users Based on CALs Based on CALs Maximum SMB connections 16777216 16777216 Maximum […]

Oct - 02 2018

Microsoft released their latest update for Windows 10 known as Windows 10 October Update 2018 at 10/2/2018 4:30pm CST.  This update improves the security of Windows 10.  It adds more inking features for Windows and Office 365 – PowerPoint. The new Your Phone app will allow an Android phone to share photos and messages with […]

Sep - 29 2018

During the week of September 9, 2018 I started to notice duplicate messages that were sent to an IIS SMTP server to relay onto Office 365 for delivery.  I have setup IIS SMTP logging to see if the software or device (document scanner) or security hardware or software that send mail were generating multiple messages.  In […]

Sep - 12 2018

Microsoft released their security updates for Windows and Microsoft Office on 9/11/2018.  The update KB4457144 has been causing issues on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2.  The computer will attempt to install the update for a very long period of time, and the installation will fail with the error code […]

Sep - 10 2018

Many people think Net Neutrality was something good, by wording it sounds good, in reality is it not. Net Neutrality was designed to allow the government to control the Internet, who can put items on the Internet, what items are put on the Internet, know what you look at on the Internet, and discourage competition […]

Sep - 03 2018

Tucker Carlson on Fox News in February 2018 took two Android phones without SIMs in them, one phone with it set in Airplane mode the other not connected to any network.  The reporter then went around Washington DC in a car and by walking. Both phones knew many details when each phone went online (connected to the […]

Aug - 31 2018

Microsoft announced on August 30, 2018 that starting on October 2, 2018 users with a subscription to Office 365 Home or Office 365 Personal:  “subscribers can install Office on an unlimited number of devices—and be signed into their accounts on up to five of those devices at the same time.” Users with Office 365 Home […]

Aug - 21 2018

The Facebook App on iOS and Android has access to your location details due to settings on their app, this information is used to gain a general idea of users movement and purchasing habits. If you spend a long time in a store, you may then see more ads on Facebook reminding them to shop […]

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