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Microsoft Releases Additional Patches

Meltdown and Spectre patches have been rereleased and they don’t crash AMD machines any more! During january’s Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released patches for both Meltdown and Spectre. They worked, too.  Well, for Intel processors, anyway.  AMD [...]

March 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

On the Low Down

Sometimes even being one of the hottest social media platforms isn’t enough… I’ve been involved in social media platforms since before we called them social media platforms. I had an AOL account. I had a Prodigy account and a CompuServe [...]

February 26, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Day After the [Patches] Before

My office implemented both Meltdown and Spectre patches over the weekend… In the previous weeks, both the Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities have been making a great deal of news. At my office – a financial firm – a Windows shop [...]

February 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

It’s Supposed to be Compatible

There’s always a chance that something that’s supposed to work, won’t…   So, many – well most of you, actually – don’t know; but I was in a motor vehicle accident just after Christmas 2017. Someone lost control of their vehicle [...]

January 31, 2018 // 0 Comments

Check for Windows 10 Updates

Quickly check for Windows 10 system updates with this handy how-to… Sometimes, checking for updates on your Windows 10 PC can be a pain. You either have to swipe open the Action Center and then open Settings, or get to Settings through the Start [...]

January 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Day the Internet Died

In an expected 3-2 party line vote, the FCC has voted to end Net Neutrality… Well, this was disappointing; but not unexpected… Today, the United States Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 along party lines to repeal the Obama-era [...]

January 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

With Apple Watch Series 3, $10 Ain’t $10

If you have an Apple Watch Series 3 with active LTE service, you’re likely in for a nasty surprise. Back when the Apple Watch Series 3 first launched earlier in the Fall of 2017, carriers promised that LTE service for your new Series 3 Apple [...]

January 12, 2018 // 0 Comments