Make sure Windows Update is temporarily disabled, particularly on Win7

Full Article : Computerworld – June 2018 was a relatively innocuous patching month, but even amidst the mediocrity there were a handful of persistent problems. We’ve seen the same pattern repeat  almost every month … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Wireless competition should heat up second half of year

Full Article : Computerworld – Wireless is one of the hottest and most competitive industries. However, during the first half of this year, it has not been as hot and in-your-face as usual. That’s … Read more

Enterprises, emotion and the rise of the ‘empathy economy’

Full Article : Computerworld – Big business is getting emotional. User interfaces and other aspects of enterprise computing are being increasingly designed to detect the emotional states or moods of users, and also to … Read more

Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 gains ground but still trails Windows 7

Full Article : Computerworld – Windows 10 last month for the first time passed the 40% milestone, but adoption still lagged behind the venerable Windows 7, which refused to budge from its dominant spot. … Read more

Speed kills

Full Article : Computerworld – Flashback a few decades to this pilot fish’s first job in IT: the day-shift operator for a minicomputer with several dozen dumb terminals. “My first task for this particular … Read more

Does your Surface Book 2 or Pro 4 have super slow write speeds? You aren’t alone

Full Article : Computerworld – Way back in December, KyoHyoukKim, posting on the Microsoft Answers forum, had a simple question: My surface book 2 (15 inch, i7, 16G, 256G ssd) shows high read speed … Read more

Here’s the latest on when Apple will ship its wireless charger

Full Article : Computerworld – It’s approaching a year since Apple announced that it would release its first wireless charger to go along with the first iPhones that could be wirelessly charged. To read … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Lenovo vs. Asus vs. Apple iPad: Approaching the ideal Always Connected PC

Full Article : Computerworld –  [Disclosure: Microsoft and Lenovo are both clients of the author.] I’m fascinated with the Always Connected PC concept largely because it tries to meet the need that the iPad … Read more

Get the Microsoft June patches applied, but watch out for Win7 NICs and old antivirus

Full Article : Computerworld – Windows 7 customers should be on the lookout for a couple of, uh, challenges this month, as the Win10 1803 trail of tears continues and Win10 1709 finally looks … Read more

IDG Contributor Network: Should regulators approve T-Mobile and Sprint merger?

Full Article : Computerworld – Something interesting happened when T-Mobile and Sprint filed their intention to merge with the FCC. They said a merger would strengthen them and let them compete head to head … Read more