Three years ago, I wrote about new instant messaging networks for Windows Live. Back then, this was only meant to be an April Fool’s joke. Yet, what we have right now is just what I had foretold… What’s next?
140 characters—that seems to be quite a limit for publishing a story. Yet, Twitter has changed how people communicate. Twitter Stories is a fine example for just that.
Normally you would access the properties of a file or folder by right-clicking it, then selecting Properties from the appearing context menu. Did you know that you can open these properties without using your mouse?
The social network Google+ will soon allow people to use pseudonyms. Until now, Google has enforced Google+ users to enter their real names.
The Google web search is soon going to be encrypted by default.
Along with announcing the successfully closed deal between Skype and Microsoft, an update for the popular software has been published. It includes minor changes that show Microsoft’s influence on Skype.
Like any program, the Control Panel has a jumplist. On right-clicking the Control Panel icon in the taskbar, its jumplist shows the last used Control Panel components. Would you like to add additional elements to the jumplist and pin them permanently?
Skype and Microsoft now announced that their deal has now been completed. Valued some $8.5 billion USD, Skype is making Microsoft one of the leading providers for Voice-over-IP phone services.
Steve Jobs has died. One of the most prominent personalities in computer technology, this charismatic visioneer has contributed so much to the world we know today.
Microsoft has published a signature update for several security tools. It fixes an erroneous patch causing Google’s Chrome web browser being falsely detected as part of the PWS:Win32/Zbot trojan horse, also known as Zeus.