Monthly Archives: August 2015

Backup Before iOS 9 Arrives

Do you own an iPhone? With the upcoming arrival of iOS 9 and the new iPhone likely coming next month, it’s a good time to talk about backing up in general and backing up your iPhone or other iOS device before … Continue reading

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New Swap File in Windows 10

Windows uses swap files to swap out the contents of RAM to your hard drive or SSD.  With the release of Windows 10, an additional swap file has appeared: swapfile.sys.  This file appears to be used as swap space for … Continue reading

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Critical Patch Published for IE

By now it may seem like just more background noise, but an important and critical patch for IE on all supported versions of Windows has been released by Microsoft.  Unpatched copies of Windows could become a portal for hackers to take … Continue reading

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Changes to Activation in Windows 10

Microsoft has announced changes to how installs are activated in Windows 10.  Historically Microsoft has been paranoid about software piracy, and nothing has changed there, but you may be surprised to learn that a product key is not required after … Continue reading

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Windows 10 for Raspberry Pi

Microsoft has released a slim version of Windows 10 for Raspberry Pi called Windows 10 IoT Core.  Raspberry Pi is the small, single-board computer that you can purchase in kit form and build yourself for a very modest price.  It … Continue reading

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