Posts tagged as Microsoft

The mainframe and PCs are dead? New developments prove us wrong!

  The mainframe was supposed to have disappeared off the scene long ago, so too the PC, but both are still around.  All the hype around smartphones and tablets seems to remain hype, but then I guess industry has always known that the mainframe and PC (and laptops) would be around for a long time […]

Microsoft releases budget tablets

  Microsoft announced the release of two Nextbook budget tablets in November, a 20 cm and 26 cm model. The tablets are available exclusively at Makro through the Microsoft’s partnership with the store. These tables are referenced designs that are manufactured by YiFang in China, and run on Intel chipsets and with Window 8.1 operating […]

Microsoft-based private cloud service

  Dimension Data recently announced the availability of a private cloud service based on Microsoft’s cloud platform. The new service allows businesses to develop and host Microsoft applications in a secure, dedicated cloud environment. Dimension Data’s private cloud services provide enterprise-class security, compliance and control as well as the flexibility to support hybrid 32-bit and 64-bit Windows […]

Serious penalties for ignorance

  Many of these applications still in the market today have been developed using technologies that are long past their “sell-by” date. They are not only unstable, but also susceptible to corruption. A good example is Visual Basic version 6, a programming language where Microsoft ended mainstream support for it nearly 10 years ago is […]