10 features to expect in Windows 9, coming in 2015. Cortana will be integrated, charms are gone, the Start Menu is back, and there will only be a single version for all systems. The users have spoken and Microsoft might have finally listened! http://bit.ly/YXoDBf
Apple slated to build 12.9″ iPad in 2015. They hope to attract enterprise client business. Multitasking is also an upcoming feature in iOS 8. Sales and market share have been in decline for Apple. Can they turn it around? http://zd.net/1tVa1fn
Windows 9 Desktop Preview
Windows 9 preview to be released on Sept. 30th. Start menu is back, charms bar gone, Cortana for desktop. If you held off installing Windows 8, this might be the next version of Windows that you have been waiting for!
Malware now written to attack virtual machines and properly unleash payload. http://bit.ly/1vInTOV
Take action now to protect VM systems. Excalibur Technology engineers support VMware, Hyper-V and all related networking systems.
Routers and firewalls supplied by ISP’s can be compromised en masse due to poor security policies. http://bit.ly/1ouJ2YR
If your ISP supplied a router, ensure that the passwords have been changed to something unique, or install your own firewall behind it to ensure that your equipment is safe and free from reach over the Internet. Remember, the ISP router is probably default, or the same as every other piece of equipment out there and accessible to everyone from the Internet.
Windows 9 / mid 2015 release date. Interface will look more like Windows XP/7. http://zd.net/V0M9ed
Is it enough to save Windows? Microsoft has received a lot of complaints about the Windows 8 interface. As much as they try to get customers to accept it, they still have not been able to make it happen. Perhaps Microsoft will listen to their clients and deliver the interface that everyone wants?