Windows 7 stories
Security at risk as PC users continue to use end-of-life Windows 7
Almost a quarter of PC users are still using the outdated Windows 7 operating system, leaving them vulnerable to cyberattacks, according to Kaspersky.
Phishing URLs grew by 640% last year - report
Phishing attempts have increased by 640% and malware targeting Windows 7 has risen by 125%, according to a new report by OpenText.
Exclusive: IDC NZ tells of mixed times ahead for New Zealand PC market
IDC New Zealand outlines the current state of play for the New Zealand PC market - and where the bright spots can be found in a declining market.
Radical approach by Microsoft NZ opens up refurbished market
Kiwi resellers are jumping on board a Microsoft initiative which enables them to get Windows OEM software at half price for refurbished computers.
Dell launches learning laptop for schools
The new Latitude 3330, designed to help schools and educators teach tomorrow’s leaders.
Once more unto the breach dear friends…HP tablet v2.0
Beleaguered HP has announced its return to tablet computing with a Windows 8, Intel Atom- powered device it calls the ElitePad 900.
2. Indispensible Apps
Is your smartphone not pressing all the right buttons? Then take a look at these new apps.
Switching to W7 made easy
Migrating your computers to the Windows 7 operating system can be relatively painless if you do some advance planning.
Tax calculator for iphone
Employers can tear up the tax deduction tables and calculate PAYE using an application now available for the iPhone and iPad.
PC Tools launches in New Zealand
Performance and protection portfolio marks the launch of PC Tools in New Zealand.
Acronis launches new disk management tools
Disk Director 11 to offer IT administrators simple to use partitioning and management tools.
Dell unveils Windows 7 tablet - video
10-inch Windows-based tablet makes surprise appearance at the Intel Developer forum.
HP trademarks 'Palmpad'
Details of HP's plans to rival Apple in the tablet market are beginning to emerge.
Windows 7 notches up 150 million licences
Seven copies of the operating system are sold every second around the world, reckons Microsoft.
Cyber threats increase against Aussie SMBs
More than half of Australia's small businesses have been affected by cyber threats, according to a new survey.
MS: Windows 7 fastest selling OS in history
Nearly 10% of TradeMe visitors now use Windows 7, which Microsoft says is a phenomenal uptake for such a short period of time.
Patch Tuesday due this week
Microsoft will fix two vulnerabilities it considers<br />critical, when it issues its monthly Patch Tuesday update this week.
New IE exploit detected
Microsoft is hurrying to deal with a new vulnerability<br />detected in the Internet Explorer browser that could allow a hacker to take<br />control of a computer.
Support ending soon for some Windows users
Microsoft has issued use-by deadlines for more Windows<br />products - meaning full support for them will soon cease.
Microsoft: Windows 7 battery fears unfounded
Microsoft has rejected claims that Windows 7 is a battery hog, or is delivering false warnings about faulty or depleted batteries in laptop computers.
Microsoft announces Windows 7 partner competition winners
Microsoft presented winning partners with a total of $12,000 to bring to an end the Windows 7 partner competition at the company’s Christmas party for channel partners last night.
2009 has been a pretty rough year for many, although not as rough in the IT sector as most others.
Don’t underestimate Windows 7 migration, says FrontRange
FrontRange Solutions is advising those planning to switch to Windows 7 to plan thoroughly in order to avoid unnecessary delays and costs.
Tech experts speak at Right Click event
In conjunction with the Auckland Chamber of Commerce, prominent tech experts will dive into Windows 7 and talk about the latest HP devices at the final Right Click event for 2009.