The Evolution of Windows Startup Sounds

The evolution of Windows startup sounds, from Windows 95 right up to Windows 10. They did miss a few (Windows 3.1 and Millenium) and starting from Windows Vista, the sound remained the same up until Windows 10. [4096]

Give Yourself the Gift of PRIVACY in 2018 With This Geektastic VPN Deal!

Sure, you see deals on VPN subscriptions all the time, but Private Internet Access, which is my favorite VPN solution, is almost never on sale. Right now and until the end of the week only, PIA is offering a 2-year subscription to their service at just $2.50 per month instead of $6.95 when you pay […]

Free eBook: Windows 10 All-In-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition ($19 Value)

Today, we’re offering you Windows 10 All-In-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition ($19 Value) for free! This eBook includes all the guidance you need to make the most of this latest update of Windows. This freshly updated resource cuts through the jargon and covers everything you need to know. It shows you how to set up […]

Surface Book 2 Gaming Comes With A Frustrating Catch

Microsoft has confirmed the Surface Book 2 can drain the battery even while charging. It says the battery should never die completely, though this may come at the expense of performance, particularly when gaming. The problem with the device – which is effectively Microsoft’s take on a MacBook Pro – is that its capabilities require […]

FREE I.T. eBooks: Kali Linux Penetration Testing, Powershell Scripting, Windows 10 for Enterprise Administrators

Today, we have 4 free I.T. ebooks for you guys. These ebooks are mainly for people working in the I.T. field, but if you’re curious about Kali Linux penetration testing, Powershell, or Windows 10 for administrators, they’re available to anyone. –Kali Linux 2 – Assuring Security by Penetration Testing, 3rd Edition ($22 Value) FREE For […]

Microsoft Ditches The Kinect

Microsoft has stopped manufacturing the Kinect, meaning only stock currently with retailers will be sold. The technology will instead continue to be developed in Microsoft’s HoloLens device. The news was revealed in an interview with Fast Company, with Microsoft also noting it will continue to support the Kinect for console users. The general reaction has […]

Microsoft To Kill Off Groove Music

Microsoft is ditching its Groove Music subscription service. And if you’d never heard of it, that probably tells you all you need to know. Groove launched in July 2015 as a combination of a rebrand of the Xbox Music service and a replacement of the Zune service (which itself was tied to a largely failed […]

Patch Tuesday on Windows PCs [Comic]

Don’t you just hate it when patches break your OS and turns your PC into a paperweight? Sure, restore points are there to help, but unfortunately, they don’t always work as they should. [Source: Don’t Hit Save | Like “Don’t Hit Save” on Facebook | Follow “Don’t Hit Save” on Twitter]

MS Paint On Death Row

Microsoft’s next major Windows 10 update may finally ditch MS Paint after 32 years. It will be replaced by a 3D version. The Guardian spotted the death notice in a list of deprecated features in the Fall Creators Update, the next bi-annual major update that adds new features and, with less ceremony, sometimes removes old […]

Xbox One X To Cost $499

Microsoft has confirmed the oddly-titled X Box One X, a new version of the console bringing increased power but with a $499 price tag in the US. The specs unveiled clearly show Microsoft is targeting the most hardcore gamer by not only matching the PS4 Pro’s 4K display, but having more RAM (12GB to 8) […]

Windows 10 Insiders Warned Of Mistaken Update

Microsoft has apologized after mistakenly sending out preview versions of Windows 10 that weren’t ready and could cause problems. In some cases they even went to people who aren’t in the Insider test program. The company says the blunder happened because of “an inadvertent deployment to the engineering system that controls which builds/which rings to […]

FREE eBook: Practical Windows Forensics (A $31 Value)

Today, we’re offering you a free eBook from Packt publishing, Practical Windows Forensics (a $31 value,) for free! Over the last few years, the wave of the cybercrime has risen rapidly. Regardless of your level of experience in the field of information security in general, this book will fully introduce you to digital forensics. What […]