Windows 8 vs. Windows RT: It matters. Let’s explain.

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Discussion:  On October 26, Microsoft released its totally redesigned, touch-enabled, Windows 8.  The new operating systems is a departure from its 3-decade-old PC operating systems in that it (among other things) is completely touch-enabled, and features a start screen as opposed to a start button, while still supporting legacy versions of Windows.  Windows RT does… Read more »

These Are the 25 Worst Passwords of 2012

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Discussion:  SplashData, a password-management application, released its annual list of the 25 worst passwords.  The list is compiled from common passwords that hackers post online.  The top three, which are the same as last year, include “password”, “123456”, and “12345678”.  If your password is anywhere on this list, then all of your sensitive information is… Read more »