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GOM Remote PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 18 April 2015 17:28
GOM Remote
GOM Player is a widely used media player, which happens to be available for Windows. It is another popular alternative to Windows Media Player, just like VLC Media Player. If you are using GOM Player on your Windows PC and would like to remote control GOM player right from your Android or iOS mobile device, you can do so using GOM Remote. GOM Remote can assist users in operating the GOM Player installed on Windows PC, from an Android or iOS mobile device. This implies you need to have GOM Player installed on your Windows, and GOM Remote installed on your Android or iOS mobile device and GOM Tray on your Windows PC. All these are available free of cost. At the same time, you can also control GOM Audio, with this setup. If you are already using GOM Media Player on your Windows PC, you just need to just download GOM Remote on your Android or iOS mobile device and GOM Tray on your Windows PC. GOM Remote for Android is available for Android 2.2 or later version and GOM Remote for iOS is available for iOS 4.3 or later version. GOM Tray is available for Windows 8 / 7 / Vista / XP. After downloading and installing GOM Remote as well as GOM Tray, open them on the corresponding platform. These apps work on Wi-Fi and you need to be connected via the same Wi-Fi network...Further instructions, images and of course download links are posted on our forum.
 
Why Windows 10 build 10061 is showing up PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 18 April 2015 17:01
why Windows 10 build 10061 is showing up
This is why Windows 10 build 10061 is showing up for some Insiders. A number of reports on the web this morning have claimed that Windows 10 build 10061 is being offered to some Windows Insiders who installed build 10056. This isn't the first time something like this has happened, so I think it's time to explain why this actually happens and why it usually doesn't matter. Firstly, build 10061 is only being offered to those who installed a leaked build, not an official one. The official builds and the leaked builds are tweaked ever so slightly, which make Windows Update behave differently. Official builds are tweaked to look for 'low' flight risk builds, whereas the leaked builds are tweaked to look for 'medium' flight risk builds. Insiders usually only ever get access to builds marked as low risk unless Microsoft make an exception, meaning medium and high are generally for internal employees running on the Microsoft internal network, and sometimes close partners. There's no way to download these medium and high risk builds as they require authentication with the internal Microsoft server, and rather obviously the majority of normal Windows Insiders are not Microsoft Employees / Partners and therefore are unable to download. So if you're running a leaked build and see Windows Update failing to install a newer build, it doesn't matter. The build it's trying to download is something you'll most likely never be able to get hold of, unless Microsoft make an exception or lower the flight risk of said build...At windows8newsinfo forum we are following all leaks, rumors, official news from Microsoft leading up to the full release and general availability of Windows 10 The Next Chapter.
 
Limited Edition Gold Edition GeForce GTX 980 PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 12 April 2015 05:00
Limited Edition Gold Edition GeForce GTX 980
Celebrating 20 years of graphics card production. It was in 1995 that Asus introduced its first graphics card, and to celebrate 20 years of graphics card production, Asus is releasing a limited edition 20th Anniversary Golden Edition GTX 980 that it claims is the fastest of its kind. How fast? Asus cranked the GPU to 1,431MHz, up from Nvidia’s reference specification of 1,126MHz. It’s even higher than Nvidia’s 1,216MHz reference boost clockspeed. The 4GB of GDDR5 memory remains untouched at 7,010MHz on a 256-bit bus, though the clockspeed and gold colored cooling solution aren’t the only standouts. The card boasts high quality components that should stand up better to overclocking, and the cooling apparatus boats 0dB fan technology that cools 15 percent better than reference and runs three times quieter, according to Asus. There’s also a memory defroster, in case you plan on going nuts with liquid nitrogen. On top of the card is a 20th Anniversary designation. More than just eye candy, it changes color depending on load — blue is a light load, orange is a medium load, red is a heavy load, and green means you’re back in safe mode, or default clocks (you can restore clocks to default with a tap of the Clear VBIOS button). Asus didn’t say when the card will be available or for how much, though in the meantime, you can take a trip down memory lane and see see what innovations came out of Asus over the years. For example, did you know that Asus was the first to plop a cooling fan on a graphics card? Or that it was the first to offer a video card with a premium black PCB? Visit our forum for some fun facts nd a timeline.
 
Microsoft's Suface 3 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 08 April 2015 04:11
Microsoft's Suface 3
Microsoft's newest tablet/PC hybrid is aimed at would-be PC buyers for whom the Surface Pro 3 is too big, too expensive, or both. So what do you get for a starting price of $499? I've just unboxed one of the first shipping units of Microsoft's Surface 3. Like every previous member of its family, it's solidly built and physically attractive, with first-rate retail packaging. After I've had a few days to put Microsoft's newest tablet/PC hybrid through its paces, I'll have more to share on what the experience is like, especially how well it does on battery life (Microsoft claims 10 hours). For now, here are some first impressions of the Surface 3. This is, for all practical purposes, a scaled-down version of the successful Surface Pro 3. And when I say "scaled down," I mean that in every sense. At 10.8 inches (measured diagonally), the Surface 3 is noticeably smaller than the 12-inch Pro 3 model. Both models have high-DPI displays, with the Surface 3's display resolution of 1920 x 1280 matching the unique 3:2 aspect ratio of the Pro 3. The Surface 3 is the lightest Surface device Microsoft has ever offered for sale. As a tablet, the Surface 3 weighs 622 g (1.37 lb); with the optional Type Cover, which turns it into a PC, it weighs 904 g (just a feather under 2 lbs). That's a half-pound less than the Pro 3. Computing power is scaled down as well. To fit in the slim (8.7 mm, or 0.34 in.), fanless enclosure, the Surface 3 uses an Atom x7-Z8700 processor (it's the first device to ship with a CPU from  Intel's new Cherry Trail series). That's significantly less processing power than the Core i3/i5/i7 CPUs in the Pro 3. The two standard configurations also offer half the RAM of the Pro 3 model, with storage maxing out at 128 GB...Follow the launch and general availability of Microsoft's latest table the Surface 3 at windows8newsinfo forum
 
Open Source Windows OS PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 04 April 2015 18:48
Open Source Windows OS
Could Microsoft's open source advocacy ever result in the company offering its cash cow Windows OS up to open source? It's possible, according to one Microsoft official, though his comments Wednesday should perhaps be taken with a grain of salt. During a technology panel session in Silicon Valley, Microsoft's Mark Russinovich, CTO for the company's Azure cloud platform, did what Microsoft officials have been prone to doing in recent years: Preach Microsoft's conversion from open source skeptic to proponent. Open source, Russinovich said at the Chef Conf 2015 conference, was "no longer taboo" at the commercial software giant, pointing to Microsoft's accommodations for open source, such as having Linux account for roughly 20 percent of virtual machines deployed on Azure. The company also recently open-sourced its .Net CoreCLR, as opting for open source can entice developers to use Microsoft technologies, Russinovich explained. "For something like .Net, we believe that that is an enabling technology that really can get people started on other Microsoft solutions." Panel moderator Cade Metz, business editor at Wired, asked Russinovich if Windows itself might eventually be made open source, which elicited loud applause from the audience. "It's definitely possible," Russinovich responded. "Like I said, it's a new Microsoft." The company is having every conversation that could be imagined about what to do with its software and services, he said. Russinovich described Microsoft's open source epiphany as a learning experience. "Microsoft didn't have a long tradition in open source, and so this transformation is a lot of learning." The company has embraced open source projects like Apache Hadoop, but there could be challenges to open source at times, such as offering something via open source that comes with a build system that requires "rocket scientists and three months to set up," he said...Learn more about this exciting new development at windows8newsinfo forum.
 
How to uninstall KB3035583 PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 12 April 2015 05:08
How to uninstall KB3035583In order to find out whether the update is installed see the instructions for Windows 7 here, or Windows 8 here.  If “Update for Microsoft Windows (KB3035583)” is in the list with the status message “successful” then GWX is installed on your PC. There are two steps to remove KB3035583 from your computer, the first step is described here for Windows 7 and here for Windows 8. and involves uninstalling an update. In this case make sure you remove the KB3035583 update and not accidently another one. After a few seconds the update is be removed and your computer doesn’t need to restart. On some systems the file GWX.exe remains in /Windows/SysWOW64. To remove that file, you need to take ownership of the folder, a description of an easy way can be found here, a method that requires some more work can be found here. Once you’ve taken ownership, you can delete the GWX.exe file. In order to make sure Windows doesn’t install KB3035583 again with the next round of updates, uncheck “Give me recommended updates the same way I receive important updates”. This will make sure the update will be listed under the “Optional” updates and no longer automatically install. If you want the update to disappear entirely, right-click the update and choose Hide Update in the contextual menu of the KB3035583 update. Now you should be be saved from the notifications, don’t forget to read our site to know when Windows 10 is ready to install...Learn more and follow links explaining many things related to this uninstallation on our forum.
 
Microsoft Nano Server Is Here PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 09 April 2015 13:48
Microsoft Nano Server Is Here
Make way for a new server SKU from Microsoft, as the company has announced, Nano Server, a purpose-designed operating system to run cloud applications and containers. This is basically a refactored version of the Windows Server, one that is optimized for the cloud, allows for remote management of installations, and of course, features a much smaller footprint for quick and easy deployments. And this means that it will receive fewer patches and updates, meaning less downtime. Plus, this new version also better uses available resources, at least when compared to the full Windows Server, hence the name. So this is essentially an even leaner version of Server Core, though without 32-bit support. About time it was dropped, though, as app development on Microsoft’s server platform is now overwhelmingly 64-bit. A number of other features have also been stripped, including logon and remote desktop support, meaning management is exclusive to WMI and PowerShell...We have quotes a spoiler and more at windows8newsinfo forum.
 
Intel SSD 750 Series Solid-State Drives PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 05 April 2015 02:27
Intel SSD 750 Series Solid-State Drives
Intel has officially unleashed their latest SSD 750 series solid-state drives meant to push storage drive speeds on the consumer front by harnessing the NVMe (Express) and PCI-e 3.0 standard. The latest SSDs from Intel are focused towards enthusiasts and high-performance users demanding consistent performance and high transfer rates with added reliability, all three of which are handled quite well by the SSD 750 series drives. Starting with the specifications, the SSD 750 Series will be available in two form factors, the standard 2.5″ bay drive which features the SFF-8639 connector cable to boot up while the second option is an add-in-card which fits into a half-length PCI-e slot. Since the motherboards don’t officially yet provide connectivity to the latest SFF standards which Intel is using on their latest SSD 750 series drives, they do bundle two connector cables with the 2.5″ variants that include an SFF-8639 to SFF-8643 (mini SAS) and SFF-8643 to M.2/SATA power cable. Since Z97 and X99 series of motherboards from AIBs do come with M.2 interface slots, the drives will easily be compatible with the current and upcoming generation of motherboards however most M.2 are Gen 2 x2 and to gain full potential of the SSD drives, its advised to equip them to a Ultra M.2 interface slot which are capable of x4 PCI-e Gen 3 speeds. Coming to the speeds, both the 2.5″ (15mm) and PCI-e add-in-card drives are backed by the PCI-e 3.0 x4 and NVM Express standard. Intel is using their latest 20nm 128Gbit MLC NAND on the SSD 750 series which are backed by the Intel CH29AE41AB0 controller.Specifications wise, both SSDs do sound a lot similar to the SSD DC P3700 which were aimed at data centers and professional workspaces however the difference lies in how Intel has repurposed the new drives for the consumer market with a focus on random performance (random IO...Read this entire review with images and benchmarks at windows8newsinfo forum.
 
Facebook Community Standards PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 02 April 2015 05:48
Facebook Community Standards
No need to say that Facebook is one of the most used social networks with all kinds of things being shared there. There are many who intentionally or unintentionally post objectionable material that may or may not be in accordance to new Facebook guidelines for posts. To remove the confusion, Facebook has released a 2500 word booklet containing information on what information to share and what information on Facebook will be removed. Here is a list of do’s and don’ts from Facebook booklet in details. To make things easier for users of Facebook, the social networking site released a booklet containing information about what types of posts will be considered in contrast to Facebook standards. The booklet starts by saying that the social networking site’s mission is to provide people with power to share and make the world more connected and more open. It says that the conversations that happen on Facebook are reflections of the thoughts of a community that is almost 1 billion members. It further states that since it wants people to feel safe while sharing their information, they have come up with improved community standards. The Facebook community standards will help you with what to post and what not to share. It takes up different categories of posts and explains in detail whether or not such posts are entertained on Facebook. It further details what types of posts violate the Facebook community standards and will be removed. Facebook says it will take personal and public threats seriously, even if they sound humorous. Posts that pose a threat to public property or one or more individuals will be removed. In doing so, Facebook will look into the physical locations and public visibility of posts to consider removal of posts. It will take into account, the posts from people living in violent prone areas before deciding if a post is actually a threat. Images and posts promoting self-injuries are not entertained anymore...There's plenty more at windows8newsinfo forum.
 
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