I am in the habit of regularly auditing my MS Account information as I want to know where my threat vectors are coming from. I am looking at you guys from Russia, please leave my account alone, will you! :) Anyways, seriously now, I took a look a minute ago and I noticed something outContinue reading “Have I been Hacked by Nokia? Weird MS Account Issue”
A while back during Surface Pro 3 launch Microsoft showcased a special Crossword App from NYT that perfectly showed why Active Pen is not a pushover on a tablet. Doing Crossword puzzle on a tablet with a pen gives such a natural feel to it. It is like writing on paper. With handwriting recognition, aContinue reading “Pen Showcase NYT Crossword Puzzle App Released”
I mentioned yesterday that Microsoft doesn’t hide the fact that any system can be broken, they embraced the fact and built their security initiatives that bad can and will happen to data. Now you can hear it for yourselves from a Lead Architect of Microsoft Cloud Computing platform Mark Russinovich. He was talking to MicrosoftContinue reading “Microsoft Garage details Microsoft’s Cloud Security Strategy”
While Apple is today busy burying it’s head deeper into the sands, Microsoft chose to detail it’s track records with Online Safety initiatives of its Trustworthy Computing Policy efforts. What a marked difference between the two Internet giants. One is too busy denying they’re vulnerable, the other is accepting the fact that any system isContinue reading “Microsoft Details it’s Online Safety History”
Boy, I knew this was coming, still it was disappointment when it comes. The wait is over, Apple has come to town on the rootcause of the Celebrities nude breach, yes, it wasn’t Apple’s fault as usual. How could we have guessed different. Apple confirmed there was a breach, but it was because users wereContinue reading “Apple pushes its head further into the sand”
I have decided to publish my compilations of tips on efficient use of OneNote. I published Part 1 a few weeks back.
With all the nude leaks going on these last days, all linked to iCloud breach, and the thundering silence of Apple to respond officially to the allegations, I am smelling a rat. It is two days after the fact, and Apple is yet to go to town with their manipulative attitudes. That smells to meContinue reading “Apple Painted itself into a Corner”
What do you as a blogger in a Universe where Windows Live Writer doesn’t exist? You use OneNote of course.
Credits: TQN.com Ladies and gentlemen, we want to thank you for your patience with us for going AWoL on you these past two months. Naz was going through physical expatriation, and I was going through a hard time at work before going on a much deserved vacation of full 4-weeks. Those of you that followContinue reading “Dusting off McAkins Online”
This past period I re-loaded my Desktop PC to use one of the modern APU from AMD. I went from a powerful Quad-Core system to an APU On-board low power system. I did this out of a conscious choice to start limiting my impact on carbon emission and of course lower my utility bills. IContinue reading “High System Interrupts CPU Usage in Windows 8”