Month: February 2018

Windows Defender ATP support in Windows 7 and 8.1

Rob Lefferts, Microsoft Partner Director, Windows & Devices Group, Security & Enterprise, announced yesterday on the official Windows Business blog that Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) will come to Windows 7 and 8.1 this summer. Before Windows 7 and 8.1 (home) customers get their hopes …

Using LibreOffice as a PDF Editor

LibreOffice is a powerful open source cross-platform Office suite that works in many regards just like Microsoft Office. While you can use LibreOffice apps to edit spreadsheets or Word documents, you may use it as well to create, edit and save PDF documents. LibreOffice PDF Editing …

Google may remove View Image button on Google Images

Getty Images announced today that it has come to an agreement with Google that includes a global licensing partnership between the two companies and accompanying changes to Google Images. If you search for images on Google Images right now, you may click on the "view image" …

How to disable the Microsoft Office Upload Center

If you install a recent copy of Microsoft Office on your Windows PC, you may notice that something that the Microsoft Office Upload Center gets installed with that copy. You may notice it in the system tray area of the operating system as it displays its …

Installing Kodi using Ubuntu based systems

Kodi has become probably the largest media center application in use today across a broad range of devices. I remember first using Kodi when it was called XBMC for Xbox Media Center. An old friend of mine about a decade ago installed it onto his original …

How to transfer iPhone calls to your HomePod

HomePod has Bluetooth 5.0 for things like proximity-based device discovery that’s used during Apple’s Automatic Setup feature. While HomePod doesn’t work as a regular Bluetooth speaker, it can act as a speakerphone for your iPhone—which is fantastic for handsfree calls. For starters, Siri on HomePod cannot …