Java Update Released

June 26, 2013

Within the last couple weeks, Oracle released an update to Java.  Although you don’t run Java directly, other programs on your computer may use Java.  As a result, you may have Java but not even realize it.  Unfortunately Java has many security holes.



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Windows 8.1 Information

June 26, 2013

Windows 8 was released in the Fall of 2012 and quickly received an unfriendly response from the user community.  It was designed for touch screen devices such as smart phones and tablets and in those environments it works well.  But Microsoft wanted a common look and feel across all platforms so it is also on laptop and desktop computers.  In these more traditional environments it was very unwelcome by the public.  To address some of the unfriendly chatter about Windows 8.0, Microsoft is expected to release Windows 8.1 in the latter part of the 2013 summer.windows81 Read more