At its Ignite conference in Chicago this past week, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 will be the last version of its flagship operating system. No, they aren’t throwing in the towel in the fight for OS dominance, the boys in Redmond have decided that Windows will stop being a standalone system and instead become a service with updates and improvements rolling out regularly.
J.D. has a Hopefully Helpful Hint about what to do when your flight gets cancelled at the last minute and El Kaiser explains the tech term “Digital Detox”…and why he’ll never try it.
Don’t despair, we also feature a cubic buttload of tech news and the snarkiness and shenanigans you’ve come to expect from the best Little Tech Show in the Galaxy.
Summer fun is over and El Kaiser has something to get off his chest in his Tech Term this week and JD has tips on how to stream local newscasts from most of the U.S. directly to your television.
In the news, Facebook tinkers with user newsfeeds once again; Instagram releases a new app for creating time-lapse videos; Fashion designer Ralph Lauren tests out iOS-connected nylon shirts that track the wearer’s fitness stats at the U.S. Tennis Open Championships; Hackers take down the Sony PlayStation Network; Amazon buys the game-video streaming company Twitch; the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) sounds a warning about a new Backoff malware version; Apple begins a huge push for its Beats Music app; and Hewlett-Packardrecalls its LS-15 model AC power cords due to fire and burn hazards.