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Five interesting posts

Here are five articles you might find worth looking at: Soon no one will care about a phone’s battery lifeMany phones claim all day battery life but we all know that’s mostly bs, however that’s about to change. There are three major trends driving this future: bigger phones, better hardware and Android L.—Julio Franco at […]

Bad stumble by Microsoft in latest Windows updates

The August version of the monthly Windows updates and patches has turned out to be a real mess. Some systems got bricked by the first release, which Microsoft then had to withdraw entirely. Then a second version was released but it has bugs. At this stage, it looks wise to avoid installing any of the […]

Quote of the week

As far as I can see, the future of Windows Phone is that it will eventually be replaced by Android. In fact – and I don’t make bold predictions lightly – I can’t see a future where Microsoft doesn’t pull the plug on Windows Phone in the next few years and switch to Android.—Adrian Kingsley-Hughes […]

Quote of the week

The next couple of years will be crucial for Microsoft, but I believe that the company has what it takes to surprise us, and that it still has a good chance of transforming itself into a company that can rise to the challenges and changes thrown up by the post PC era.—Adrian Kingsley-Highes at ZDNet

Monday links

Microsoft cybersecurity exec declares the password deadThe password is dead. That’s the message from John Proctor, Microsoft’s vice president of global cybersecurity, who wrote a blog post on the subject this week—Emily Parkhurst at TechFlash 5 ways computer security has truly advancedSecurity isn’t all gloom and doom. Amid the progress today, these four developments in […]