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Microsoft introduced a new hardware accessories: wireless Miracast receiver


Microsoft today announced a new hardware accessories: Wireless Display Adapter, (or called Miracast receiver), which it can wirelessly put the whole picture on computer, tablet, phone to big screen by Miracast technology once connected to the HDMI TV or on the screen.

This accessory supports Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1, and Android 4.2.1 and above systems equipment which are compatible with Miracast, also supports Surface 2 but does not support the Surface RT, Microsoft will launch supporting applications in the Windows applications store. Continue reading →

September 28, 2014 IT News compromised to serve malware via drive-by download

Update, update and update again so you can less the chance of being hacked, being attacked. Keeping learning, never stop. As for Java-based stuff, again, here, remove it for security if you just do not have to need it to operate your own stuff, operating system, server and the likes. Or, switch Java and use other better solutions. Continue reading →

September 24, 2014 IT News

Apple Pay would lead a new payment revolution

Apple held a Apple new product conference in the United States Tino Cooper City Flint Theatre. The the protagonists of this conference is the two iPhone 6 and Apple Watch smart watches. After watching the conference some Apple fans start jokes that after the death of Steve Jobs, Apple’s surprise given less and less. Some people think the biggest highlight of the conference is the NFC-based Apple Pay mobile payment capabilities, this new kind of payment method is expected to have some impact to the traditional method of payment, and usher in a new era of mobile payments. Continue reading →

September 15, 2014 IT News

More tips on optimizing your browsing experience

Tip 1: Disable RSS feeds
If you didn’t subscribe to any RSS feeds on other website, then the RSS Feeds feature of Internet Explorer is useless for you for sure. If you do subscribed to some feeds, I bet the tool you are using is something like Google Reader, which means RSS feeds of IE browser is still useless. The fact is, RSS feeds features of Internet Explorer could slow down the browser when it is turned on, well, why not disable this useless feature to ensure a better browser performance?

  • Open IE browser, go to Tools > Internet Options > Content tab
  • Click on Settings in the Feeds and Web Slices section, uncheck every option in the section.

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September 11, 2014 Computer Knowledge, How-to-Guides

Servo, product of cooperation between Mozilla and Samsung


Servo is a device jointly developed by Mozilla and Samsung for ARM device and Android web browser engine, using Rust language. Servo’s target is Webkit. Apple and Google are both using the Webkit engine in their browser.

Servo is an experimental web browser layout engine (like Gecko), jointly developed by the Mozilla and Samsung. Servo’s vision is to make the most of the “core” functions of multicore processors, rather than let it become a gimmick of hardware vendors. This powerful combination with Samsung is a hope that Servo and Rust can finally achieve fruition on the Android platform and ARM devices. Continue reading →

September 1, 2014 IT News

Windows 9 may remove the Metro interface!

According to new Windows 9 leaks and rumors, it seems we could be in for some dramatic changes by the time the first public preview of Windows 9 rolls around (probably on September 30). The most recent leaked builds of Windows 9 (codename Threshold) indicate that Microsoft will finally fix the awful upgrade process that has plagued Windows for almost two decades, replacing it with a one-click upgrade system. Continue reading →

August 28, 2014 IT News

Three Ways to Optimize Your Windows


No matter how efficient or sensitive your PC might be in the first place, it will finally get slower over time. That state-of-the-art computer you brought home few months ago might not feel like such a screamer after you put dozens of programs onto the disk, load it with either antispyware or antivirus software, and download untold a bunch of useless files from the Internet. The slowdown may take place so gradually that you barely find it, until one day you’re trying to run a program or file and start complaining, “How can it be so slow?”

That’s alright, you can try three things below to improve the situation.

1. Delete things you never use

Although your computer is older, it may have manufacturer-installed programs that you never noticed or have forgotten about. It is never too late to delete them to have the neatness and wasted system resource back. You might think that you’re going to use the software someday, but you never did. So you can choose to uninstall it and see if your PC works better.

2. Disable some programs from running at start-up

Many programs are set to automatically run when Windows is loaded. Software manufacturers always design their products to run in the background, where you might not noticed they’re running, so they will open right after you click the icons. That’s indeed helpful for programs you use quite often, but for those you rarely or never use, this wastes precious memory and definitely reduce the efficiency that Windows finishes starting up.

3. Defragment your hard disk

Fragmentation could make your hard drive perform extra action that slows down your computer. Disk Defragmenter will rearrange fragmented data so your hard drive can work more efficiently. The Defragmenter works on a schedule, and you can also choose to manually defragment your hard disk.

For other related information, see how to fix dll errors.

August 25, 2014 Uncategorized

The famous Twitter controversy: Microservices vs. Monolithic

Currently, the service-oriented architecture has become the first choice of large-scale applications in his new era. So does this mean the demise of a single module software? The answer is clearly no, the well-known websites Etsy is exactly using a single module design ideas. Here, let’s check the debate on these two modes on Twitter. Continue reading →

August 18, 2014 IT News

Speed up PC tips – Disable Remote Differential Compression

Perhaps you don’t know that, Remote Differential Compression is a feature that detect change of files via network, this feature was first added to the OS since Windows Vista 7, once the change of file is detected, the message will be transferred with little bandwidth usage instead of transferring the whole file. This feature can be useful sometimes, but the fact is, most of the time, people have no need to use it at all, especially for home base users, further more, this features consume a bit of system recourse, disabling this feature may potentially make your system a bit faster or smoother.

To disable Remote Differential Compression is very simple, here is the instruction plus screen-shots: Continue reading →

August 12, 2014 Computer Knowledge

The Top Ten Cafe in New York City

Making the world quiet down just need a cup of coffee. Coffee lovers are looking for the best cafe over the world every day. Beyond coffee itself, the environment, service, location also have an effect on the evaluation to a cafe. Nevertheless, it is hard to vote the best one in New York City. So, synthesizing every factors, there are ten top cafe standing out.
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August 5, 2014 Shopping Tips