• AMD & Nvidia Driver Update Available for Windows 8.1

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    May 5, 2020 /  Computer Technology, Hardware

    CALIFORNIA – Microsoft preparing update hardware drivers Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Nvidia for Windows 8.1. Thus, users need not worry if will upgrade the latest version of the operating system.

    Reported Hardware.info, Monday (01/07/2013), both companies are based in the United States announced the optimized drivers for Windows 8.1 Nvidia stressed that the company intends to have a reliable certified WHQL drivers available for one day.

    AMD just published a list of new features, including revealing designated driver for the graphics processing unit (GPU) FirePro. While Nvidia, is reportedly not mention updated drivers for the graphics card with the Quadro series.

    In addition to the graphic card’s drivers, original hardware vendor giant Santa Clara (Nvidia) also reveals updated device drivers for notebook GPUs. Nvidia also write a list of downloads or update Nvidia drivers are suitable for ‘Windows 8.1 Preview 62-bits’. Writing ’62-bits’ appears to be a typing error.

    AMD calls several new features, including the option to play the video on the ‘refresh rate’ 48 Hz. In addition, the company is headquartered in Sunnyvale also brings hardware acceleration in video conferencing application Skype and Lync.

    The information circulated previously revealed, Windows 8.1 will present a free phone features. Windows 8.1 Preview is reportedly updating Internet Explorer 11 (IE11), which will bring some interesting improvements.

    Reportedly, IE11 will present the option ‘Click to Call’ which allows users to dial phone numbers directly from the browser. “Click to Call is a new feature in IE11. If you want to make phone calls by simply click the name mereka.Anda can choose to call Default Programs of IE11 or Skype, “said Microsoft.

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  • Share Printer Access Windows 8

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    May 3, 2020 /  Computer Technology, Hardware

    Increasingly diverse operating systems. Therefore, do not be surprised if within a network can terdisi from a variety of devices. Plus, gadgets and electronic devices now have the ability to pass network connectivity.

    If the operating system both Windows or Linux fellow, it’s still easy. For use can be done without much trouble. Well if there are some who use the operating system Windows 8 and some of them have access to a printer via the Linux how dong? Easy! This tutorial.

    Step 1:

    Workgroup liken this step similar to when we want to share files across operating systems. We must do this step in Windows 8:

    1. Create Same Workgroup. On the Start screen, click System Settings on the right side and click on System in the left side. Click the Change Settings.

    2. In the System Properties window go to the Computer Name tab and see the workgroup name there. Compare with information workgroup name in Windows 8. If the same, you can jump straight to step 4. If different, follow the first 3 steps.

    3. Click the Change button that is on the Computer Name tab. After that, in the Computer Name Changes window, click the Workgroup menu in the box if the Member in the column below, the contents of the same name with a Linux workgroup. Press OK to save the changes. When prompted, restart the PC in order to connect with the new workgroup.

    Next, use the same naming workgroup with Linux.

    Step 2:

    To put the printer on Windows 8

    Divide and put the printer is not difficult to access. On the Start screen, type in Device and Printers, click Settings and then click the icon. Figure 4. Right-click the printer you want to dibagipakaikan then select “Printer Properties”. In the Properties window, select the Sharing tab and place a check in front of the “Share this printer”. Figure 5. Click “OK” to save changes.

    Step 3:

    Configuring Linux For Linux printer can be accessed through, it is time configuration on Linux. We will be using Ubuntu as the most popular Linux ditro. Here’s how:

    1. Click the menu System> Administration> Printing to open the printer management window.

    2. In the Printer Configuration window, click the “New” button. Ubuntu will search for the printer on the network.

    3. Once the search is complete, Ubuntu will display all the printers on the network are detected. If printermu not listed, click the “Windows Printer via SAMBA” on the left panel. IN the right side window, type the workgroup name created in step 1, and then click “Browse”.

    4. Explore the SMB workgroup that appears in the browser, select the computer name, then click on the name of the printer that has dibagipakaikan then click “OK”.

    5. You will be taken back to the previous window. Click the “Verify ..” to ensure the printer can be accessed by Ubuntu. If successful, you will get the message “Print Share Verified” like in the picture. If at this stage you have failed, try to go back to step 2 to ensure the printer configuration has been done correctly.

    6. Click “OK” and “Forward”.

    7. Now you will see a window with three options: Choose the printer from the database, providing PPD file, or do a search in the printer driver

    Choose the first option and then check whether the driver for printermu already teredia. If printermu not listed there, select the second option. After that select the PPD file that you have and then click Open. PPD file is a file that contains information such as the printer’s Windows driver which can be downloaded from the Internet. If the second alternative in this step you have problems too, just select the third option to force Ubuntu to find drivers on the Internet.

    8. Click the “Forward” button to continue.

    9. Enter the printer name information, description and location of the printer in the field provided. Click Apply to continue.

    10. Ubuntu will ask you to test your printer. Click “Yes” to try to print to the printer.

    11. After all steps finished, you will see the printer connected to the PC Windows 8 appears in the printer list Ubuntu.

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  • Software Start-Up SnoopWall Secures Funding from Renowned Angel Investment Group

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    May 2, 2020 /  Computer Technology, Software

    NASHUA, N.H., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Software start-up SnoopWall announced today that the company has secured a round of funding from the Angel Breakfast Club, one of the oldest investment groups in the country. SnoopWall recently developed an antispyware program that blocks remote eavesdropping. The unique patent-pending technology will be available on laptops, smartphones, and tablets.

    “We’re pleased to achieve our first major milestone in the company—acquiring the funds and strategic support needed for SnoopWall to launch,” said Gary Miliefsky, President and Founder of SnoopWall. “It’s an honor to be funded by this prestigious and well recognized angel investment group.”

    The Angel Breakfast Club was started in 1976 by the late Mort Goulder. Over the past 30 years, the group has invested in more than 100 companies. The average return-on-investment rate is 29%, a near record for the industry.

    Allan Cowen, a leading angel investor and advisor to the company said, “SnoopWall represents another investment opportunity that clearly positions a patent-pending technology that addresses today’s media narrative on mobile security and personal privacy protection.  Backing the SnoopWall project early on came with no hesitation given the market need, and perhaps more importantly, knowing the members of the team and those that have advisory roles.”

    SnoopWall is offering a free trial version of their program for Android until August 1. Visithttp://www.snoopwall.com/free-version to sign-up for a copy.

    About SnoopWall

    SnoopWall is the world’s first counterveillance software company focused on helping consumers and enterprises protect their privacy on all of their computing devices including smartphones, tablets, and laptops.

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