Category: Software

HOW USEFUL ARE SOFTWARE FREE TRIALS?

When you are investing in a new software package, you often wish that you could ‘try before you buy’. Of course, it is actually possible to do this if you choose the right software provider and don’t jump the gun when you are buying the package. With so many companies offering free trials in 2019

Apollo 11 Software Lessons Still Relevant Today

It wouldn’t have happened without software: An image of an astronaut walking on the moon, with elements furnished by NASA. Credit: Getty GETTY Given the avalanche of media coverage this past week celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, if you didn’t know before, you surely now know that intense competition (with the

Boeing 737 Max may stay grounded until 2020 as software needs to be fixed: Report

Boeing Co.’s 737 Max may stay grounded until early 2020 as the company seeks to fix its hazardous flight-control software, the Wall Street Journal reported. The plane is expected to start flying again in January 2020 “under the latest scenario,” the Wall Street Journal said, citing unidentified sources within the Federal Aviation Administration and pilot-union leaders. The situation is “fluid”

As US counties update their voting machines, many run on outdated software

Following the 2016 presidential election, states like Pennsylvania indicated that they would be working to upgrade their voting machines to allay security concerns. A new report from the Associate Press reveals that while counties across the United States have purchased new equipment, many of machines are running outdated software that could still be vulnerable to hackers. At the heart of

How to Safely Run Software With Windows 10 Sandbox

Do you want to try out and test new software programs, but don’t want a potentially risky program harming your current Windows environment? You need a way to safely isolate such programs so they can’t interfere with the rest of Windows. For that, you can turn to Windows Sandbox, which Microsoft introduced with the Windows 10