The U.K. government, in particular, has announced that a new agreement with Microsoft will get them continued support for the next 12 months while they continue to update their infrastructure to newer versions of the operating system. Of course, this comes at a cost — £5.5 million to be exact. This figure, while quite high, is small compared to the cost of updating all the various systems and training users, and would have been considerably higher had individual departments negotiated with Microsoft versus one grand agreement.
It's still a bitter pill to swallow when you see your tax dollars spent to support old IT, and we imagine a big push to move things over will be coming this year.
Bing has a new, curvier logo
Microsoft has been on a tear lately in redesigning its icons and logos, and it looks like Bing hasn't been forgotten. The search engine has a new, curvier logo that appears to be slowly rolling out for some.
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We're all stuck inside for the foreseeable future, which means family and friend time is on the backburner for quite a while. Thankfully, there are tons of apps out there that can keep your game and movie nights going, if only virtually. What are you using to keep in ouch with friends and family?
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When it comes to keyboards designed for gaming, some people swear by optical mechanical switches for the best performance possible. IOGear's HVER PRO X has them on offer, and the price isn't half bad.
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Want to add an extra layer of security when it comes to your precious data? An online cloud backup service can get the job done. We've rounded up the best right here.