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Windows 11 Debuts: More Modern, Personal, and Emotional

By Dick Weisinger

After decades, Windows remains the dominant computer operating system. But it’s been slipping. It has slowly been losing market share to Macs and Google’s Chrome OS. Windows now holds just 75 percent of the global computer OS market — a

GPUs: Will the Current Demand for Graphics Chips Crash Later this Year?

By Dick Weisinger

The global chip shortage has hit the graphics card and GPU market particularly hard. Demand is high, but Nvidia and AMD haven’t been able to keep up with it. The GPU market is expected to grow about 12 percent annually

Browsers: Google Creates the ‘Modern Computing Alliance’ to Promote Chrome

By Dick Weisinger

In mid-December 2020, a group of high-tech businesses including Google, Box, Citrix, Dell, Imprivata, Intel, Okta, RingCentral, Slack, VMware, and Zoom banded together into a consortium called the Modern Computing Alliance. A Google Spokesperson told TechCrunch that “the focus of

Hardware Chips: Semiconductors in Short Supply

By Dick Weisinger

A sudden spike in demand for computer chips has suddenly fueled chip shortages across the semiconductor industry. Semiconductors for the automotive industry is being hit especially hard. The demand is being driven by the rollout of 5G technologies, rising demand

Software Fail: CDC Vaccination Tracking System Causes Woes

By Dick Weisinger

In early 2020, the CDC contracted with Deloitte to build a system to schedule and track the vaccinations of Americans. The system is called Vaccine Administration Management System, or VAMS. It is free for any US state to use it