On March 8th, 2014, Windows XP customers using the Home or Professional editions who have elected to receive updates via Windows Update will receive an official notification on their desktop screen via Windows Update informing them that support for Windows XP will end on April 8th, 2014.
Apple has released iTunes 11.1.5.
What’s new in iTunes
This update resolves an issue with typing Japanese text in the iTunes Store and fixes a problem that may cause iTunes to quit unexpectedly when a device is connected.
Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 is out.
Get it from Windows Update or download:
Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB2817430) 32-Bit Edition
Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2013 (KB2817430) 64-Bit Edition
GeForce 334.89 WHQL Windows drivers:
Increases performance by up to 19% for GeForce 400/500/600/700 series GPUs in several PC games vs. the previous WHQL-certified drivers.”
Linux 331.49 driver:
Adds support for GeForce GT 710 and GeForce 825M, bugfixes, experimental support for ARGB GLX visuals when Xinerama and Composite are enabled at the same time on X.Org xserver 1.15.
Kinda boring out there this week.
Neowin – Windows 8 UX designer on Metro: “It is the antithesis of a power user”
“Windows 7 couldn’t have existed without the lessons we learned from the mess that was vista. Xp couldn’t have existed without 2000. Hopefully Windows 9 will be a solid refinement on all this” – Miller
HWiNFO32 & HWiNFO64 v4.34 – “Comprehensive Hardware Analysis, Monitoring and Reporting for Windows”
CCEnhancer 3.9 – Adds more cleaners to CCleaner (be careful).
TeamViewer 9.0.26297 – Remote control any computer over the internet. “New scaling mode: best fit, Other minor improvements and fixes.“
Acronis True Image 2014 Update 2 build 6673 released.
Small batch of issues fixed.
Log in to your account for the update.
Make sure you download the bootable media too!
Release Notes for Acronis True Image 2014 Update 2
Don’t have True Image yet? Get it!
Intel SSD Toolbox version 3.2.1 is out.
“firmware updates for both Intel SSD DC S3700 and S3500”