If you’ve spent the past year living anywhere other than the underside of a rock, then you will be at least vaguely aware that 2012 has been a huge year for Microsoft. Windows 8 , Windows Server 2012, the Microsoft Surface Tablet, Visual Studio 2012… the list goes on.
The terrible events of Hurricane Sandy are all over the news: New York City is underwater, parts of Hoboken, NJ, have been flooded, thousands of people are without power, and a number of people have tragically lost their lives.
SoftwareMedia.com is dedicated not only to our customers, but to Humanity as a whole, and we have pledged our support in the recovery efforts from this terrible storm.
The build up to Windows 8 has been a long one, and customers are finally being given the chance to upgrade their PCs to Microsoft’s newest generation of Operating System.
We here at SoftwareMedia know that upgrading to a new system can be both expensive and troublesome, so -for a limited time- we are excited to offer our customers an opportunity to save big on Windows 8 upgrade licenses.
Microsoft has recently announced that pricing for all Microsoft Open License User CALs will increase by 15%. This comes as a shock to many IT professionals, because in the past, Microsoft has generally offered both User and Device CALs at roughly the same price.
This price change doesn’t go into effect until December 1st, however, so there is still time! Act now, and save on Microsoft User CALs while you still can.
With the recent release of the Microsoft Surface, and Apple iPad Mini, it’s fairly evident that tablets and mobile devices are the wave of the future. It seems like everybody will have one of these nifty gadgets pretty soon, and SoftwareMedia.com wants to help you along by giving away a free tablet* with qualifying orders of Microsoft SQL Server 2008!
In our last review article, we talked about our favorite candidates for the title of best antivirus software of 2013. While a good antivirus may protect you against malware and provide some defense against identity theft and other online dangers, you may need some extra muscle to make sure that every aspect of your digital life is protected.
Intuit, the publishers of such essential financial management software as Quicken and QuickBooks, has recently released the newest version of their flagship software, Intuit QuickBooks 2013. SoftwareMedia is also happy to announce that these products are in stock and ready to ship.
Corel Corporation, makers of CorelDraw and PaintShop Pro are known for their awesome product support and for constantly putting out updates and service packs. They understand that the world of art is ever-changing, and Painter users rely on having the most up-to-date tools, features, brushes and fixes to keep their software on the cutting-edge. True to form, Corel has recently released yet another awesome update for their flagship digital art software, Corel Painter 12.
Visit the Corel website to download the Corel Painter 12.2 Update
The SoftwareMedia team is constantly on the lookout for the best and brightest software, and so we are happy to bring you our list of the Top 5 Best Antivirus Software for 2013.
(UPDATE: Top 5 Best Antivirus for 2014)
Sometimes it can seem like the digital world in which we live is becoming an increasingly dark and dangerous place. Each and every year, there seems to be more and more malware, spamware, trojans, hackers and a plethora of other digital nastiness just waiting to destroy your computer, or steal your personal info.
After a long wait and much anticipation, Microsoft has finally released Windows Server 2012. In addition to performance enhancements and a new UI reminiscent of Windows 8, Microsoft Windows Server 2012 boasts a wealth of improvements and new features that completely redefine server administration, and helps to move the world ever farther into the cloud.