Month: October 2012

Help Your Employees Learn Windows With Microsoft Windows 7 Training

Many companies are now finally beginning to upgrade their employees from Microsoft Windows Vista to the newer enterprise geared operating system, Windows 7.  Windows 7 is a scary thing though as it brings forth new features and new tweaks to Windows which employees are not used to.  Employees are naturally resistant to change, which is why Microsoft Windows 7 training can help in a big way.   Training for something such as a conversion from Windows XP or Windows Vista to Windows 7 can go a long way to helping reduce employee resistance to change.  When changes are forced on employees, it can have a major negative impact on not only their effectiveness, but also their efficiency in terms of being able to get their job done correctly and timely. With training programs, you have the ability to bring employees on board so that they feel as though they are a part of the change, and they have the knowledge to take advantage of what Windows 7 has to offer to them.   Companies such as K alliance have put together some great Microsoft certification training that can help employees get a solid grasp on Windows 7 as well as other Microsoft products.  For your IT department, some of the Microsoft Windows Server training videos can also prove highly beneficial.  When thinking about changing operating systems, be sure to...

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Apple loses Tablet Design Appeal Versus Samsung in the UK, still Needs to Run ads

Apple has lost a tablet design appeal against Samsung at the High Court in London as the judge stated that the Galaxy Tab computers were not as cool in design or as simple to use as the Apple iPad. This was good news for Samsung, and a spokeswoman responded to the ruling, in saying, “We continue to believe that Apple was not the first to design a tablet with a rectangular shape and rounded corners and that the origins of Apple’s registered design features can be found in numerous examples of prior art. Should Apple continue to make excessive legal claims in other countries based on such generic designs, innovation in the industry could be harmed and consumer choice unduly limited.” What this means is that Apple will have to continue to run ads clearly stating that Samsung had not infringed on its rights, in order to ensure that the ‘damaging impression’ of Samsung being a copycat was corrected in the process. Among the three judges who were a part of the Court of Appeal review of the case, Sir Robin explained why Apple had lost the ruling to Samsung, which one of many over the years. Firstly, the first difference is with the Samsung logo in front of the devices while the edges were not sharp unlike the iPad. He also stated that the Samsung’s devices were ‘busier’...

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