News from the world of IT (23. 1. - 30. 1. 2015)

News from the world of IT (23. 1. – 30. 1. 2015)

Spartan replaces the Internet Explorer. Upgrade on Windows will be free. Amazon starts to produce feature films. These information are some of the main news of the last week.

Spartan replaces MSIE

Not so long ago we informed you about the upcoming new browser Spartan, which Microsoft develops. Until now we expected that it will be a parallel project next to Internet Explorer, which should offer lightened functions. Now it´s clear that it replaces Internet Explorer. It should appear already in Windows 10. We don´t know yet if it will be available for mobile devices. More information

Windows 10 – upgrade free

We stay at Microsoft for a little while. At a conference, which was in its headquarter in Redmond this week, we knew that the upgrade to the new version of Windows will be free. The upgrade will be available for existing users of Windows 7 and 8. The condition is to upgrade to the new version within one year from the final release of Windows 10. More information

MegaChat attacks on Skype

Kim Dotcom, a popular warez guru, businessman and dolar billionaire, has expanded its portfolio of Mega company. He ranked into it MegaChat, which allows video calls like Skype. In comparison it offers fully encrypted calls and data transmissions. For now, the service doesn´t allow text chat, but it should change very early. After that will be a full-fledged competition for Skype plus with an emphasis on safety. More information

Amazon will start to produce movies

Amazon company has decided to significantly expand its scope, and direction to showbusiness. It should produce twelve feature films a year, which will go classically to the cinema and current distribution. Users of Prime Instant service will be favored, they will have movies available very soon after the premiere. More information

Author: Jirka Dvořák

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