Which antivirus is the best for Windows 10?

Those of you using Windows 10 already know that the OS features its own antivirus: Windows Defender, an antivirus that we have already talked about. It started as a component that ultimately became the official antivirus for Microsoft’s latest OS version.

As time passed by, we started to hear more experts questioning Windows Defender’s capabilities. It is a good tool that can be extremely useful, but a lot of people wonder if it really is the best protection for PCs with Windows 10 since they consider that it is not on par with other antivirus on the market, which might be true.

Anyway, knowing which antivirus is the best option for users with Windows 10 is a must. While having a lot of advantages, Windows Defender does not annoy you with pop-ups since it is pre-installed in the OS, and it is much lighter than other free antivirus. As long as we update it constantly, it is usually a good option in terms of protecting your PC, although it generally gets low scores in a lot of tests made by experts. Continue reading “Which antivirus is the best for Windows 10?”

MSI GT680R Gaming Laptop Review

Many manufacturers have launched their laptops updated to the Intel Sandy Bridge at CES 2011 and MSI is one of them. One of MSIs featured laptops at CES has been the MSI GT680R, a 15.6-inch gaming laptop that’s meant to be one of the fastest on Earth. As I have already told you,  MSI Iberia was kind enough to send us a review unit, so here you have the resulting review.

The review unit I got is an early sample , not a commercial laptop. This means several things:

  • Some features aren’t 100% functional
  • The configuration in the commercial laptops could be different

MSI GT680R Gaming Laptop

Specifications

  • Processor: Intel Core i7 2630QM (Sandy Bridge). 4 cores with Hyperthreading (8 threads), clock speed 2 GHz, max clock speed (Turbo) 2.9 GHz, 6 MB Cache L3
  • System memory: 16 GB DDR3-1333 (4 x4 GB)
  • Chipset: Intel HM67
  • Graphics card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 460M. 1.5 GB GDDR5, 192 unified shaders , 192 bit bus width, core clock 709 MHz , memory clock 625 MHz, shader clock 1417 MHz
  • Hard drive: 1 TB, 7200 rpm (2x 500 GB in RAID 0)
  • Optical drive: DVD Super Multi
  • Screen: 15.6, 1366768, glossy
  • Battery: 87 Wh
  • Operating system: Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bits
  • Nvidia driver version: 259.95
  • Price: not available

Build and design

The MSI GT680R uses the same chassis as the GT660, GX660 and GT663.

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Kaspersky files antitrust suit against Microsoft because of Windows Defender

Kaspersky has filed an antitrust complaint with the European Commission and the German Federal Cartel Office against Microsoft for allegedly abusing its dominant position to promote its own security software, Windows Defender.

We saw the suit coming, and it will be chaotic. Last November, Kaspersky Lab, which is one of the most reputed cybersecurity companies on the planet, filed a complaint with Russian authorities against Microsoft for ‘playing dirty’ with Windows Defender, a native security software that Microsoft installs in its OS and that has been greatly improved on Windows 10’s latest version.

Although Kaspersky acknowledges that Microsoft has listened to its complaints and made some changes, that is not enough, therefore filing the antitrust complaint presenting a general argument that we already knew: Windows takes advantage of the 92% market share it has in desktop computers. Continue reading “Kaspersky files antitrust suit against Microsoft because of Windows Defender”