CONTEST EXTENDED: Happy Anniversary Laplink!

To celebrate our 28th Anniversary and the launch of our new product PC Lock™ we have EXTENDED the Famous Laptop Giveaway until tomorrow!! That means you have another day to get as many entries as you can into the contest to get the best chance possible to win it.

You can get PC Lock for FREE for the rest of the day, just head to www.laplink.com/pclock and get a free copy. You can also get any of our other products at a MAJOR discount, so don’t miss those prices because they won’t last forever.

We need EVERYONES help to make this product launch huge so we will also give you 5 extra entries if you post the following on Facebook or Twitter: “Get Laplink’s newest product, PC Lock, for FREE today only! http://bit.ly/ig94mq”, so please share this as much as possible so everyone knows they can get a brand new Laplink product for FREE today!!

We will track when you post and give you the entries you deserve! Enjoy the extra day because the contest will end tomorrow!

The Power of the Internet is Expanding

The internet: it is impossible to ignore and nearly impossible to avoid. As our world becomes more interconnected, our standards for information access and data sharing are steadily rising. No one wants to wait for hours to download files, or to share them between computers – we need our information now. And that is why the CRS-3 caught my attention.

Cisco CRS-3

Cisco CRS-3 (Credit: Cisco Systems)

On March 9th, Cisco introduced the CRS-3, a next generation internet router. The new router offers 12 times the traffic capacity of its predecessors, while handling 322 terabits of traffic per second. Now, don’t confuse this router with the one sitting below your desk; this router will be sold to the world’s largest internet providers (AT&T, Verizon, Level3, just to name a few) and will benefit high-speed internet users around the globe.

Although the incorporation of this new technology will occur relatively soon, you probably won’t notice much of a difference – the improvement is not intended to boost the general internet. However, it will boost a growing necessity: video. Continue reading

Windows 7 Adoption Moving Fast

Windows 7 adoption has been very strong. Below you can see how quickly the OS has been gaining share in its first few months compared to Windows Vista’s first few months according to Net Applications, a sales intelligence provider. Net Application compiles data from numerous different sources including people who visit their website as well statistics from their customers. According to their website, they track 160 million computer users per month. But with still almost 68 percent of us using XP, that’s 108,000,000 PCs, if you’re counting.

Operating System Market Share

 

 

December, 2009

 

OSgraph

Operating System

Total Market Share

Windows

92.21%

Mac

5.11%

Linux

1.02%

Java ME

0.53%

iPhone

0.44%

Symbian

0.23%

iPod Touch

0.09%

Windows Mobile

0.06%

Android

0.05%

Playstation

0.04%

BlackBerry

0.03%

FreeBSD

0.01%

Palm

0.01%

Nintendo Wii

0.01%

SunOS

0.01%

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