Category: Operating Systems

Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft to add new features to Office for Android and iOS in March

March 5, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

If you’re an Office user, you’ll be happy to know that there’s a lot coming for Microsoft’s apps package this month. Both Android and iOS users will be getting quite a lot of new features at some point in March. […]

Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft Opens its Quantum Development Kit to macOS and Linux

February 27, 2018

Via: InfoQ

After making its Quantum Development Kit available to developers last December, Microsoft is now announcing its first major update, including support for macOS and Linux, interoperability with Python, and more. As Microsoft quantum software manager Jeff Henshaw writes, support for […]

Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft removes document showing limitations of Windows 10 on ARM

February 23, 2018

Via: TechSpot

It was way back in December 2016 when Microsoft announced its plans for Windows 10 on ARM devices. A year later, Asus, HP, and Lenovo unveiled the first of these laptops, and while they may boast an “all-day” battery life, […]

Computing, Operating Systems, Software & Applications

Microsoft Announces Plans to Bring Progressive Web Apps to Windows 10

February 8, 2018

Via: WebPro

It was over a year ago when Microsoft outlined its plans to bring Progressive Web Apps (PWA) to Windows 10. Now that plan is becoming a reality, with Microsoft giving users a preview of PWAs and breaking down its strategy […]

Computing, Operating Systems

Next Version of Windows 10 Could End Up Being Called Spring Creators Update

February 5, 2018

Via: Tablet News

Microsoft usually announces codenames for its future Windows versions months in advance before their release. The Fall Creators Update was unveiled name-wise in May and it was released in September, while the Creators Update was announced in October 2016 and […]

Computing, Mobile, Operating Systems, Tablets

Acer Might Launch a Chrome OS Tablet Soon; One Prototype Shows at Bett 2018 Education Show

January 26, 2018

Via: Tablet News

At the moment, Chrome OS is present only on notebooks, but in the near future we might get some tablets with this OS as well. We’re saying this because recently at the Bett 2018 education show that took place in […]

Computing, Operating Systems

Apple announces iOS 11.3 update with fix for iPhone throttling

January 24, 2018

Via: Mashable

Apple just announced iOS 11.3 (available in beta today and public release this spring) with a boatload of new features worth getting excited about. The most notable update is the addition of a controversial power management switch that will let […]

Computing, Operating Systems

What you need to know about Azure Notebooks

January 23, 2018

Via: Info World

Modern business applications bring together many strands of development. You’re no doubt most familiar with n-tier applications, building on decades of programming skills and techniques, linking UI to code and to data. They’re familiar and easy to understand. But that […]

Computing, Operating Systems

Cybersecurity researchers breach Windows 10 facial recognition with a photo

January 5, 2018

Via: Mashable

Researchers at the German IT Security company SySS GmbH successfully fooled the Windows 10 facial recognition system by using a printed photo of the user’s face. Their spoofing efforts were published on the cybersecurity site Seclists on Dec. 18. The […]

Computing, Operating Systems

The new UI: Developing for wheel and voice in Windows 10

January 2, 2018

Via: Info World

Microsoft has long been a driver of alternate user interaction models on the PC; its first mouse shipped back in 1983, two years before Windows appeared and a year before the Apple Macintosh made the mouse mainstream. Then came the […]