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Microsoft has managed to annoy a whole bunch of IT admins with this new Windows update

May 16, 2022

Via: Techradar

Microsoft has attracted the scorn of a number of IT administrators after a recent policy change affecting its Windows remote desktop software, Quick Assist. The company recently announced that the current version of Quick Assist will be retired on May […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft is making installing Windows 11 more difficult for new users

May 9, 2022

Via: Techradar

In the latest Windows 11 build, Microsoft has begun forcing Windows 11 Pro users to set up a Microsoft account and have an active internet connection when installing the OS, adding yet another barrier to installation. Introduced as part of […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Windows 11 gets a boost for parental controls as work begins on finishing 22H2 update

April 29, 2022

Via: Techradar

Windows 11 just witnessed the release of a new preview build which brings a few fresh features – including enhancements for the Family Safety widget – plus a ton of bug fixes, and the news that Microsoft is seemingly closing […]


Computing, Operating Systems

macOS Server has been killed off at last

April 25, 2022

Via: Techradar

After 23 long years, Apple has finally ended support for its macOS Server operating system. The Unix-like server operating system was built to manage fleets of Mac computers running in businesses, schools, and other types of organizations. Apple had been […]


Computing, Operating Systems

The unsurprising lesson Microsoft learned after upgrading its own PCs to Windows 11

April 25, 2022

Via: Techradar

After upgrading its own business PCs to its latest operating system, Microsoft has reached a rather unsurprising conclusion: Windows 11 is good. In a new blog post, Microsoft explained it has now upgraded almost the entirety of its circa 182,000-strong […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Windows 11 update will wave goodbye to insecure file-sharing

April 21, 2022

Via: Techradar

Sharing files on Windows 11 will soon be even more secure as Microsoft has announced its plans to finally disable the SMB1 protocol in all editions of its operating system. For those unfamiliar, the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol was […]


Computing, Operating Systems

These scam macOS apps won’t let you quit without paying a subscription

April 18, 2022

Via: Techradar

Despite Apple’s rigorous App Review process, a new crop of scam apps for macOS have been discovered on the company’s App Store. As reported by The Verge, principal software engineer at Red Hat, Edoardo Vacci discovered the first in the […]


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Microsoft could soon improve this divisive Windows 11 feature

April 15, 2022

Via: Techradar

The Microsoft Store in Windows 11 may soon let you download third-party widgets – tiny apps that provide at-a-glance info, such as the current weather, or local traffic – according to one eagle-eyed Twitter user. FireCube did some digging recently […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft patches two zero-days, 10 critical bugs

April 13, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

Two zero-day vulnerabilities – one of which has been previously disclosed and supposedly fixed twice – are among a total of 119 flaws fixed by Microsoft in its April 2022 Patch Tuesday update, alongside more than 20 Chromium vulnerabilities in […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Recent Chrome OS updates broke some Chromebooks’ cameras, but Google has released a fix

April 7, 2022

Via: The Verge

Recent Chrome OS updates have broken the camera on some Chromebooks for some users, as reported by About Chromebooks, but Google said Thursday it released a fix. Some bug reports found by About Chromebooks before the fix was available listed […]