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Category: Operating Systems


Computing, Cybersecurity, Operating Systems, Security

Major Windows 7 zero-day discovered, enables privileged escalation in combination with another Chrome exploit

March 8, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Security researchers at Google and Microsoft have observed attackers using a combination of a patched Chrome vulnerability and an unpatched Windows vulnerability to take advantage of Windows 7 systems. The announcement of the issue comes as part of their responsible […]


Computing, Operating Systems, Software & Applications

Microsoft introduces drastic performance fix for Spectre variant

March 5, 2019

Via: TechSpot

After fixes were introduced for several variants of the Spectre speculative execution exploit, performance took a nose dive. Microsoft and many other industry giants have been working to patch security flaws for over a year now, but most fixes have […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Here’s what Lite OS could look like – and why Microsoft is ‘feverishly’ working on it

February 27, 2019

Via: Techradar

We’ve heard more from the rumor mill on how Microsoft’s alleged ‘Lite’ OS is shaping up, including a mock-up of what the operating system will supposedly look like. Again, this comes from the source of previous speculation on Lite OS, […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft starts testing a version of Windows 10 it won’t release until 2020

February 14, 2019

Via: The Verge

Microsoft has started testing an update to Windows 10 that it plans to release in 2020. It’s unusual for the company to test updates so far in advance, as Microsoft typically releases two updates per year and tests them with […]


Computing, Operating Systems

macOS 10.15: what we want to see

February 13, 2019

Via: Techradar

Over the last few months, macOS Mojave has grown to be one of the best iterations of Apple’s operating system (OS) we’ve seen yet. With its system-wide Dark Mode and tools for creatives, it improved on nearly every aspect of […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Windows 10 October 2018 Update will soon be automatically pushed to iCloud users

February 4, 2019

Via: Techradar

Be aware that if you run iCloud on your Windows 10 PC, you can expect the October 2018 Update to be automatically pushed to your machine imminently. You may recall that initially, the October 2018 Update broke Apple’s iCloud application, […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Google hails Chromebook impact on schools

January 23, 2019

Via: Techradar

Google has released the latest usage statistics for its education services ahead of the annual BETT education conference in London revealing that Chromebooks are used by 30m students and educators worldwide while Google Classroom now has 40m users. The company’s […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Now you can tell Microsoft how to make gaming on Windows 10 better

January 21, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Do you enjoy playing PC games on Windows 10 but believe Microsoft could improve the experience? If so, then here’s some good news: the Redmond firm has set up a web page where users can suggest and vote on ways […]


Computing, Mobile, Mobile Apps, Operating Systems

Microsoft to end Windows 10 Mobile updates and support in December

January 18, 2019

Via: The Verge

Microsoft is planning to end support for Windows 10 Mobile devices in December. While Microsoft revealed back in 2017 that the company was no longer developing new features or hardware for Windows 10 Mobile, security and software updates have continued. […]


Computing, Operating Systems

New Windows 10 update changes how it handles storage space

January 8, 2019

Via: Techradar

As the next feature update to Windows 10, 19H1, gets closer to its scheduled April release, we’re starting to get a better picture of what that update will include – and one new arrival will be a new storage management […]