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Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft fixes 26 critical vulnerabilities in another heavy Patch Tuesday

March 11, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Microsoft has fixed 115 CVE-numbered vulnerabilities in its March 2020 Patch Tuesday update; 26 of them labelled as critical, affecting Windows, Edge (HTML and Chromium), ChakraCore, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Office, Office Services and Web Apps, Azure DevOps, […]


Computing, Operating Systems, Software & Applications

Google cancels annual I/O developer conference due to coronavirus fears

March 3, 2020

Via: Mashable

Google’s playing it safe. The tech giant emailed would-be attendees of its annual Google I/O developer conference today to let them know that the “physical” event would be canceled. Much like Facebook’s cancelation of its own developer conference, F8, Google […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft teases new Windows 10 Start menu that de-emphasizes Live Tiles

March 3, 2020

Via: The Verge

Microsoft is “exploring” a new Windows 10 Start menu design that will see the company de-emphasize its Live Tiles. The potential changes were revealed in a Windows Insider podcast today and are designed to “visually differentiate the Start menu from […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft patches Windows 10 security flaw discovered by the NSA

January 14, 2020

Via: The Verge

Microsoft is patching a serious flaw in various versions of Windows today after the National Security Agency (NSA) discovered and reported a security vulnerability in Microsoft’s handling of certificate and cryptographic messaging functions in Windows. The flaw, which hasn’t been […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft’s Windows Terminal is getting retro-style CRT effects, search, and more

January 9, 2020

Via: The Verge

Microsoft released its new Windows Terminal command line app last year, and the company has been steadily improving it in Windows 10 ever since. The software maker is now preparing a new update due next week that will introduce retro-style […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft reveals new Windows logo design and 100 modern app icons

December 12, 2019

Via: The Verge

Microsoft is tweaking its Windows logo and the icons for many of the operating system’s apps. We’ve known for a year that the software maker has been planning an icon overhaul, and the company’s new Office icons were only the […]


Computing, Operating Systems

The Google Pixelbook Go gets even more useful with virtual desktops

November 5, 2019

Via: Techradar

Google has at last released Chrome OS 78 to Chromebooks, scheduled to land this week on the wide range of Chromebook laptops in the wild today, bringing some major new features. Those new features bring Chromebooks – like Google’s brand-new, […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft warns on Windows 7 Pro end of life

October 18, 2019

Via: Techradar

With only a matter of months to go before Windows 7 end of life, Microsoft has begun notifying users regarding its plan to stop updating the software from January 14, 2020. Windows 7 Home users already started to receive these […]


Computing, Operating Systems

macOS Catalina is here: everything you need to know about macOS 10.15

October 11, 2019

Via: Techradar

Apple’s macOS Catalina is finally here, and you can install it on your Mac right now, provided your device is new enough to actually install it. We’re going to dive into macOS Catalina, all of its features and how to […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Windows 10 will soon let you know when your phone is charged

October 4, 2019

Via: Techradar

Windows 10 has got a new preview build for the update due in the first half of next year (20H1) which introduces some smart features for the Your Phone app, as well as bringing in a Windows Hello PIN login […]