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Computing, Hardware, Operating Systems

Huawei MateBook laptops now come with Linux

September 16, 2019

Via: Techradar

Huawei has launched a new range of its popular MateBook series of laptops powered by Linux but unfortunately, you’ll have to be in China to pick one up. The launch of the last MateBook in the US was canceled following […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft’s latest fix for Windows 10 breaks something else

September 13, 2019

Via: TechSpot

The KB4515384 patch was released to address an issue related to Cortana and the search box. It seems that following an update, the SearchUI.exe process was causing spikes in CPU usage. While the patch does seem to have fixed the […]


Apps & OS, Computing, Mobile, Operating Systems

Apple to launch macOS Bug Bounty program, will also give ‘special’ iPhones to researchers

August 6, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Many organizations and tech companies such as Facebook, Google and Microsoft have bug bounty programs in place to reward security researchers for finding vulnerabilities and exploits in their products. Those who report the bugs are compensated with cash rewards and […]


Computing, Operating Systems, Software & Applications

Microsoft unveils new Cortana app for Windows 10

July 26, 2019

Via: The Verge

Microsoft is tweaking how Cortana works in Windows 10. While the digital assistant might be disappearing from the Xbox One, Microsoft is testing a new chat-based UI for Cortana on Windows 10 PCs. The new beta app, which was originally […]


Computing, Operating Systems, Software & Applications

Chromium-based Edge gets dark mode for Windows 7 and 8.1, plus other tweaks

July 19, 2019

Via: Techradar

Chromium-based Edge has received some further useful additions, including the introduction of dark mode for users on Windows 7 and 8.1. As you may recall, back in June when the revamped Edge was first launched for Windows 7 and 8.1 […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft brings passwordless sign-in option to Windows 10 preview

July 11, 2019

Via: TechSpot

The Redmond firm has announced a number of new features in Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18936, the most significant being an option to “make your devices passwordless.” By going to Settings > Accounts > Sign-in options and toggling the […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft’s next major Windows update will be less disruptive

July 2, 2019

Via: TechSpot

The Windows 10 May update did bring a lot of feature improvements including a native variable refresh rate setting, a light theme, better control over updates and improved Windows Hello. But like previous iterations, the latest version also brought a […]


Computing, Operating Systems

More evidence of Windows 10’s new rounded look emerges

June 5, 2019

Via: Techradar

Windows 10 making the move from sharp edges to rounded corners with its interface is looking a more likely prospect given the emergence of further evidence that this is Microsoft’s plan. This news comes via an official proposal posted on […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Back to My Mac killed in all versions of macOS

June 3, 2019

Via: Techradar

Apple has made it clear that it’s ditching the Back to My Mac service from not just macOS Mojave, as had already been announced, but also previous versions of the desktop operating system, when July rolls around. Back to My […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft envisions a modern Windows OS that seamlessly updates in the background

May 29, 2019

Via: TechSpot

On Tuesday, Microsoft’s keynote at Computex revealed how the company is looking to adapt to new types of devices. As the industry continues to innovate with variants on the traditional PC and laptop such as Intel’s dual-screen gaming laptop, Microsoft […]