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Computing, Operating Systems

Windows 10 update fixes bug preventing users restoring to factory settings

January 15, 2021

Via: Techradar

Microsoft has patched a bug that was causing errors for some Windows 10 users when they attempted to restore their device to its factory settings. The fix was bundled in with a host of other updates as part of the […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Windows 10X leak shows us Microsoft’s OS in all its glory – but with some apparent disappointments

January 14, 2021

Via: Techradar

What’s apparently a near-final build of Windows 10X for single-screen laptops – the initial incarnation the operating system is arriving in – has been leaked, and it’s looking nicely polished on the whole. Although that said, there are some aspects […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Could this ambitious project see Linux on Apple M1 Macs?

January 8, 2021

Via: Techradar

Experienced Linux porter Hector Martin has kicked off work on bringing Linux to the new Apple M1 Macs. His endeavor is named Asahi after the Japanese name for the McIntosh apple. Martin has been porting Linux to other devices for […]


Computing, Operating Systems

MacOS Big Sur users may need to wait to update their security protection

January 6, 2021

Via: Techradar

Mac users who protect their devices with consumer antivirus software from Blackberry Cylance will have to decide if upgrading to macOS Big Sur is worth losing their security protection as the company’s software has not yet been updated to work […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft is working on a ‘sweeping visual rejuvenation’ for Windows 10

January 4, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Windows 10’s design is a bit of a mixed bag. In some areas, it shows off Microsoft’s ‘Fluent Design’ philosophy quite well (albeit at the loss of some functionality), but in others, you’ll still find interfaces, menus, and settings from […]


Computing, Cybersecurity, Operating Systems, Security

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft presents just 58 CVEs for Christmas

December 9, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Microsoft has dropped an almost trivially sized update for the final Patch Tuesday of 2020 – in comparison to some of the behemoths seen this year – with fixes for a mere 58 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs), but with […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Amazon is bringing macOS to its AWS cloud

December 1, 2020

Via: The Verge

Amazon is bringing macOS to its AWS cloud for the first time ever. New Mac mini instances will be available on Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), allowing developers to create apps for iPhones, iPads, Macs, and more all on AWS. […]


Computing, Operating Systems, Uncategorized

Microsoft Windows’ future is all about users

November 24, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

Microsoft’s financials tell an interesting story. While Azure continues to grow, along with its cloud revenues, it’s still, at heart, the Windows and Office company. The product names and the business models may have changed, but those stalwarts are still […]


Computing, Operating Systems

macOS Big Sur is now available to download

November 12, 2020

Via: The Verge

Apple has officially released the latest version of macOS: macOS Big Sur (also known as macOS 11.0), which is available to download now assuming you have a compatible Mac. Big Sur is one of the biggest updates to Apple’s laptop […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft drops fix for serious zero-day among 112 Patch Tuesday updates

November 11, 2020

Via: Computer Weekly

A newly disclosed zero-day in the Windows Kernel Cryptography driver that is already being actively exploited by malicious actors is among 112 unique common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) fixed by Microsoft in its November 2020 Patch Tuesday update. Assigned CVE-2020-17087, […]