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Four wormable bugs in newer versions of Windows need your attention now

Enlarge (credit: Frank Lindecke / Flickr) Microsoft is warning of a four new Windows vulnerabilities that are “wormable,” meaning they can be exploited to spread malware from one...

Four wormable bugs in newer versions of Windows need your attention now

Source: arstechnica.com

Antonio Brown has located newer versions of his old helmet, awaits NFL clearance Antonio Brown's agent said his client has located newer versions of the Raiders receiver's preferred helmet model and is working to get them cleared.       ...
18:00, 08/14/2019

Microsoft warns wormable Windows bug could lead to another WannaCry (credit: Pixabay) Microsoft is warning that the Internet could see another exploit with the magnitude of the WannaCry attack that shut down computers all over the world two years ago unless people patch a high-severity vulnerability. The software maker took the unusual step of backporting the just...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Microsoft practically begs Windows users to fix wormable BlueKeep flaw Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) Microsoft security officials say they are confident an exploit exists for BlueKeep, the recently patched vulnerability that has the potential to trigger self-replicating attacks as destructive as the 2017 WannaCry attack that shut down computers all over the world. ...
21:00, 05/31/2019

Old versions of Windows get a new patch to stop WannaCry-style attacks Microsoft is trying to head off another WannaCry-style malware outbreak before it starts. The software giant has released fixes for a Remote Desktop Services (aka Terminal Services) vulnerability that could allow "wormable" malware that spreads from......
01:17, 05/15/2019

WhatsApp to end support for Windows Phone, older Android and iOS versions WhatsApp has just confirmed that it will end support for Windows Phone, as well as some older versions of Android and iOS. Starting from December 31, 2019, WhatsApp for Windows Phone will stop working, while next year the developer will no longer support devices running older versions of Android and...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Windows 10 preview links bugs you find to existing feedback Microsoft is trying to make it easier for users to report bugs. The company has released a Windows 10 Insider Preview with an updated Feedback Hub that lets users find similar complaints. If you've stumbled upon a problem in a pre-release build, you'......
03:00, 06/20/2019

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 update is out, and it fixes the worst thing about Windows updates Microsoft last month announced a new Windows 10 policy that seems to fix the worst thing about Windows updates in general. The company decided to finally let you choose when or even if you want to install the latest Windows 10 version, and that’s great news considering that last year’s m...
16:51, 05/22/2019

Windows 10 wins big as looming support deadline sees Windows 7 users abandon ship Windows 10 made big gains while Windows 7 experienced a large drop in users last month, as it appears that folks are finally starting to take the impending end of support deadline for the latter OS seriously.This is according to figures from Net Applications for July, which found Windows 10 increase...
23:51, 08/04/2019

Coming soon: Windows Terminal—finally a tabbed, emoji-capable Windows command-line The Windows 7 console didn't support VT codes, so it completely garbles the output of applications that depend on VT codes. The Windows 10 console, however, does support VT codes, making it much more capable. (credit: The Windows console) Details are currently scarce, but Microsoft has announced s...
19:51, 05/06/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update: How to enable dark mode in any Windows app With Windows 10 Version 1903, users can enable dark mode for individual apps. Under certain conditions, dark mode will be the preferred configuration setting....
03:51, 06/26/2019

Matt Prior: Why newer doesn't always mean better Our M-car clash is coming to a screen near you BMW's new M cars might be safe, quiet and easy to drive, but the legendary E46 M3 CSL remains a high point What is the best car BMW’s M division has ever made? It’s a question that, as I write, I’ve just returned from trying to answer with m’friend a...
05:17, 07/05/2019

AB returns, says he's found newer old helmet Antonio Brown, who rejoined the Raiders on Tuesday after losing his grievance against the NFL, said he's found a version of his favorite helmet that's been manufactured since 2010 or later....
23:18, 08/13/2019

Windows 10 Pro vs Windows 10 Home: All the differences explained When you count all the different ways Windows 10 will be available, there are actually ten editions: Windows 10 Home, Pro, Pro for Workstations, Enterprise, Enterprise LTSC, Education, Pro Education, Windows 10 in S mode, IOT and Team, leaving you with lots of choice.The various options break down i...
23:17, 08/12/2019

How to use Windows 10's Windows Sandbox to test software Learn how to leverage the built-in Windows Sandbox feature in Windows 10 to emulate a virtual desktop. This will come in handy when you're testing software applications and managed deployments....
22:00, 06/13/2019

Windows 7 to Windows 10 migration is going too slowly for many businesses As the Windows 7 end of life approaches, new research from the endpoint management and security company 1E has revealed that many organizations remain significantly behind in completing their Windows 10 migration.The firm found 32 percent of endpoints were left unconverted which raises serious quest...
22:00, 07/23/2019

Samsung Galaxy A10 is about to receive a newer, better sibling At the lowest end of Samsung's Galaxy A range of budget smartphones is the Galaxy A10, with only a single camera and all the trappings of an affordable device, but Samsung has now unveiled a 'pro' version in the form of the Samsung Galaxy A10s.Shown off by Samsung in a post on its New...
13:17, 08/13/2019

Make Sure You're Buying Apple's Newer USB-C AV Adapter for Mac and iPad Pro Apple has updated its USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter, a dongle you plug into your Mac or (newer) iPad Pro so you can connect an external display or standard USB device. The newer version of its Multiport Adapter adds support for HDMI 2.0, which includes:...
04:51, 08/10/2019

AB finds newer model of helmet, returns to camp Antonio Brown, who rejoined the Raiders on Tuesday after losing his grievance against the NFL, said he's found a version of his favorite helmet that's been manufactured since 2010 or later....
06:17, 08/14/2019

| 'Fewer but newer' nuclear arms in the world, says report The overall number of nuclear warheads in the world has declined in the past year but nations are modernising their arsenals, a report published Monday said....
07:00, 06/18/2019

Apple expands keyboard repairs to newer models of MacBook Apple Inc said on Tuesday it will repair typing-related problems in 'butterfly' keyboards for an expanded set of laptops, that include newer versions of MacBook, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models....
21:17, 05/21/2019

Nintendo will replace a newly purchased Switch with newer model Switch owners may be able to replace their consoles with the model that has better battery life if it's only been a month or less since they've purchased their device. According to some posts on Reddit, Nintendo of America has been telling customers......
03:51, 08/18/2019

How iOS 13 will make your battery last longer, but only if you have a newer, higher-priced iPhone There's one feature built into iOS 13 that will help make your iPhone's battery last longer. But the catch is that you'll need a newer, higher-priced iPhone to take advantage of this feature....
18:34, 06/06/2019

Newer drugs help Eli Lilly top Wall Street quarterly profit estimate Eli Lilly and Co reported a second-quarter profit that topped Wall Street estimates and raised its 2019 earnings forecast on Tuesday, as higher demand for newer drugs offset increased discounts for the U.S. Medicare program and sales declines of medicines that lost patent protection....
22:51, 07/30/2019

For former NFL player Doug Baldwin, embracing newer helmet technology was a no-brainer Two years before Antonio Brown's ongoing helmet saga, ex-NFL receiver Doug Baldwin decided to switch to a new, safer helmet. He doesn't regret it.       ...
00:34, 08/19/2019

Will I be forced to upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10? Microsoft wants Martin to upgrade Windows 7 to 10 for £120, but what if you can’t afford it or a new PC? Microsoft has just started its bombardment about the end of Windows 7 and upgrading to Windows 10, suggesting that a new device is advisable and including links to its preferred dealers. Apart fr...
09:34, 05/02/2019

Maruti Suzuki Expands To Newer Cities In India With Mobile Nexa Terminal Maruti Suzuki has flagged off its new mobile Nexa terminal that will be expanding the premium dealership network to newer cities and town across the country, where the company does not have presence.......
17:34, 06/04/2019

Heart attacks, strokes increase when patients can't afford newer cholesterol drugs (Reuters Health) - Patients at high risk for heart disease who cannot afford newer cholesterol-lowering medications are more likely to have heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular events within just one year compared to counterparts who were able to get the drugs, a new study suggests....
05:00, 07/24/2019

Combating super bugs (WJAR) Researchers are inching closer to the development of a new class of drugs to attack life-threatening super bugs. This has become a major focus as the development of new drugs isn’t keeping pace with the rise of drug-resistant bacteria. “They’re smarter. They can out compete ...
01:00, 08/06/2019

Let Your Kid See Paper Versions of Your Bills Monopoly is going cashless—a new edition of the board game features a voice assistant that manages the buying and selling. This is weird. Doesn’t the joy come from basking in all the paper bills you’ve collected like you’re Scrooge McDuck? But the change may also be an indicator of a larger issue. I...
18:00, 07/19/2019

P&G, in Search of New Markets, Is Going After Bugs Procter & Gamble has spent years searching for a smash-hit new product. Now the maker of Tide detergent and Gillette razors hopes bug spray will break the drought....
20:00, 07/08/2019

Prepare to Die Over Tiny and Adorable Versions of This Is Us' Big 3 Might we be in for some tiny new versions of Kate, Kevin, and Randall? This Is Us creator Dan Fogelman posted an adorable picture of three small children, along with "I am dead.......
02:00, 07/25/2019

BMW readies US factory for plug-in versions of X3 and X5 New hybrid versions of popular SUVs on the way as firm brings its fleet into compliance with CO2 emissions regulation BMW has adapted its Spartanburg factory in the US for the production of the new X3 xDrive30e and X5 xDrive45e plug-in hybrid SUVs, which will be sold alongside existing petrol and ...
18:00, 07/25/2019

The Best Screened Shelters For Keeping Bugs At Bay Camping is the ultimate in peaceful tranquility: starry sky, adult beverage in hand, legs propped up on the cooler while watching the toasty fire warmly flicker and spark......
02:00, 07/24/2019

Back to My Mac killed in all versions of macOS 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 Mac is an iCloud feature which allows the user to link up multiple Mac...
17:51, 06/03/2019

Catch a Buzz With Two New Books About Bugs In “The Mosquito,” Timothy Winegard examines the history of man’s “deadliest predator.” In “Buzz, Sting, Bite,” Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson looks at how insects have shaped human civilization....
05:00, 08/16/2019

No Man's Sky Beyond Makes A Great First Impression, Except For The Bugs No Man’s Sky’s Beyond update has the same pull for all the checklist and spreadsheet lovers out there as it always has, with a lot less of the frustration....
00:00, 08/15/2019

Next year's Snapdragon 865 chip could come in 4G and 5G versions The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 is powering some of the best phones on the market in 2019, but we're already hearing rumors about what the Snapdragon 865 might bring with it – particular in terms of 5G.According to a tweet from Roland Quandt at WinFuture and a report from GizChina, there cou...
13:34, 05/05/2019

Hackers Go Pro, Seeking Bounties for Bugs The market for pointing out flaws in software has become more structured: Companies are willing to shell out huge sums to researchers who find zero-day vulnerabilities, or those that are totally unknown to developers....
17:17, 08/13/2019

5 Low-Fat Versions of Your Favourite Indian Recipes For The Weekend If you are willing to experiment, there's so much more to 'light and clean' options than salads and stews. Presenting some of our favourite desi indulgences in their low-fat avatar....
16:17, 05/04/2019

Google: Software is never going to be able to fix Spectre-type bugs Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Researchers from Google investigating the scope and impact of the Spectre attack have published a paper asserting that Spectre-like vulnerabilities are likely to be a continued feature of processors and, further, that software-based techniques for pro...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Next BMW 5 Series to Get Fully Electric Versions: Report BMW is in full panic mode over getting some new electric vehicles out of the gate, and that reportedly includes the next-generation BMW 5 Series. It’s both unsurprising but also confusing....
02:00, 07/24/2019

'Arab Spring 2.0' is a reboot full of bugs The acts of hope and courage shown in Algeria and Sudan over the past weeks felt ever so fleetingly like a reprise of 2011's broad social awakening across the Arab world. But "Arab Spring 2.0," as it has been called, is a reboot full of bugs that many users may seek to uninstall....
18:34, 04/28/2019

If farmers stopped using chemicals on crops, would the bugs take over? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWe are often told that the farming industry cannot manage without using pesticides, herbicides and artificial fertiliser. With biodiversity in suc...
21:51, 07/30/2019

Do Easier Versions of Pull-ups and Pushups at the Playground If it’s been a long time since you could clamber across the monkey bars, playgrounds might seem like they don’t offer many options for upper body workouts. But if you can find some medium-height bars, check out these moves....
20:51, 06/07/2019

Nabriva prices two pneumonia antibiotic versions at over $200 per day Nabriva Therapeutics Plc on Monday priced an oral and injectable version of its antibiotic Xenleta, which treats community-acquired pneumonia, at more than $200 per day after it received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration....
01:17, 08/20/2019

You can now buy jumbo versions of Lucky Charms marshmallows If you were guilty of fishing for the marshmallows in your box of Lucky Charms, leaving the rest of the family with a box of just plain cereal, you’re in luck, no pun intended….       ...
12:51, 08/10/2019

Bed Bugs Have Been Creeping Around and Sucking Blood Since the Age of Dinosaurs While bed bugs have been tormenting humanity for millennia, it’s long been assumed their evolutionary journey as parasites first began tens of millions of years ago, when they fed on bats. But an international team of scientists has found evidence suggesting the origin of these vampiric insects exte...
18:00, 05/16/2019

Update Your Older iOS Devices to Avoid These Bugs It’s important to keep your iPhone and iPad’s software up to date—even if the old devices you still use aren’t going to be eligible for the upcoming iOS/iPadOS 13. In fact, sometimes it’s the older phones and tablets in Apple’s hardware line that see the most critical updates....
21:00, 07/23/2019

New Chevrolet Corvette could get hybrid or electric versions Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Latest version of American classic launches with 6.2-litre V8 – but electrified versions will follow The new mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette will feature electrified powertrains in the future – with a full electric version under consideration. The new C8 version of the ...
13:17, 07/19/2019

Monthly Pixel update exterminates some annoying bugs If it's a new month, then it is time to update your Google Pixel handset. And yes, that includes the new Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL. According to the June 2019 Pixel Update Bulletin, the new Android security patch will be dated June 5th, 2019. There are also a number of "functional" patches that are p...
00:00, 06/05/2019

Future is in doubt for cheaper versions of biologic drugs TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Injected drugs known as biosimilars were expected to save the U.S. health care system tens of billions of dollars. But sales have been so limited that their future is in doubt. Biologic medicines treat cancer, rare diseases and autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis and ...
17:51, 06/27/2019

Google releases affordable versions of its Pixel smartphone Google’s Pixel smartphone just got a whole lot cheaper. The search giant on Tuesday unveiled affordable versions of its flagship smartphone that clock in at half the price of its current models — and less than half the price of the cheapest flagship phone, the iPhone XS. It was seemingly an admissio...
10:51, 05/08/2019

Missing man, 25, found after surviving five days off berries and bugs A 25-year-old man, Kaden Laga, who went missing during a hike was found five days later. Now Laga, an expectant father, is safe and back home.       ...
13:51, 08/20/2019

Actors playing nightmarish versions of themselves in cinema – ranked! Keanu Reeves’s cameo in Netflix’s Always Be My Maybe – as himself, yet absolutely ghastly – is a showstopper. But what about those other stars who have parodied themselves on screen?The collision of high and low culture that occurred when Al Pacino appeared as himself in Adam Sandler’s lamentable cr...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Identify Bugs While You Help Scientists Learn About Water Quality Some insects will only live in the freshest, cleanest water. Others are happy in any dirty old bog. Scientists can use the bugs in a water source as an indicator of water quality, and in a variety of citizen science projects, you can too....
04:00, 06/21/2019

Bear Breaks Into Subaru to Eat Miniature Candy Versions of Itself We regret to inform you that last month, we missed this incredibly important news of yet another bear breaking into yet another Subaru. As bloggers truly and wholly devoted to the “Bears Breaking Into Subarus” beat, delivering this news to you a month late deeply saddens us....
02:17, 05/10/2019

nreal unveils consumer and developer versions of its AR smartglasses First unveiled at CES this year, the nreal light augmented reality smartglasses are now available in both a consumer and developer edition.The company has managed to bring AR smartglasses to the masses in a simple, yet wearable sunglass-like design that is much more approachable than Google Glass wa...
22:17, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 2-Nabriva prices two pneumonia antibiotic versions at over $200 per day Nabriva Therapeutics Plc on Monday priced an oral and injectable version of its antibiotic Xenleta, which treats community-acquired pneumonia, at more than $200 per day after it received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration....
23:51, 08/19/2019

The Apple Watch 5 tipped to come in ceramic and titanium versions You wait all year for some decent Apple Watch Series 5 rumors and then two come along at once: we only just heard that the fifth-generation wearable might launch in September and now there's news of some different casing materials getting added this year.Brazilian site iHelp BR spotted graphics...
18:00, 08/18/2019

Mom charged with child neglect after hundreds of bugs crawl out of kid’s backpack A Florida teacher alerted authorities to a neglected student after hundreds of bugs crawled out of her backpack, leading to the arrest of the girl’s mother, a report said. Jessica Stevenson, 33, of Santa Rosa County near Pensacola, was arrested last week and hit with child neglect charges, the Pensa...
09:17, 05/10/2019

Hackers made $32K in 7 weeks by fixing bugs in cryptocurrency projects In the past seven weeks, white hat hackers earned at least $32,150 by fixing security flaws in popular cryptocurrency and blockchain platforms like TRON, Brave, EOS and Coinbase. According to data reviewed by Hard Fork, 15 blockchain-related firms have paid rewards to security researchers between Ma...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Alpine huts take drastic action to ensure the bed bugs don't bite German refuge tells tourists to microwave sleeping bags in effort to halt infestation Remote Alpine mountain refuges are battling an infestation of bed bugs transferred from hut to hut by hikers in their luggage and sleeping bags.The German Alpine Club on Friday introduced new guidelines to tackle t...
13:51, 07/12/2019

Google to stop offering new Android versions for Huawei phones Google said it will stop providing Android updates for Huawei phones -- the tech company's response to an executive order that U.S. companies stop doing business with foreign firms that threaten national security....
03:17, 05/21/2019

FDA approves 9 generic versions of nerve pain drug Lyrica The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generic copies of a popular, pricey pill for nerve pain. The agency on Monday said it approved nine generic versions of Pfizer's Lyrica....
05:00, 07/23/2019

Electronic Arts Says Its Customers Just Aren't That Interested In Switch Versions The Sims on Switch seems like a no-brainer. It’s a chill game about managing the daily life of virtual human beings where high-end graphics and framerate don’t really matter. In a recent earnings call, however, the head of Electronic Arts explained why the publisher sees things differently, and why ...
23:51, 07/31/2019

Facebook makes reporting bugs as easy as shaking your phone Facebook wants to make reporting bugs as easy as shaking your phone. In fact, that's all you'll have to do. Thanks to a new feature, when you encounter a bug, you can simply shake your phone and file a report through a pop-up menu that will appear on......
22:00, 05/28/2019

Apple Watch Series 5 May Come in Ceramic, Titanium Versions This Year Apple is expected to launch a host of new products next month including the upgraded Apple Watch Series 5 that is expected to come in titanium and ceramic variants....
15:51, 08/19/2019

Flight turns to chaos as bugs fall from overhead compartment This is what it’s like to fly in roach class. Flight attendants on a Canadian airliner asked the passengers to play exterminators and squash an army of bugs that fell out of the overhead compartments, according to a report. The incident occurred on an Air Transat plane that was about to take off fro...
22:00, 06/27/2019

The Sad Story Of Steve, The Pet Deathclaw Whose Life Was Cut Short By Fallout 76 Bugs Mikael Hertell really wanted a pet Deathclaw. He wanted one so bad he spent hours searching through Fallout 76’s broken wilds in search of one he could tame. He named it Steve. Steve was a good boy. Some might say a very good boy. That is, until Hertell went to sleep, woke up the next day and found ...
01:51, 06/01/2019

Make Different Versions Of Thai Curry At Home With These Easy Recipes Thai curry can be made in various forms with vegetables or different meats. You can also make it in different colours - green, red, yellow etc. for each day of experimentation....
08:51, 06/12/2019

How can I make Windows 10 look more like Windows 7? Elizabeth’s new laptop has Windows 10 but she prefers Windows 7. What are her options? I now have a Lenovo laptop which has Windows 10 installed, but to be honest with you, I preferred Windows 7, which was on my last two computers. What would you suggest? ElizabethAs most Windows 7 users know – and ...
09:17, 06/06/2019

If You Can't Upgrade From Windows 7 to Windows 10, What Should You Do? While I always recommend upgrading to the latest and greatest version of whatever software you’re using, this might not be the best option if you’re running an older device that’s already struggling to function. This is especially true of operating systems—although sometimes even your older device c...
23:17, 06/21/2019

Security bugs in popular Cisco switch brand allow hackers to take over devices The three vulnerabilities are as bad as it gets in terms of security flaws -- an authentication bypass, a remote code execution, and a command injection....
04:00, 08/07/2019

Experiencing World of Warcraft Classic bugs? Nope – they’re old-school features World of Warcraft turns 15 this year, and the premier, veteran massively multiplayer online role playing game is celebrating by returning to its roots with World of Warcraft Classic. It turns the clock back on the adventure, rolling back updates and expansion packs to an earlier 2005 ‘vintage...
11:17, 05/20/2019

Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this autumn Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this autumn, the company's vice president of AR/VR, Andrew Bosworth, said during an interview at the Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona....
04:17, 06/11/2019

Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this fall Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this fall, the company's vice president of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said during an interview at Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona....
03:00, 06/11/2019

Enter the Microscopic World of Bugs With These Award-Winning Garden Photos Who doesn’t love to spend time in garden? Some people love it so much, though, that they stake out for hours, camera in hand, waiting for an insect to land on a flower petal to capture the perfect shot. Read more......
20:00, 07/24/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 for PC could embarrass console versions with rumored DX12 graphics Some further potential evidence has emerged pointing to the fact that we’ll see Red Dead Redemption 2 hit the PC in the future, allegedly with DX12 support – and once again all this info comes from digging into the companion app for the game.Some initial hints at a PC version of Red De...
11:51, 07/10/2019

The History Of Rainbow Road Speedrunning Is Filled With Bugs, Shortcuts, And Rivalries The various Rainbow Road tracks that have appeared in every Mario Kart game are some of the most famous tracks in the entire franchise. They each are unique in their own ways and have attracted a large number of talented speedrunners, all hoping to set the fastest time. YouTuber Summoning Salt has p...
18:34, 07/07/2019

Tories continue Facebook ad spree as 'major bugs' block transparency Tools to crack down on ‘dark money’ political ads are ineffective, researchers say“Major bugs” in Facebook’s political transparency tools are preventing researchers and journalists from holding advertisers to account, according to a report from Mozilla.It comes as the Conservative party is spending ...
00:17, 07/30/2019

Bugs in a popular hospital pump may let attackers alter drug dosages Healthcare security firm CyberMDX has discovered two bugs affecting a popular infusion pump, allowing hijackers to remotely access and control it. Homeland Security has disclosed the vulnerabilities in the Alaris Gateway Workstation, a hospital pump......
20:17, 06/14/2019

Switching to a Pixel 3a from any iPhone newer than the iPhone 6 is just silly Google last week unveiled the Pixel 3a series and launched a trade-in promo that would allow you to swap an older smartphone for either the Pixel 3a or the Pixel 3a XL. Google indicated it would be willing to pay you up to $610 for an iPhone XS Max trade-in towards a Pixel 3a/XL purchase. But switch...
18:17, 05/13/2019

Game Over for GandCrab: New free decryption tool allows victims to unlock all versions of this ransomware Shortly after those behind GandCrab announced they are retiring, researchers have released a new tool which nullifies all versions of the ransomware....
14:51, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this autumn Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this autumn, the company's vice president of AR/VR, Andrew Bosworth, said during an interview at the Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona....
05:34, 06/11/2019

Either Justin Tucker Is Secretly A Michael Vick Clone, Or Madden 20 Still Has A Few Bugs To Work Out EA’s Madden NFL 20 is currently in early access, meaning a select number of folks are currently able to get a couple hours of gameplay in before the game’s official Aug. 2 release date. In a surprise to absolutely no one, there are some problems with this current iteration of an Electronic Arts-deve...
01:51, 07/28/2019

Adobe's August Patch Tackles Severe Bugs in Acrobat, Reader, Photoshop The Adobe August 2019 Security Patch also resolved over 34 vulnerabilities in Photoshop for Windows and macOS, and the list of flaws for Photoshop include out-of-bounds write, type of confusion, heap......
16:34, 08/14/2019

World Of Warcraft Classic Beta Players Are Reporting Bugs That Are Actually Just Features From The Past World Of Warcraft is an old game that has changed a lot since it was first launched back in 2004. Many players might have forgotten just how the game worked back then and as a result, players with access to the new classic version of the game are reporting old features as bugs....
05:51, 05/20/2019

World of Warcraft Classic beta testers are reporting vanilla WoW features as bugs Blizzard has released a few images of World of Warcraft Classic that cater to players' nostalgia. Certainly, a select few dedicated vanilla WoW players will remember trying to take down Ragnaros. [credit: Blizzard ] ...
10:34, 05/21/2019

Florida mother arrested after 'hundreds of bugs' crawl from child's backpack: reports A Florida mother was arrested for child neglect last week after investigators reportedly found cockroaches, soiled mattresses and rancid food in her home....
15:00, 05/11/2019

The best Windows tablets 2019: all of the top Windows tablets reviewed The best Windows 10 tablets are getting better and better. Not only are they great for watching Netflix, chatting with friends and doing casual gaming, but because of their lightweight designs and powerful components, they’re among the best 2-in-1 laptops alternatives on the market. It’...
23:00, 06/20/2019

On the Rookout for live data: Instant observability to fix software bugs and open AI black boxes Getting data to debug your code while running in production, without stopping or redeploying it. Whatever you may be running, wherever you may be running it. And now, with support for open source machine learning frameworks Apache Spark and Tensorflow added to the mix. This is what startup Rookout p...
18:34, 05/08/2019

New Warner Bros. Bugs Bunny short evokes the greatness of classic Looney Tunes As a rule, reboots usually pale next to the original productions that inspired them. Which is what makes this new Warner Bros. short starring eternal adversaries Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd such a goddamn delight, as it absolutely evokes the greatness of the classic Looney Tunes era, with fluid animat...
22:00, 06/13/2019

Want to Know the Fed’s Next Move? Pay Attention to This Signal Many might think that the “reality” in question is that “higher interest rates are bad for the stock market.” But that’s not what this story is about. There is a different reality that Fed has continued to ignore for at least two decades....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Commodities: Why the Time to Pay Attention is NOW Despite the shake-up in the stock market and cryptocurrencies, commodities like corn and soybeans have been rising lately. There may be more "surprises" ahead -- ElliottWaveTV sat down with our Commodity Junctures editor, Jeffrey Kennedy, to get his latest thoughts....
18:34, 05/01/2019

What Do Germany Have To Do To Get Anyone At Home To Pay Attention? BERLIN — “We play for a nation that doesn’t even know our name.” So begins a video released last month by the German national women’s soccer team, right in time for the start of the Women’s World Cup. Die Nationalelf, two-time World Cup winners and one of the favorites in the tournament, was packing...
20:34, 06/13/2019

Your attention, please: The goats have taken flight The mountain goats, unjustly confined to the earth for too long, have finally begun to fly. Look up and you may even see them for yourself—goats, magnificent goats, flying across the sky like slit-pupiled angels; goats like the face of heaven itself smiling down with horns cocked to one side and sil...
22:17, 07/12/2019

MLB storylines to pay attention to the rest of way You’re a Yankees fan, and you’re biding your time until the playoffs, because nothing else matters. You’re a Mets fan, and you’re more bitter than a grapefruit left out in the sun. You’re a Marlins fan and … just kidding. We all know there’s no such thing as a Marlins fan. Why pay attention to...
14:17, 07/11/2019

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Is It Selfish To Want More Attention From My Girlfriend? Hello you terrible skinsacks of the noosphere, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the dating advice column that charges into your love problems like 30-50 feral hogs....
06:00, 08/09/2019

Nobody is Paying Attention to the Presidential Race Yet The first Democratic presidential debates are this Wednesday and Thursday, and while the first contest is still eight months away, it feels like the race has been in full-throttle for eight years at this point....
17:34, 06/24/2019

Why This Stocks Indicator Should Grab Your Attention It's wise to put stock market data into context. EWI's Chief Market Analyst Steve Hochberg does just that with a sentiment measure that is flashing a "must-know" message. This chart and commentary reveals what you need to know now....
14:34, 05/01/2019

Using a meditation app each day may improve your memory and attention Short bursts of app-guided meditation several times a day has been found to improve performance on memory and attention tasks in a study involving 40 adults...
18:17, 06/03/2019

Who is A$AP Rocky and why does he have Trump's attention? - video The trial of the US rapper A$AP Rocky has begun in Sweden after he was accused of assaulting a 19-year-old in Stockholm. Donald Trump has rallied behind the artist and also addressed the Swedish prime minister directly about the case. The US president was encouraged by Kim Kardashian West to take ac...
19:51, 07/31/2019

Upcoming Exploration RPG Greedfall Has My Attention When I was first asked to preview Greedfall, an upcoming RPG by Spiders, I didn’t really know what to expect. Its vast world, packed with ruins and frontier towns, captured a sense of discovery but also evoked a strange apprehension in me. Greedfall brims with potential, yet even after playing it, I...
03:17, 08/20/2019

Disney released a new 'Winnie the Pooh' animation to celebrate the royal baby, and it includes cartoon versions of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Dominic Lipinski/AP On Thursday, Disney released a 25-second-long "Winnie the Pooh" animation to celebrate the birth of the royal baby. During the video, Winnie the Pooh is seen carrying a blue book while walking through the Hundred Acre Woods and Windsor Castle. The character is then seen sitting ...
17:51, 05/12/2019

Hofstra star drawing some NBA draft attention While everyone else was fixated on Kawhi Leonard during the NBA Finals, Justin Wright-Foreman couldn’t takes his eyes off Fred VanVleet. The stellar performance during the Raptors’ run to the title by VanVleet, the former Wichita State star, was just the latest example of a one-time mid-major guard ...
10:34, 06/19/2019

Jon Halapio ready to be the Giants’ center of attention again The backbone of the Giants’ offensive line won’t be new additions Kevin Zeitler or Mike Remmers. Neither will it be Nate Solder or Will Hernandez, who are both returning for their second season in the Meadowlands. It’ll be the man in the middle. Center Jon Halapio has worked his way back after suffe...
14:34, 06/16/2019

How ‘Blinded by the Light’ writer got Springsteen’s attention In his 1984 track “No Surrender,” Bruce Springsteen famously wrote, “We learned more from a three-minute record, baby, than we ever learned in school.” Sarfraz Manzoor knows that feeling. Growing up as one of four siblings in the grim, post-industrial British town of Luton (30 miles north of London)...
01:52, 08/13/2019

Powell Says Fed Must Pay Greater Attention to Global Developments Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell highlighted the growing importance of global developments in monetary policy—a reflection of how slowing growth abroad has likely set the stage for the U.S. central bank to cut interest rates....
22:00, 07/16/2019

Don't Stop Paying Attention Just Because You're Waiting in Line Sometimes it’s important to remember that even at a modest pace, in a capable vehicle, off-roading can be every bit as dangerous as it looks. This Lexus GX losing power and hurtling backwards down one of Moab’s best-known wheeling spots is an example of just that....
01:34, 07/18/2019

AOC tries to shift attention from ‘unfortunate’ Pelosi feud Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Friday tried to defuse her public spat with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, calling the craze her race remarks sparked “unfortunate.” Asked if she regrets saying that Pelosi was targeting freshman female reps of color, the Bronx Democrat said she wished the feud hadn’...
01:34, 07/13/2019

My life in sex: 'I’ve been told that, as a fat girl, I should be grateful for attention' The disappointed daterSince I started dating in 2015, I’ve been flashed, stood up, verbally abused and generally used as a replacement for masturbation. I’ve lost count of how often I’ve been ghosted – both before and after sex. I’ve been told that, as a fat girl, I should be grateful for attention....
11:51, 05/24/2019

While others stump in Iowa, Biden turns attention to SC COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As a handful of the Democrats vying for the chance to oust President Donald Trump next November race across Iowa, Joe Biden turns his focus elsewhere this weekend, making his first 2020 campaign trip to South Carolina. Biden makes his debut visit in the home of the first-in-the...
09:51, 05/04/2019

New Yorkers take out billboards in Iowa to get de Blasio’s attention DETROIT, Mich. — They can’t get his attention back home, so a group of Billionaires’ Row residents is taking their battle with Mayor Bill de Blasio over a homeless shelter planned for their block someplace where the presidential wannabe might actually notice: Iowa. “Hey, Bill...
23:17, 07/31/2019

| Man celebrates pothole’s birthday to get municipality’s attention Frank Sereno was so fed up with the numerous potholes that lined the streets of his neighbourhood, he decided to get his local municipality’s attention with a celebration....
19:34, 07/11/2019

Why the Second-Generation Dodge Dakota Deserves Your Attention This morning, Automotive News quoted Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley as saying Ram is planning to bring a mid-size truck back to market. The story reminded me of something I’ve been meaning to discuss: the second-generation Dodge Dakota. It is deeply underrated....
22:34, 05/06/2019

Summer Diet Tips: Beat The Summer Heat With These 5 New Versions Of Lemonade Coconut water, chaas, lassi, jaljeera, sharbat and nimbu pani; all these summer drinks are ultimate thirst quenchers that not only provide relief in this sweltering heat, but also help in keeping the......
13:34, 05/23/2019

John Oliver: 'Our medical device system needs serious attention' Last Week Tonight delved into dangers involved with the $156bn industry that’s led to more than 80,000 deaths in the past decadeJohn Oliver has taken aim at the medical device industry and the many dangers associated with it.On his HBO show Last Week Tonight, the British comic explained that the ind...
20:17, 06/03/2019

It’s the big fights I need – Josh Warrington turns attention to America Josh Warrington speaks after a controversial split decision win over Kid Galahad in Leeds The post It’s the big fights I need – Josh Warrington turns attention to America appeared first on Boxing News....
20:34, 06/17/2019

A Popcorn Seller Has Caught The Attention Of Pakistan Air Force The engine is from a roadcutter, the wings are burlap, the wheels are borrowed from a rickshaw: a popcorn seller has caught the attention of the Pakistan Air Force by building his own plane....
12:17, 05/06/2019

Triple Crown attention shifts to the Preakness Stakes With the first-ever Kentucky Derby disqualification still clouding the picture, attention shifts this week to the second jewel of the Triple Crown -- the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico....
19:17, 05/06/2019

Stocks: Why Small Caps Bear Close Attention The S&P 500 index is widely followed but it by no means tells the whole story of the stock market. Get important insights into the performances of another index as you look at this chart ......
00:34, 07/03/2019

Amazon's Deliveroo Investment Attracts U.K. Watchdog's Attention Britain’s competition regulator is reviewing Amazon’s investment in food-delivery startup Deliveroo, as global regulators scrutinize potential antitrust issues amid an expansion by Silicon Valley giants into more markets....
13:51, 07/05/2019

McCarthy dismisses Amash impeachment comments: 'He wants to have attention' House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy does not appear to be taking Rep. Justin Amash's recent tweets about President Trump very seriously, claiming that the Michigan Republican simply "wants to have attention," and questioning his GOP bona fides....
19:34, 05/19/2019

Attention Apple Retro-Heads: Claris is Back! Apple revives the original name of its software subsidiary, which it abandoned in 1998. The rebranded Claris also is acquiring an Italian software company....
17:00, 08/06/2019

Yankees prospect Deivi Garcia has gotten Aaron Boone’s attention Before the Yankees’ 4-0 win over the Blue Jays on Friday night at the Stadium, Aaron Boone danced around a question asking if there was a scenario in which top pitching prospect Deivi Garcia could reach the big leagues this year. Nevertheless, he certainly painted a positive picture of Garcia,...
13:00, 07/13/2019

AOC laughs off Trump claim she's 'fuming' that Tlaib, Omar now get more attention Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez brushed off a tweet from President Trump on Friday claiming she envied the media attention fellow “Squad” members Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar have received over their recent controversy with Israel....
17:34, 08/17/2019

Shocked by the rise of the right? Then you weren’t paying attention | Gary Younge The seeds of Trump, Brexit and Modi’s success were sown by endemic racism and unfairness. Tackling that is the answerThe morning after both Donald Trump’s victory and the Brexit referendum, when a mood of paralysing shock and grief overcame progressives and liberals on both sides of the Atlantic, th...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Kevin Durant center of attention in packed sports summer After all the winters of their discontent, the Knicks are poised to be the Boys of Summer. LeBron James never intended to take his talents to New York, but here we are, nine years later, and the Knicks will be asking the basketball gods for help. The lottery awarded Zion Williamson to New Orleans, b...
04:34, 05/26/2019

Columbia Sportswear wants sneaker heads to pay attention to its latest shoe On Monday, Columbia Sportswear unveiled a new line of sneaker-boot hybrids, in the outdoor apparel company's first venture into sneaker culture that cashes in on a growing trend of sneaker crossovers....
21:00, 08/06/2019

Julianna Margulies hopes science deniers will pay attention to ‘The Hot Zone’ 'Topher Grace said it best —I don’t want to steal his thunder, so this is his quote. But he said, 'The Hot Zone' is a popcorn thriller until you realize it’s based on a true story, and then it becomes a horror movie,'' Julianna Margulies told Global News....
03:00, 05/28/2019

App helps people learn to meditate, improves attention skills (Reuters Health) - An experimental app may help people learn to meditate, which in turn yields improvements in attention span and working memory, a new study suggests....
10:51, 06/07/2019

Hobbs, Shaw, and some festival favorites vie for your attention during the dog days of August So many movies, so little time. Every week brings a new crop of them, opening in multiplexes and arthouse theaters across the nation, and arriving in increasingly high volumes on streaming platforms like Netflix. How’s a voracious moviegoer to keep up? That’s where The A.V. Club comes in. The first ...
20:17, 08/01/2019

Give Your Attention Span a Break With These 7 Short Sci-Fi and Horror Movies Sometimes, you’re in the mood for three hours of Marvel superheroes, or 90 minutes of battles in Westeros. Other times...doesn’t a fast-paced short film that makes you laugh, think, or shriek in terror (or some combination thereof) sound kind of nice for a change? If that’s the case, io9 has you cov...
17:00, 05/09/2019

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon’s political crisis. A new report places Cameroon at the top of the list of neglected crises....
19:17, 06/05/2019

Attention Dax Shepard: Kristen Bell Just Revealed How to Create the "Best" Mother's Day Attention any and all men: It's time to step up this weekend. As you already know, Mother's Day is right around the corner and the pressure is on to make the special lady in your......
07:17, 05/11/2019

Joe Concha: Biden's campaign getting more media attention 'than every other candidate combined' Former Vice President Joe Biden is dominating other Democrats in the primary thanks to getting the most media attention since he announced his 2020 presidential bid, says The Hill media reporter Joe Concha....
15:00, 05/17/2019

Ukraine Role Focuses New Attention on Giuliani’s Foreign Work A Ukrainian-Russian developer says he hired the former New York mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani to lobby. Mr. Giuliani says he never lobbied the U.S. government....
10:17, 07/01/2019

Simultaneous Polls Diverting Attention From Key Issues: Bhupesh Baghel Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposal on "one nation, one election", or simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls, is meant to divert people's attention from key issues concerning them, Chhattisgarh......
20:00, 06/21/2019

The other Jets running back grabbing Adam Gase’s attention Running back Ty Montgomery continues to be one of the most impressive players in Jets training camp. The former Packer and Raven has shown his versatility and looks like he could be a significant piece of Adam Gase’s offense. Montgomery can run the ball and, as a former receiver, is a natural pass c...
08:51, 08/05/2019

Mexico to urge G20 to pay attention to Central America migrant crisis Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he will present a document at the Group of 20 summit this month that would ask the member nations to take note of the high numbers of migrants fleeing Central America through Mexico....
07:51, 06/15/2019

'I want everyone to pay attention to me!' Meet Catherine Cohen, comedy's peak millennial Caught between self-love and neurosis, Cohen has taken Edinburgh by storm with a musical show that plays up to her generation’s stereotypes. She’s even got a song called Look At Me ... ‘The other day I woke up, I was like, ‘This is the most magical place on Earth!’” The New York cabaret and comedy p...
16:00, 08/20/2019

The Fiver | Grabbing the attention of a slightly jaded soccer star Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!In the summer of 1968, Tottenham midfielder Dave Mackay agreed to become player-manager of his beloved boyhood team Hearts. Upon hearing the news on the grapevine, Derby boss Brian Clough drove down to London to see if he could step in and strike a ...
18:00, 08/06/2019

Nurse Hitchhikes to Help Girl Whose Photo Drew Attention to Hunger in Venezuela Many who saw the picture of Anailin Nava, a 2-year-old girl suffering from malnutrition, wanted to help. One nurse packed some food and hitchhiked to her home....
03:17, 05/21/2019

25 tiny design features that show Apple's incredible attention to detail Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Apple's fascination with detail presents itself in subtle ways throughout the company's product line, from the Mac to the iPhone and Apple Watch. Here's a look at our favorite design elements that highlight the company's close attention to detail. Visit Business Insi...
00:34, 06/18/2019

David Price: Dennis Eckersley ‘needs attention’ as plane saga escalates Two years later, the David Price-Dennis Eckersley airplane saga lives on. After Eckersley said in a recent Boston Globe profile that he didn’t plan on seeing or talking to Price after the Red Sox pitcher confronted the longtime NESN analyst over a critical comment about his teammate in 2017, P...
00:17, 07/18/2019

Anti-China sentiment in Washington is rising and Beijing needs to pay attention, ex-US official says Anti-China sentiment is rising in Washington — and Beijing should not underestimate that, a former under secretary for international affairs at the U.S. Department of Treasury said on Thursday....
11:17, 06/06/2019

US turns attention to Chinese garlic, tuna and laptops as trade war escalates US officials have issued a list of $300bn worth of Chinese goods earmarked for further tariff hikes as the bitter trade war between the two countries showed no sign of abating....
17:34, 05/14/2019

Harrowing photo of drowned migrants at U.S. border draws global attention A harrowing photo of a man and his young daughter who drowned on the U.S.-Mexico border has brought global attention to the dangers for a wave of mostly Latin American migrants traveling north, with Pope Francis on Wednesday expressing "immense sadness" at the deaths....
22:00, 06/26/2019

Walmart Shooting in El Paso Renews Attention on Crime Frequency at Its Stores The massacre raised new questions about why the retailer has been the source of so many calls to police departments, and whether it has done enough to deter crime....
04:00, 08/06/2019

There’s a new GM sports car launching tonight with the world paying close attention to how it’s goin There’s a new GM sports car launching tonight with the world paying close attention to how it’s going to play out. The car has been spotted testing in public for ages, there’s been tomes of speculation written about it, and it holds the promise of a new age for the company. I wonder where we have se...
04:34, 07/19/2019

Giants guard Kevin Zeitler’s laser focus has teammates’ attention Giants coach Pat Shurmur will tell you one of the most striking things about guard Kevin Zeitler is his focus. “He told me he caught a muskie this summer, and I know enough about fishing where they say it takes 10,000 casts to catch a muskie,” Shurmur said before the Giants’ third day of training......
13:17, 07/28/2019

Columbus Blue Jackets are at center of attention as NHL free agency looms Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen is keeping his options open given the uncertain state of his roster heading into free agency.       ...
01:17, 06/25/2019

Kal Yafai turns attention to Juan Francisco Estrada after beating Norbelto Jimenez Kal Yafai can look ahead to a potential unification fight after fulfilling his mandatory obligation The post Kal Yafai turns attention to Juan Francisco Estrada after beating Norbelto Jimenez appeared first on Boxing News....
18:34, 06/30/2019

Drake's Home Alone trolling of Kevin Durant catches Macauley Culkin's attention Throughout the NBA playoffs, Toronto Raptors mascot Drake has been gamely doing his job—running around courtside, giving the head coach shoulder rubs, jawing with opposing players, cutting sweaty promos, and generally acting like enough of a clown to draw the ire of NBA commissioner Adam Silver....
19:00, 06/03/2019

'Straight pride' parade organizer cheers media attention but event is uncertain Previous events organized by Mark Sahady have often been small, with attendees vastly outnumbered by opposing groupsFar-right figures associated with a “straight pride” parade in Boston have celebrated the story going “viral” in news media, but with no fixed date and no city permit granted the likel...
13:17, 06/08/2019

Tyler Perry begs aspiring actors to stop buying billboards to get his attention Aspiring actors have been buying billboards to get the attention of filmmaker Tyler Perry, but he says that's not the way to work for him.        ...
17:17, 06/06/2019

Under the radar, underrated, or simply missed: 7 books from 2019’s first half that deserve more attention As we approach the longest day of the year later this week, one could certainly take advantage of the extra daylight and warm weather and spend some time outside. Drink a drink on a porch, take a boat out on a body of water, or even just go for a walk. Or—but really, and—one could use the extra dayl...
00:34, 06/19/2019

Fan's viral 96 mph pitch catches attention of MLB team, scores minor league contract A baseball fan's life has changed forever after he threw an unbelievable pitch at a Major League Baseball game, shocking officials and viewers around the world....
23:17, 08/02/2019

Jordan Peele's Attention to Detail Shines in This Exclusive Clip From the Us Special Features Fans itching to get another glimpse (or several) at Jordan Peele’s Us can stop waiting. The film is available for digital download today and with it comes the usual crop of special features, one of which io9 has an exclusive clip of right here.Read more......
03:00, 06/05/2019

European lithium projects gain attention amid push toward electric vehicles European lithium projects are making a fresh push for capital, eager to supply the white metal to a burgeoning network of battery manufacturers and electric vehicle makers across the continent, the world's second-largest EV market after China....
01:17, 06/14/2019

Campaign coverage should pay less attention to policy proposals, more to candidates' views on executive actions Campaign coverage is often criticized for focusing too much on personality and silly controversies, and not enough on policy. Though I am sympathetic to this view point, I also believe that policy reporters need to adjust to political reality by spending less time dissecting the nuances of campaign ...
21:00, 06/21/2019

Google's anti-Trump bias calls attention to its questionable ties to China Google is getting bad press for doing business in China, and it’s only getting worse. The widespread perception that Google is anti-Trump and anti-conservative is further fueling its China problems in Washington....
21:00, 08/06/2019

'I Don't Pay Attention to the Negativity': Halle Bailey Takes the High Road on Her Role in The Little Mermaid We love Halle Bailey’s quick clapbacks as “Sky Forster” on Grown-ish, trading clever quips with older sister Chloe, who play her track star twin, “Jazz.” But as the newest—and newly envisioned—Disney princess to enter the reboot game, we seriously admire Bailey’s restraint when dealing with the onsl...
05:00, 08/08/2019

Russian "Spy" Whale Refusing To Leave Norway City, Seeks Human Attention An alleged Russian spy whale is refusing to leave a Norwegian port city, in what appears to be a high-profile defection after a week of global attention on the unnamed beluga....
06:00, 05/03/2019

Twin sister's billboards drawing new attention to woman's unsolved 1996 murder A Maryland woman consumed with finding those responsible for the death of her twin sister 23 years ago is using billboards to renew interest in the cold case....
19:00, 05/05/2019

As anti-vaxx dispute rages, attention turns to California's Waldorf schools The private schools stress nature, creative expression and hands-on learning but the 27 in the state have very low vaccination ratesOn a rainy Saturday in May, small children in tall boots, wool caps and rain gear watched marionettes perform a fairytale in San Francisco’s Golden Gate park. The crowd...
14:34, 05/28/2019

In Graduation Speech, Hillary Clinton Calls for Renewed Attention on Russian Interference Speaking at Hunter College commencement in New York City, Mrs. Clinton urged Americans to confront Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election....
02:51, 05/30/2019

'Jeopardy!' legend Ken Jennings admits this one thing about James Holzhauer's run bugs him Ken Jennings is "excited" for current "Jeopardy!" champ James Holzhauer, now within $325,143 of the former star's cash record. But this gets to him.        ...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Rickie Fowler has the Motor City's attention at inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic Dustin Johnson and U.S. Open champ Gary Woodland are drawing attention, but Rickie Fowler still seems like the main draw at Rocket Mortgage Classic.        ...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Daily on Energy: Democratic and Republican climate hawks jostle for attention ahead of recess Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:17, 07/23/2019

Transit Worker Put on Blast by DC Metro Snitch ‘Humiliated’ by the Attention, but Won’t Face Disciplinary Action The black Washington, D.C., transit worker who got put on blast by an irate commuter displeased by her decision to eat a little something before work was “embarrassed” and “humiliated” by the incident, but she won’t face disciplinary action....
01:34, 05/16/2019

Uber passenger's death draws attention to 'vomit fraud' allegations in ride-hailing business The fatal St. Patrick's Day shooting of an Uber passenger in New Mexico, which allegedly followed an argument over a fee imposed for vomit in the back seat of the driver's car, has drawn attention to a broader "vomit fraud" trend in the ride-hailing industry....
13:51, 05/31/2019

Ocasio-Cortez turns attention to Mitch McConnell amid ongoing feud with Trump over controversial comments Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., turned her attention to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., amid her ongoing feud with President Trump over his recent controversial comments....
02:34, 07/17/2019

Prince album 'Originals' to feature his versions of 'Nothing Compares 2 U,' 'Manic Monday' "Originals," due on Prince's birthday (June 7) features songs he wrote that became big hits for other artists, like “Nothing Compares 2 U" (Sinéad O’Connor) and "Manic Monday" (The Bangles).        ...
01:17, 04/29/2019

Ayesha Curry admits a lack of male attention makes her wonder, 'Is something wrong with me?' "I have zero – this sounds weird – but, like, male attention, and so then I begin to internalize it, and I'm like, 'Is something wrong with me?' " Ayesha Curry said.        ...
00:51, 05/08/2019

Jessica Alba 'stopped eating a lot' when she became an actress to ward off unwanted attention Jessica Alba is opening up about the pressures of Hollywood and how the industry can affect female stars' body images as young women.        ...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Alyssa Milano explains sex strike: 'Extreme response' was needed to get national attention In a CNN op-ed, Milano said her suggestion that women withholding sex "got the country talking about the GOP's undeniable war on women."        ...
03:17, 05/15/2019

China's attention to U.S. Navy operations in South China Sea sometimes unwarranted, U.S. says The head of operations of the United States Navy said on Wednesday that its freedom of navigation operations in the disputed South China Sea get more attention than they deserve....
09:17, 05/15/2019

Attention All Squirtle Squad Members, You Can Preorder a Squirtle Funko Pop Throw on your best pair of sunglasses, it is time to join the Squirtle Squad. Funko Pop! finally released their Squirtle vinyl for preorder. Who doesn’t want to own the cutest and, quite frankly, best water-type Pokemon? The wide black eyes are a little disconcerting, but not demonic like that Spong...
04:51, 07/25/2019

This is our first look at the new Xbox app on Windows 10 Windows 10 users – or at least those on the very latest version of the operating system – can now install the beta version of Microsoft’s revamped Xbox app.You can grab the freshly overhauled app by heading to the Microsoft Store, although as mentioned, you must be running the W...
14:34, 06/10/2019

Now You Can Build Your Own Windows 2-in-1 Slapping the term STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) on a toy, even one with questionable educational value, has become a popular way for companies to convince parents a product is worth buying their kids. That’s rarely the case, but amongst all the noise there are a few compan...
00:51, 06/20/2019

Can You Actually Use iCloud on Windows and Android? Whisper it quietly, but a few holes are starting to appear in Apple’s walled garden: AirPlay on TVs. Apple Music on Android. iCloud on the web. And now, a revamped, updated iCloud app for Windows. As Apple shows hints of being more cross-platform-friendly than it has been in the past, is its iCloud ...
21:00, 06/15/2019

Windows 10 zero-day vulnerability revealed, with more to come Windows 10 has another zero-day vulnerability, as discovered by a security researcher who specializes in finding bugs in Microsoft’s operating system – and has previously publicly outed them without warning before.The unpatched vulnerability highlighted by SandboxEscaper has been confi...
16:51, 05/22/2019

How to install and use Alexa on Windows 10 Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. If you’ve ever tried to use Microsoft’s built-in virtual assistant for Windows 10, Cortana, thinking it would function like Amazon’s Alexa, you were probably disa...
01:51, 06/29/2019

Forget about 5G phones, the always-on 5G Windows 10 PC is almost here The first 5G networks are here in several markets, including the US, Korea, and Europe, and buyers already have access to a bunch of exciting 5G smartphones, including the Galaxy S10 5G and OnePlus 5G. On top of that, 5G mobile hotspots are already available in stores. But there’s another type...
23:00, 05/27/2019

Best PDF readers for Windows of 2019 Adobe created the PDF (Portable Document File) in the early 1990's. The aim was to provide an easy way to send, receive, and read documents that could contain text, images, tables, charts, and other data - without being limited by the operating system being used, or even the device being used t...
18:51, 06/13/2019

The Morning After: Windows 1.0 is back and no one knows why Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Yesterday's Orion test went off without a hitch, and we're sure that Samsung is hoping its Galaxy Fold can eventually say the same thing. Also, Microsoft is putting out weird teasers, and Volkswagen is imagining......
15:51, 07/03/2019

How to Get Android Notifications on Your Windows PC Jumping back and forth between your phone and your PC can be annoying. Some messaging apps have web clients, so you don’t have to open your device to carry on a conversation. But there’s an easier way to reply to messages, check notifications, and open your Android device’s screen without having to ...
04:17, 07/04/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update is now available – but only for some PCs We guessed that the May 2019 Update would be arriving this week, and Microsoft has indeed just kicked off the rollout of the next big upgrade for Windows 10.While the May 2019 Update is now officially available, Microsoft is taking what it describes as a throttled approach to the rollout. Basically,...
16:51, 05/22/2019

Build your own $20,000 Windows 10 workstation Got a few tens of thousands of dollars burning a hole in your pocket? Here is a high-performance Windows 10 workstation that will be able to chew through any job you throw at it....
21:34, 06/14/2019

How to Fix the Windows 10 Shutdown Delay Bug Despite the recent inclusion of new automatic troubleshooting and problem-solving tools, the version 1809 update for Windows 10 introduced quite a few bugs. One of the latest (and more annoying) quirks is an issue that prevents your computer from shutting down or going to sleep in a timely fashion....
01:00, 06/26/2019

Here's how you can still get a free Windows 10 upgrade Microsoft's much-hyped free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ended in 2016, right? Not exactly. The GWX tool may be gone, but all the other upgrade tools still work. The end result is an apparently valid digital license, and there's no evidence that the free upgrades will end any time soon....
18:00, 04/30/2019

Windows Mixed Reality: everything you need to know Windows Mixed Reality (MR) can be a confusing concept. Is it virtual reality (VR), like the Oculus Rift, or it is more like augmented reality (AR), which Microsoft has already dabbled in with its HoloLens?Even though Microsoft has made HoloLens 2 available for pre-order, the answer is ultimately a m...
05:17, 06/26/2019

What does Arm's new N1 architecture mean for Windows servers? Whether it's Windows Enterprise or a specialised IoT version of Windows Server, Windows on Arm is going to be an option for industrial and edge computing....
15:34, 06/03/2019

Is Parallels Still the Best Way to Run Windows on a Mac in 2019? A new version of Windows virtualization tool Parallels is out, bringing with it support for upcoming macOS Catalina features, amongst other improvements. Is it still the best way to run the Windows OS on an Apple computer? We’ve been taking the latest Parallels 15 out for a test drive to find out.Re...
22:51, 08/19/2019

Windows 10 on ARM laptops could soon be far more affordable Windows 10 on ARM laptops haven’t made much of an impact so far, but they may soon become much more popular. That's partly due to Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx chip (as used in the world’s first 5G laptop, which was unveiled at Computex 2019) and partly thanks to much more affo...
12:34, 06/03/2019

Windows 10: A cheat sheet This comprehensive guide covers must-know Windows 10 details including features, system requirements, upgrade options, and Microsoft's Windows-as-a-service strategy....
21:00, 04/28/2019

The Best Ways to Get Windows 10 for Free Even Zune-clutching Windows loyalists have to admit that Mac owners have it pretty great—at least, they do now. Apple hasn’t charged for macOS, nor macOS updates, for years. Of course, you need to buy your computer from Apple to use macOS (pretty much), but at least the operating system is free....
21:17, 08/13/2019

The Best Media Players for Windows and Mac Everyone has something on their PC worth watching—that funny video you just shot on vacation, some movie you downloaded that you probably shouldn’t have, a highlight from your favorite concert, et cetera. And while you can probably just pull it up in your operating system’s default player, there’s n...
23:51, 07/09/2019

Boxy SUVs Look So Much Better Without Tinted Windows After selling my 1995 and 1996 Jeep Cherokee Sports, I wondered to myself why I never found them as handsome as my 1991 or 1992 models. and while part of it had to do with the interior and grille, a big factor was the windows. And after thinking about it, I’ve decided that pretty much all boxy SUVs ...
21:51, 06/22/2019

The Best Way to Quickly Install Apps on a New Windows PC One of the very first things I do when I’m faced with a fresh operating system is to fire up its default browser—the meh Edge or Safari—and head straight to Ninite (Windows) or macapps.link (Mac). Both sites allow you to pick and choose apps you’d like to install on your new system. Once you’ve fina...
23:34, 07/10/2019

All Windows Are Open for Kumail Nanjiani Kumail Nanjiani, stand-up comic and Oscar-nominated screenwriter, can add “in-demand leading man” to his résumé, with action-comedy film “Stuber” opening in theaters this week....
01:34, 07/11/2019

WireGuard on Windows early preview WireGuard 0.0.14 pre-alpha, running on an x1.small machine at packet.net. It's uploading across a WireGuard tunnel at 1.2 Gbps to a Linux machine, also at packet. [credit: Jim Salter ] WireG...
18:34, 06/27/2019

Why You Should Use Windows Defender's Ransomware Prevention A crucial security feature in Windows Defender comes disabled by default: Ransomware Protection. That’s surprising, since ransomware is a serious threat that locks down your device and blocks you from accessing your data until you pay your attacker. It’s even more surprising when you consider that R...
00:34, 08/17/2019

How do I remove malware from my Windows laptop? Don’s laptop is infected with malware and he’d like a clean machine, what’s the best way? What’s the cheapest way to get my Windows laptop swept and cleaned out of malware etc? DonThere are two obvious ways to clean a Windows laptop, and both of them are free. The first is to run a number of anti-ma...
09:17, 07/11/2019

What to Do If Your Mac Won't Update to Windows 10 Version 1903 It’s much, much easier to run Windows on a Mac than macOS on a Windows machine, but that doesn’t mean that this crazy hybrid environment is always going to be perfect. Microsoft recently released a bulletin that explains why you might be encountering some issues if you’re trying to update to the lat...
03:51, 07/03/2019

How To Undo and Prevent Windows Updates Major Windows 10 updates aren’t always smooth sailing. And if you own Microsoft’s Surface Book 2, you’ll probably be a bit annoyed to know that you can’t update to Windows 10 version 1903, the latest iteration of Microsoft’s operating system, thanks to a bug with Nvidia GPUs....
03:00, 07/17/2019

Alexa is invading Windows 10 computers It’s not a secret that you can run two virtual assistants on Windows 10 computers, including Microsoft’s own Cortana as well as Amazon’s Alexa. But the latter will soon be ready to listen to your commands directly from the lock screen of Windows 10 machine in what will easily be a ...
17:17, 07/16/2019

Windows 10's redesigned Terminal is available in preview It's a good time to be a Windows power user. Microsoft has released a preview version of Windows 10's redesigned Terminal (known as just Windows Terminal) through its app store, giving you a considerably more powerful command line tool. You can run......
20:17, 06/22/2019

How to increase shutdown speeds in Windows 10 For some users, speed is everything. Eliminate the built-in delay in the Windows 10 shutdown process by performing a few strategic edits of the Windows Registry file....
19:00, 07/17/2019

The Best New Features in Windows 10's May 2019 Update Microsoft officially launched the Windows 10 May 2019 update today for all to consume—all who haven’t already been beta-testing it for months, that is. Acquiring said update is easy. Click the Start button, type in “Updates,” click on the “Check for Updates” option that pops up, and click on the can...
16:34, 05/22/2019

7 tools for fixing Windows problems Months go by, and Windows works. Then, out of nowhere, your computer slows down. Files don’t open right away. Programs freeze or shut down. Your system probably needs some TLC, but what should you do?...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Let Windows 10 Figure Out When to Automatically Update Your PC There are a lot of new features—some big, some small, some minuscule—in Microsoft’s big May 2019 update for Windows 10. I already covered a few of my favorites (the “coolest ones,” as I put it), but I’ll be going through the rest of the update and highlighting other interesting tweaks that Lifehacke...
15:51, 05/23/2019

How to do a clean install of Windows 10: Which option is best for you? A clean install is the ultimate troubleshooting technique, but it's also the best way to repurpose a device you no longer need or to get a fresh start. By my count, there are four ways to do a clean install. Here are the pros and cons of each....
02:51, 06/26/2019

Every Windows 10 PC can now use Alexa hands-free While Cortana is still technically the default voice-activated virtual assistant on Windows 10 devices, it never took off quite like Microsoft hoped it would. That has left an opening for other companies to make their case, which appears to be what Amazon is doing with its Alexa app for Windows 10. ...
19:51, 05/07/2019

More evidence of Windows 10’s new rounded look emerges 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 Github by Sravya Vishnubhatla, a Program Manager at Micr...
15:17, 06/05/2019

How Do You Install Windows to Multiple Computers at Once? In this week’s Tech 911 advice column, a Lifehacker reader wants to automate an otherwise time-consuming and annoying process: installing a fresh copy of Windows (presumably, Windows 10). The catch? They don’t want to install the OS on just one system....
16:34, 06/28/2019

How to disable the Windows 10 Timeline feature Admins and users can turn off Windows 10 Timeline through basic settings, but to truly disable the feature you must use the Group Policy Editor or tweak the Registry file....
21:17, 06/10/2019

How do I stop old USB drives from infecting my new Windows PC? Jason wants to protect his new high-end laptop from viruses but needs data on old SD cardsI’ve just bought a high-end Windows laptop for video editing while travelling around Europe. What steps can I take to prevent any possible infections from being passed on from previous machines on SD cards and ...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Everything You Can Do in the Windows 10 May 2019 Update That You Couldn't Do Before Right about now (or in the next few days) you should be seeing the latest major update for Windows 10 hitting your computer—and here’s an overview of all the new features and settings that you can start playing around with once the installation is finished, from launching apps in VR to pausing Windo...
16:34, 05/24/2019

The Morning After: Microsoft, Linux and Windows 10 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The week started with Microsoft's big developer conference, and at 1 PM ET, we'll be coming to you live from Google I/O 2019. Until then, check out the big news about Linux, and the first new iPhone game we've s......
15:34, 05/07/2019

Google kills Windows 10 on Chromebooks It appears that Google has dropped its plans to allow Windows 10 to be installed alongside Chrome OS on Chromebooks.The plans – known internally as Project Campfire – would let Chromebook owners install Windows 10 so that they could switch between Microsoft’s operating system an...
12:17, 05/16/2019

The best screen recorders for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS There are now so many reasons why you might want to record a video screen capture of your desktop or even your smartphone or tablet display. There are clear business reasons for doing so, not least for adding to presentations due to the increased support for video file files in Power Point. Alternat...
22:17, 05/26/2019

Windows 10 is now installed on 825 million devices Windows 10 is now active on over 825 million devices worldwide, according to internal documentation spotted by Thurrott.com.While Microsoft hasn’t released any official numbers regarding Windows 10’s install base recently – and last week’s Build 2019 developer conference ...
14:17, 05/13/2019

Standalone Cortana app available to Windows Insiders Microsoft has been distancing Cortana from Windows for months. First, it split the virtual assistant from search in Windows 10. Then, a beta version of a standalone Cortana app appeared on the Windows Store. And starting today, Windows 10 Insiders ar......
01:18, 07/27/2019

Microsoft is teasing Windows 1.0, and everyone is confused Microsoft is up to something. Yesterday the Windows team dropped a sizzler video on Twitter, announcing the "all-new" Windows 1.0. It posted the same video over on its Instagram account, but only after it had wiped every single other post from its pa......
15:17, 07/02/2019

Microsoft changes Windows 10’s update model Enlarge / New changes to Windows' deployment policies will hopefully mean more time for testing and fewer chances for major public breakage. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft outlined new directions for Windows 10's update model in a pair of blog posts. It looks like the company is shifting its twice-...
22:00, 07/24/2019

Seven ways to make Windows 10 work better FlintyMcQwerty asked for tips to fix or avoid problems with the operating systemPlease share all your favourite tips, tricks and techniques for harnessing the power, panache and pulchritude of Windows 10. (Apologies, Jack, for my ineluctable tendency to alliterate.) FlintyMcQwertyLast week’s answer ...
10:00, 06/13/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with WSL 2 Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18917 from the 20H1 branch with download, Narrator, WSL, and inking improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
09:51, 06/13/2019

The Xbox app for Windows 10 is now a ‘console companion’ Microsoft is continuing to build on its promise to improve its services for gamers. Last year, it vowed to improve its Microsoft Store and last month unveiled a powerful new take on the Xbox Game Bar. Now its taking stock of its Xbox-branded services......
13:00, 06/05/2019

Best Windows hosting services of 2019 Most website hosting packages run on Linux servers, and it's easy to see why: the operating system is fast, reliable, secure and free, with an impressive software ecosystem that includes some of the best web applications around.For all these benefits, Linux won't be the right setup for eve...
17:51, 05/28/2019

How to Quickly Free Up Space on Your Windows PC Windows: The concept of “spring cleaning” fills me with dread. Organizing your archives of stuff—physical or digital—is a lot easier to do as a year-round activity, rather than on one terrible day (or days) when it’s pretty outside and you’d rather be doing anything else....
21:51, 05/07/2019

How to Get Windows 1.0 From 1985 Without the 'Stranger Things' Tie-Ins Microsoft “re-released” Windows 1.0 this week as part of a partnership with that Stranger Things show I have yet to binge on Netflix. While it’s free for you to download and play with—on Windows, of course—it’s not really Windows 1.0, because it’s full of puzzles and all sorts of other promotional t...
20:17, 07/10/2019

Steam gamers at risk from Windows 10 zero-day Valve's popular PC gaming platform Steam is vulnerable to a zero-day security vulnerability which could leave 72m Windows users at risk of having their systems taken over by an attacker who could then install malware, steal data, compromise passwords and more.The vulnerability was disclosed by ...
21:17, 08/09/2019

PUBG Mobile Lite vs PUBG Mobile: How Are the Two Versions Different? PUBG Mobile Lite is now available in India. In this article, we will take a quick look at what exactly is different between PUBG Mobile and PUBG Mobile Lite....
17:00, 07/26/2019

Windows 10 can now show you notifications as they hit your Android phone If you’re rocking a Windows 10 PC and an Android phone, your life is about to get a lot better when it comes to staying on top of your notifications. That’s because your computer will soon mirror your phone’s notifications, which means you won’t have to keep picking it up to ...
10:34, 07/04/2019

Windows dual booting no longer looking likely on Pixelbooks Enlarge / Google's Pixelbook. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Just under a year ago, there were signs that Google was modifying the firmware of its Pixelbook laptop to enable dual booting into Windows 10. The firmware was updated to give the Pixelbook the ability to boot into an "Alternative OS" ("...
08:00, 05/16/2019

How to use Wget to download web-based packages on Windows The popular Linux utility supports a myriad of common web protocols, making non-interactive downloads a breeze when called as background processes or automated scripts....
00:00, 06/27/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update may be coming as soon as this week We were expecting the May 2019 Update to kick-off at some point in late May, and it appears that it could launch this week, rather than next, if some relatively unusual activity in the preview builds of Windows 10 is anything to go by.This is based on the fact that yesterday, Microsoft released a ne...
13:00, 05/20/2019

Microsoft continues distancing Cortana from Windows Microsoft's virtual assistant Cortana could be split off from Windows 10 to become its own separate app. The Verge reports that a beta version of Cortana has appeared on the Windows Store and is now available to download....
16:34, 06/28/2019

Microsoft's next big Windows 10 update is actually pretty small We hope you liked the features added in the Windows 10 May 2019 update, because it may be a while before other noticeable upgrades happen. Microsoft committed to a biannual major release schedule for Windows 10 back in 2017, and now it confirmed that......
12:51, 07/02/2019

Latest Windows 10 update has a bug that kills VPN connection Microsoft has confirmed that the Windows 10 May 2019 Update (version 1903) contains a bug that could break the Remote Access Connection Manager (RASMAN) service on some devices, in turn killing users VPN connections.In an update to its support document, the company revealed that the bug is affecting...
23:17, 07/02/2019

Kano unveils its first build-it-yourself Windows 10 computer Kano is graduating from Raspberry Pi boards. Today, the company is announcing a partnership with Microsoft and unveiling its first build-it-yourself computer that officially runs Windows 10. The aptly-named Kano PC is housed in a central unit that is......
20:17, 06/19/2019

Microsoft is teasing Windows 1.0 and other 1980s software Enlarge / Windows got the '80s treatment, but we're not sure what's actually being promoted. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Either Microsoft is gearing up for a very odd promotional effort or somebody on the Windows team has hijacked a functioning time machine. Yesterday, the company posted a video boast...
11:34, 07/03/2019

New Ransomware Found Exploiting Former Windows Zero-Day Flaw Researchers at cybersecurity firm Kaspersky have uncovered new encryption ransomware named Sodin (Sodinokibi or REvil) that exploits a recently discovered Windows vulnerability to get elevated......
14:53, 07/06/2019

Android notifications arrive on Windows 10 'Your Phone' app Bill Gates might regret losing to Google in the mobile OS domain, but Microsoft continues to work on various projects for Android. It just rolled out Your Phone, an app that mirrors Android phone notifications so you can see them directly on your des......
15:51, 07/03/2019

Microsoft's Windows 1.0 announcement was about 'Stranger Things' Microsoft set the internet abuzz last week when it made a cryptic announcement about the "all-new" Windows 1.0 -- and now we know why. As we'd already speculated, it's all about Stranger Things. To celebrate the return of the show -- set in 1985, Mic......
20:34, 07/08/2019

Review: Microsoft’s Windows 1.11 is an Upside Down mess Microsoft today announced that it was the year 1985. We checked the Microsoft store to confirm this and, as Windows 1.11 was just made available, the Redmond company’s story checks out. Here’s the message, as we received it: Microsoft and Netflix have partnered up to celebrate the release of Strange...
04:34, 07/09/2019

How to use Windows 10 Task Scheduler to run Office 365 tasks If the boss wants a report every day at the same time, don't worry about vacations, sick days, emergencies, or even forgetfulness, you should use Windows 10's Task Scheduler....
06:34, 07/24/2019

Windows 10 will get a built-in Linux kernel this summer The suddenly-cozy relationship between Linux and Windows is taking another step forward, as Microsoft announced in a blog post that it's going to ship a full Linux kernel in Windows 10. It will arrive first with Insider preview builds by the end of J......
15:34, 05/07/2019

You can now invoke Alexa on Windows PCs hands-free Amazon rolled out an update to the Alexa for Windows app that lets users invoke the voice assistant hands-free, and that adds support for Pandora.Read More...
01:17, 05/07/2019

How to automatically deny UAC elevation requests in Windows 10 To install an app in Windows 10, standard level users are prompted for elevated credentials. With a few tweaks, you can change that behavior to deny such requests....
12:17, 08/10/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 update blocked for anyone using USB or SD storage Enlarge / Better unplug all these if you want the new Windows version. (credit: Miia Sample) While it's not officially out yet, the Windows 10 May 2019 update is available to Windows Insiders on the Release Preview distribution channel (and also to MSDN subscribers). So anyone who wants to get a h...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Installing an SSD in a Windows 10 laptop is both the best and worst upgrade I’ve ever done As the designated tech guy around the house, I knew even before my parents told me that their Windows 10 laptop is getting slower and slower that I had to swap the original hard drive with one of the solid-state variety, or SSD as they’re called. Having done the same thing to MacBook Pros year...
05:00, 08/15/2019

Install the Windows August 2019 Update Right Now Windows 10 users: Take a few moments and check that you’ve installed Microsoft’s August 2019 security updates on your PC. While you’ve probably already been prompted to update your system, it never hurts to double-check....
13:34, 08/15/2019

A look at the Windows 10 exploit Google Zero disclosed this week As you can see, we're an unprivileged local user who's not allowed to monkey with things under C:WindowsSystem32. [credit: Jim Salter ] On Tuesday, Tavis Ormandy of Google's Project Zero rel...
16:00, 08/15/2019

Windows Lite won't be challenging ChromeOS any time soon Windows Lite is a version of Windows that has been designed to run on low-powered devices, and while many people are looking forward to seeing if this lightweight operating system is able to compete with Google’s ChromeOS and Chromebook devices, it looks like we’ll have to wait to get ...
13:17, 04/29/2019

Windows or Chromebook? A Best Buy salesman told me it isn't even close After Google hires Bill Nye to explain that people are just scared to leave their decrepit Windows laptops for Chromebooks, I thought I'd get another opinion. It was harsh....
18:00, 08/18/2019

Windows preview brings Android notifications to your PC Microsoft has fulfilled one of the larger promises behind its Your Phone software -- if you're willing to experiment a bit. The developer has released a Windows Insider Preview that displays Android notifications on your PC. If you allow apps to di......
21:51, 04/28/2019

Windows 10 20H1 has a lot of changes in store for the operating system Windows 10 updates keep coming whether you install them or not. They generally bring a whole host of bug fixes and new features, but they've also been known to come with their own share of issues.While we don't know what possible problems next year's Windows 10 Version 20H1 will intro...
22:00, 07/23/2019

Passwordless web gets a boost from Windows Hello FIDO2 certification Microsoft‘s attempt to kill the password is going ahead with full steam. The company has announced that Windows Hello, the passwordless authentication method that allows Windows 10 users to sign in to their devices using biometric information, is now a FIDO2 certified authenticator, joining the list...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Microsoft’s Windows 1.11 app is the perfect tie-in for ‘Stranger Things 3’ Whether you binge-watched Stranger Things 3 the day it dropped on Netflix, or you’ve decided to savor it at a slower pace, you need to check out Microsoft’s clever collaboration with the streaming service to bring the world of the show to your Windows 10 PC. In case you weren’t awa...
10:17, 07/09/2019

It's 2019, and one third of businesses still have active Windows XP deployments As end of support for the still-popular Windows 7 draws near, risks of unpatched operating systems are likely to be a significant security concern in the near future....
17:17, 07/30/2019

The Windows 10 security guide: How to safeguard your business How do you configure Windows 10 PCs to avoid common security problems? There's no software magic bullet, unfortunately, and the tools are different for small businesses and enterprises. Here's what to watch out for....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Microsoft Testing Passwordless Sign-Ins for Windows 10 Microsoft is testing a passwordless future for Windows 10 PCs. The company has released a new build for Fast Ring insiders that adds a new option that enables passwordless sign-ins for Microsoft......
22:00, 07/11/2019

View RAW Images in Windows 10 With Microsoft's New Plugin Microsoft just released a free RAW Image extension for Windows 10 that makes viewing RAW files much easier in Windows’ File Explorer—photographers, rejoice. Instead of having to use Adobe Photoshop or other third-party apps and plug-ins to open RAW images, you can also open them up with Window 10...
01:51, 07/12/2019

The best Windows tablets: Top tabs and hybrids reviewed In 2001, when Microsoft unveiled its tablet PC to the world, it was a futuristic, pen-enabled idea contrived to encourage laptop makers to start building touchscreen devices. While the Microsoft Tablet PC wasn’t a remarkable success, it did influence devices down the line, such as the Apple i...
09:00, 05/15/2019

How to get surround sound on any headphones with Windows 10 and Xbox One Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Buying a set of surround sound speakers can be an expensive endeavor, generally requiring an A/V receiver and at least for speakers (but probably more). Alternati...
10:00, 07/13/2019

10,000 polling sites could be hacked because they use Windows 7: report Pennsylvania’s message was clear: The state was taking a big step to keep its elections from being hacked in 2020. Last April, its top election official told counties they had to update their systems. So far, nearly 60% have taken action, with $14.15 million of mostly federal funds helping cou...
22:17, 07/14/2019

Microsoft thrives on Android, iOS as bet away from Windows pays off As Microsoft Word tops 1 billion installs on Android and Office is all over the iOS productivity rankings, the software giant has its beyond Windows hits. Now it may have a needle or two to thread....
18:17, 07/15/2019

Supercharge Your Windows Efficiency with this $20 PowerShell Bundle Now, even programming newbs can wrap their heads around this powerful feature in this Microsoft PowerShell Certification Bundle. The package is on sale now at hundreds of dollars off the regular price, only $19 from TNW Deals....
17:17, 07/10/2019

Windows 10 is a step closer to never needing passwords Microsoft's vision of a passwordless future is one step closer to becoming a reality now that the company has gained official FIDO2 certification for Windows 10's biometric authentication system, Windows Hello.The certification is for the Windows 10 May 2019 Update (Windows 10 version 1903...
23:17, 05/09/2019

Windows 10 update will do away with password expiry policies Alongside the draft release of the configuration baseline settings for Windows 10 v1903 and Windows Server v1903, Microsoft has revealed its plan to do away with password expiration policies beginning with the Windows 10's May update.Once these policies are removed, organizations should replace...
18:17, 04/28/2019

This New Windows 10 Feature Could Make Your Life a Bit Easier Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 preview build for Windows Insiders members. Apart from some bug fixes and improvements, it comes with a few hidden features as well....
13:17, 06/07/2019

China is dropping Windows from its military devices As tensions between the US and China grow due to an escalating trade war, the Chinese military has decided to stop using Microsoft Windows in favor of its own custom operating system.The decision was revealed in a recent issue of the Canadian military magazine Kanwa Asian Defence which reported that...
21:17, 05/28/2019

How to activate and use the built-in Windows 10 back-up feature Criminal activity targeting personal computers continues to grow at an alarming rate. Even the most basic of back-up systems can prevent future headaches....
19:34, 05/22/2019

Windows 10 version 1903: When will you get the next big feature update? In the "Windows as a service" era, updates can arrive when you least expect them. So can major changes in Microsoft's update policies for business customers. I've sorted out the details of the latest Windows Update for Business policy change. There will be a test....
01:17, 05/31/2019

Microsoft hints at new features and big changes coming in Windows 11 When compared to Windows Vista and Windows 8, Windows 10 has been a runaway success. That’s not to say that Microsoft’s latest operating system is perfect, but it improved upon its predecessors in nearly every way and has only gotten better in the years since it first rolled out to the p...
23:17, 05/29/2019

South Korea moves from Windows to Linux In an effort to prepare for Windows 7's End of Life early next year, South Korea has revealed that all of its government computers will soon make the switch from Windows to Linux.The official Windows 7 End of Life is set for January, 14 2020 and Microsoft has said that it will provide support f...
01:51, 05/21/2019

Apple's New iCloud for Windows App Now Available in Microsoft Store Apple and Microsoft have teamed up to offer a brand new iCloud experience to the Windows 10 users. The companies have released a new iCloud for Windows app that can be downloaded from the Microsoft......
05:34, 06/13/2019

The next major Windows 10 update could bring big changes to Cortana Microsoft’s drive to continuously update Windows 10 and its features looks set to continue, with a new build (18922) released to Windows Insiders to test out – which includes a radically different Cortana app.Windows Insiders are people who have signed up to test upcoming versions of W...
13:51, 06/20/2019

Windows 10 system restore bug will stop your PC from booting Windows 10 has a bug with system restore which happens to be a show-stopper that prevents your PC from even booting up, although fortunately there’s action you can take to get around this.That said, we’d obviously recommend avoiding the problem in the first place if at all possible. So...
13:17, 05/21/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update now rolling out to everyone… slowly Enlarge (credit: David Holt / Flickr) To avoid a replay of the problems faced by the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, version 1809, Microsoft has taken a very measured approach to the release of the May 2019 Update, version 1903, with both a long spell as release candidate and a much less aggressiv...
09:17, 05/22/2019

Microsoft's reworked Edge browser is available to try on Windows 7 Microsoft has expanded the reach of its Chromium-based Edge browser to one of its most important audiences: namely, people who have to (or want to) use older versions of Windows. The company has released Canary channel preview builds of Edge for Win......
05:17, 06/20/2019

Windows 10 preview introduces a ton of new features for Your Phone Windows 10 has witnessed the arrival of another new preview build, for testers in the fast ring who are playing about with the 20H1 update (which will debut in the first half of 2020), and it contains numerous tweaks for the Your Phone app.Build 18908 works further on Your Phone – Microsoft h...
11:51, 05/30/2019

Apple and Microsoft made a new iCloud for Windows app Apple and Microsoft teamed up to create an iCloud Drive experience that will hopefully resolve some compatibility issues. A brand new iCloud for Windows app is available today in the Microsoft Store for Windows 10 users. The iCloud app will use the s......
22:17, 06/11/2019

Bluetooth device suddenly not working with Windows 10? This might be why Bluetooth has become an incredibly popular tool for connecting devices, whether it's the best smartwatches or the best wireless headphones. But, not all Bluetooth devices are created equal, and a new security update from Microsoft may break Bluetooth connection for some devices on Windows 10.&#...
01:00, 06/14/2019

Like the Windows 10 calculator? You can now add it to your Android handset or iPhone What can be more unsexy than a calculator app? Yet, it does serve a purpose. Then again, so does cardboard. If you're not happy with the calculator on your phone, you can always go into the App Store or Google Play Store to find a third-party one. But there are so many choices, it might be hard to f...
20:17, 06/26/2019

Windows 10 shutdown bug makes powering down take over a minute Windows 10 has a fresh bug with the October 2018 Update, whereby shutting down a PC can take an incredibly long time to complete – potentially over a minute – if a USB Type-C device is unplugged (or indeed plugged in) during the process.In a support document, Microsoft explains that th...
13:00, 06/26/2019

Windows 10 version 1903: Is it safe to install yet? Microsoft is taking an extra cautious approach to the rollout of the latest Windows 10 feature update. Windows 10 version 1903 should be released to the general public soon. Should you install the new update or wait?...
16:17, 05/20/2019

Here’s why your Windows 10 computer has been taking forever to shut down lately If you’ve been noticing that your PC has been acting a little wonky of late, it could be the result of a newly unearthed bug that impacts how long it takes machines running a certain version of Windows 10 to shut down or enter sleep mode. Microsoft confirmed the bug on the company’s Tech...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Answers to some of your iTunes questions: Old libraries, Windows, and more Apple will replace iTunes with Music, Podcasts, and TV on Mac. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] SAN JOSE, Calif.—After much speculation and fanfare in the press, Apple confirmed today that it will sun...
03:00, 06/04/2019

macOS Catalina vs Windows 10 May 2019 Update: which is best? Apple has now unveiled macOS 10.15 Catalina and announced that it will be heading to Macs and MacBooks later this year after a beta testing period. Meanwhile, Microsoft has begun rolling out its latest major operating system (OS) revision: the Windows 10 May 2019 Update.Now that we know more about t...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Docker embraces Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 Docker has realized that Microsoft's new Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 has made Windows much more attractive both to Docker and its container developers for both Windows and Linux platforms....
19:00, 06/18/2019

Windows users must patch PCs against BlueKeep, NSA warns The NSA (National Security Agency in the US) has gone as far as to actively warn users of older versions of Windows that unless they are patched, their systems are open to a major attack which could potentially be the next WannaCry.This is about the BlueKeep vulnerability which Microsoft warned on a...
12:34, 06/06/2019

'If I may have your attention': Pelosi calls Trump, Schumer 'kids' to get a word in on infrastructure House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appeared to be the mom in the room Tuesday when Congressional Democrats met with the president at the White House to discuss a fix for the nation's crumbling infrastructure.        ...
01:51, 05/01/2019

Windows 10 S Mode release date, news and features Initially revealed as a standalone OS in May 2017, Windows 10 S faced some controversy at release. Still, the lightweight operating system has evolved since launching, helping Windows 10 reach a whopping 800 million devices, just in time for the end of Windows 7. A lot of the criticism faced by Wind...
16:34, 05/02/2019

Windows 10's Xbox bar helps you find and share games Windows 10's May 2019 Update includes one more notable feature: an overlay made just for gamers. Microsoft has detailed an Xbox Game Bar that provides quick access to controls and social features while you're playing. Invoke the Win-G keyboard shortc......
01:34, 05/23/2019

Windows 10: Has Microsoft cleaned up its update mess? (Spoiler: no) Four years after the debut of "Windows as a service," Microsoft continues to tweak the Windows Update for Business rules. And if you don't know how to play the game, you're likely to be surprised with unexpected updates....
22:34, 07/16/2019

How to easily type emoji, emoticons, and symbols in Windows 10 Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. We’re all used to typing emoji on our smartphones and tablets, but not so much on our PCs. I certainly don’t know of any desktop or laptop keyboards with an emoji...
02:17, 06/15/2019

The NSA is urging Windows users to update their computers ASAP If you’re a Windows user who has yet to update your operating system after the discovery of the Bluekeep vulnerability a few weeks ago, then maybe a warning from the NSA will be enough to spur you on. Bluekeep is a vulnerability that’s been compared to the devastating 2007 malware WannaC...
00:17, 06/06/2019

Windows 10 May Soon Allow Amazon Alexa to Activate on the Lock Screen Windows 10 Insider Preview build 18362.10005 aka 19H2 includes a change that will enable third-party digital assistants to voice activate on the lock screen, suggesting a deeper Alexa integration......
14:34, 07/16/2019

Microsoft is testing a major change to Windows keyboards Microsoft is apparently considering adding a dedicated Office key to keyboards, and the move is absolutely brilliant if you think about it. Microsoft’s productivity suite is one of the company’s biggest moneymakers, maybe the best collection of apps that has ever been made by the Redmond...
20:17, 06/18/2019

Windows 7 and XP are vulnerable to a major security exploit – so patch now Microsoft has put out a warning to those still using its Windows XP, Windows 7 or other early operating systems (OS), urging them to update their PCs with the latest security patch in order to prevent against a serious threat.The computing giant has discovered a vulnerability in these earlier versio...
05:17, 05/15/2019

US recommends Windows users patch against worm vulnerability Microsoft Windows users who haven't patched their OS (or are using an unsupported version) are at risk of attackers exploiting a vulnerability known as BlueKeep. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Homeland Security's lead cy......
23:51, 06/17/2019

PSA: Update your Windows machine now to fix 29 Critical security vulnerabilities Microsoft has patched four serious vulnerabilities that could allow a malicious actor to remotely take control of Windows computers. The four remote code execution flaws — addressed as part of the company’s monthly Patch Tuesday updates — affect all in-support versions of Windows and concern the Win...
14:34, 08/14/2019

Windows 10 update brings us closer to a world without passwords Microsoft is one step closer to fulfilling the passwordless Windows 10 dream, as the latest Windows 10 update will make it even easier to log into devices and online services without having to worry about passwords. That’s because Microsoft’s Windows Hello has received FIDO2 certificatio...
15:51, 05/10/2019

How to assign a drive letter to Microsoft OneDrive in Windows 10 Bypass synchronization and save data directly to your OneDrive by assigning a specific drive letter to it using network mapping in File Explorer for Windows 10....
04:17, 08/14/2019

Windows 10 preview could bring Alexa to your PC's lock screen Amazon Alexa can be helpful on Windows, but you can't quite treat your PC like a supersized Echo when third-party voice helpers don't work until you've signed in. That might not be a hurdle in the near future. Microsoft has released a Windows 10 pr......
05:34, 07/16/2019

Discarded windows give view of Jerusalem’s diversity A project in downtown Jerusalem is using a tower of discarded windows from around the city to give a view of its diverse cultural past and present and bring life to a neglected area...
18:17, 07/17/2019

Update PCs Running Older Version of Windows Immediately Those of you who are still running Windows 7 or earlier need to install critical patches that fix a recently-discovered security bug on older versions of Windows....
17:51, 05/31/2019

How to disable the blur effect on the Windows 10 login screen The blur effect on the Windows 10 login screen is new with version 1903, and it may not appeal to all users. There are three ways to disable this default feature....
06:34, 07/24/2019

How to zip and unzip files on a Windows 10 computer using built-in tools Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Zipping is a popular method for compressing files, and you can zip and unzip files on Windows 10 in several ways without installing any additional software. You can zip files by using Windows' right-click menu to "send" them to a zipped folder. You can unzip quickly by do...
07:17, 07/26/2019

This hack has made the MacBook Pro Touch Bar useful – but only when running Windows 10 Since Apple introduced the Touch Bar, a slim OLED panel that sits above the keyboard, in its 2016 refresh of the MacBook Pro, people have been divided over how useful the feature actually is. Now, however, a developer has found a genuinely beneficial use for it – but only if you’re run...
12:00, 07/26/2019

How to make Windows 10 recognise an external hard drive Jaki has 11,000 photos on a USB drive but Windows 10 won’t recognise it. What can she do?My external USB hard drive, with 11,000 photos from Windows 7, isn’t recognised by Windows 10. How do I transfer them to Windows 10 for future safekeeping? JakiThe Universal Serial Bus (USB) connects billions of...
09:34, 08/08/2019

Samsung's Galaxy Book S is a Windows 10 laptop that lasts all day It wasn't just about the Note 10 and Note 10+ at today's Samsung Galaxy event in New York City. The company also took the opportunity to unveil a laptop, called the Samsung Galaxy Book S. As rumored, the Galaxy Book S ships with a Qualcomm Snapdragon......
06:00, 08/08/2019

Windows 10 October 2018 Update is at last being pushed automatically Enlarge / Who doesn't love some new Windows? (credit: Peter Bright / Flickr) The ill-fated Windows 10 October 2018 Update has hitherto been offered only to those Windows users who manually sought it, either by using the dedicated upgrade and media creation tools or by manually checking for the upd...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Windows 10 gets a legit Linux kernel and a souped-up terminal app Aeons ago, a sweat-drenched Steve Ballmer took to the stage of a Windows 2000 conference and, with the hypnotic repetition of a Gregorian monk on acid, chanted “Developers, developers, developers.” Microsoft, then faced with an ascendant Apple and the increasing popularity of Linux, wanted to ensure...
03:00, 05/07/2019

New Windows malware can also brute-force WordPress websites Avast discovers strange new malware strain that besides stealing and mining cryptocurrency on infected hosts, it also launches brute-force attacks on WordPress sites....
22:34, 08/07/2019

Microsoft Working on Cloud OS Restore Feature for Windows 10 Microsoft is testing a way to facilitate Cloud-based downloading of the Windows 10 operating system (OS). The "Cloud download" feature has not been made available for public testing as yet....
21:17, 08/01/2019

Microsoft releases two new Windows 10 19H2 test builds Microsoft is adding some minor new features to its latest Windows 10 19H2 test builds, but only some Slow Ring testers will see them right off the bat. Here's why....
07:34, 08/09/2019

Windows 10 update: The complete guide for businesses of every size Whether you are responsible for a single Windows 10 PC or thousands of enterprise PCs, your challenges for managing updates are the same. Your goals are to install security updates promptly, manage feature updates intelligently, and prevent unexpected restarts from cutting into productivity....
15:17, 07/24/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update brings AMD performance boost The Windows 10 May 2019 Update has brought some great new features to Windows 10, but perhaps the best change is one that didn’t get much fanfare – as AMD-powered PCs will now perform better with the update installed.This is because Windows 10 version 1903 – also known as the Ma...
13:51, 06/13/2019

You won't need to use the Microsoft Store to install Windows 10 apps in the future The Microsoft Store, which was once the only way to install UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps, hasn’t been the success that Microsoft hoped it would be, and it’s now confirmed that soon you may not need to use the Store to get UWP apps for Windows 10.According to Microsoft’s...
13:17, 05/10/2019

Steam gamers warned of Windows 10 security risk Valve's popular PC gaming platform Steam is vulnerable to a hugely damaging zero-day security vulnerability, experts have warned.According to new findings, around 72 million Windows users are at risk of having their systems taken over by an attacker who could then install malware, steal data, c...
18:51, 08/10/2019

Windows 10 setup: Which user account type should you choose? When you set up a new Windows 10 PC, you have a choice of four types of user accounts, from the old-school local account to the newest, Active Azure Directory. Here's how to make the right choice....
18:00, 07/23/2019

These are the features Microsoft has killed with Windows 10 May 2019 Update With every update, Windows 10 gains a lot of new features, but Microsoft also gives the elbow to some functionality, and highlights features which will no longer be developed.So, the list of features being ditched with the freshly launched May 2019 Update has just been published by Microsoft, and th...
14:17, 05/23/2019

Windows 7 enters its final year of free support Enlarge / Licensing and support lifecycles are not really the easiest topics to illustrate. (credit: Peter Bright) Windows 7's five years of extended support will expire on January 14, 2020—exactly one year from today. After this date, security fixes will no longer be freely available for the oper...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Why a Windows flaw patched nine days ago is still spooking the Internet Enlarge / Artist's impression of a malicious hacker coding up a BlueKeep-based exploit. (credit: Getty Images / Bill Hinton) It has been nine days since Microsoft patched the high-severity vulnerability known as BlueKeep, and yet the dire advisories about its potential to sow worldwide disruptions...
14:34, 05/23/2019

Microsoft wants to close the UWP, Win32 divide with 'Windows Apps' Is Microsoft's UWP going away? Is the Microsoft Store on its way out? Microsoft Corporate VP Kevin Gallo explains the latest twists in Microsoft's long and winding Windows developer platform strategy....
18:34, 05/08/2019

Windows 10 update will come with laptop battery life boost Microsoft has pushed out a pair of Windows 10 preview builds for the big update due later in 2019 (19H2), one of which has all the new features turned off – and those tweaks include some interesting moves, such as the promise of better battery life for laptops running certain processors.So wh...
12:00, 08/09/2019

The Easiest Way to View and Convert .HEIC Files in Windows Windows: If you’re an avid iOS photographer, dealing with .HEIC files on a Windows system can be a bit of a pain. One of the first things I do with any of these images is convert them, but that’s not a process you can do natively within the Windows 10 operating system. You’ll need some kind of third...
17:34, 05/28/2019

HTC Viveport store will support Windows MR headsets on June 5th HTC is continuing to widen access to its Viveport VR store. As of June 5th, all Windows Mixed Reality headsets will have access to Viveport, including its Viveport Infinity subscription service. Only about 200 of the 600 Infinity titles will work w......
17:17, 05/29/2019

This Windows 10 Mini PC takes full processing power anywhere, and it’s nearly 50% off The Fusion C Mini PC fits comfortably in a backpack or purse, but plug it in to a monitor and you’ve got a powerhouse piece of engineering, capable of handling just about everything your desktop model can do....
16:00, 06/23/2019

Kano’s next computer kit is a $300 Windows convertible laptop for kids Kano is a company best known for its build-it-yourself Linux computers, which are primarily targeted at education users. But today, its direction changed somewhat with the announcement of a new Windows-based machine, which will go on sale later this year. The Kano PC is an 11.6-inch Intel Atom-based...
22:00, 06/19/2019

Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 10 May 2019 Update Microsoft started rolling out the Windows 10 May 2019 Update on May 21, 2019. The company also launched a Windows health dashboard to track its progress.Read More...
06:34, 05/22/2019

Survey suggests 97% of Mac users are more productive after switching from Windows A new study suggests that after switching from a Windows PC to a Mac, 97% of enterprise users feel more productive.The survey was conducted by the Vanson Bourne market research firm for Jamf, which is a company that specialises in management solutions for Apple devices for businesses, governments an...
15:51, 06/21/2019

Keep Your Windows Dust Free By Cleaning Them With Fabric Softner Keeping windows clean is an ongoing battle in our house. This week I came across a hack that might make that task a tiny bit easier: cleaning the windows with fabric softener....
23:51, 06/02/2019

Windows 10 updates: How to install, reinstall, upgrade, and activate For any Windows 10, including version 1903 (aka May 2019 Update), here's everything you need to know before you repair, reinstall, or upgrade -- including details about activation and product keys....
18:00, 04/30/2019

Microsoft stops asking you to change your Windows 10 password every 60 days Microsoft has finally removed its 60-day password expiration policy from its Windows 10 security baseline, claiming there are better ways to keep users secure. This means organizations using Windows 10 won’t have to force their users to change passwords frequently. In its blog post detailing Windows...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Your Phone app for Windows 10 finally updated with MMS message support Microsoft has updated its popular Your Phone app for Windows 10, so users can now send MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) messages using the app on PC.This will allow users to send images, videos and GIFs from the app, and it’s a feature that many people who have been using Your Phone have be...
13:17, 05/21/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update is messing up colors on some monitors Windows 10 May 2019 Update reportedly has a bug which mucks up the color settings or calibration of some monitors.While Microsoft has seemingly fixed the problem with a recent Windows update, according to some users, this doesn’t actually cure the issue, although fortunately there still appea...
11:34, 07/08/2019

Microsoft is using Dynamics 365 to manage Windows Update releases Here's how Microsoft is using its own Dynamics 365 Customer Service offering to manage the publishing of not just Windows 10, but previous Windows client and server updates via Windows Update....
20:17, 08/19/2019

Microsoft kicks off the rollout of the Windows 10 May Update 1903 Microsoft's Windows 10 May Update/1903 is available to consumers and business customers as of today, May 21. It's available through WSUS, Windows Update for Business and VLSC starting today, too....
22:17, 05/21/2019

Hell freezing over? Microsoft readies its own Linux for Windows I told you Microsoft might be building its own Linux distro. They're not there yet but this new Microsoft Linux kernel for Windows Subsystem for Linux is a big step in that direction....
16:51, 05/07/2019

Windows 10 cumulative update causes confusion by apparently installing itself twice Some Windows 10 users have encountered a problem with Microsoft’s latest round of cumulative updates for the OS, specifically with KB4494441, which is an important update (more on that later) for those running the October 2018 Update.The issue here, as highlighted by folks on Reddit, is that ...
14:17, 05/16/2019

Bookmark This Site to Try Microsoft's New Windows PowerToys This Summer Remember PowerToys? They were those Windows 95- and Windows XP-era utilities that granted you features beyond what “regular” Windows users could do within their operating systems, like: opening a command prompt directly to a folder (instead of having to “CD” your way on over), changing your screen’s...
16:51, 05/15/2019

New Windows 10 preview lets you go passwordless and improves Your Phone app Windows 10 has seen the release of a new preview build for those in the fast ring testing the update due to land in the first half of 2020.Build 18936 ushers in a passwordless sign-in system for the Microsoft account(s) on your device, meaning rather than a traditional password, you can use your fin...
14:34, 07/11/2019

How to increase virtual disk size when running Windows 10 in a VM Newer versions of Windows 10 require larger amounts of free space for installation. Here's how to expand your Windows 10 virtual machine disks to prepare for your upgrade....
13:17, 05/01/2019

Windows 10 preview tests password-free sign-ins Microsoft is taking its disdain for passwords to a new level. It just released a Windows 10 preview for Fast ring Insiders that gives you the option to make all accounts on a particular device "passwordless" when logging into the operating system. Fl......
09:00, 07/11/2019

Galaxy Note 10 might get an exciting iPhone feature, and it’s all thanks to… Windows 10? With each day that gets us closer to the early August launch of Samsung’s next flagship handset, we learn about more and more of the Galaxy Note 10’s secrets. Now, a brand new report out of Korea says the phone will have an exciting feature that’s not available on other Android dev...
17:00, 06/26/2019

How to use Robocopy to back up all your data in Windows 10: Commands and examples If you're looking for a little extra peace of mind, double down on your data backups. This simple Robocopy script leverages a few useful switches to make the task convenient and efficient....
03:00, 08/15/2019

Windows Lite release date, news and features Windows Lite, a lightweight version of Microsoft's operating system that's designed to run on low-powered devices, has been in the works for a while now.Back in 2018, Microsoft was working on a lightweight version of Windows codenamed Polaris, intended to be optimised for tablets and 2-in-...
16:34, 05/02/2019

HS coach says RJ Barrett 'deserved more attention' at Duke, has 'argument' to be top pick RJ Barrett's high school coach said he thinks his former player "deserved more attention" in his freshman season at Duke.        ...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Slack patches vulnerability in Windows client that could be used to hijack files Enlarge / Strangers in your Slack channel could have messed with Slack for Windows' download settings, redirecting files to a malicious shared folder. It's fixed now. (credit: NOAH BERGER/AFP/Getty Images) On May 17, researchers at Tenable revealed that they had discovered a vulnerability in the ...
01:51, 05/18/2019

Apple’s iCloud has been a poor experience in Windows, but a new update seeks to fix that iCloud in the Microsoft Store. [credit: Samuel Axon ] Apple has released a new version of iCloud for Windows 10 in the Microsoft Store, according to a recent blog post by Microsoft and a han...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update runs into trouble with some Intel drivers Windows 10 users looking to move to the latest May 2019 Update – perhaps for security reasons, as we’ve recently seen – should be aware that the upgrade is being blocked for certain older Intel drivers.As Microsoft explains, there are compatibility issues with certain Intel Rapi...
12:00, 07/26/2019

Microsoft courts developers with Windows Terminal and Subsystem for Linux 2.0 Microsoft is aiming to make developers' lives easier with the addition of Windows Terminal and Subsystem for Linux 2.0. Learn how you can potentially benefit....
02:00, 05/08/2019

Next major Windows 10 update’s only cool feature will be… how fast it installs? You may have already installed Microsoft’s latest major update on your Windows device, but don’t get your hopes up for any stellar features for the next major upgrade. They call them feature releases, and the Windows 10 May 2019 Update that was recently released is the newest one. Coming...
13:51, 07/02/2019

Microsoft's built-in Linux kernel for Windows 10 is ready for testing Just as promised, Microsoft has delivered a built of Windows 10 to members of its Insiders beta program that includes Windows Subsystem for Linux 2. It was announced just last month at the Build event, and the tech included in Preview Build 18917 (20......
12:17, 06/13/2019

Microsoft just leaked a major Start button redesign for Windows 10 Remember back when Microsoft decided it would be a good idea to remove the Start button from Windows in Windows 8? Well, the company is considering new design changes for that iconic element of the Windows UI, but thankfully the button isn’t going anywhere anytime this time around. Don't...
23:00, 07/24/2019

Huawei needs Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows 10 like fish need water The import ban the Trump administration imposed on Huawei a few days ago was the next logical step in the trade war against China. While some people may have foreseen it, given the ZTE practice run from before, it still sent shockwaves through the industry. Huawei is prepared to fight, even as numer...
05:34, 05/24/2019

Dell revenue rises 3% as Windows refresh spurs PC demand Dell Technologies Inc reported a 3% rise in first-quarter revenue on Thursday, as more customers upgraded their systems ahead of Microsoft's planned phase out of Windows 7 and strong performance in its VMware Inc unit....
22:34, 05/30/2019

Microsoft looks ready to add another Windows 10 Edition, Home Ultra, to its list Microsoft and its PC partners may be ready to take the wraps off a new Windows 10 Home edition that potentially would work on more powerful PCs than those which ship with reguar Windows 10 Home....
20:00, 05/28/2019

Chromium-based Edge (and Chrome) may get a better Incognito Mode on Windows 10 You’re likely aware that Chrome has an Incognito Mode, and Microsoft is seemingly planning to improve the level of privacy this gives web surfers in its fresh Chromium-powered take on the Edge browser. These improvements could also find their way into other Chromium-based browsers, which incl...
22:00, 05/03/2019

Windows 10 gets a lot of little fixes – and Microsoft reminds us it’ll start to force updates Windows 10 has received a second set of (optional) cumulative updates for June, comprising of a raft of minor tweaks and fixes for both the April 2018 Update and October 2018 Update, while Microsoft also took the time to remind those still using the former that they will be forced to upgrade to the ...
14:00, 06/19/2019

WhatsApp Ending Support for Windows Phone on December 31, UWP App Tipped WhatsApp on Tuesday updated its mobile device support blog post, and announced that it is ending support for the Windows Phone platform on December 31, 2019....
09:51, 05/08/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update release date, news and features The Windows 10 May 2019 Update will be the first major update for Microsoft's constantly-evolving Windows 10 operating system this year.Also known as Windows 10 version 1903 or 19H1, the Windows 10 May 2019 Update is yet another part of Microsoft’s plan of releasing major free tentpole u...
21:51, 05/06/2019

Windows 7 Extended Security Updates will double in price each year Windows 7's free support period ends on January 14, 2020. Microsoft is offering three years of support updates for the operating system on a paid basis with a new program called Extended Security Updates (ESU). Unlike previous after-life support options for Windows, which were offered as part of sep...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Windows Mixed Reality headsets are disappearing from the Microsoft Store Microsoft may be having a change of heart when it comes to its range of Windows Mixed Reality headsets – if the models stocked on its own website is anything to go by.As spotted by RoadtoVR, Microsoft has culled most of the Mixed Reality headsets ranges previously on its US store. The only re...
13:17, 06/25/2019

Alexa takes hands-free voice commands on Windows 10 PCs Amazon's Alexa app for Windows 10 now behaves more like you'd expect it to -- that is, it behaves more like an Echo speaker. An update to the software has introduced the option to invoke Alexa solely through your voice, whether or not the app is in......
02:51, 05/07/2019

1 Million Computers Still Vulnerable to Major Windows Security Exploit Microsoft has warned that nearly one million computers globally are still at risk of malware attack similar to WannaCry that spread worldwide in 2017 causing billions of dollars in damage....
19:00, 06/01/2019

Solve Windows 10 Issues Automatically With the New 'Recommended Troubleshooting' Feature You should install the recent Windows 10 May 2019 update, if you haven’t already. The update has a cool new feature, Recommended Troubleshooting, that makes diagnosing and solving common PC issues much easier....
00:34, 06/11/2019

How to Add the Galaxy Note 10's 'Link to Windows' App to Older Samsung Phones Samsung’s “Link to Windows” feature is a lot like Microsoft’s Your Phone app; It lets you sync your Galaxy Note 10-series phone to your PC via its Quick Settings menu. Once connected, you can access your messaging apps, notifications, photos, and other phone functions directly from your Windows desk...
01:51, 08/20/2019

Play This Devious Browser Game That Makes Pop-up Windows Infuriating in a Whole New Way Despite being 43 years old, Breakout still manages to be an addictive game, challenging your reflexes as much as the latest first-person shooters do. A browser-based game called Brickception manages to make the game even harder with a pop-up window that you’ll quickly find immensely annoying—even th...
01:34, 06/11/2019

Windows 10 preview ushers in new Cortana app with chat-based interface Windows 10 has witnessed the release of another preview build for the update due to land in the first half of 2020, and the big change here is what Microsoft’s describing as a new experience with Cortana.Build 18945 has been released to testers in the fast ring, and sees the digital assistant...
18:51, 07/28/2019

Microsoft starts testing Windows 10 19H2 in the Slow Ring Microsoft is starting to test its Windows 10 19H2 feature release, which will basically be similar to a Cumulative Update with new features turned off by default....
00:00, 07/02/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Cortana, WSL, and accessibility improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18945 from the 20H1 branch with Cortana, WSL, and accessibility improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
06:51, 07/27/2019

New Windows 10 build silences Cortana, brings passwordless accounts The latest Insider build of Windows 10, 18309, expands the use of a thing that Microsoft has recently introduced: passwordless Microsoft accounts. It's now possible to create a Microsoft account that uses a one-time code delivered over SMS as its primary authenticator, rather than a conventional pas...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Microsoft accidentally releases, then pulls Windows 10 preview build This morning, Microsoft inadvertently released a preview build of Windows 10 to every ring of the Windows Insider Program. The incident was quickly resolved, but it serves as a cautionary tale. Here's how to respond if an unwanted update appears on your PC....
17:17, 07/24/2019

Google updates GKE with release channels, Windows Server Containers The new release channels will let GKE customers automatically upgrade their Kubernetes clusters at a pace that meets their risk tolerance and business needs....
11:51, 05/21/2019

The new Xbox Game Bar adds a fresh layer to gaming on Windows 10 The Xbox features in Windows 10 have been fairly simple, with quick tools for capturing game footage and sharing it. That's changing today, just after the launch of the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. Now, the Xbox Game Bar includes extra overlay options for social features, audio, Spotify and...
01:51, 05/23/2019

Windows 10 after four years: A solid report card, but serious challenges ahead Four years after its launch, Windows 10 has gone from being a curiosity to owning a solid majority of the Windows desktop market. But Microsoft still has a tough challenge on its hands convincing Windows 7 holdouts to migrate....
17:00, 08/16/2019

Windows 10 May update brings light theme and more upgrade controls Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10's May 2019 Update, and it should be good news if you're hoping for a refreshed look -- or just don't care much for passwords. The most conspicuous change is the addition of a long-in-the-making light theme that br......
03:00, 05/22/2019

How to securely and completely delete files in Windows 10 without third-party software Deleting files in Windows 10 does not really delete the file. Security best practice requires deleted files to be completely overwritten more than once....
21:17, 07/09/2019

Microsoft 3Q19 revenue up 14% on the back of strong cloud and, uh, Windows? (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) In the third quarter of its 2019 financial year, which ran up until March 31, 2019, Microsoft's revenue was $30.6 billion, up 14 percent year on year. Operating income was up 25 percent to $10.3 billion, net income up 19 percent to $8.8 billion, and earnings per ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Microsoft blocks May 2019 Windows update on the Surface Book 2 Microsoft has blocked the latest major Windows 10 (May 2019, version 1903) update on its own Surface Book 2. According to the company, a compatibility issue caused some apps and games that used the Nvidia GPU to crash after the update was installed.......
23:51, 07/15/2019

Systems with small disks won’t be able to install Windows 10 May 2019 update Enlarge (credit: Alpha Six) Traditionally, Microsoft would use the release of a new operating system to bump the minimum hardware requirements that the software needs. With Windows 10 being the "last" version of Windows, Microsoft is using the major updates to bump specs. The May 2019 update, vers...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Microsoft’s Windows 10 May 2019 Update is now out, new ‘Light’ theme included Keeping to its promise of semiannual updates, Microsoft today announced it’s made the next big version of Windows 10 available. The simply-named Windows 10 May 2019 update isn’t as packed with features as its predecessors, but there are still a few things to note. In particular, it includes a new ‘L...
08:17, 05/22/2019

Microsoft releases first test build of Windows Server 20H1 Microsoft's first test build of Windows Server 20H1 includes some new VM tool and Azure integration functionality, plus more updates to the Windows Admin Center....
01:51, 06/19/2019

Windows 10 Gets Smart Keyboards for 10 Indian Languages With May 2019 Update Microsoft has launched smart phonetic keyboards for 10 Indian languages as part of its May 2019 update. The keyboards are available in Hindi, Bangla, Tamil, Marathi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Odia, Telugu,......
21:17, 06/17/2019

How to prevent Windows 10 activation trouble when upgrading computer hardware Simple preemptive troubleshooting conducted before a major hardware upgrade could reduce the frustration of the Windows 10 deactivation and reactivation process....
01:51, 06/19/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update now ready for more PCs as major issues are resolved The Windows 10 May 2019 Update has had three blocks lifted which were preventing the upgrade from being delivered to some PCs – the upshot being that you may now be able to get the latest update if it was being held back due to one of these compatibility issues.The problems which have been cu...
20:51, 07/12/2019

PC shipments grew in Q2, fueled by tariff concerns and Windows 7 migrations End of extended support for Windows 7 is just six months away, giving a modest boost to the PC market, though concern over potential tariffs sent shipments higher....
15:51, 07/12/2019

Windows 10 giving you a black screen after latest patches? Don’t panic! The latest cumulative updates for some versions of Windows 10 contain a bug that’s causing some PCs to produce a black screen after they’ve been installed, potentially leading some users to worry that their system might be seriously broken – but fortunately, the cure is simple t...
14:34, 06/17/2019

How to configure WMI filters for Group Policy to better manage your Windows clients Using the Windows Management Infrastructure framework, Windows admins can create filters that apply GPOs in creative ways to provide more granularity over system management in Active Directory....
00:00, 08/17/2019

Plex Users: Delete the Windows Store App and Download the Updated App One of the great things about Plex—aside from using it to create your own private, sharable streaming library—is just how many platforms it supports. You can use the service (and server) on Android, iOS, PC, Roku, smart TVs, and even your web browser....
21:34, 08/16/2019

Chelsea transfer ban explained: What we know so far about Fifa blocking new signings for two windows Chelsea have been hit with a transfer embargo by Fifa, banning them for registering players for the two consecutive windows over breaching regulations regarding minors....
18:00, 06/23/2019

Forget Windows, Linux or MacOS: Try these alternative operating systems No Windows, no Linux, no macOS: is there really a desktop operating system that's worth using outside of the big three? We've set out to answer that question, and while there are no absolute definitive answers here – everyone's use case is different, after all – we'...
22:00, 07/22/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update is causing trouble with Surface Book 2 Windows 10 May 2019 Update apparently has serious issues with a reportedly small number of Surface Book 2 hybrids, specifically those with a discrete GPU, and Microsoft has seemingly blocked the upgrade on these machines for the time being (as it commonly does when potential hardware compatibility p...
14:17, 06/24/2019

Bus driver punished kids by turning off AC, rolling up windows on hot day: parents Irate Texas parents claim a school bus driver shut off the air conditioning and rolled up the windows in her big yellow ride on a hot day to punish students for being rowdy, according to a new report. “’She just kept saying, ‘You’re going to burn up until you shut up,’” mom Sara Pe...
01:34, 05/18/2019

Chromium-based Edge gets dark mode for Windows 7 and 8.1, plus other tweaks 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 users, it didn’t have a dark mode, but Microsoft promised that...
14:17, 07/19/2019

WhatsApp is ending support for Windows Phone, and old Android / iOS devices As time rolls forward we have to forget the past – that's what WhatsApp is doing, at least, as it's discontinuing support for a large number of outdated smartphone models over the course of the next year.In a blog post, WhatsApp has announced it is to stop supporting handsets runnin...
13:17, 05/10/2019

Xbox Game Pass is coming to Windows 10, but many questions remain Enlarge / Well, there you have it. In one of the less-detailed announcements of the pre-E3 season, Microsoft this morning officially confirmed it is bringing its "all-you-can-play" Game Pass subscription service to the PC. The new expansion of the Xbox Game Pass (which launched just over two year...
15:34, 05/30/2019

Halle Bailey breaks her silence on 'Little Mermaid' casting backlash: 'I don't pay attention to the negativity' Halle Bailey is staying positive after facing some racist comments over her casting as Ariel in Disney's upcoming remake of "The Little Mermaid."        ...
23:00, 08/08/2019

Atom-powered $34 Atomic Pi: A music-friendly SBC for creators that runs Windows 10 The Atomic Pi is a full-featured SBC with unique features including a secondary audio output that can be used to drive two 5W speakers, and a 9-axis navigation sensor....
15:51, 04/29/2019

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 and Surface updates are causing major headaches Windows 10 has undoubtedly been a significant improvement over its predecessors, but the latest operating system from Microsoft isn’t without its issues. Over the past several days, a variety of substantial issues have cropped up for Windows users, most of which appear to stem from recently re...
19:00, 08/17/2019

REFILE-Dell revenue rises 3% as Windows refresh spurs PC demand Dell Technologies Inc reported a 3% rise in first-quarter revenue on Thursday, as more customers upgraded their systems ahead of Microsoft's planned phase out of Windows 7 and strong performance in its VMware Inc unit....
03:00, 05/31/2019

Google, Microsoft work together for a year to figure out new type of Windows flaw Enlarge (credit: Marco Verch / Flickr) One of the more notable features of Google Project Zero's (GPZ) security research has been its 90-day disclosure policy. In general, vendors are given 90 days to address issues found by GPZ, after which the flaws will be publicly disclosed. But sometimes unde...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Bill Gates' $400 billlion mistake involves Windows Phone and Android Bill Gates started Microsoft in 1975 along with Paul Allen and the rest is history. You don't get to be one of the wealthiest people in the world and build a trillion dollar company without making some great decisions over the years. At an event held by venture capital firm Villiage Global (via Tech...
02:17, 06/24/2019

Europe’s Populist Storm Rattles the Windows of the E.U. But Fails to Move the Foundations A giddy sense of triumph has taken hold among Europe’s strident right-wing nationalists since Sunday night, after they won the European Union’s parliamentary elections in the U.K., France and Italy—three powerhouse economies—potentially setting the stage for a shakeout on par...
21:51, 05/28/2019

Ditto lets Apple TV mirror 4 Android, Chrome, or Windows screens at once Squirrel has created a way for Apple TVs to mirror four screens, including rival platforms, but the cost may be prohibitive for most consumers.Read More...
20:34, 08/12/2019

Windows 10 users be careful – some default apps are showing scam adverts Windows 10 has been struck by a worrying problem in that some of its core (installed by default) apps are displaying fraudulent adverts which could potentially play all sorts of nasty tricks on the user.As spotted by Ghacks and first highlighted on Microsoft’s German support site, a post has ...
12:34, 06/03/2019

'Moss' free VR missions come to PlayStation, Oculus Rift, Vive and Windows Oculus Quest owners were treated to a free new chapter of Polyarc's adorable puzzle game Moss back in May -- now it's rolling out to other platforms. On June 25th, the "Twilight Garden" update will roll out across PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift/S, HTC V......
18:00, 06/25/2019

Serial publisher of Windows 0-days drops exploits for 3 more unfixed flaws Enlarge (credit: SandboxEscaper) A serial publisher of Microsoft zeroday vulnerabilities has dropped exploit code for three more unpatched flaws, marking the seventh time the unknown person has done so in the past year. Technical details of the vulnerabilities, along with working proof-of-concept ...
04:00, 05/23/2019

Windows 10 update pushes Microsoft closer to a password-free future With its Windows 10 May 2019 update, Microsoft is getting one step closer to eliminating passwords. The company's Windows Hello has earned its FIDO2 certification -- an industry standard that deems Windows Hello a secure authenticator. Now, users run......
08:34, 05/10/2019

Tweaks to Chromium-based Edge (and Chrome) brings better integration with Windows 10 Microsoft’s latest change for Chromium-based Edge – and indeed all Chromium-powered browsers – involves deeper integration with Windows 10.Microsoft’s most recent tweak to the Chromium code means that when you’re looking to adjust printer settings from within your ...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Windows 10 Game Bar now helps you find people to play online games with The Game Bar in Windows 10 continues to be fleshed out with new bits of functionality, and the latest introduction is a way for folks to easily find other likeminded PC gamers they can enjoy multiplayer titles with online.The Game Bar is a compact overlay which provides easy access to a range of fea...
13:17, 05/14/2019

New Windows 10 preview promotes Amazon Alexa (and other assistants) to the lock screen Windows 10 has a new preview build of the update that's due to land in the latter half of 2019, and while it only comes with a few changes (unsurprisingly), one is pretty interesting, with Microsoft giving digital assistants like Amazon’s Alexa a promotion to the lock screen of the OS.In...
12:51, 07/16/2019

Windows 1.11 is a Stranger Things 3 tie-in that lets you save the world and wallow in nostalgia Stranger Things season 3 is set in 1985, which coincidently is also the year Windows 1.0 was released, and to celebrate, Microsoft has released the Windows 1.11 app for Windows 10.Not only does the Windows 1.11 app emulate the user interface of the first version of Windows, but there are Easter eggs...
11:34, 07/08/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Your Phone, calendar, and passwordless improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18936 from the 20H1 branch with Your Phone, calendar, and passwordless improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
14:34, 07/11/2019

Microsoft refuses to deny that it will block Windows 10 updates on Huawei laptops Google’s decision to block Android updates for Huawei smartphones has been making waves around the world, but owners of Huawei laptops – such as the Huawei MateBook 14 – have been left wondering if Microsoft will follow suit and block Windows 10 updates for Huawei laptops.The id...
13:00, 05/20/2019

Chromium-based Edge lands on Windows 7 and 8.1 (with dark mode coming soon) Chromium-based Edge is now available in preview form for Windows 7 and 8.1 users, so if you wanted to try Microsoft’s revamped browser in one of these older operating systems, now’s your chance.Part of the big plan with the new Edge is to make it available across multiple platforms &#x...
11:00, 06/20/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Eye Control, notification, and Your Phone improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18932 from the 20H1 branch with Eye Control, notification, and Your Phone improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
05:34, 07/04/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong protesters smash windows, enter legislature Protesters stormed Hong Kong's parliament building as the territory marked its China handover anniversary, smashing through reinforced windows and steel shutters in unprecedented scenes that plunge the city further into crisis....
17:17, 07/01/2019

Bill Gates' $400 billion mistake involves Windows Phone and Android Bill Gates started Microsoft in 1975 along with Paul Allen and the rest is history. You don't get to be one of the wealthiest people in the world and build a trillion dollar company without making some great decisions over the years. At an event held by venture capital firm Villiage Global (via Tech...
16:00, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong protesters smash windows at legislature in fresh chaos Protesters used a metal trolley to try to storm Hong Kong's Legislative Council building on Monday and smashed windows in a fresh wave of demonstrations that have plunged the Chinese-ruled city into political turmoil....
08:34, 07/01/2019

Tech Q&A: Upgrading Windows 7, Siri tricks, find out if someone blocked your number and more Your tech questions answered. One of the big questions is hot to figure out if a Facebook friend request is the real deal or fake.        ...
03:17, 05/07/2019

Some Bluetooth devices will stop working if you install the latest Windows 10 update If you’re suddenly having trouble connecting any of your Bluetooth devices to your Windows PC this week, don’t be alarmed — this is by design. As Windows Latest observed on Wednesday, the latest security updates for a variety of Windows OS versions (including Windows 10) feature a ...
01:34, 06/13/2019

Windows 10 will soon ship with a full, open source, GPLed Linux kernel Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) Earlier today, we wrote that Microsoft was going to add some big new features to the Windows Subsystem for Linux, including native support for Docker containers. It turns out that that ain't the half of it. The current Windows Subsystem for Linux uses a Microsoft-author...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with File Explorer and accessibility improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18894 from the 20H1 branch with File Explorer and accessibility improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
06:51, 05/09/2019

Microsoft Build 2019 preview: Azure is the star, and Windows is a bit player Ten years ago, Microsoft announced the official release of Azure and pitched "three screens and a cloud" at its signature developers conference. Today, its developer pitch is all about Azure....
16:34, 05/06/2019

Wayson Choy, 80, Whose Books Are Windows on Chinese-Canadian Life, Dies In books like “The Jade Peony,” he was one of the first writers to explore an Asian immigrant experience, discovering his own hidden past along the way....
06:17, 05/04/2019

'Guru Nanak Palace' In Pak Demolished, Doors, Windows Sold Off: Report A centuries-old "Guru Nanak palace" was partially demolished by a group of vandals who sold its precious windows and doors in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said on Monday....
22:51, 05/27/2019

Windows Solitaire inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) The classic Windows game Solitaire has joined such landmarks as Doom, Tetris, and World of Warcraft in being inducted into the Strong Museum of Play's World Video Game Hall of Fame. The award recognizes Solitaire's role as a significant part of gaming's history. Solitai...
21:34, 05/03/2019

Microsoft leak suggests hideous Windows Start menu could be coming Today, Microsoft leaked what could be a new Windows Start menu. The company accidentally shared a Windows 10 internal build (18947) with its Insider Program, Windows Central reports. The most striking change is a completely redesigned Start menu that......
08:34, 07/25/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Network Status, Chinese IME, and Calculator improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18956 from the 20H1 branch with Network Status, Chinese IME, and Calculator improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
09:34, 08/08/2019

South Korean government planning Linux migration as Windows 7 support ends The Interior Ministry is preparing a test deployment to determine compatibility with existing systems ahead of a potential broader deployment across the government....
03:00, 05/18/2019

Windows 10 preview refines search and adds GPU temps reading to Task Manager Windows 10 has been graced with a new preview build for the update due to land in the first half of 2020, and this is the first release which has introduced a lot of changes, albeit none of them are major new features.The highlights for build 18963 (which is rolling out to testers in the fast ring) ...
13:34, 08/17/2019

Microsoft to start pushing Windows 10 version 1903 automatic updates within weeks Thanks to Microsoft's new Download and Install option for feature updates, you no longer have to worry that your PC will install the next version automatically, right? Guess again. If you're running last year's Windows 10, the new update could install automatically within weeks....
08:17, 05/22/2019

New Windows hack warning: Patch Intel systems now to block SWAPGSAttack exploits Researchers detail hardware vulnerability that bypasses mitigations against Spectre and Meltdown CPU vulnerabilities on Windows systems - and impacts all systems using Intel processors manufactured since 2012....
04:00, 08/07/2019

Brilliant ‘Stranger Things’ theory explains Microsoft’s puzzling Windows 1.0 teaser If you thought Microsoft announcing that the biggest thing about its Windows 10 fall feature release is the speed of the actual update was the strangest thing from the company this week, then you missed a tweet teasing the imminent arrival of the “all-new Windows 1.0, with MS-Dos Executive, Cl...
04:51, 07/03/2019

Windows Quietly Patches Bug That Could Reverse Meltdown, Spectre Fixes for Intel CPUs Microsoft has fixed a “serious security flaw in Intel processors” that threatened to undo both companies’ work patching the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, Tom’s Guide reported on Tuesday.Read more......
07:34, 08/07/2019

With new feature update calendar, Microsoft finally settles on a sensible Windows 10 release schedule This week, Microsoft announced that its next feature update will be the most low-key Windows 10 version ever. You could even call it what it really is: a service pack. Here's why Microsoft wants no upgrade drama as 2020 approaches....
04:17, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong protesters smash legislature windows ahead of handover rally Protesters tried to storm Hong Kong's legislature on the anniversary of the city's return to Chinese rule on Monday, using a metal trolley and poles to smash windows amid anger over planned legislation that would allow extraditions to China....
08:34, 07/01/2019

Microsoft unveils second preview build of Windows 10 19H2; tests new features being off by default Microsoft is rolling out a second test build of its Windows 10 19H2 feature update (build 18362.10005) to the Slow Ring, but the new features in it are turned off by default at the moment....
01:34, 07/16/2019

Microsoft rolls out a new Windows 10 20H1 test build with broader dictation support Windows 10 20H1 test build 18885, available to Fast Ring testers, includes a number of fixes. And Android notification support is coming to the Microsoft Your Phone app, as well....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Kingston WW2 bomb: "Controlled detonation" leaves residents' windows shattered Residents in south west London have expressed concerns over damage caused to their homes from the controlled detonation of a World War Two bomb found nearby....
02:34, 05/28/2019

Microsoft exec: Windows 10 upgrade cycle is driving sales growth — and it's only halfway done Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 and Office 2010 in 2020. As customers move to newer products, Microsoft will be able to sell them additional tools, an executive said Tuesday....
01:34, 05/15/2019

McAfee joins Sophos, Avira, Avast—the latest Windows update breaks them all Enlarge / A colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of an Ebola virus virion. (Cynthia Goldsmith) (credit: CDC) The most recent Windows patch, released April 9, seems to have done something (still to be determined) that's causing problems with anti-malware software. Over the last few days...
18:00, 05/02/2019