Microsoft confirms Office 2010 is on borrowed time

October 15, 2019

MICROSOFT HAS ACTIVATED the flashing red light in the hand of yet another product that has reached maturity. Office 2010 will be declared ‘end-of-life’ a year hence, on the 13th October 2020, a decade and three months after it first […]

Global app revenue soared to $21.9 billion in Q3 2019

October 10, 2019

The market intelligence and insights outfit estimates that consumers worldwide spent $21.9 billion on apps across the App Store and Google Play in the third quarter. That’s an increase of 22.9 percent compared to the $17.9 billion spent on mobile […]

Apple just released iOS 13.2 beta 1 with support for Deep Fusion camera tech

October 2, 2019

Via: BGR

Without question, the biggest selling point of Apple’s new iPhone 11 lineup revolves around the device’s new and advanced cameras. More specifically, the main attraction of Apple’s new iPhone 11 cameras is the Night mode feature that allows users to […]

Application Software, Software Category

Chrome rolls out new protections preventing password and data theft

October 17, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Google is temporarily increasing the rewards it pays for hacks that exploit holes in a beefed-up security protection that debuted in desktop versions of Chrome last month. Chrome for Android, meanwhile, is receiving a slimmed-down version of the same protection. […]

Software Category, System Software

The new Google Assistant doesn’t support button navigation, to the dismay of users

October 17, 2019

Via: TechRadar

The new Google Pixel 4 and Google Pixel 4 XL brought with them a new and improved version of Google Assistant. The updated app includes some welcome additions, such as a smarter, pared-down look and improved voice recognition, but not […]

Application Software, Operating systems, Software Category, Windows

Microsoft’s Desktop Analytics service for assessing compatibility of Windows endpoints is generally available

October 16, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft is starting to roll out its Desktop Analytics service as of today, October 16. Desktop Analytics — formerly known as Windows Analytics — is meant to provide IT professionals with update-readiness details about their managed Windows endpoints. Desktop Analytics […]

Software Security

How to secure Microsoft-based election, campaign systems

October 16, 2019

Via: CSO Online

Attackers aren’t waiting until next year to attack the technology used in the election process. For example, attackers from Iran reportedly attempted to break into user accounts associated with the Republican party. While Microsoft didn’t say which campaign was attacked, […]