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iOS, Operating systems, Others

iOS and iPadOS 14 review: iPhone transformation, iPad iteration

September 28, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

For a couple of years now, we’ve heard that Apple kept putting off a big home screen overhaul for iOS as it struggled with improving its development process to reduce the number of bugs that ship with its big annual […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows XP source code leaks online in the most unusual of places

September 25, 2020

Via: The Next Web

Microsoft probably won’t be happy about that. It seems the source code for Windows XP has leaked online. In addition to Windows XP, the leak includes the source code for Windows Server 2003 and other Microsoft operating systems, ZDNet reports. […]


Operating systems, Windows

How to protect your privacy in Windows 10

September 25, 2020

Via: Computerworld

There has been some concern that Windows 10 gathers too much private information from users. Whether you think Microsoft’s operating system crosses the privacy line or just want to make sure you protect as much of your personal life as […]


MAC OS, Operating systems

Apple releases macOS Catalina 10.15.7, possibly the last update before Big Sur

September 25, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

Earlier this week, Apple released updates for iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS—but nothing for macOS. Usually, Cupertino updates all its operating systems at once, but we’re in an odd place right now with new annual releases of the former three making […]


Operating systems, Windows

IT admins want one, and only one, Windows 10 upgrade annually

September 22, 2020

Via: Computerworld

IT administrators voiced strong support for Microsoft’s move to a fewer-than-two-upgrades-a-year Windows 10 cadence, even as many question the way the Redmond, Wash. developer has reduced the number of refreshes. Approximately 75% of nearly 500 IT professionals said that Windows […]


iOS, Operating systems

iOS 14: What’s new for enterprise IT?

September 21, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Apple has introduced a selection of interesting improvements for iOS and Mac admins in the recently introduced iOS 14, including new APIs for mobile device management (MDM) and usability improvements. The easy (but good) stuff One of the better enhancements […]


Operating systems, Software Category, Windows

The worst version of Windows ever released

September 18, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Twenty years ago this month Microsoft released a stink bomb of an operating system, Windows Me. Unstable, unloved and unusable, that was Windows Me. Many people believe it was the worst version of Windows ever built. The anniversary got me […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10 upgrades are rarely useful, say IT admins

September 17, 2020

Via: Computerworld

A majority of IT administrators polled this summer said that the twice-a-year Windows 10 feature upgrades are not useful – or rarely so – a stunning stance considering how much effort Microsoft puts into building the updates. About 58% of […]


Operating systems, Others

Google’s Chrome OS pivot matters more than you think

September 17, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Don’t look now, but Chrome OS is about to undergo the biggest and most transformative change in the platform’s history. It’s something we’ve actually been hearing about since April but that’s just starting to take shape publicly for the first […]


Application Software, MAC OS, Operating systems, Software Category

Apple upgrades Safari on Catalina and Mojave in annual exercise

September 17, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Apple on Wednesday upgraded Safari for Mac owners running macOS Catalina or macOS Mojave, giving those users a new browser before releasing the Big Sur operating system refresh. Safari 14 can be downloaded by selecting “System Preferences” from the Apple […]