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MAC OS, Operating systems

Apple M1 users report macOS Big Sur’s screensaver activates without reason and will not exit

January 20, 2021

Via: TechSpot

There is no question that Apple released a winner with the new M1 Macs. Despite using the same old physical design, the excellent battery life (in the laptops) and “shockingly” fast M1 chip earned them overwhelmingly positive reviews from critics […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10X spotted running on a MacBook with M1 chip and Lumia smartphone

January 20, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Windows 10X was recently leaked in the form of what’s apparently a near-final build, and enterprising developers have already got that version of Microsoft’s lightweight OS running on a MacBook (with M1 chip) and a Lumia smartphone, as well as […]


Operating systems, Software Category, System Software, Windows

For Microsoft’s January patches, no all-clear (yet)

January 18, 2021

Via: Computerworld

I’m not ready to give an all-clear to the security patches released Jan. 12, and I want to warn you about one specific update that is affecting HyperV servers and some consumer level workstations. KB4535680, also known as Security update […]


Application Software, Operating systems, Software Category, Windows

Windows 10 update kills off one useful feature, but improves many more

January 18, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft has released a new build of Windows 10, killing off the Aero Shake feature that some people – but not enough, it seems – found very useful. Aero Shake allowed you to click a window and shake it with […]


Operating systems, Windows

This Windows 10 bug can corrupt your hard drive just by opening a folder

January 15, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Be careful. A particularly “nasty” Windows 10 bug can potentially corrupt your hard drive just by looking in a folder. An attacker can embed and specially crafted string in a shortcut or folder that instantly corrupts the MFT. It can […]


Operating systems, Windows

A leaked build of Windows 10X shows what to expect from Microsoft’s Chrome OS clone

January 14, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Microsoft’s initial plans for Windows 10X were derailed and then shifted last year, but the company is getting close to delivering a version for single-screen devices. A leaked build of the upcoming operating system shows a striking similarity to Google’s […]


Application Software, Operating systems, Others, Software Category

CloudLinux readies CentOS Linux replacement: AlmaLinux

January 13, 2021

Via: ZDnet

When Red Hat, CentOS’s Linux parent company, announced it was “shifting focus from CentOS Linux, the rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), to CentOS Stream, which tracks just ahead of a current RHEL release,” the move ticked off many […]


iOS, Operating systems

iOS 14.4 beta 2 now available to download for developers

January 13, 2021

Via: BGR

Nearly a month after the first iOS 14.4 beta rolled out to developers and then the public, Apple is back from its holiday break with a new beta release. iOS 14.4 brings a number of features and improvements to the […]


Operating systems, Others

5 new Chrome OS features you should find right now

January 12, 2021

Via: Computerworld

Android may be Google’s highest profile platform, but Chrome OS is arguably the place where the fastest and most exciting progress tends to go down these days. Every year as of late, we see leaps and bounds being made in […]


Operating systems, Windows

Not another Windows interface!

January 12, 2021

Via: Computerworld

I’m a lucky guy. I can pick up new operating systems and desktop interfaces at the drop of a hat. But, over the years of learning how to make IBM 3270, CP/M-80, and Windows 1.0 to 10 jump through hoops, […]