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Ubuntu 19.10 lands with GNOME 3.34, Linux Kernel 5.3, Raspberry Pi 4 support and more

October 18, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Canonical, the company behind Linux Ubuntu, has put the finishing touches on Ubuntu 19.10 (or Eoan Ermine, if you’d rather). There’s a lot of new features and updates with this release to dig into, so be sure to check out […]


Operating systems, Others

Linux security hole: Much sudo about nothing

October 15, 2019

Via: ZDnet

There’s a lot of hubbub out there now about a security hole in the Unix/Linux family’s sudo command. Sudo is the command, which enables normal users to run commands as if they were the root user, aka the system administrator. […]


Operating systems, Others

tvOS 13 is what Apple TVs should’ve been like 4 years ago

October 7, 2019

Via: The Next Web

I have a real soft spot for the Apple TV. I’ve used the range for years, and it’s still got pride of place in my home — but I also think it’s one of Apple’s disappointing products. And that makes […]


iOS, Operating systems, Others

iPadOS on the iPad Air 2: Old tablets can still learn new tricks

September 24, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Starting today, iPads run something called “iPadOS” rather than iOS, but the change has more to do with branding than functionality. Apple’s tablets might get a few more keyboard shortcuts and some multitasking features; maybe they’ll diverge more in the […]


Operating systems, Others

Roku unveils its new lineup of streaming players and the future of Roku OS

September 19, 2019

Via: BGR

Roku has gotten a jump on the holiday shopping season, announcing a range of updates to its streaming device portfolio in addition to a new version of its Roku operation system. The updates include a smaller and more power-efficient Roku […]


iOS, Operating systems, Others

Apple launches iOS 13, watchOS 6, and Apple Arcade

September 19, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Apple has begun pushing iOS 13 and watchOS 6 to supported iPhones and Apple Watches. Both updates bring substantial changes—especially iOS 13—and mark the beginning of a new annual update cycle. While it may take some time, most users should […]


Mobile Apps, Operating systems, Others

Android 10 beta for Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note 10 is almost here

September 18, 2019

Via: BGR

Unless you own a Pixel, waiting for the latest Android release to hit your device can be excruciating, but anyone who picked up one of the latest flagship phones from Samsung this year won’t have to wait too much longer. […]


Operating systems, Others, Software Security

Zero-day privilege escalation disclosed for Android

September 5, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Researchers have disclosed a zero-day vulnerability in the Android operating system that gives a major boost to attackers who already have a toe-hold on an affected device. The privilege-escalation flaw is located in the V4L2 driver, which Android and other […]


iOS, Operating systems, Others, Software Security

A glut of iOS 0-days pushes their price below cost of those for Android

September 3, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

For the first time ever, the security exploit broker Zerodium is paying a higher price for zero-day attacks that target Android than it pays for comparable attacks targeting iOS. An updated price list published Tuesday shows Zerodium will now pay […]


iOS, Operating systems, Others, Software Security, Windows

iPhone-hacking websites also targeted Google and Windows users

September 2, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Earlier this year, Google’s Project Zero threat analysis group discovered 12 separate security flaws, seven of which involved the iPhone’s built-in Safari web browser. The five different exploit chains gave attackers root access to a handset, allowing them to steal […]