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Anti-cheat software causing big problems for Windows 10 previews

February 27, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

The Windows 10 Insider Preview Slow Ring—the beta track that’s meant to receive only those builds that are free from any known serious problems—hasn’t received an update for months. While the fast ring is currently testing previews of the April […]


Software Category, System Software

Google researchers say software patches will never fully protect against Spectre-like flaws

February 25, 2019

Via: TechSpot

We’ve discussed said flaws in more detail in the past, but the gist is that virtually all modern processors take advantage of a technique called “speculative execution” to boost performance and speed up calculations. Unfortunately, that has come at a […]


Application Software, Software Category, System Software

Microsoft puts mixed reality, high-speed 3D rendering, and Kinect vision into cloud

February 25, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

While HoloLens 2 is undoubtedly the aspirational star of Microsoft’s augmented-reality (AR) offerings, the company isn’t putting all its eggs in that particular basket. Alongside the new HoloLens headset, the company also announced the Azure Kinect development kit: a new […]


Software Category, System Software

Intuit says sales of TurboTax software are flat in early tax season update

February 21, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Intuit says sales of its TurboTax consumer and business tax preparation software are so far flat compared to early tax filing season year ago. Overall, TurboTax e-files are down 3.5 percent as of Feb. 16, the company said. Intuit maintains […]


Software Category, System Software

6 POS Systems With Good Inventory Management

February 13, 2019

Via: Merchant Maverick

When casually shopping for a new point of sale system, it’s easy to focus on things like the software’s price point, its design, and how simple it is to use. But, for any sizable retail or restaurant establishment, one of […]


Operating systems, Software Category, System Software, Windows

Your Raspberry Pi 3 can now run Windows 10 ARM

February 13, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Raspberry Pi is now ready for a complete OS experience. A new installer, made by the same people that got Windows 10 ARM onto the Nokia Lumia 950 and 950 XL handsets, lets you put the full Windows 10 experience […]


Software Category, System Software

How the Audi XR could usher in a new age of virtual reality

January 10, 2019

Via: TechRadar

In was sitting in the backseat of an Audi E Tron electric sport utility vehicle. I couldn’t hear the engine, partly because it doesn’t make a sound but also because I was wearing an Oculus Rift headset. In front of […]


Software Category, System Software

Alexa already has your home, now she wants your car

January 9, 2019

Via: TechRadar

A trend quickly developing at CES 2019 is the entry of Amazon Alexa into the car, with numerous announcements linking the digital assistant into the fundamentals of future vehicles. We’ve already seen Amazon’s smart assistant feature in cars in a […]


Software Category, System Software

Microsoft is readying a consumer Microsoft 365 subscription bundle

December 12, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft is working on a new subscription bundle aimed at consumers, which looks to be named “Microsoft 365 Consumer.” The coming bundle will be the consumer-focused complement to Microsoft’s existing Microsoft 365 subscription bundle for business users. A couple of […]


Software Category, System Software

BlackBerry wants to be the software behind smart cities

December 11, 2018

Via: TechRadar

As cities around the world are planning their own smart city initiatives, BlackBerry has announced that it will help the private and public sector join forces to accelerate the development of smart cities and intelligent transportation systems with a Security […]