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Operating systems, Windows

With a fix for the ‘temporary profile’ bug still elusive, Win10 1903 and 1909 customers should check Pause Updates

February 21, 2020

Via: Computerworld

By now you’ve probably heard about the disappearing-profile bug in this month’s Win10 1903 and 1909 cumulative update. The buggy patch went out on Tuesday, Feb. 11. Reports started rolling in shortly afterward about desktops that were wiped clean, wallpaper […]


Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Microsoft: Linux Defender antivirus now in public preview, iOS and Android are next

February 21, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has announced the public preview of Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) antivirus for Linux, as ZDNet reported it would at some point in 2020. The new Defender Linux endpoint protection rounds out Microsoft Defender ATP on the desktop […]


Application Software, Software Category

Gmail’s new filters make it easier to search your email

February 20, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Gmail’s search is getting a significant update that will allow users to more easily narrow results to help them find a specific email. Before today, users could type in search filters by hand (e.g. label:work, has:attachment, from:[email protected], etc.) or use […]


Operating systems, Others

Android 11 Developer Preview lands early

February 20, 2020

Via: TechRadar

Over the last five years, Google has consistently released early Developer Preview versions of its upcoming Android mobile operating system in order to iron out bugs and get feedback. While the majority have landed around mid-March, this year we’re seemingly […]


Mobile Apps

How to find your most-used apps on your iPhone

February 20, 2020

Via: The Next Web

We all spend a large amount of time on our phones, and it’d probably shock at least a few of you to exactly how many hours of your lives you put into each app every day or week. Well, it’s […]


Software Category, Software Security, System Software

Unsigned Firmware Puts Windows, Linux Peripherals at Risk

February 19, 2020

Via: TechNewsWorld

Researchers at firmware security company Eclypsium on Tuesday released new research that identifies and confirms unsigned firmware in WiFi adapters, USB hubs, trackpads and cameras used in Windows and Linux computer and server products from Lenovo, Dell, HP and other […]


Mobile Apps

Microsoft brings combined Word, Excel, and PowerPoint app to iOS

February 19, 2020

Via: The Next Web

It was just a couple of days ago that Microsoft publicly introduced its super-handy combined Office app to the Google Play Store. The app packs Word, Excel, Powerpoint, PDF tools, and a variety of features into a single app instead […]


Application Software, Software Category, Software Security

Mozilla launches a VPN app for Android and Windows

February 19, 2020

Via: The Next Web

Mozilla, the organization behind Firefox browser, is bringing its VPN (Virtual Private Network) service to Android and Windows 10 through a dedicated app. The app is currently in the beta phase, and you need an invite to sign up. Once […]


Application Software, Software Category

8 tips and tricks to speed up Gmail

February 18, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Over the years, Gmail has evolved from a a convenient online email service into a powerful business tool and an integral part of Google’s G Suite productivity platform. But as more features have been added to Gmail, the web app’s […]


Operating systems, Windows

Dump Windows 7 already! Jeez!

February 18, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Why am I still writing about Windows 7? It’s dead, Jim! The tombstone reads, “June 22, 2009 – January 14, 2020.” It was a good run, but unless you’re shelling out some serious coin for Windows 7 Extended Security Updates […]