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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 […]


Application Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

Microsoft Teams may be tracking more of your info than you think

January 18, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Concerns are resurfacing regarding how much data Microsoft Teams collects during video calls. Potentially, the volume of information collected presents a privacy infringement for individual users and could be used for employer snooping given the amount of remote work that […]


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 […]


Development Software, Software Category

Programming languages: What JavaScript developers really want

January 15, 2021

Via: ZDnet

JavaScript developers want to have their cake and eat it, too. And why not when you’re building browser and native mobile apps with the most popular programming language in the world? “Do we want the new shiny, or the old […]


Application Software, Software Category

Chrome could soon run a lot better on Windows

January 15, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft has an update in store for Chromium-based browsers that should make both Edge and Chrome run a little smoother for users. The fix should help improve jerky scrolling, as well as further reduce RAM usage. By adding support for […]


Mobile Apps, Software Security

5 alternatives to using WhatsApp in 2021

January 14, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Have the recent privacy issues with WhatsApp convinced you it’s time to find a new messaging app? If so, you’ve come to the right place. In this article we’re going to review what the heck is going on here. Then […]


Application Software, Software Category, System Software

Deep learning outperforms standard machine learning in biomedical research applications

January 14, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily

Compared to standard machine learning models, deep learning models are largely superior at discerning patterns and discriminative features in brain imaging, despite being more complex in their architecture, according to a new study in Nature Communications led by Georgia State […]


Software Security

Windows 10X will feature clever anti-theft protection to deter thieves

January 14, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft is adding a new anti-theft feature to Windows 10X, which will stop people from resetting a stolen device and reusing it. With anti-theft protection turned on, you will need to enter in your PIN or Microsoft Account password to […]


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, Software Category

Microsoft: Here’s how we’re adding news, weather and traffic to your Windows 10 taskbar

January 14, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has released a new preview of a future Windows 10 taskbar that shows how it plans to display news and weather in the task bar. Microsoft is kicking off 2021 with more user interface changes as it gears up […]