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Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10: Microsoft’s latest update fixes printer smart card bug

July 28, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has released an out of band non-security update to fix a bug in some business printers and scanners that use a smart card for authentication. The update, KB5005394, addresses an issue in Windows 10 version 1809 — Windows 10 […]


iOS, Operating systems

Apple tweaks controversial iOS 15 Safari changes in latest beta

July 27, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Apple is responding to user complaints and feedback about the controversial changes to the Safari mobile browser with today’s launch of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 beta 4. The new Safari design first introduced at WWDC had moved the tab […]


Application Software, Software Category

Could Opera be taking inspiration from Windows 11 already?

July 27, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Opera looks to be already planning the next phase of its web browser with Windows 11 on the horizon. After our chat with the team, we were assured that Opera were encouraged by the new look of Windows 11, with […]


Operating systems, Others

The most important Chrome OS feature of 2021 isn’t coming from Google

July 27, 2021

Via: Computerworld

Well, I’ll be. For all the new features and shape-shifting updates Google’s constantly cookin’ up for its Chrome OS platform, the most eye-opening Chromebook change of the year isn’t even coming from within Google’s walls. In fact, it’s coming from […]


Operating systems, Others

OnePlus will let users disable ‘performance optimizations’ with OxygenOS 12 update

July 26, 2021

Via: TechSpot

The OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro were taken off Geekbench’s benchmark list a couple of weeks ago for their dodgy performance, brought to light by AnandTech’s review of the OP 9 Pro. They discovered that most mainstream apps weren’t able […]


Operating systems, Others

Chrome OS download locked users out of their devices

July 26, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Chromebook users across the world were locked out of their devices after a single code typo caused a significant knock-on effect. The issue, found in Chrome OS version 91.0.4472.165 saw users unable to access their devices due to a one-character […]


Operating systems, Windows

If Windows 11 really wants to compete with iOS and Android, it’s doing it wrong

July 26, 2021

Via: TechRadar

When Windows 11 launches later this year, it will be bringing an overhauled Microsoft Store with it, but while it looks like there will be some welcome fixes and new features, it looks like Microsoft is still failing to nail […]


Software Security

Microsoft warns over this unusual malware that targets Windows and Linux

July 23, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft is warning customers about the LemonDuck crypto mining malware which is targeting both Windows and Linux systems and is spreading via phishing emails, exploits, USB devices, and brute force attacks, as well as attacks targeting critical on-premise Exchange Server […]


Operating systems, Windows

Hold up – the app that lets you run Windows 3.1 on your iPad is being removed

July 23, 2021

Via: TechRadar

In a blogpost, iDOS 2 developer Litchie has revealed it has received an email from Apple, recommending changes that restrict the app from running environments such as Windows 3.1. Instead of acquiescing to Apple’s demands, Litchie will be removing the […]


Operating systems, Windows

How to fix a frozen Start menu or taskbar in Windows 10

July 23, 2021

Via: Computerworld

From time to time, certain key elements in the Windows 10 user interface go dormant. You click on or touch the Start menu icon, or other icons in the taskbar, and nothing happens. Keep trying, and nothing keeps happening. This […]