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Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft touts new cell-connected, ARM-based Windows 10 PCs for the education market

January 16, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft plans to showcase new and refreshed Windows 10 PCs aimed at the education market during next week’s Bett UK education conference. In addition to announcing a partnership with T-Mobile that will provide select U.S. school districts with 4G LTE […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft’s Chromium-powered Edge browser is out of beta, download it here

January 15, 2020

Via: TechSpot

The browser first arrived in beta back in April, but today’s Edge launch should hopefully be a bit more stable and feature-rich than it was in the past. However, don’t expect anything revolutionary here. The new Edge has the usual […]


Operating systems, Windows

Today’s Patch Tuesday brings fireworks and — a magic bullet?

January 14, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Over the past few years we’ve seen a few security holes that have drawn Chicken Little warnings and vast amounts of unthinking press reports. When you turn on a local news program and hear from the hometown weather reporter that […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft Will Stop Supporting Windows 7 on Tuesday

January 13, 2020

Via: Fortune

Windows 7 holds a special place in the heart of many PC users, but as of Tuesday, Jan. 14, Microsoft is washing its hands of the beloved operating system. That’s the date the software giant will officially no longer support […]


Operating systems, Windows

With Patch Tuesday arriving tomorrow, get Windows Automatic Update under control

January 13, 2020

Via: Computerworld

December was a remarkable patching month. For those of you who use Windows Update, there were few surprises. (Manual updaters had it rough, though.) If you’ve been following along, you’ve already installed the December updates. Great. It’s time to get […]


Application Software, Software Category

Google promises to support Chrome on Windows 7 until July 2021

January 13, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Google is promising to support Chrome on Windows 7 for at least the next 18 months. “We will continue to fully support Chrome on Windows 7 for a minimum of 18 months from Microsoft’s End of Life date, until at […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft’s new message scanning tool can help identify sexual predators in chatrooms

January 10, 2020

Via: The Next Web

Mircosoft released a tool known as “Project Artemi” yesterday to catch traps laid out by sexual predators online for children. The tool will be available to companies that offer chat function at no cost. The company has developed this tool […]


Operating systems, Windows

You want to keep running Windows 7? Good luck with that, small businesses

January 9, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Support for Windows 7 ends in just a few days. After Jan. 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide free security updates and bug fixes for the venerable operating system to the general public. Those updates will be available, however, […]


Application Software, Software Category

Browsers are interesting again

January 3, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

A few years ago, covering browsers got boring. Chrome had clearly won the desktop, the great JavaScript speed wars were over and Mozilla seemed more interested in building a mobile operating system than its browser. Microsoft tried its best to […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Issues Out-of-Band Update for SharePoint Bug

December 18, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Microsoft has released out-of-band security updates to address a vulnerability in SharePoint Server. According to a Microsoft Security Advisory, an attacker could exploit the bug (CVE-2019-1491) to obtain sensitive information and then use that information to mount further attacks. “An […]