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Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft drops biggest Windows 11 hint yet

June 11, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Windows 11 could be the name of the revamped OS that Microsoft is about to reveal as Windows 10’s successor, with a number of hints dropped recently suggesting that’s the case – and here’s another. As spotted by Windows Latest, […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft is planning to kill off Windows 10 in 2025 – does this confirm Windows 11?

June 11, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Rumors are swirling that Microsoft will announce a new version of Windows, potentially called Windows 11, imminently, and its plans to stop supporting Windows 10 by October 14, 2025 appear to confirm this. On Microsoft’s Windows 10 Home and Pro […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft’s plan to remake Windows — what that might mean

June 10, 2021

Via: Computerworld

Oh, great. Microsoft is going to upend Windows again. Just great. Come June 24, according to Microsoft, the company will unveil or display or reveal all or something or not much at all about the “next generation” of Windows, whatever […]


Software Security

GitHub: Here’s how we’re changing our rules around malware and software vulnerability research

June 7, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft-owned GitHub has updated its policies on sharing malware and exploits on the site to better support security researchers sharing so-called “dual use” software — or software that can be used for security research but which may be used to […]


Development Software, Software Category

Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop is now Azure Virtual Desktop

June 7, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

As remote work became the default for many companies during the pandemic, it’s maybe no surprise that services like Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop, which gives users access to a fully managed Windows 10 desktop experience from virtually anywhere, saw a […]


Operating systems, Windows

Patch Tuesday: The rules of updating Windows (and Microsoft apps)

June 7, 2021

Via: Computerworld

Patch Tuesday week is that time of the month when I get verklempt, — excited,and in a tizzy over the release of this month’s raft of security updates. Will we get fixes for remote code execution attacks? Fixes for privilege […]


Operating systems, Windows

Is Windows 11 coming? Microsoft gives us a hint

June 3, 2021

Via: TechSpot

At Microsoft’s Build 2021 conference last month, CEO Satya Nadella revealed that they would not cover Windows updates during the event. He noted that big changes were coming for the “next generation of Windows,” and promised more information was on […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Edge update gets rid of its most annoying quirk

June 3, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft has released a fix for its web browser Edge that does away with a couple of frustrating issues introduced with the last major update. After the launch of Microsoft Edge 91 last week, users began to find the browser […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Office’s coolest feature is getting a major upgrade

June 2, 2021

Via: TechRadar

More Microsoft Office users will now be able to use the software’s speech to text feature as the company has announced that it has expanded the number of supported languages in Microsoft Dictate. According to a new video from the […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft brings back nagging Bing alerts in Windows 10

June 1, 2021

Via: TechSpot

Windows Latest reports that the nags returned as part of the Edge 91 update for Microsoft’s web browser. Those who haven’t set Edge as their default browser and users who manually changed to a different search engine will see the […]