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Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft introduces Variable Rate Shading to DirectX 12 bringing significant performance benefits

March 19, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Microsoft has some exciting news to share from GDC 2019 that will improve gaming performance. In DirectX 12, Microsoft is introducing Variable Rate Shading. The new API allows for more effective use of GPU resources so that high detail areas […]


Mobile Apps, Software Security

Two-thirds of Android antivirus apps are worthless or worse

March 18, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

THE VAST MAJORITY of Android antivirus apps do absolutely nothing other than make ad revenue for their creators, a study of 250 products by AV-Comparatives has found. Yes, you may as well change your wallpaper to say “no viruses allowed:” […]


Operating systems, Other

Chrome OS adds support for Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons in latest update

March 15, 2019

Via: TechSpot

The most recent Chrome OS update includes support for Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers, fueling speculation that a game streaming platform from Google is imminent. This update comes on the heels of renders of a gaming controller from Google, supposedly patented […]


Software Security

Lenovo Patches High-Severity Arbitrary Code Execution Flaws

March 15, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Lenovo has patched several high-severity vulnerabilities in its products that could enable escalation of privilege, information disclosure, or even denial of service. Overall the device maker patched flaws tied to 16 high-severity CVEs on Thursday. Those include five related to […]


Mobile Apps, Software Category, Software Security

Samsung will fix Galaxy S10 fingerprint sensor issues in future updates

March 14, 2019

Via: BGR

The Galaxy S10 is already shaping up to be a huge commercial success for Samsung. The phone’s novel design and brand new features make it a significant upgrade compared to last year’s Galaxy S9, a phone that failed to sell […]


Software Security

Two-thirds of all Android antivirus apps are frauds

March 14, 2019

Via: ZDnet

An organization specialized in testing antivirus products concluded in a report published this week that roughly two-thirds of all Android antivirus apps are a sham and don’t work as advertised. The report, published by Austrian antivirus testing outfit AV-Comparatives, was […]


Application Software, Software Category

Best graphic design software of 2019

March 13, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Welcome to our pick of the best graphic design software of 2019. In this guide you’ll find the best software that will help you complete your graphic design work. Although a lot of the software in this list is currently […]


Operating systems, Software Security, Windows

Intel Windows 10 Graphics Drivers Riddled With Flaws

March 13, 2019

Via: Threat Post

Intel has patched 19 vulnerabilities across its popular graphics drivers for Windows 10, including two high-severity flaws. CVE-2018-12216 and CVE-2018-12214 could both allow a privileged user to execute arbitrary code via local access, according to an Intel advisory. “Multiple potential […]


Application Software, Mobile Apps, Software Category

Android apps are now available on Windows 10 for Windows Insiders

March 12, 2019

Via: BGR

Microsoft might lack a mobile OS of its own, but that doesn’t mean the company is ignoring smartphones and tablets. The software maker is behind several popular mobile apps for iPhone and Android, and even sells select Android handsets in […]


Operating systems, Software Security, Windows

Unpatched Windows Bug Allows Attackers to Spoof Security Dialog Boxes

March 12, 2019

Via: Threat Post

A previously unknown bug in Microsoft Windows would allow an attacker to spoof Windows dialog boxes that surface when making changes to the Windows registry. This would allow an adversary to plant malware or make other nefarious changes in the […]