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Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft is planning a big refresh to the Windows 10 UI with ‘Sun Valley’ in 21H2: Report

October 28, 2020

Via: ZDnet

With Windows 10 20H2 done and starting to roll out to users, everyone wants to know what’s next. Based on recent patterns, it should be Windows 10 21H1 — the “spring” feature update for Windows 10, followed by an incremental […]


Application Software, Software Category

Apple develops alternative to Google search

October 28, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

Apple is stepping up efforts to develop its own search technology as US antitrust authorities threaten multibillion-dollar payments that Google makes to secure prime placement of its engine on the iPhone. In a little-noticed change to the latest version of […]


Software Security

The Windows Bad Neighbor vulnerability explained — and how to protect your network

October 27, 2020

Via: CSO Online

In October 2020, Microsoft patched a set of vulnerabilities that included critical networking bugs CVE-2020-16898 and CVE-2020-16899. Known as “Bad Neighbor” or “Ping of Death Redux,” these flaws lurk in the TCP/IP networking implementation in Windows in how incoming ICMPv6 […]


Application Software, Software Category

Microsoft Teams: How to use it, and how it stacks up to Slack and Zoom

October 27, 2020

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft Teams is a collaborative workspace within Microsoft 365, that acts as a central hub for workplace conversations, collaborative teamwork, video chats and document sharing, all designed to aid worker productivity in a unified suite of tools. Launched in 2017 […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft gives admins easier access to info on Windows 10 feature update blockers

October 26, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft is providing IT administrators who use Update Compliance with information on why certain devices are being blocked from getting the latest Windows 10 feature update. This means IT admins can see not just which devices are unable to update, […]


Mobile Apps

YouTube revamps its mobile app with new gestures, video chapter lists and more

October 26, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

YouTube today is rolling out a series of updates to its player page on mobile devices. The changes relocate some elements, add new features — like an expanded set of gesture-based navigation options — and update existing ones, like video […]


Application Software, Software Category

How Kubernetes Exemplifies A Truly API Driven Application

October 23, 2020

Via: ProgrammableWeb

When most people think of APIs, they think of a backend access point for client-server interactions in a distributed application. For many situations, this is indeed its purpose. But, an API can be much more than an interface between server-side […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10: This is what your new ‘Meet Now’ taskbar button does, explains Microsoft

October 23, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has re-released a newish Skype feature called Meet Now as a button in the latest version of Windows 10’s taskbar. The Meet Now button is aimed at taking on Zoom’s popularity and pushes the Skype fast meeting setup feature […]


Application Software, Software Category

This app lets you ‘cut-and-paste’ real life objects

October 23, 2020

Via: The Next Web

Apple has boasted a lot about the AR capabilities of its new LiDAR equipped iPhone 12 Pro. It means that your new iPhone will be able to ‘map’ the room better to place objects. However, I hadn’t found an AR […]


Software Security

New Windows RAT can be controlled via a Telegram channel

October 22, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Security researchers have discovered a new remote access trojan (RAT) being advertised on Russian-speaking underground hacking forums. Named T-RAT, the malware is available for only $45, and its primary selling point is the ability to control infected systems via a […]