Tag: software

Operating systems, Others, Windows

Microsoft releases first Windows 10 build with native Linux kernel

June 13, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

The company pledged to add a native kernel several months ago, as a more robust replacement for the more emulation-based version in current builds. Members of the Windows Insider Program can now download Build 18917 (20H1), the first to contain […]

Operating systems, Windows

Forget about 5G phones, the always-on 5G Windows 10 PC is almost here

May 27, 2019

Via: BGR

The first 5G networks are here in several markets, including the US, Korea, and Europe, and buyers already have access to a bunch of exciting 5G smartphones, including the Galaxy S10 5G and OnePlus 5G. On top of that, 5G […]

Operating systems, Others

Intel reveals Core i9-9900KS CPU that can hit 5GHz on all cores

May 27, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Like the Core i7-8086K Anniversary Edition that Intel announced at last year’s Computex, the 8-Core/16-thread 9900KS is a special-edition CPU aimed squarely at the enthusiast market. While the standard Core i9-9900K and the Core i9-9900KF have a base clock of […]

Software Security

Botched software update breaks Dutch police ankle monitors

May 13, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

WHILE LAST YEAR’S Windows 10 update that ate through users files was pretty bad PR, Microsoft can at least definitely say, hand on heart, that no convicts were accidentally released as a result. That might seem like a low bar […]

Software Category, Software Security, System Software

New Intel firmware boot verification bypass enables low-level backdoors

May 10, 2019

Via: CSO Online

Researchers have found a new way to defeat the boot verification process for some Intel-based systems, but the technique can also impact other platforms and can be used to compromise machines in a stealthy and persistent way. Researchers Peter Bosch […]

Operating systems, Software Category, System Software, Windows

Alexa for Windows 10 goes hands-free, hands Cortana a P45 in the process

May 8, 2019

Via: The Inquirer

AMAZON HAS ANNOUNCED an upgrade to its Alexa voice assistant which pretty much destroys any hope for Microsoft’s Cortana. The world-dominating voice assistant is already available as a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app to Windows 10 users – but there’s […]

Development Software, Software Category

How to improve the performance of ASP.Net Core applications

April 8, 2019

Via: InfoWorld

ASP.Net Core is a fast, lightweight, open-source, cross-platform rewrite of the ASP.Net framework that runs on Windows, Linux, and even Mac OS X. Speed is one of the key features of ASP.Net Core, meaning that the ASP.Net Core framework is […]

Software Category, System Software

Windows Game Bar is getting lots of useful integrations

April 5, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Microsoft has been working towards making Windows 10 the most game-centric version of Windows yet, with Game Mode and Game Bar certainly being steps in the right direction. In a blog post on Xbox Wire, Microsoft details how the Game […]

Software Security

Best antivirus software: 9 top tools

April 3, 2019

Via: CSO Online

The AV-TEST Institute recently tested the most popular Windows 10 client antivirus products on three primary criteria: protection, performance, and usability. Only four of the 16 products tested earned a perfect rating of 6 for each of those criteria: PSB […]

Software Security

How to eliminate the security risk of redundant data

March 29, 2019

Via: InfoWorld

When you move, you have a few choices of what to do with all the stuff you’ve accumulated. You could sell or donate most of the stuff you’ve accumulated over the years. Or, you could just move it, because you […]