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Operating systems, Windows

USB installer tool removes Windows 11’s Microsoft account requirements (and more)

June 30, 2022

Via: Ars Technica

One of the new “features” coming to the Windows 11 22H2 update is a Microsoft account requirement for all new installs, regardless of whether you are using the Home or Pro version of the operating system. And that’s too bad, […]


Development Software, Software Category

The Developers focus, the Team quickens

June 29, 2022

Via: CIO

Today, we find that there is a common tendency in larger organizations for management and oversight of development projects to be given greater importance than the actual creation of value by people writing, iterating on, and shipping code. It’s not […]


Development Software, Software Category

Abstract classes vs. interfaces in Java

June 28, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Abstract classes and interfaces are plentiful in Java code, and even in the Java Development Kit (JDK) itself. Each code element serves a fundamental purpose: Interfaces are a kind of code contract, which must be implemented by a concrete class. […]


iOS, Operating systems

Apple Seeds Fourth Betas of iOS 15.6 and iPadOS 15.6 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

June 28, 2022

Via: MacRumors

Apple today seeded the fourth betas of upcoming iOS 15.6 and iPadOS 15.6 updates to developers for testing purposes, with the new software coming two weeks after the release of the third betas. Developers can download iOS 15.6 and iPadOS […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft will soon start warning Windows 8.1 users about looming end-of-support date

June 24, 2022

Via: TechSpot

Microsoft is reportedly prepping a campaign to inform Windows 8.1 users about the operating system’s pending end-of-life status. Redmond started winding down support for Windows 8.1 on January 9, 2018, when the OS saw mainstream support come to an end. […]


Mobile Apps

Spurred by Roe overturn, senators seek FTC probe of iOS and Android tracking

June 24, 2022

Via: Ars Technica

Four Democratic US senators today asked the Federal Trade Commission to “investigate Apple and Google for engaging in unfair and deceptive practices by enabling the collection and sale of hundreds of millions of mobile phone users’ personal data.” “The FTC […]


iOS, Operating systems

New Siri Remote for Apple TV Seemingly Referenced in iOS 16 Beta

June 23, 2022

Via: MacRumors

iOS 16 includes code-level references to what appears to be a new and unreleased version of the Siri Remote for the Apple TV. The first two betas of iOS 16 include strings for “SiriRemote4” and “WirelessRemoteFirmware.4” that do not correspond […]


Application Software, Software Category

ConsenSys Adds New NFT API and SDKs

June 22, 2022

Via: ProgrammableWeb

ConsenSys, a Blockchain technology company, has announced the beta release of a new NFT API that will enable the streamlined creation and verification of digital assets. This new Infura NFT API is supported by newly released SDKs and Documentation. Benzinga […]


Operating systems, Windows

This promising new Windows 11 feature is coming to more users

June 20, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Windows 11 users are set for a newly spiced up search function with the latest round of updates. The new “Search Highlights” feature promises to “present notable and interesting moments of what’s special about each day – like holidays, anniversaries, […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft delivers solid Windows-focused updates for June’s Patch Tuesday

June 17, 2022

Via: Computerworld

June’s Patch Tuesday updates, released on June 14, address 55 vulnerabilities in Windows, SQL Server, Microsoft Office, and Visual Studio (though there are oo Microsoft Exchange Server or Adobe updates this month). And a zero-day vulnerability in a key Windows […]