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LibreOffice 6.1 Open-Source Office Suite Officially Released, Here’s What’s New

LibreOffice 6.1 Open-Source Office Suite Officially Released, Here’s What’s New

August 8, 2018 at 10:42 am 0 comments

The Document Foundation announced today the official release and general availability for download of the LibreOffice 6.1 open-source office suite, the second major update of the LibreOffice 6 series introduced in early 2018, for all supported platforms. LibreOffice 6.1 has been in development for the past six months and it’sRead More

Samsung Galaxy S7 Can Be Hacked with Meltdown Attack

Samsung Galaxy S7 Can Be Hacked with Meltdown Attack

August 8, 2018 at 10:10 am 0 comments

Just when we thought that the Meltdown and Spectre saga is coming to an end, here’s a discovery that isn’t by any means good news for Samsung customers. The Galaxy S7, which is one of the most successful flagship phones released by the South Korean phone maker, is vulnerable toRead More

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Press Photos Leaked Ahead of Official Launch

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Press Photos Leaked Ahead of Official Launch

August 8, 2018 at 9:40 am 0 comments

Samsung is set to unveil the new Galaxy Note 9 in a New York event tomorrow, but thanks to leaks that have surfaced lately, we already know pretty much everything about the device. And a fresh batch of photos published by WinFuture earlier today provides us with the best lookRead More

Unpatched Windows 7 Systems Could Cause 2018 iPhone Launch Delay

Unpatched Windows 7 Systems Could Cause 2018 iPhone Launch Delay

August 8, 2018 at 9:07 am 0 comments

Apple’s supplier TSMC has recently been hit by malware, with the infection hitting critical systems in its production facilities. As the exclusive supplier of iPhone A-series chips, TSMC was forced to suspend the manufacturing process at its facilities, as engineers were struggling to remove the malware and return to normalRead More

WhatsApp Desktop Gets Message Forwarding Limitation

WhatsApp Desktop Gets Message Forwarding Limitation

August 8, 2018 at 8:36 am 0 comments

WhatsApp has updated the desktop app and one of the changes is the recently-introduced limitation that prevents users from forwarding messages to more than 20 people. Seen as a method to spam users on WhatsApp, the forwarding feature has been tweaked recently in order to prevent the same message fromRead More

With Android Pie Announced, Samsung to Continue Oreo Rollout in 2019

With Android Pie Announced, Samsung to Continue Oreo Rollout in 2019

August 8, 2018 at 8:05 am 0 comments

Google has recently released Android Pie to its own devices, and manufacturers are now working on their own release schedule that would bring this latest version of the operating system to their devices. This isn’t the case of Samsung though, as the world’s number one phone maker is still inRead More

Windows Malware Discovered in Android Apps Published on Google Play Store

Windows Malware Discovered in Android Apps Published on Google Play Store

August 8, 2018 at 7:33 am 0 comments

It’s not necessarily a surprise that malware is discovered in Google Play Store apps, but this time, there’s something a little bit unexpected in the data found infected. A report from Palo Alto Networks reveals that a total of 145 applications published on the Google Play Store were infected notRead More

Surface Andromeda, Anyone? Windows 10 Mail App Gets Ink Support

Surface Andromeda, Anyone? Windows 10 Mail App Gets Ink Support

August 8, 2018 at 5:56 am 0 comments

Microsoft has released an update for the Windows 10 Mail and Calendar app that brings Windows Ink support to all users. Starting with version 11605.10325.20106.0, which is now gradually released to users worldwide, Windows 10 Mail app lets you write emails with touch or a stylus, like the Surface Pen.Read More

Purism’s Privacy-Focused Librem 5 Linux Phone to Look Beautiful with GNOME 3.30

Purism’s Privacy-Focused Librem 5 Linux Phone to Look Beautiful with GNOME 3.30

August 7, 2018 at 10:57 pm 0 comments

Purism is keeping us up-to-date with the development of their upcoming Librem 5 privacy and security-focused Linux-powered smartphone, which should hit the streets in January 2019. The development teams behind the Librem 5 phone have no time for a summer vacation as they’re working day and night to bring youRead More

Chrome OS 68 for Chromebooks Brings Material 2.0 Design, PIN Sign-In Support

Chrome OS 68 for Chromebooks Brings Material 2.0 Design, PIN Sign-In Support

August 7, 2018 at 7:12 pm 0 comments

Google today promoted the Chrome OS 68 Linux-based operating system for Chromebooks to the Stable channel as version 68.0.3440.87 (Platform version: 10718.71.2/3) for most devices, a release that brings numerous new features, improvements, and security updates. Highlights of the Chrome OS 68 release include a brand-new Material 2.0 design forRead More

DebConf19 Debian GNU/Linux Conference to Take Place July 21-28, 2019, in Brazil

DebConf19 Debian GNU/Linux Conference to Take Place July 21-28, 2019, in Brazil

August 7, 2018 at 6:38 pm 0 comments

The Debian Project’s developer conference for 2019, DebConf19, will be hosted in the city of Curitiba, Brazil, and it will take place between July 21 and July 28, 2019. Curitiba is the capital of the southern Brazilian state of Paraná, a beautiful city with numerous attractions. To celebrate 11 yearsRead More

Ubuntu and Debian Stretch Receive Linux Kernel Security Update to Fix TCP Flaw

Ubuntu and Debian Stretch Receive Linux Kernel Security Update to Fix TCP Flaw

August 7, 2018 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

Canonical and Debian Project released new Linux kernel security updates for their supported operating systems to address a critical vulnerability affecting the TCP implementation. Discovered and reported by security researcher Juha-Matti Tilli, the security flaw (CVE-2018-5390) could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service on affected machinesRead More

Windows Timeline Chrome Extension Pulled Due to Windows Trademark Violation

Windows Timeline Chrome Extension Pulled Due to Windows Trademark Violation

August 7, 2018 at 1:54 pm 0 comments

Windows Timeline Support is a Google Chrome extension that expands the Windows 10 Timeline feature beyond Microsoft Edge, technically allowing Google users to have their browsing sessions saved as well. And while it was the first flawless implementation that allowed more users to experience Windows Timeline, especially considering Google’s ChromeRead More

Apple’s 2019 iPhones to Include LCD Version as Well

Apple’s 2019 iPhones to Include LCD Version as Well

August 7, 2018 at 1:22 pm 0 comments

Apple will launch three different iPhone models this year, and an LCD version is very likely to be included as a more affordable configuration. On the other hand, both the iPhone X and the iPhone X Plus expected to debut in September would use OLED panels, and according to peopleRead More

AMD Announces Its First August 2018 Release

AMD Announces Its First August 2018 Release

August 7, 2018 at 12:49 pm 0 comments

As of now, AMD gamers can download a new Radeon Adrenalin Edition Graphics package targeted at several GPU models, namely version 18.8.1, which implements support for World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth, We Happy Few, and Madden NFL 19 titles. According to AMD, the current release improves performance by upRead More

How to Edit the Hosts File in Windows 10 April 2018 Update

How to Edit the Hosts File in Windows 10 April 2018 Update

August 7, 2018 at 12:14 pm 0 comments

Despite Windows itself evolving substantially in the last few years, some things have never changed, including the way users can edit the content of the Hosts file. In just a few words, the Hosts file is the one location that allows the operating system to assign host names to IPRead More

Three Ways to Launch Control Panel in Windows 10 Version 1803

Three Ways to Launch Control Panel in Windows 10 Version 1803

August 7, 2018 at 11:40 am 0 comments

One of Microsoft’s long-term goals in Windows 10 is killing off Control Panel, with all options being migrated to the modern Settings app. By replacing Control Panel with Settings, Microsoft wants to make the latter the one destination for pretty much anything that’s related to customizing a Windows 10 device,Read More

Windows 10 Mobile Phone App Launches on Windows 10 Ahead of Surface Andromeda

Windows 10 Mobile Phone App Launches on Windows 10 Ahead of Surface Andromeda

August 7, 2018 at 11:08 am 0 comments

Even though Surface Andromeda has already been delayed, Microsoft has been very active lately on the software side of the project, with several apps and updates proving that the company is still committed to this device. One of the most recent indications that Andromeda lives on behind the closed doorsRead More

Samsung Galaxy S10 Concept Makes the iPhone X Look Like a 10-Year-Old Smartphone

Samsung Galaxy S10 Concept Makes the iPhone X Look Like a 10-Year-Old Smartphone

August 7, 2018 at 10:29 am 0 comments

Even though the unveiling of the Note 9 is just around the corner, the Galaxy S10 is the model that’s generating way more buzz in the Samsung world, especially thanks to all the rumors pointing to a massive upgrade planned by the South Korean firm. A concept published recently imaginesRead More

BBC Hopes Microsoft Will Help It Hunt Down the “Doctor Who” Leaker

BBC Hopes Microsoft Will Help It Hunt Down the “Doctor Who” Leaker

August 7, 2018 at 9:58 am 0 comments

Microsoft’s name is being dragged into an investigation started by the BBC and supposed to discover the identity of a leaker who published unreleased Doctor Who footage online earlier this year. BBC first tried to find the source of the leak by seeking a court order aimed at Tapatalk, aRead More

Microsoft Announces Major Feature Update for Bing Search

Microsoft Announces Major Feature Update for Bing Search

August 7, 2018 at 9:27 am 0 comments

Bing is pretty much the only viable alternative to Google Search, and thanks to an update that Microsoft announced this week, you may have another reason to make the switch. Starting with this new pack of improvements, Bing offers more advanced data and insights when looking for hotel information, helpingRead More

iPhone Easily Beats Android in the US, Data Shows

iPhone Easily Beats Android in the US, Data Shows

August 7, 2018 at 8:53 am 0 comments

While most researches put Android way ahead of iOS both worldwide and in the United States, new data provided by analytics firm Mixpanel claims Apple’s operating system actually leads the market in some countries. One of them is the US, where iOS is the number one mobile operating system withRead More

Apple Could Face Legal Trouble Due to iPhone Lightning Port

Apple Could Face Legal Trouble Due to iPhone Lightning Port

August 7, 2018 at 8:22 am 0 comments

The European Commission will begin an assessment study to determine whether device manufacturers comply with its requirements to offer a common mobile phone charger. EU competition chief Margrethe Vestager says the Commission isn’t happy with how phone makers handle this problem, without providing any specifics as to whether a specificRead More

Apple Makes the Transition from Windows to macOS More Seamless

Apple Makes the Transition from Windows to macOS More Seamless

August 7, 2018 at 7:51 am 0 comments

Apple has released an update for its Windows Migration Assistant that includes support for more data that can be transferred when making the switch to macOS. As anyone can easily guess by simply reading the app’s name, Windows Migration Assistant is Apple’s solution aimed at Windows switchers. Technically, this littleRead More

Microsoft Decides Not to Kill Off Classic Skype Because It Is “Listening”

Microsoft Decides Not to Kill Off Classic Skype Because It Is “Listening”

August 7, 2018 at 5:01 am 0 comments

Microsoft announced earlier this year that classic Skype would be discontinued in September, but due to public backlash, the company has decided to delay the demise of the app for a little longer. While no specifics were provided as to when Skype version 7.0 could go dark, Microsoft explains inRead More

Mozilla Thunderbird 60 Released with New Dark & Light Themes, Many Improvements

Mozilla Thunderbird 60 Released with New Dark & Light Themes, Many Improvements

August 6, 2018 at 11:42 pm 0 comments

Mozilla released today the Mozilla Thunderbird 60 open-source email, calendar, and news client for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows. In development for the past several months, the Mozilla Thunderbird 60 release is a major one adding numerous new features and improvements, including new Light and DarkRead More