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Apple’s Most Surprising 2020 iPhone Could Be “iPhone 9”

Apple’s Most Surprising 2020 iPhone Could Be “iPhone 9”

December 7, 2019 at 9:03 pm 0 comments

Apple’s 2020 product roadmap mentions a total of five different iPhones, including a second-generation iPhone SE likely to see daylight in the spring. We’ve known for a while that the iPhone SE 2 could use the body and feature lineup of the iPhone 8, but according to a new report,Read More

Hack Could Allow Windows 7 to Get Updates for Three More Years

Hack Could Allow Windows 7 to Get Updates for Three More Years

December 7, 2019 at 8:49 pm 0 comments

Windows 7 is projected to reach the end of support on January 14 next year, after which devices still running this operating system and not eligible for custom updates from Microsoft would no longer receive security patches and fixes. Microsoft will be offering custom support to paying customers for threeRead More

Microsoft Announces the End of Microsoft Office on Windows Phones

Microsoft Announces the End of Microsoft Office on Windows Phones

December 7, 2019 at 8:25 pm 0 comments

Windows 10 Mobile will receive its last updates in just a few days, so Microsoft is now making the final plans to leave the entire platform behind once and for all. In an announcement this week, Microsoft reveals that Office apps for Windows 10 Mobile will be retired in JanuaryRead More

Canonical Announces Ubuntu AWS Rolling Linux Kernel for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS AMIs

Canonical Announces Ubuntu AWS Rolling Linux Kernel for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS AMIs

December 7, 2019 at 5:37 am 0 comments

Canonical announced that the default Linux kernel in the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS AMIs (Amazon Machine Images) is moving to a rolling kernel model. Until now, the Ubuntu images for AWS (Amazon Web Services) have been using a normal Linux kernel that was updated whenever a new security update was available.Read More

Choosing an iPhone Is About to Get Way Too Complicated

Choosing an iPhone Is About to Get Way Too Complicated

December 6, 2019 at 1:59 pm 0 comments

The current iPhone generation consists of three different models, so choosing the right iPhone really shouldn’t be a difficult thing to do. And the differences between these three models makes the whole job even easier, as iPhone 11 comes with LCD and a dual-camera configuration, while the more premium iPhoneRead More

Why Mozilla Firefox 71 Might Fail to Start on Windows

Why Mozilla Firefox 71 Might Fail to Start on Windows

December 6, 2019 at 1:38 pm 0 comments

Mozilla rolled out a new version of Firefox earlier this week for all supported desktop platforms, but according to a number of reports, not everyone is getting a completely flawless experience. And by the looks of things, the problems that some users experience aren’t necessarily related to the improvements thatRead More

Android Auto Could Get a Weather Temperature Icon

Android Auto Could Get a Weather Temperature Icon

December 6, 2019 at 1:09 pm 0 comments

After rolling out a major Android Auto overhaul, Google is now working on a series of further improvements for its in-car platform, and by the looks of things, a weather temperature indicator is among these goodies. The original version of Android Auto featured a weather widget on the home screen,Read More

Several Amazon Kindle Tablets Receive Firmware 5.12.3

Several Amazon Kindle Tablets Receive Firmware 5.12.3

December 6, 2019 at 12:36 pm 0 comments

Amazon rolled out a new firmware developed for several of its Kindle devices, namely version 5.12.3, which adds Library Badges (Prime and Kindle Unlimited books are now badged), performance improvements, bug fixes, and other general enhancements. When it comes to compatible devices, the producer has provided separate downloadable packages targetedRead More

Amazon Sends Customers Condoms Instead of Nintendo Switch

Amazon Sends Customers Condoms Instead of Nintendo Switch

December 6, 2019 at 11:11 am 0 comments

A number of Amazon customers who purchased a Nintendo Switch gaming console on Black Friday are being sent all kinds of random stuff, including condoms, electric toothbrushes, bed sheets, dishwashing powder, and laptop fan coolers. The Mirror posted a series of complaints from customers who reached out to reveal thatRead More

Microsoft Releases December 2019 Surface Pro 7 Firmware Update

Microsoft Releases December 2019 Surface Pro 7 Firmware Update

December 6, 2019 at 10:47 am 0 comments

Microsoft has released the December 2019 firmware update for Surface Pro 7, which is the latest Surface Pro 7 version announced by Microsoft earlier this year. This is the second firmware update that the Surface Pro 7 receives since launch. There are lots of improvements this month, and while youRead More

US President Tells NATO Huawei Is a “Security Risk”

US President Tells NATO Huawei Is a “Security Risk”

December 6, 2019 at 10:27 am 0 comments

US President Donald Trump described Huawei as a “security risk” after NATO officials emphasized the need for secure 5G communications in a meeting this week. Donald Trump revealed in a statement that several other countries that looked into the security implications of partnering with Huawei eventually decided not to workRead More

Risk of Fire as More Microsoft Surface Books Experience Swollen Batteries

Risk of Fire as More Microsoft Surface Books Experience Swollen Batteries

December 6, 2019 at 9:46 am 0 comments

The original Microsoft Surface Book appears to be suffering from a battery issue, as a growing number of customers take to social media and support forums to report swollen batteries causing increased risk of fire or even explosion. Microsoft Surface Book was launched on October 26, 2015, so some ofRead More

Don’t Forget to Change Your Fridge Password

Don’t Forget to Change Your Fridge Password

December 6, 2019 at 9:22 am 0 comments

After discussing a series of security measures for smart TVs, the FBI is back with more tips on how to prevent breaches, this time focusing on the Internet of Things (IoT). The FBI says these recommendations should come in handy as the IoT device market is growing and more customersRead More

Apple Will Have an iPhone for Everyone with Five-Model 2020 Lineup

Apple Will Have an iPhone for Everyone with Five-Model 2020 Lineup

December 6, 2019 at 8:43 am 0 comments

Buying an iPhone in late 2020 is likely to get a lot more complicated, as Apple wants to expand the smartphone lineup to no less than five different models. This is according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo from TF International Securities, who already has a good track on Apple scoops. KuoRead More

Microsoft Begins Automatic Updates for Windows 10 Version 1909

Microsoft Begins Automatic Updates for Windows 10 Version 1909

December 6, 2019 at 7:39 am 0 comments

Microsoft has started the automatic rollout of Windows 10 version 1909, or November 2019 Update, to devices running Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809). Devices running Home and Pro versions of the operating system will start seeing the update to version 1909 in Windows Update. The update will beRead More

New Vulnerability Lets Attackers Hijack VPN Connections on Most UNIX Systems

New Vulnerability Lets Attackers Hijack VPN Connections on Most UNIX Systems

December 6, 2019 at 1:37 am 0 comments

Security researcher William J. Tolley has reported a new vulnerability that appears to allow attackers to hijack VPN connections on most UNIX-based operating systems using either OpenVPN, WireGuard, or IKEv2/IPSec VPN solutions. Affecting most GNU/Linux distributions, as well as FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Android, iOS and macOS systems, the new security vulnerabilityRead More

Apple Releases Beta 4 of iOS 13.3, iPadOS 13.3, tvOS 13.3, and watchOS 6.1.1

Apple Releases Beta 4 of iOS 13.3, iPadOS 13.3, tvOS 13.3, and watchOS 6.1.1

December 6, 2019 at 12:10 am 0 comments

Apple released today the fourth beta of its upcoming iOS 13.3, iPadOS 13.3, tvOS 13.3, and watchOS 6.1.1 software updates for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple TV, and Apple Watch devices. Two weeks after the previous beta builds, Apple has seeded today the iOS 13.3 beta 4, iPadOS 13.3 beta 4,Read More

Apple Says It Will Add an iOS Kill Switch for Location Services on iPhone 11

Apple Says It Will Add an iOS Kill Switch for Location Services on iPhone 11

December 5, 2019 at 7:17 pm 0 comments

Apple has confirmed that it plans to add a new option in iOS settings to allow iPhone 11 owners to completely disable and block location services on their devices. As we reported the other day, Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro was caught using location services despite these being individually disabled forRead More

Purism Announces “Made in USA” Librem 5 Linux Phone, Now Available for Pre-Order

Purism Announces “Made in USA” Librem 5 Linux Phone, Now Available for Pre-Order

December 5, 2019 at 6:06 pm 0 comments

Purism announced today that it has started manufacturing a special version of their Librem 5 Linux-powered smartphone that’s being built in the US to address supply chain security concerns. It’s a known fact that Purism has done everything they could to make the Librem 5 the most secure and privateRead More

Song of Horror Headed to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2020

Song of Horror Headed to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2020

December 5, 2019 at 4:48 pm 0 comments

Song of Horror has met the success it was looking for, so developers have decided to bring the game to additional platforms. After releasing it on PC to raving reviews, Protocol Games announced their game will make it to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in Q2 2020. The episodic horrorRead More

Breaking Ground Out Now on Consoles

Breaking Ground Out Now on Consoles

December 5, 2019 at 4:11 pm 0 comments

As previously announced, Squad and Private Division are bringing the latest chapter in the Kerbal Space Program saga to consoles. The new Breaking Ground expansion is now available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players after it initially landed on PC in May 2019. The expansion requires the based gameRead More

Debian GNU/Linux 11 “Bullseye” Installer Is Now Available for Public Testing

Debian GNU/Linux 11 “Bullseye” Installer Is Now Available for Public Testing

December 5, 2019 at 3:02 pm 0 comments

The Debian Project released today the first alpha development build of the installer for their upcoming Debian GNU/Linux 11 “Bullseye” operating system series. Unveiled earlier this year during the DebConf19 conference, Debian GNU/Linux 11 “Bullseye” will be the next major release of the acclaimed Linux-based operating system used by millionsRead More

Deadfire Coming to Consoles on January 28, 2020

Deadfire Coming to Consoles on January 28, 2020

December 5, 2019 at 2:27 pm 0 comments

Although Obsidian has been acquired by Microsoft, it looks like THQ Nordic still owns the right to publish one of the studio’s previous titles – Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. Originally released on PC, the game will make it to consoles next year, the publisher announced. Pillars of Eternity II:Read More

Iceborne Update Adds New Monsters, End-Game Content

Iceborne Update Adds New Monsters, End-Game Content

December 5, 2019 at 2:04 pm 0 comments

Capcom has just announced the second free title update for Monster Hunter World: Iceborne expansion is now available for download on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The free update brings new monsters, more end-game content and lots of tweaks and improvements to further enhanced the gameplay experience. Veterans will beRead More

First-Person Survival Horror The Outlast Trials Announced

First-Person Survival Horror The Outlast Trials Announced

December 5, 2019 at 1:52 pm 0 comments

Developer Red Barrels has just announced it has already started working on a third Outlast game, which doesn’t have a release date yet. The game is called The Outlast Trials and, unlike the previous titles, it will feature co-op gameplay. Since the game is in the early stages of development,Read More

Why Notepad for Windows 10 Should Become a Modern App

Why Notepad for Windows 10 Should Become a Modern App

December 5, 2019 at 1:41 pm 0 comments

Believe it or not, but Notepad continues to be one of the most popular Windows apps, even if there are so many alternatives with substantially more advanced capabilities. But Notepad is here to stay, there’s no doubt about it, and a confirmation of how much Windows users love Notepad cameRead More