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Google Announces 8 Years of Updates for Chromebooks

Google Announces 8 Years of Updates for Chromebooks

January 22, 2020 at 9:43 am 0 comments

Security updates have become one of the decisive factors when customers worldwide start looking into new devices, and until now, Google’s Chromebooks have more or less lagged behind its rivals due to limited support timeframes. But as part of its commitment to Chrome OS and Chromebooks, Google has recently decidedRead More

Microsoft Breaks Down the Windows 7 Desktop Wallpaper with the Last Update

Microsoft Breaks Down the Windows 7 Desktop Wallpaper with the Last Update

January 22, 2020 at 9:14 am 0 comments

According to the Windows lifecycle page, Windows 7 reached the end of support on January 14, which means that no new updates would be released for the 2009 operating system after this date. But what happens if Microsoft breaks down something with the final update for Windows 7? This isRead More

$399 iPhone 9 to Launch in March

$399 iPhone 9 to Launch in March

January 22, 2020 at 8:39 am 0 comments

The first 2020 iPhone is projected to land as soon as March, according to a new report, with the production to kick off in February. The second-generation iPhone SE, which sources familiar with Apple’s plans referred to as “iPhone 9,” is Apple’s 2020 low-cost iPhone, and it could hit theRead More

Microsoft Working on Windows 10 Launcher Faster than the Start Menu

Microsoft Working on Windows 10 Launcher Faster than the Start Menu

January 22, 2020 at 7:57 am 0 comments

Microsoft is working on a new tool for PowerToys that would serve as an app launcher, with the company explaining that the purpose is to make it “faster than the Start menu.” Codenamed PowerLauncher, the new PowerToys app launcher will only be available on Windows 10 and will work similarlyRead More

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ Phone Hacked with a WhatsApp Message

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ Phone Hacked with a WhatsApp Message

January 22, 2020 at 5:28 am 0 comments

The mobile phone owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was hacked in 2018 with a malicious video sent on WhatsApp, according to a new report, and Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is believed to be involved in the attack. A report from The Guardian indicates that a digitalRead More

The Latest Version of Windows 10 Is Now Available for Everyone

The Latest Version of Windows 10 Is Now Available for Everyone

January 22, 2020 at 4:54 am 0 comments

Microsoft has made Windows 10 version 1909, or November 2019 Update, available for all users who manually check for updates in Windows Update. Called seekers, these users can begin the download and installation process of the latest Windows 10 release by heading over to Windows 10 Settings App > UpdateRead More

Half-Life Series Is Now Free to Play Until Half-Life: Alyx Releases

Half-Life Series Is Now Free to Play Until Half-Life: Alyx Releases

January 21, 2020 at 10:52 pm 0 comments

Perhaps many of you already know that Valve will be launching a brand-new game after a very long time, Half-Life: Alyx. That’s the good news. The bad news is this is a VR exclusive title, so you’ll be needing one of the following devices: Valve Index, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift,Read More

Ubisoft Announces Major Update and Terminator Event for Ghost Recon Breakpoint

Ubisoft Announces Major Update and Terminator Event for Ghost Recon Breakpoint

January 21, 2020 at 8:33 pm 0 comments

Ubisoft is determined to turn things around for Ghost Recon Breakpoint, its most recent release, which didn’t win too many fans at launch. True to its promise, the French developer is trying to fix and salvage what it can to make the game enjoyable for those who choose Tom Clancy’sRead More

Infernal Descent Launches on PC, Console Version Arrives Next Month

Infernal Descent Launches on PC, Console Version Arrives Next Month

January 21, 2020 at 7:37 pm 0 comments

Neverwinter, the free-to-play action MMORPG made by Cryptic Studios, is getting a major expansion today: Infernal Descent. If you’re playing (or plan to) on PC, you’ll be happy to know that Neverwinter: Infernal Descent is available for download today. For those playing on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, the expansionRead More

Wine 5.0 Officially Released with Multi-Monitor and Vulkan 1.1 Support, More

Wine 5.0 Officially Released with Multi-Monitor and Vulkan 1.1 Support, More

January 21, 2020 at 6:58 pm 0 comments

Big news today for Linux gamers and ex-Windows users as the final release of the Wine 5.0 software is now officially available for download with numerous new features and improvements. After being in development for more than one year, Wine 5.0 is finally here with a lot of enhancements, startingRead More

WWII Strategy Game Panzer Corps 2 Lands on PC on March 19

WWII Strategy Game Panzer Corps 2 Lands on PC on March 19

January 21, 2020 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

I believe it’s safe to say that Panzer Corps is the spiritual successor of Panzer General, the strategy game based on real or fictitious battles from World War II, which was launched back in 1994. The original Panzer Corps sold more than one million units since its release and wonRead More

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 Enters Beta with Enhanced User Experience, More

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 Enters Beta with Enhanced User Experience, More

January 21, 2020 at 4:11 pm 0 comments

Red Hat announced today the availability of the beta version of the upcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 operating system, the second maintenance update to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8 series. Packed with six months’ worth of updates and bug fixes, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 promises toRead More

Dying Light 2 No Longer Launching in Spring 2020, No Release Date Announced

Dying Light 2 No Longer Launching in Spring 2020, No Release Date Announced

January 21, 2020 at 3:55 pm 0 comments

2020 has proven to be catastrophic for game the gaming industry, at least the first half of the year. Just about every major game that should have been released in the first six months of 2020 has been delayed. Cyberpunk 2077, Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2, Marvel’s Avengers andRead More

Windows 10 ISO Download Tool Review

Windows 10 ISO Download Tool Review

January 21, 2020 at 2:05 pm 0 comments

Downloading a Windows 10 ISO image from Microsoft’s website isn’t as easy as you’d be tempted to think, and it’s all because of a good reason. Microsoft tried to make the process of updating to the latest version of Windows as straightforward as possible, so when loading the ISO downloadRead More

How to Configure Windows 10 Antivirus Notifications

How to Configure Windows 10 Antivirus Notifications

January 21, 2020 at 1:35 pm 0 comments

As many people already know, Windows 10 comes pre-loaded with antivirus protection, and judging from the most recent security tests, it’s a really advanced solution that can easily replace third-party products. Windows Defender has evolved a lot in Windows 10, so it’s now the key part of the so-called WindowsRead More

Briefcase Turned into Liquid-Cooled Gaming PC with Built-in 23-inch Screen

Briefcase Turned into Liquid-Cooled Gaming PC with Built-in 23-inch Screen

January 21, 2020 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

While gaming laptops are naturally the best choice when it comes to gaming on the go, they do come with a set of drawbacks, including the smaller displays that some people might not really enjoy. Redditor thegarbz is one of them, so instead of spending their money on a gamingRead More

iPhone 12 Chassis Dimensions Leaked

iPhone 12 Chassis Dimensions Leaked

January 21, 2020 at 12:23 pm 0 comments

Apple’s new iPhone generation launching in September will come with updated chassis dimensions, despite at first glance sharing more of the design with the current models. A report from Japanese blog Macotakara indicates that contrary to rumors making the rounds in the last few months, iPhone 12 won’t adopt aRead More

Google Chrome Could Soon Block Mature Extensions on Child Accounts

Google Chrome Could Soon Block Mature Extensions on Child Accounts

January 21, 2020 at 10:34 am 0 comments

Google Chrome browser could soon receive new filters that would technically block the installation of extensions and themes rated as “mature” when child accounts are used. The discovery made by ChromeStory indicates that the browser will also prevent the installation of mature add-ons in case of student accounts, albeit forRead More

FTCODE Ransomware Now Encrypts Windows Files, Steals Chrome, Firefox Passwords

FTCODE Ransomware Now Encrypts Windows Files, Steals Chrome, Firefox Passwords

January 21, 2020 at 10:05 am 0 comments

An updated version of the FTCODE ransomware was spotted in the wild by researchers at Zscaler, and this time it looks like authors focused a little bit more on password stealing capabilities. An analysis conducted by the ThreatLabZ team reveals that the malware specifically targets Italian-speaking Windows users, and theRead More

This Free App Turns the Windows 10 Taskbar Transparency Bug into a Feature

This Free App Turns the Windows 10 Taskbar Transparency Bug into a Feature

January 21, 2020 at 9:32 am 0 comments

Back in 2015 when Windows 10 was still in its early days, a graphic driver bug generated a fully transparency effect for the taskbar, a thing that wasn’t actually possible in the new OS without third-party customizations. Shortly after everyone started scanning the web for ways to reproduce the bugRead More

Microsoft to Show Ads in Windows 10 WordPad App

Microsoft to Show Ads in Windows 10 WordPad App

January 21, 2020 at 9:05 am 0 comments

Microsoft is currently experimenting with another ad banner in Windows 10, only a couple of months after the company started advertising the mobile version of Outlook in the Mail app. This time, the software giant will begin promoting Office Online apps in WordPad, once again using a banner that showsRead More

Why HP Can Remotely Disable Printers If You Cancel a $4.99 Monthly Subscription

Why HP Can Remotely Disable Printers If You Cancel a $4.99 Monthly Subscription

January 21, 2020 at 8:20 am 0 comments

A tweet published on January 17 has eventually gone viral, fueling a new wave of criticism aimed against tech and printer manufacturing giant HP. Ryan Sullivan turned to Twitter to reveal something that outraged way too many people out there: if you cancel HP’s Instant Ink subscription service, cartridges areRead More

Canonical Announces Anbox Cloud, Ubuntu-Powered Scalable Android in the Cloud

Canonical Announces Anbox Cloud, Ubuntu-Powered Scalable Android in the Cloud

January 21, 2020 at 8:07 am 0 comments

Canonical announced today a new product aimed at enterprises, allowing them to distribute Android applications at scale from the cloud. Meet Anbox Cloud, a new platform developed by Canonical to conternize Android workloads as a guest operating system for the distribution of Android mobile apps at a scale directly fromRead More

Ukrainian Govt Leaks Citizens’ Personal Data, Including Passport, Diploma Scans

Ukrainian Govt Leaks Citizens’ Personal Data, Including Passport, Diploma Scans

January 21, 2020 at 7:24 am 0 comments

An Ukrainian government job portal has leaked the personal data of an undisclosed number of citizens, with local officials claiming they already discovered and fixed what they describe as a “vulnerability.” The https://career.gov.ua/ portal was used by Ukrainian authorities to advertise government jobs and required applicants to submit personal identifiableRead More

GParted 1.1 Open-Source Partition Editor Is Out with Various Enhancements, Fixes

GParted 1.1 Open-Source Partition Editor Is Out with Various Enhancements, Fixes

January 20, 2020 at 10:07 pm 0 comments

GParted, the open-source partition editor used by numerous Linux-based live systems to help users partition their disk drives before installing the OS, has been updated today to version 1.1.0. Curtis Gedak released Gparted 1.1.0, a maintenance update aiming to include enhancements, bug fixes, as well as translation updates. Highlights includeRead More

Firefox 72.0.2 Improves Playback Performance for Full-Screen 1080p Videos

Firefox 72.0.2 Improves Playback Performance for Full-Screen 1080p Videos

January 20, 2020 at 6:57 pm 0 comments

Mozilla released today the second maintenance update to the latest Firefox 72 open-source and cross-platform web browser for all supported platforms, including Linux, Mac, and Windows, to address various issues. Coming almost two weeks after the Firefox 72.0.1 point release, which was an important security update addressing a zero-day vulnerability,Read More