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Chromium Microsoft Edge Browser Now Available for Download

Chromium Microsoft Edge Browser Now Available for Download

January 15, 2020 at 5:22 pm 0 comments

The new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser is now available for download after approximately one year of beta testing. The new browser, which runs on the same engine as Google Chrome, will become the new default in Windows 10, replacing the existing Edge version. On Windows 10 Home and Pro, theRead More

TicPods 2 Pro Review – Smarter AirPods (No, Really)

TicPods 2 Pro Review – Smarter AirPods (No, Really)

January 15, 2020 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

The number of companies building wireless earbuds exploded after Apple launched the first-generation AirPods, but at closer inspection, it’s pretty clear that many of them are just knock-offs whose purpose is to get your money in return for questionable quality. Mobvoi, on the other hand, is a name that hasRead More

CentOS Linux 8.1 Officially Released, Based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1

CentOS Linux 8.1 Officially Released, Based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1

January 15, 2020 at 4:45 pm 0 comments

The CentOS community announced today the general availability of the CentOS Linux 8 (1911), based on the source code of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1 operating system. CentOS Linux 8.1 (1911) is here almost four months after the introduction of the CentOS Linux 8 operating system series, which isRead More

Firefox 73 Enters Development with New Default Zoom Settings, Improved Audio

Firefox 73 Enters Development with New Default Zoom Settings, Improved Audio

January 15, 2020 at 4:18 pm 0 comments

With the Firefox 72 release hitting the stable update channel last week, Mozilla kicked off the development of the next version of its popular, open-source and cross-platform web browser, Firefox 73. Now that Mozilla has adopted the monthly release cycle for new Firefox versions, the Open Source company aims toRead More

IPFire Linux Firewall Distribution Improves Its Intrusion Prevention System

IPFire Linux Firewall Distribution Improves Its Intrusion Prevention System

January 15, 2020 at 3:11 pm 0 comments

A new version of IPFire, the only Linux-based and open-source firewall distribution, has seen the light of day to bring more improvements and updated components. IPFire 2.23 Core Update 139 is the latest release of the Linux-based firewall distribution, featuring an improved Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) that now receives informationRead More

Oracle Releases VirtualBox 6.1.2 with Initial Support for Linux Kernel 5.5

Oracle Releases VirtualBox 6.1.2 with Initial Support for Linux Kernel 5.5

January 15, 2020 at 2:31 pm 0 comments

Oracle has released today the first maintenance update to the latest VirtualBox 6.1 series of its open-source and cross-platform virtualization software for all supported platforms. VirtualBox 6.1.2 is here to add a month’s worth of new bug fixes  and improvements to the popular virtualization software developed by Oracle, adding initialRead More

Linux Really Shouldn’t Expect an Influx of Windows Users Anytime Soon

Linux Really Shouldn’t Expect an Influx of Windows Users Anytime Soon

January 15, 2020 at 1:50 pm 0 comments

Windows 7 reaching the end of life is without a doubt a key moment for the OS industry this year. According to third-party data provided by market analysis firm NetMarketShare, Windows 7 accounted for more than 25 percent of the entire PC market in December 2019, which means that 1Read More

Three Things You Need to Know About Windows 7 Moving Forward

Three Things You Need to Know About Windows 7 Moving Forward

January 15, 2020 at 12:54 pm 0 comments

Windows 7 is no longer a supported operating system, which means that the updates Microsoft published on January 14, 2020 were the last ones. In other words, no other updates would be released for Windows 7 moving forward, and users are obviously recommended to upgrade to a supported operating system,Read More

Linux Developers Start Poaching Microsoft Users After Windows 7 End of Support

Linux Developers Start Poaching Microsoft Users After Windows 7 End of Support

January 15, 2020 at 10:32 am 0 comments

Windows 7 has officially reached the end of support, so users running it have three options to choose from: stick with Windows 7 and face the obvious security risks, upgrade to newer Windows, or migrate to a non-Windows platform. As far as the last option goes, Linux distro makers knowRead More

Intel Patches Security Vulnerability in Linux and Windows Drivers

Intel Patches Security Vulnerability in Linux and Windows Drivers

January 15, 2020 at 8:48 am 0 comments

Intel has published a total of six advisories for security vulnerabilities impacting its products, including the Intel Processor Graphics on Windows and Linux. Out of the six security flaws, only one comes with a “high” severity rating. Four of them are rated as “medium,” while last one has a “low”Read More

Microsoft Releases KB4534310, the Last Cumulative Update for Windows 7

Microsoft Releases KB4534310, the Last Cumulative Update for Windows 7

January 15, 2020 at 7:53 am 0 comments

January 14 was Windows 7’s last Patch Tuesday, as the 2009 operating system is now listed as unsupported, with no further updates planned in the coming months. The final update for Windows 7 is the monthly rollup KB4534310, while users who are only interested in security fixes can install KB4534314Read More

Microsoft Patches NSA Security Vulnerability in Windows 10

Microsoft Patches NSA Security Vulnerability in Windows 10

January 15, 2020 at 6:58 am 0 comments

Microsoft has released patches for Windows 10 and Windows Server to resolve a vulnerability reported by the NSA and which would allow a malicious actor to run malware disguised as a legitimate app. The flaw, which prior to the release of the patches was describes as “extraordinarily scary,” affects theRead More

Donald Trump Uses iPhone to Call for Apple to Hack iPhones

Donald Trump Uses iPhone to Call for Apple to Hack iPhones

January 15, 2020 at 6:45 am 0 comments

Apple is once again under fire for its refusal to unlock iPhones for the FBI, and now even United States President Donald Trump publicly calls for the company to hack into its devices and extract the data. The FBI has recently reached out to Apple to break into two iPhonesRead More

Marvel’s Avengers Has Been Delayed Until September

Marvel’s Avengers Has Been Delayed Until September

January 15, 2020 at 6:30 am 0 comments

Sadly, Final Fantasy VII Remake wasn’t the only game Square Enix decided to delay this year. The publisher’s subsidiary, Crystal Dynamics, announced Marvel’s Avengers has been delayed by five months. Previously scheduled to release on May 15, 2020, Crystal Dynamics’ Marvel’s Avengers has now been pushed back to September 4,Read More

Ubuntu’s Waiting for You, Canonical Tells Windows 7 Users

Ubuntu’s Waiting for You, Canonical Tells Windows 7 Users

January 15, 2020 at 6:01 am 0 comments

It goes without saying that the Windows 7 end of support is the perfect moment for everyone to start poaching users, and unsurprisingly, Canonical, the maker of Ubuntu, is one of those trying to prove that a switch to its platform is worth the effort. Rhys Davies, product manager atRead More

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Updates KB4528760, KB4534273, KB4534293

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Updates KB4528760, KB4534273, KB4534293

January 15, 2020 at 5:31 am 0 comments

Microsoft has released a new batch of cumulative updates for Windows 10 as part of the January 2020 Patch Tuesday cycle. All Windows 10 versions are getting cumulative updates this month, and worth knowing is that Windows 10 version 1903 and 1909 are being provided with the same release –Read More

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to Feature a Refreshed Desktop Theme, Here’s What It Looks Like

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to Feature a Refreshed Desktop Theme, Here’s What It Looks Like

January 15, 2020 at 5:05 am 0 comments

The upcoming Ubuntu 20.04 LTS operating system will be shipping with a refreshed default desktop theme that features a new color scheme and a third variation. Yaru is the default theme of Ubuntu since the release of Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish), and it continued to receive improvements and optimizations sinceRead More

PlayStation Will Skip E3 for the Second Year in a Row

PlayStation Will Skip E3 for the Second Year in a Row

January 15, 2020 at 12:09 am 0 comments

Last year Sony announced that it will not participate in E3 and we thought that it makes sense since the Japanese company didn’t have anything important to announce. However, 2020 is the year of the next-generation consoles, as both Microsoft and Sony are expected to launch their new gaming consoles,Read More

DOOM Eternal New Trailer Shows Off Single-Player Campaign

DOOM Eternal New Trailer Shows Off Single-Player Campaign

January 14, 2020 at 11:38 pm 0 comments

Hot on the heels of DOOM and DOOM II major update announcement, Bethesda released the second trailer for id Software’s upcoming DOOM Eternal game. Still expected to release on March 3, 2020, the next installment in the DOOM series features an intriguing story, but the same exhilarating gameplay that weRead More

GTA IV No Longer Available for Purchase Through Steam, Here Is Why

GTA IV No Longer Available for Purchase Through Steam, Here Is Why

January 14, 2020 at 10:44 pm 0 comments

Grand Theft Auto IV is one of Rockstar’s most popular games, having sold millions of units since its release back in 2008. In fact, there are probably more gamers that own GTA IV than those who don’t, so the following piece of news might not be concerning for too manyRead More

Square Enix Delays Final Fantasy VII Remake by More Than a Month

Square Enix Delays Final Fantasy VII Remake by More Than a Month

January 14, 2020 at 10:14 pm 0 comments

Two of the most anticipated games coming out in 2020 have been delayed last year: The Last of Us Part 2 and Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2. Today, yet another big title has been postponed as developers need more time for the final touches, Final Fantasy VII Remake. InitiallyRead More

Windows Is All About Windows 10 Now

Windows Is All About Windows 10 Now

January 14, 2020 at 12:40 pm 0 comments

Microsoft has been trying to push users to Windows 10 for several years already, but it’s not a secret that many users tried to resist the migration, sticking with Windows 7 for as long as possible. Today, however, Windows finally becomes all about Windows 10. The death of Windows 7Read More

Windows 10 Finally Has a Browser People Won’t Use to Download Google Chrome

Windows 10 Finally Has a Browser People Won’t Use to Download Google Chrome

January 14, 2020 at 11:00 am 0 comments

Microsoft’s attempts to build a solid browser that would compete against the likes of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox have been over-discussed throughout the years, especially following the decision to replace Internet Explorer with Microsoft Edge. Many believed Microsoft Edge, originally referred to as Project Spartan, would be the highly-anticipatedRead More

You Can Still Upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 for Free

You Can Still Upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 for Free

January 14, 2020 at 10:32 am 0 comments

With the Windows 7 end of support set for today, there’s basically no better time to upgrade to Windows 10 other than right now. And in addition to the obvious security risks caused by the lack of security updates, there’s another reason why you should at least consider the migrationRead More

Killing Off the iPhone Lightning Port Might Not Be Apple’s Decision After All

Killing Off the iPhone Lightning Port Might Not Be Apple’s Decision After All

January 14, 2020 at 10:01 am 0 comments

The European Union has restarted talks over the implementation of a universal charging port on electronic devices, a decision that would first and foremost impact Cupertino-based tech giant Apple. iPhones currently ship with a proprietary Lightning port, despite the EU’s 2014 recommendations for a switch to a common charger port.Read More

Vivaldi Browser to Support Windows 7 for At Least 18 More Months

Vivaldi Browser to Support Windows 7 for At Least 18 More Months

January 14, 2020 at 9:34 am 0 comments

We’re only a few hours away from the moment Windows 7 is projected to receive the last set of updates, and pretty much everyone tells users still running this OS version to upgrade their devices as soon as possible. In reality, however, while Windows 7 would no longer receive securityRead More