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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

This Is the Revamped New Tab Page in Microsoft Edge InPrivate Mode

This Is the Revamped New Tab Page in Microsoft Edge InPrivate Mode

December 5, 2019 at 1:31 pm 0 comments

Microsoft has silently started the rollout of an updated New Tab Page (NTP) for the InPrivate mode in its new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser. At this point, the new Edge is still in preview stage and can be downloaded by users on Windows and macOS as part of the Canary,Read More

Hulu Removes Facebook Login Option Because We All Know Why

Hulu Removes Facebook Login Option Because We All Know Why

December 5, 2019 at 12:34 pm 0 comments

Hulu has started reaching out to customers to inform them that the Facebook login option would be removed from the service. Moving forward, the company will only allow access to its streaming services through the traditional email and password regardless of the method that you used before. In other words,Read More

Dutch Politician Turned Hacker Faces Prison Time After Stealing Celebrity Nudes

Dutch Politician Turned Hacker Faces Prison Time After Stealing Celebrity Nudes

December 5, 2019 at 11:08 am 0 comments

Mitchel van der K., a former member of the VVD political party in the Netherlands, could spend his next three years in jail after he hacked into the iCloud accounts of several celebrities, stole their personal materials, and then posted part of the content online. The incident took place backRead More

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Version 2004 Cumulative Update KB4533028

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Version 2004 Cumulative Update KB4533028

December 5, 2019 at 10:33 am 0 comments

Microsoft has released a cumulative update for Windows 10 20H1, which will land in the spring as version 2004. Currently available for Windows Insiders in the Fast and Slow rings, Windows 10 version 2004 is already feature-complete, which means that Microsoft is no longer working on new features for thisRead More

Opera for Android 55 Released with Major Dark Mode Improvements

Opera for Android 55 Released with Major Dark Mode Improvements

December 5, 2019 at 10:00 am 0 comments

The battle for the best browser on desktop and mobile is quite fierce, and despite Google Chrome commanding the biggest share right now, there are plenty of alternatives out there that are at least worth taking into consideration. One of them is Opera for Android, the browser that has justRead More

Europol Takes Down Over 30,500 Piracy Websites, Arrests 3 Suspects

Europol Takes Down Over 30,500 Piracy Websites, Arrests 3 Suspects

December 5, 2019 at 9:24 am 0 comments

A total of 30,506 Internet domains have been taken down following a global operation conducted by law enforcement agencies in a total of 18 EU states, Europol, and the US National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Centre. A December 2 press release published by the Europol reveals that this latest investigationRead More

New Vivaldi for Android Beta Adds More UI Improvements, Chromebook Support

New Vivaldi for Android Beta Adds More UI Improvements, Chromebook Support

December 5, 2019 at 9:11 am 0 comments

Vivaldi Technologies have released a new beta of their upcoming Vivaldi for Android web browser, which brings support for Chromebooks and many refinements to the user interface. After the great feedback on the first beta release, Vivaldi Technologies have been working hard to improve their Vivaldi for Android web browser,Read More

5G iPhone Is the “Number One Priority,” Qualcomm Says

5G iPhone Is the “Number One Priority,” Qualcomm Says

December 5, 2019 at 8:43 am 0 comments

Apple is projected to launch its very first iPhone with 5G capabilities next year, and Qualcomm president Cristiano Amon has recently revealed that bringing this device to the market has become “priority number one” for the company. “Priority number one of this relationship with Apple is how to launch theirRead More

Microsoft Pulls Notepad for Windows 10 from Microsoft Store

Microsoft Pulls Notepad for Windows 10 from Microsoft Store

December 5, 2019 at 7:40 am 0 comments

Microsoft has decided to remove the Microsoft Store version of Notepad for Windows 10, instead choosing to focus on the native version that’s already bundled into the operating system. Back in the summer, Microsoft replaced the built-in Notepad app with a Microsoft Store sibling that allowed the company to shipRead More

Windows 10 Vibranium Build 19035 Now Available for Download

Windows 10 Vibranium Build 19035 Now Available for Download

December 5, 2019 at 6:36 am 0 comments

Microsoft has released a new Windows 20H1 preview build for insiders in the Fast and Slow rings. Windows 10 build 19035, which is part of the 20H1 feature update, also codenamed Vibranium, doesn’t bring any new features, but only changes and improvements ahead of the stable release. One important fixRead More

Darksiders: Genesis Review (PC)

Darksiders: Genesis Review (PC)

December 4, 2019 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

The biggest merit of Darksiders: Genesis is that for the first time in the history of the franchise we get to play Strife, the only rider of the apocalypse who isn’t featured in any of the previous games. There’s no doubt that the spinoff does a lot of things right,Read More