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Will Microsoft Block Windows Users from Removing Chromium Microsoft Edge?

Will Microsoft Block Windows Users from Removing Chromium Microsoft Edge?

October 13, 2019 at 5:12 pm 0 comments

The Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser is still a work-in-progress, but both the official releases in the Dev, Canary, and Beta builds and the leaked versions making the rounds occasionally provide us with an early look at what’s to come when the app reaches the final development stage. For example, theRead More

Microsoft Fully Retires Windows 10 Version 1703

Microsoft Fully Retires Windows 10 Version 1703

October 9, 2019 at 7:59 am 0 comments

The October 2019 Patch Tuesday was the last update cycle for Windows 10 version 1703, or Creators Update. As of today, no Windows 10 version 1703 SKU is supported, with only devices enrolled in the LTSC to continue being serviced moving forward. Windows 10 Creators Update was released on AprilRead More

Microsoft Edge Dev Update Makes It Harder for Shady Extensions to Do Any Damage

Microsoft Edge Dev Update Makes It Harder for Shady Extensions to Do Any Damage

October 9, 2019 at 7:27 am 0 comments

Microsoft has updated the Dev channel of the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser with new features, including warnings for the modifications that extensions might try to do in the app. First and foremost, Microsoft Edge Dev version 79.0.294.1 comes with new warnings displayed when users install a new extension withRead More

Android Users Will Love the Latest Windows 10 20H1 Preview Build

Android Users Will Love the Latest Windows 10 20H1 Preview Build

October 9, 2019 at 6:23 am 0 comments

Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18999 for Fast ring insiders, and this time the main highlight isn’t necessarily tied to the operating system itself, but to an application that testers can also install. The Your Phone app now supports Calls, making it possible for Windows 10 users to answerRead More

What’s New in Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4517389

What’s New in Windows 10 Cumulative Update KB4517389

October 9, 2019 at 5:20 am 0 comments

Microsoft has released new cumulative updates for all Windows 10 versions, including for May 2019 Update, also referred to as version 1903. Windows 10 cumulative update KB4517389 increases the OS build number to 18362.418, so after the install, typing winver in the Start menu should return this number. The newRead More

Sony Confirms PlayStation 5 Name and Release Timing

Sony Confirms PlayStation 5 Name and Release Timing

October 8, 2019 at 9:24 pm 0 comments

Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) President and CEO, Jim Ryan has just confirmed his company’s next-generation console will be called PlayStation 5 and will be launching in time for Holiday 2020. However, he did not say if the console will be launched globally by the end of the next year orRead More

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Updates KB4517389, KB4519338, KB4520008

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Updates KB4517389, KB4519338, KB4520008

October 8, 2019 at 8:22 pm 0 comments

Microsoft has published a series of new cumulative updates for Windows 10 as part of the October 2019 Patch Tuesday cycle. The list of cumulative updates includes new releases for all Windows 10 versions, albeit you should know that only version 1803, or April 2018 Update, and newer are stillRead More

DOOM Eternal Gets Delayed Until March 20, 2020

DOOM Eternal Gets Delayed Until March 20, 2020

October 8, 2019 at 7:51 pm 0 comments

Bad news for DOOM fans, as developer id Software and publisher Bethesda have just announced that the release date for DOOM Eternal has been pushed back to 2020. The official DOOM handle posted the announcement and the reasons behind the delay, as well as a few updates concerning other DOOMRead More

2K Reveals Details for NBA 2K20 MyTeam Unlimited $250,000 Tournament

2K Reveals Details for NBA 2K20 MyTeam Unlimited $250,000 Tournament

October 8, 2019 at 7:18 pm 0 comments

2K’s replica of FIFA Ultimate Team, NBA 2K20 MyTEAM is getting another major tournament with total prizes of no less than $250,000. This is the second year in a row that NBA 2K20 MyTEAM Unlimited tournament awards the best players will huge prizes. The global competition is played using theRead More

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Review (PC)

Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Review (PC)

October 8, 2019 at 6:09 pm 0 comments

What’s the deal with secluded islands and bad events? There’s the obvious convenience of not being land-locked, but it has to be more than that. The same holds for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint, the latest island third-person shooter from Ubisoft, that confines players on a remote archipelago, following aRead More

Android Security Patch for October 2019 Rolls Out to Fix 28 Vulnerabilities

Android Security Patch for October 2019 Rolls Out to Fix 28 Vulnerabilities

October 8, 2019 at 3:33 pm 0 comments

Google has released the Android Security Patch for October 2019 to address the latest security vulnerabilities and issue affecting its supported Pixel devices. Consisting of the 2019-10-01 and 2019-10-05 security patch levels, the Android Security Patch for October 2019 is here to fix a total of 28 security vulnerabilities discoveredRead More

GNOME 3.34 Desktop Gets First Point Release, It’s Now Ready for Mass Adoption

GNOME 3.34 Desktop Gets First Point Release, It’s Now Ready for Mass Adoption

October 8, 2019 at 3:01 pm 0 comments

The GNOME Project announced today that the first point release of the latest GNOME 3.34 desktop environment is now available for download with various bug fixes and updated translations. Released last month on September 12th, the GNOME 3.34 “Thessaloniki” desktop environment introduced many new features and enhancements, such as supportRead More

What Does “This File Is Not Commonly Downloaded” Mean

What Does “This File Is Not Commonly Downloaded” Mean

October 8, 2019 at 12:56 pm 0 comments

Mozilla Firefox is a super-complex browser, and while some rely only on its basic functionality, others enjoy having so many features to benefit from a greatly enhanced browsing experience when online. One of the areas that Mozilla really insisted on is security, so Firefox comes with built-in phishing and malwareRead More

What You Need to Know About Microsoft’s Surface Pro 7

What You Need to Know About Microsoft’s Surface Pro 7

October 8, 2019 at 12:26 pm 0 comments

Microsoft announced the Surface Pro 7 during the company’s Surface event on October 2, and the device is projected to go on sale on October 22, with pre-orders available right now. At first glance, Surface Pro 7 is super-similar to the Surface Pro 6, but at closer inspection, Microsoft hasRead More

Apple Likely to Overtake Huawei, Become the World’s Second Phone Maker

Apple Likely to Overtake Huawei, Become the World’s Second Phone Maker

October 8, 2019 at 11:23 am 0 comments

Apple is very likely to overtake Huawei and re-become the second largest phone market in the world, according to a new report. Digitimes claims the switch of places could take place in the fourth quarter of 2019 and be the result of the strong demand for the new-generation iPhone coupledRead More

Google Further Refines Google Maps on Android Auto with Rounded Corners

Google Further Refines Google Maps on Android Auto with Rounded Corners

October 8, 2019 at 10:19 am 0 comments

After ignoring Android Auto for nearly two years, Google really can’t stop polishing this product, so in addition to the major update that it shipped in the summer, further smaller tweaks keep coming every once in a while. The latest such subtle update includes refinements for Google Maps, the mainRead More

Google Further Refines Google Maps on Android Auto with Rounded Corners

Google Further Refines Google Maps on Android Auto with Rounded Corners

October 8, 2019 at 10:19 am 0 comments

After ignoring Android Auto for nearly two years, Google really can’t stop polishing this product, so in addition to the major update that it shipped in the summer, further smaller tweaks keep coming every once in a while. The latest such subtle update includes refinements for Google Maps, the mainRead More

Opera 64 Promises 76% Speed Increase for Loading Pages

Opera 64 Promises 76% Speed Increase for Loading Pages

October 8, 2019 at 9:44 am 0 comments

Opera remains an underdog in the browser wars, but the updates that this application gets every once in a while make it one Google Chrome alternative that you should undoubtedly give a try to. Look no further than today’s new major release, as the Opera developing team claims version 64Read More

Microsoft Word Will Get a Full Dark Mode on iPhone

Microsoft Word Will Get a Full Dark Mode on iPhone

October 8, 2019 at 9:11 am 0 comments

The most used apps in the Microsoft Office productivity suite will soon feature a dark mode on iOS, according to the release notes of the latest Insider build for Apple’s platform. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote will all get a dark theme to align with the new system settingsRead More

Office 365 ProPlus Won’t Die Together with Windows 7, Updates Planned Until 2023

Office 365 ProPlus Won’t Die Together with Windows 7, Updates Planned Until 2023

October 8, 2019 at 8:07 am 0 comments

Microsoft will discontinue Windows 7 on January 14, 2020, but Office 365 ProPlus subscribers still running this OS version will continue to be provided with security updates for the productivity suite for three more years. In other words, Office 365 ProPlus will continue to receive security updates until January 2023,Read More

Microsoft Outlook Now Available for Samsung Galaxy Watch

Microsoft Outlook Now Available for Samsung Galaxy Watch

October 8, 2019 at 7:37 am 0 comments

Outlook isn’t just Microsoft’s top email app, but it is also one of the most-used email clients in the entire world regardless of platform. Available on both desktop and mobile, Microsoft Outlook receives updates regularly, and one of the most recent packs of improvements includes support for Samsung’s smartwatches. InRead More

The Team Bringing Us Windows 10 Preview Builds Will Have a New Leader

The Team Bringing Us Windows 10 Preview Builds Will Have a New Leader

October 8, 2019 at 5:51 am 0 comments

Microsoft has announced a new change in the leadership team of the Windows Insider program, as Dona Sarkar, the current chief of the group, will take over a new role in the Microsoft Developer Relations team. Dona Sarkar will lead advocacy for Citizen Developers, Eran Megiddo, Corporate Vice President, WindowsRead More

Borderlands 10-Year Anniversary Celebration Continues with Rare Spawn Hunt Week

Borderlands 10-Year Anniversary Celebration Continues with Rare Spawn Hunt Week

October 8, 2019 at 4:18 am 0 comments

Gearbox revealed last week, plans to celebrate Borderlands’ 10th anniversary with a set of in-game events that will offer Vault Hunters more and better loot. Although we’ve been offered a calendar of events that will be held throughout October and a bit of November, details about these events will beRead More

AMD Makes Available Radeon Adrenalin Edition 19.10.1 Optional

AMD Makes Available Radeon Adrenalin Edition 19.10.1 Optional

October 7, 2019 at 8:45 pm 0 comments

AMD has announced the availability of a new version for the Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition Graphics driver, namely the 19.10.1 Optional (19.30.25.10), which adds support for AMD Radeon RX 5500 (desktop) and Radeon RX 5500M (mobile) graphics products. Besides this, the current update also adds support for the 2019 GRIDRead More

NVIDIA Makes Available Vulkan GeForce Graphics Driver 436.52

NVIDIA Makes Available Vulkan GeForce Graphics Driver 436.52

October 7, 2019 at 8:13 pm 0 comments

NVIDIA has announced the availability of a new version of its Vulkan GeForce Graphics driver, namely the 436.52 build (26.21.14.3652), which adds support for VK_KHR_shader_clock and VK_KHR_timeline_semaphore extension. In terms of compatibility, the 436.52 release consists of three downloadable packages suitable for the 64-bit architecture of Microsoft’s Windows 7, 8,Read More

macOS Catalina 10.15 Officially Released, Here’s What’s New and How to Install

macOS Catalina 10.15 Officially Released, Here’s What’s New and How to Install

October 7, 2019 at 5:35 pm 0 comments

Apple has officially released today the final version of the highly anticipated macOS Catalina 10.15 operating system for Mac computers, a day after seeding the GM (Golden Master) build to developers. Officially unveiled by Apple earlier this summer during the WWDC (Worldwide Developer Conference) event, the macOS Catalina 10.15 comesRead More