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Microsoft Hijacks the Windows 10 Search to Display Microsoft Edge Ad

Microsoft Hijacks the Windows 10 Search to Display Microsoft Edge Ad

February 11, 2020 at 7:55 am 0 comments

Microsoft has recently started showing an anti-Firefox ad right in the Windows 10 Start menu in an attempt to convince more users to try out its new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser. But as it turns out, the company has also turned to a second ad that shows up in theRead More

Mozilla Firefox 73 Is Now Available for Download

Mozilla Firefox 73 Is Now Available for Download

February 11, 2020 at 6:39 am 0 comments

Mozilla has just released a new version of Firefox for all supported platforms, including Windows, Linux, and macOS. Given the company has only recently uploaded the updated installed to its FTP server, Firefox 73 isn’t yet available via the built-in auto-update engine. You can still download the new version, however,Read More

Another Government Plans En-Masse Transition to Linux

Another Government Plans En-Masse Transition to Linux

February 11, 2020 at 6:14 am 0 comments

The South Korean government is looking into an en-masse migration from Windows 7 to Linux, and according to local reports, the officials are eyeing the adoption of three different operating systems across various agencies. Windows 7 reached the end of support on January 14 this year, and now the governmentRead More

KDE Applications Start Conquering the Windows 10 World

KDE Applications Start Conquering the Windows 10 World

February 11, 2020 at 5:03 am 0 comments

There was a time when Windows and Linux were considered fierce rivals and the two really couldn’t stand each other, but Windows 10 stepped in to change everything. Not only that it’s now possible to run Linux on top of Windows 10, but a lot of Linux apps are alsoRead More

Panzer Corps 2 Pre-Orders Open with Bonuses, Discount and a Nice Surprise in Tow

Panzer Corps 2 Pre-Orders Open with Bonuses, Discount and a Nice Surprise in Tow

February 11, 2020 at 1:27 am 0 comments

If you missed our previous report about the upcoming World War II turn-based strategy game Panzer Corps 2, then you’re probably not aware that we’re about one month away from its release. Publisher Slitherine and developer Flashback Games announced last month that Panzer Corps 2 will be released on PCRead More

Tactical Strategy Game Corruption 2029 Launches on PC on February 17

Tactical Strategy Game Corruption 2029 Launches on PC on February 17

February 10, 2020 at 8:22 pm 0 comments

The Bearded Ladies, the studio behind Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden, an XCOM-like strategy game launched last year, announced a brand new game that is scheduled for release no later than next week: Corruption 2029. Despite the fact that it’s a new IP, Corruption 2029 retains many of theRead More

BioWare Says It’s Ready for the “Longer-Term Redesign” of Anthem

BioWare Says It’s Ready for the “Longer-Term Redesign” of Anthem

February 10, 2020 at 7:14 pm 0 comments

Anthem was dead on arrival, but somehow BioWare managed to keep the “patient” on life support. The studio, or better say Electronica Arts, is not ready to give up on the game and believes BioWare can turn it around and make Anthem the “golden goose” it was to be inRead More

Google Chrome Ends Up Eating 1.4TB of RAM with 6,000 Open Tabs on Apple Mac Pro

Google Chrome Ends Up Eating 1.4TB of RAM with 6,000 Open Tabs on Apple Mac Pro

February 10, 2020 at 11:58 am 0 comments

Google Chrome is one of the biggest resource hogs on desktop computers, there’s no doubt about that, and as it turns out, this isn’t limited just to Windows. Users on macOS experience pretty much the same problem, so when YouTuber Jonathan Morris noticed the browser was eating up no lessRead More

Oscar Winner Criticizes Apple for “Horrendous” MacBook Keyboards – Video

Oscar Winner Criticizes Apple for “Horrendous” MacBook Keyboards – Video

February 10, 2020 at 11:23 am 0 comments

Apple really needs to improve its keyboards. This is the first thing Oscar winner Taika Waititi told journalists during a press conference after the show, explaining that the “horrendous” experience makes him go back to a PC. Waititi, who won an Oscar for the Best Adapted Screenplay after writing JojoRead More

Amazon, NVIDIA No Longer Attending Mobile World Congress Due to Coronavirus Risk

Amazon, NVIDIA No Longer Attending Mobile World Congress Due to Coronavirus Risk

February 10, 2020 at 10:46 am 0 comments

Amazon and NVIDIA are the latest companies no longer attending the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain this month over concerns of coronavirus. The two join a continuously growing list of tech firms pulling out of MWC due to the risk of infection, including Sony, Huawei, and ZTE. To date,Read More

Murder by Numbers Detective Puzzler Lands on PC and Switch in March

Murder by Numbers Detective Puzzler Lands on PC and Switch in March

February 10, 2020 at 10:34 am 0 comments

Before you go in hoping that this is something that is not, we’ll just clarify it for you. Murder by Numbers is more akin to the visual novel genre rather than the detective-noir adventure type of game. The game is developed by independent studio Mediatonic, but some iconic figures areRead More

Elementary OS to Build the Next-Generation Linux App Store

Elementary OS to Build the Next-Generation Linux App Store

February 10, 2020 at 10:16 am 0 comments

The AppCenter ecosystem is projected to receive a massive upgrade in elementary OS if a new Indiegogo fundraising campaign proves to be successful. And by the looks of things, it’s all just a matter of time until elementary Inc. raises the necessary $10,000 for “bringing together a team from aroundRead More

Linux-Based Windows 12 Promises Flawless Updates, Available for Free

Linux-Based Windows 12 Promises Flawless Updates, Available for Free

February 10, 2020 at 9:38 am 0 comments

If Windows 10 isn’t necessarily your cup of tea, maybe you like Windows 12, an operating system that promises pretty much what Microsoft fails to deliver, including flawless updates. One redditor says they came across Windows 10 Lite discs at a local computer fair and took a photo of theRead More

Leaked Video Shows the Good and the Bad Parts of Microsoft’s Android Phone

Leaked Video Shows the Good and the Bad Parts of Microsoft’s Android Phone

February 10, 2020 at 9:28 am 0 comments

Microsoft is projected to unveil its Surface Duo Android phone later this year, and the closer we get to the expected holiday launch date, the more information emerges on the device. Most recently, a real-life video showing the Surface Duo being used on what appears to be public transportation providesRead More

Microsoft Begins Showing an Anti-Firefox Ad in the Windows 10 Start Menu

Microsoft Begins Showing an Anti-Firefox Ad in the Windows 10 Start Menu

February 10, 2020 at 8:52 am 0 comments

Microsoft has recently launched a new Microsoft Edge version based on Chrome, so the company is now hard at work on convincing users on Windows and Mac to give it a try. And what better method to advertise the new Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 than using an ad inRead More

Someone Transformed Windows 10 into Windows 95, and It Looks Tearful

Someone Transformed Windows 10 into Windows 95, and It Looks Tearful

February 10, 2020 at 8:38 am 0 comments

Windows 10 is a modern operating system in all regards, including in terms of looks, as it features a redesigned Start menu, a dark theme, the Fluent Design language, and several other cosmetic refinements. But it goes without saying that not everyone is a big fan of this makeover, andRead More

Free Upgrades from Windows 7 to Windows 10 Still Working in February 2020

Free Upgrades from Windows 7 to Windows 10 Still Working in February 2020

February 8, 2020 at 8:32 am 0 comments

Windows 7 is no longer supported, and Microsoft is now pushing for everyone to move to Windows 10 to continue receiving updates and keep devices secure. Many home users, however, refuse to upgrade to Windows 10 just because they don’t want to abandon the traditional Windows experience and embrace theRead More

Microsoft Releases the First Windows 7 Update After End of Support

Microsoft Releases the First Windows 7 Update After End of Support

February 8, 2020 at 8:06 am 0 comments

While some of you might think the title sounds odd, especially because the end of support is supposed to represent the end of Microsoft shipping updates for Windows 7, the software giant has just released a patch for the 2009 operating system for all devices still running it. This wasRead More

Microsoft Edge 80 Now Available for Download on Windows and Mac

Microsoft Edge 80 Now Available for Download on Windows and Mac

February 8, 2020 at 6:53 am 0 comments

Microsoft has released a new update for the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser, bringing it to version 80 on both Windows and Mac. While Microsoft has also included several other changes in this release, there’s no doubt the biggest addition is the support for Surface Pro X, the ARM-powered Surface thatRead More

Live Photo Showing Microsoft’s Android Phone Leaked

Live Photo Showing Microsoft’s Android Phone Leaked

February 8, 2020 at 6:28 am 0 comments

Microsoft announced the Surface Duo dual-screen Android phone in October 2019, providing us with an early look at the device that is projected to go live in the holiday season of this year. And while everyone’s waiting for the Surface Duo to enter the mass production, it looks like theRead More

How to Update the Windows 10 Antivirus Using Just a Command

How to Update the Windows 10 Antivirus Using Just a Command

February 7, 2020 at 1:25 pm 0 comments

Windows Defender is a mature security product now, as it offers detection features that are on par with those bundled with third-party solutions from the world’s leading companies. Furthermore, in Windows 10 Windows Defender is the core part of Windows Security, a central security hub that also includes additional toolsRead More

The Original Windows XP Ad Was Canceled Before Launch Due to 9/11

The Original Windows XP Ad Was Canceled Before Launch Due to 9/11

February 7, 2020 at 12:39 pm 0 comments

Windows XP was one of Microsoft’s most successful operating systems, there’s no doubt about it, and while the world’s now struggling to give up on Windows 7, it’s the 2001 version the one that that’s being remembered as the first “modern” Windows. Launched on October 25, 2001, Windows XP wasRead More

How to Try Out the New Insecure Download Blocker in Google Chrome

How to Try Out the New Insecure Download Blocker in Google Chrome

February 7, 2020 at 10:56 am 0 comments

Google has recently announced a new security feature coming to Google Chrome that would essentially block insecure downloads in the browser, adding a new protection layer to devices where the application is installed. These include both desktop and mobile, as Google wants to introduce the insecure download blocker on Windows,Read More

Facial Recognition Useless Due to Face Masks

Facial Recognition Useless Due to Face Masks

February 7, 2020 at 9:55 am 0 comments

The face masks used by a growing number of the Chinese are rendering facial recognition systems across the country useless, according to a report. Facial recognition is employed by various services in the country, including not only for mobile phones, but also for accessing bank accounts, ordering food, boarding aRead More

Hackers Use Vulnerable Windows Driver to Turn Off the Antivirus

Hackers Use Vulnerable Windows Driver to Turn Off the Antivirus

February 7, 2020 at 9:30 am 0 comments

Security company Sophos warns of a new ransomware attack that uses a vulnerable Gigabyte driver in an attempt to break into a Windows system and then disable the running security software. The attack is based on a security flaw found in 2018 in a Gigabyte driver and detailed in CVE-2018-19320.Read More

Office Apps Go Down in China After Employees Work from Home Due to Coronavirus

Office Apps Go Down in China After Employees Work from Home Due to Coronavirus

February 7, 2020 at 9:05 am 0 comments

The top office services in China went down on Monday due to a huge spike in usage caused by a record number of employees working from home. The majority of businesses in China were told by local authorities to avoid reopening their offices until at least February 10 in anRead More