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Popular CamScanner App Removed from Play Store After It Distributed Malware

Popular CamScanner App Removed from Play Store After It Distributed Malware

August 30, 2019 at 7:08 pm 0 comments

The famous CamScanner Android app was removed from Google Play Store after it was revealed that some of the versions had embedded malware. It turns out that it might not have been their fault. Google is trying to keep its store as clean as possible, but some apps fall throughRead More

Run Chromium OS on Your Desktop or Laptop Computer with ChromX and Flatpak

Run Chromium OS on Your Desktop or Laptop Computer with ChromX and Flatpak

August 30, 2019 at 6:36 pm 0 comments

GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton released a new version of his custom build Chromium OS-based ChromX operating system for desktop and laptop computers with support for Flatpak apps. Coming nine months after the previous version, ChromX Build 190824 is now available based on the latest Chromium OS build and featuring supportRead More

Ubuntu 19.10 “Eoan Ermine” Enters Feature Freeze, Beta Available September 26th

Ubuntu 19.10 “Eoan Ermine” Enters Feature Freeze, Beta Available September 26th

August 30, 2019 at 3:30 pm 0 comments

Canonical announced that the upcoming Ubuntu 19.10 “Eoan Ermine”  operating system has entered Feature Freeze development stage within a month ahead of the scheduled beta release. Dubbed “Eoan Ermine,” the Ubuntu 19.10 operating system series has been in development since end of April 2019, shortly after the release of theRead More

Nvidia Releases New Linux Graphics Driver with Many Improvements and Bug Fixes

Nvidia Releases New Linux Graphics Driver with Many Improvements and Bug Fixes

August 30, 2019 at 1:56 pm 0 comments

Nvidia has released a new short-lived graphics driver for Linux, BSD, and Solaris operating system with many improvements, new features, and lots of bug fixes. The Nvidia 435.21 proprietary graphics driver brings experimental, initial support for runtime D3 (RTD3) power management on Turing notebook GPUs, along with all the neccessaryRead More

ExTiX 19.8 “The Ultimate Linux System” Ditches Ubuntu & Debian for Deepin Linux

ExTiX 19.8 “The Ultimate Linux System” Ditches Ubuntu & Debian for Deepin Linux

August 30, 2019 at 1:26 pm 0 comments

GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton released a new version of his ExTiX “The Ultimate Linux System” operating system with a fresh new base and updated components. As its name suggests, ExTiX Deepin 19.8 is based on the Deepin Linux operating system, which in turn is built upon the Debian Unstable repositories.Read More

Why Microsoft Not Killing Off Windows 10’s Tablet Mode Is a Good Thing

Why Microsoft Not Killing Off Windows 10’s Tablet Mode Is a Good Thing

August 30, 2019 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

Most people think Windows 10 is a desktop operating system, and at some level, this is correct. Windows itself was designed as a platform to power the traditional computer, but as the PC itself evolved, so did the operating system, eventually becoming the main engine for new input methods likeRead More

Guessing the Meaning of Apple’s iPhone 11 Event Teaser

Guessing the Meaning of Apple’s iPhone 11 Event Teaser

August 30, 2019 at 12:24 pm 0 comments

Apple has finally confirmed that its next iPhone trio would see daylight at a dedicated event on September 10, so the company started sending out invites to journalists who want to attend the unveiling. As it happens every year, the invite itself includes a teaser of what’s to come, albeitRead More

Google Starts Paying for Vulnerabilities in Top Android Apps

Google Starts Paying for Vulnerabilities in Top Android Apps

August 30, 2019 at 11:21 am 0 comments

Google has decided to expand the Google Play Security Reward Program, or the GPSRP, to include third-party Android apps published in the Google Play Store and having more than 100 million installs. In other words, security researchers who find vulnerabilities in the most popular Android apps and report them throughRead More

Google Finds Massive iPhone Vulnerability that Was Exploited for Years

Google Finds Massive iPhone Vulnerability that Was Exploited for Years

August 30, 2019 at 10:19 am 0 comments

Google discovered an extensive iPhone vulnerability that allowed attackers to gain access to phones, including contacts, chats, databases, and live location data. Researchers from Project Zero, a Google task force that has the only job of finding security vulnerabilities, discovered that iPhones were being hacked when a website injected anRead More

Google Getting Ready for a Controversial Change in Android Auto

Google Getting Ready for a Controversial Change in Android Auto

August 30, 2019 at 9:47 am 0 comments

Google rolled out its highly-anticipated makeover of Android Auto only a few weeks ago, and the company is now getting ready to make another change to its in-car system. The upcoming release of version 4.6 will introduce a change that everyone knew it was coming but hoped it would eventuallyRead More

You Can Now Repair an iPhone at Independent Repair Shops

You Can Now Repair an iPhone at Independent Repair Shops

August 30, 2019 at 9:17 am 0 comments

Apple has started allowing independent repair shops to register to perform out-of-warranty servicing for the iPhone, basically allowing customers to have their devices repaired at more locations without being worried that non-genuine parts would be used. Once an independent repair shop is allowed in the program, it’s provided with accessRead More

The Largest iPhone 11 Will Have a Ridiculous Name if This Leak Isn’t Fake

The Largest iPhone 11 Will Have a Ridiculous Name if This Leak Isn’t Fake

August 30, 2019 at 8:46 am 0 comments

Just when we thought we know everything about the next-generation iPhone lineup, here’s a new leak that provides us with an early look at the names of the three models hitting the shelves next month. Apple will take the wraps off the new iPhones in September, and the 2019 generationRead More

Microsoft Updates Edge Dev Browser with Ad Blocker, Collections

Microsoft Updates Edge Dev Browser with Ad Blocker, Collections

August 30, 2019 at 8:16 am 0 comments

Microsoft has released a new version of Edge Dev, bringing the browser to build 78.0.256.2 on the supported desktop platforms (Windows 7, 8.1, 10, and macOS).  The rollout, however, has been suspended shortly after the build was published due to unnamed problems, and Microsoft says you should expect the downloadRead More

Microsoft Details Cumulative Update System for Windows 10 19H1 and 19H2

Microsoft Details Cumulative Update System for Windows 10 19H1 and 19H2

August 30, 2019 at 7:44 am 0 comments

Microsoft has released new updates for Windows insiders running Windows 10 19H1 and 19H2 in the Release Preview ring. As part of Microsoft’s efforts to embrace a new throttled delivery approach for 19H2, the company is using the same cumulative updates for both Windows 10 versions, causing some confusion inRead More

Microsoft Announces a New Windows 10 Tablet Mode

Microsoft Announces a New Windows 10 Tablet Mode

August 30, 2019 at 6:43 am 0 comments

Microsoft has started the public testing of a new Windows 10 tablet experience ahead of the possible debut for production devices as part of the 20H1 feature update in the spring of 2020. The new tablet mode introduces a series of changes versus the existing version already available in WindowsRead More

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 20H1 Preview Build 18970

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 20H1 Preview Build 18970

August 30, 2019 at 5:40 am 0 comments

Microsoft has released a new preview build of Windows 10 20H1, which is the feature update projected to go live in the spring of 2020. Windows 10 build 18970 is available for users in the Fast ring, and it comes alongside cumulative update KB4518974 as part of a test thatRead More

Atelier Ryza’s Revamped Battle System Finally Revealed

Atelier Ryza’s Revamped Battle System Finally Revealed

August 30, 2019 at 2:34 am 0 comments

KOEI TECMO and GUST Studios, the developer of the next title in the Atelier series, have just revealed details about the revamped battle system coming in Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout. Apart from unveiling information about the new battle system, GUST Studios confirmed the protagonist and herRead More

Deathtrap Dungeon Game Casts British Actor Eddie Marsan as Narrator and Guide

Deathtrap Dungeon Game Casts British Actor Eddie Marsan as Narrator and Guide

August 30, 2019 at 2:03 am 0 comments

The classic Fighting Fantasy gamebook by Ian Livingstone, Deathtrap Dungeon is once again turned into a game. The folks over at Branching Narrative announced their debut title will be a new take on Deathtrap Dungeon and to make things even more appealing they have devices to cast British actor EddieRead More

Warlords Gets Its First Full Gameplay Trailer

Warlords Gets Its First Full Gameplay Trailer

August 30, 2019 at 1:32 am 0 comments

Before going to PAX West, developer Firefly Studios released the first full gameplay trailer for its upcoming strategy game Stronghold: Warlords. The trailer lets us take a peek at the game’s power and depth of the new Warlords system, and shows off all-new gunpowder-fueled siege equipment and castle traps. “WarlordsRead More

Game of the Year Edition Out Now, Contains Full Game and One DLC

Game of the Year Edition Out Now, Contains Full Game and One DLC

August 30, 2019 at 1:01 am 0 comments

Insomniac’s PS4 exclusive Spider-Man has just received a GOTY, a logical move considering raving reviews it received at launch. If you haven’t played the game for whatever reasons, you can pick up the Spider-Man: Game of the Year Edition for just $40. Unfortunately, those who already own the base gameRead More

Apple Hit with 15% and 30% Tariffs for Its Products

Apple Hit with 15% and 30% Tariffs for Its Products

August 29, 2019 at 4:29 pm 0 comments

The United States government just raised the tariffs on goods from China to 15% and 30% respectively, and Apple is one of the biggest companies affected. The China-US trade war rages on, and it’s clear that there is one losing side, at least for now, and that’s the American people.Read More

Microsoft’s Android Strategy Is Working and This Is Good News for Everyone

Microsoft’s Android Strategy Is Working and This Is Good News for Everyone

August 29, 2019 at 1:22 pm 0 comments

Microsoft is no longer a company that’s focused exclusively on Windows and Office, but a devices and services firm whose product portfolio includes solutions aimed at a wide variety of platforms. The demise of Windows Phone, however, has created on big hole in this rich portfolio I mentioned above, leavingRead More

How to Fix Windows Update Error 0x80073701

How to Fix Windows Update Error 0x80073701

August 29, 2019 at 12:51 pm 0 comments

Despite Microsoft’s efforts to refine the experience with Windows Update and always provide a seamless update process to Windows 10 users, there are occasional patches and cumulative updates that still fail to install. And diagnosing them is harder than you think. Most recently, the software giant itself admitted that aRead More

Bad Windows Update Said to Cause Battery Issues on Microsoft Surface Devices

Bad Windows Update Said to Cause Battery Issues on Microsoft Surface Devices

August 29, 2019 at 11:49 am 0 comments

The most recent updates released by Microsoft to its very own Surface lineup of devices might be impacting battery life on a series of models. User reports seem to indicate that several Surface models are impacted, including the Surface Laptop and older Surface Pro generations. Most users claim the batteryRead More

Microsoft Removes SHA-2 Windows Update Block on Windows 7

Microsoft Removes SHA-2 Windows Update Block on Windows 7

August 29, 2019 at 10:47 am 0 comments

Microsoft has recently confirmed that it removed an upgrade block on devices with Symantec and Norton anti-virus software. The safeguard hold was originally announced earlier this month when the company said that Symantec discovered a potential issue with SHA-2 Windows updates that may not be offered to devices where SymantecRead More

exFAT Offered for Linux Kernel Inclusion

exFAT Offered for Linux Kernel Inclusion

August 29, 2019 at 10:15 am 0 comments

Microsoft says it loves Linux on pretty much every single occasion, and in order to show everyone this is true, the company regularly announces changes that are supposed to help it get closer to the open-source world. Today, the Redmond-based software giant revealed that it’s supporting the addition of exFATRead More