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KDE Plasma 5.14 Desktop Reaches End of Life, Plasma 5.15 Arrives on February 12

KDE Plasma 5.14 Desktop Reaches End of Life, Plasma 5.15 Arrives on February 12

News & Articles January 10, 2019 at 9:44 am 0 comments

The KDE Project announced today the general availability of the fifth and final point release to the KDE Plasma 5.14 desktop environment series, Plasma 5.14.5. Initially scheduled for the 1st of January 2019, the KDE Plasma 5.14.5 point release is here to add a final round of improvements to theRead More

Microsoft Office Vulnerability Exposes User Data, Including Passwords

Microsoft Office Vulnerability Exposes User Data, Including Passwords

News & Articles January 10, 2019 at 9:13 am 0 comments

A vulnerability in Microsoft Office allowed documents with embedded ActiveX controls to leak user information, including sensitive information like passwords. The flaw was discovered by Israel-based company Mimecast in November, and according to a timeline published by the firm, it was reported to Microsoft on November 6. The software giantRead More

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Version 1903 Build 18312

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Version 1903 Build 18312

News & Articles January 10, 2019 at 8:37 am 0 comments

Microsoft has released a new preview build of Windows 10 1903 (currently codenamed 19H1) for users in the Fast ring of the Windows Insider program. Windows 10 build 18312 introduces the reserved storage option that we already described in full here, as well as an increase of the Fiber LocalRead More

First Official Samsung Galaxy S10 Teaser Released

First Official Samsung Galaxy S10 Teaser Released

News & Articles January 10, 2019 at 8:06 am 0 comments

Samsung is expected to take the wraps off the Galaxy S10 lineup sometime next month, and while everyone’s waiting for the company to make an official announcement in this regard, the first teaser is here to fuel all the excitement. British carrier EE has posted a tweet to tease theRead More

Use Excel’s DATE, WEEKDAY, IF, and IF/OR to make weekly schedules by task, event and team member

Use Excel’s DATE, WEEKDAY, IF, and IF/OR to make weekly schedules by task, event and team member

Windows January 10, 2019 at 7:31 am 0 comments

Excel’s SUM, DATE, WEEKDAY, IF, Nested IF, and IF/OR functions came to mind as I was watching a 1969 film called If It’s Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium, about American tourists on a whirlwind tour of Europe. It occurred to me that companies are often required to create schedules based onRead More

Apple Cuts 2018 iPhone Prices in Rare Move Forced by Slow Sales

Apple Cuts 2018 iPhone Prices in Rare Move Forced by Slow Sales

News & Articles January 10, 2019 at 7:26 am 0 comments

Apple has decided to cut the price of 2017 and 2018 iPhones for the Chinese market, offering local vendors substantial price discounts for new devices, according to a report. China’s National Business Daily reveals that Apple reduced the price of the iPhone XR by as much as 450 yuan (approximately $65),Read More

Microsoft Confirms More Issues in Windows Update KB4480970

Microsoft Confirms More Issues in Windows Update KB4480970

News & Articles January 10, 2019 at 6:38 am 0 comments

Microsoft has just acknowledged two more issues in the January 2019 monthly rollup for Windows 7, pushed to devices as update KB4480970. Originally, the official KB page only pointed to a single bug in this update and potentially causing a network connection loss, but in an update posted today, theRead More

Antivirus App Freezes Windows 7 After Latest Update

Antivirus App Freezes Windows 7 After Latest Update

News & Articles January 10, 2019 at 6:07 am 0 comments

A bug in the latest version of Malwarebytes, a popular security product for Windows, causes a number of Windows 7 devices to freeze. The issue has already been acknowledged by the company, who says that it’s working on a patch and confirms the freezing is experienced on Malwarebytes for WindowsRead More

Pixel 3 tips and tricks: Getting the most from your new Google phone

Pixel 3 tips and tricks: Getting the most from your new Google phone

Windows January 10, 2019 at 5:23 am 0 comments

Google makes Android freely available to phone manufacturers so they can tweak and contort the OS to suit their needs. Nonetheless, Google does have its own idea of what Android should be. That’s on display every year with the Pixel phones, and the latest Pixel 3 and 3 XL includeRead More

Mozilla Firefox 65 Promises Enhanced Security for Linux, Android, and macOS

Mozilla Firefox 65 Promises Enhanced Security for Linux, Android, and macOS

News & Articles January 10, 2019 at 5:13 am 0 comments

A new major Firefox version is expected to land at the end of January 2019 with some interesting changes and new features as Mozilla continues to improve the security and reliability of its open-source web browser. That’s right, we’re talking here about Firefox 65, the next major release of theRead More