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Windows 10 October 2018 Update could be the new name for Redstone 5

July 24, 2018

We’ve been wondering what Microsoft will call the next major update to Windows 10, which currently has the codename Redstone 5, and a new rumor suggests it will be called Windows 10 October 2018 Update. The rumor comes courtesy of well-known Microsoft leaker WalkingCat, who posted the name on Twitter. WalkingCat has a decent track record when it […]

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New Windows 10 preview makes a ton of changes, but it looks like Sets won’t make the cut

July 24, 2018

The work on the next big update for Windows 10 continues apace, with Microsoft releasing another new preview build containing plenty of fresh features – although what’s also interesting is that the firm indicated it will soon be reaching a new phase of development: stabilization. Microsoft said: “We are getting close to the point in the development […]

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Is Microsoft busy working on a super-secure ‘next-generation’ operating system?

July 24, 2018

According to a press release from Synaptics, concerning new biometric PC security measures, Microsoft is developing a ‘next-generation operating system’ of some kind with a focus on security. The announcement came in a statement about Synaptics working in conjunction with AMD on a project to deliver a “new industry benchmark in highly-secure biometric fingerprint authentication”. […]

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How to choose the best Linux distro for your laptop

July 24, 2018

INTRODUCTION AND GAMING Note: Our best Linux distro for laptops feature has been fully updated. This article was first published in January 2011. The smart notebook user shouldn’t overlook Linux. The question is: which distro should you pick to run on your laptop? Experienced users might recommend Arch Linux for fast performance, Debian for stability […]

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Windows 10 has a new exclusive emoji: the Astro Cat

July 24, 2018

Microsoft has worked out another exclusive emoji for Windows 10, the infinitely awesome Astro Cat. Found by Emojipedia, the emoji is achieved by joining the ‘Cat Face’ and ‘Rocket’ emojis by a small string of characters in between. Specifically, this technique is known as the ‘zero width joiner’ (ZWJ), a specific string of characters that, when placed […]

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Best Linux distro for developers in 2018

July 24, 2018

More popular versions of Linux such as Ubuntu focus on enhancing the user experience by automatically updating packages and providing flashy, resource-heavy GUIs. While user-friendly distributions (distros) certainly have their place, in this guide, we’ve tried to get back to the glory days when developers would customise their Linux build. These Linux distros allow you […]

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macOS 10.14 Mojave: release date, news and features

July 24, 2018

After WWDC 2018, we have a pretty good idea of what macOS 10.14 Mojave will look like, and we’ve gathered all the latest news and rumors of the upcoming update. macOS Mojave will also see a few core iOS apps, like News and Stocks, coming to the the Mac for the first time. This is a […]

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Google Fuchsia release date, news and rumors

July 24, 2018

We were expecting to see Google announce Google Fuchsia, or Google Andromeda – a fusion of its Chrome and Android operating systems – back in October 2017. That announcement never happened. What will it look like, though? Well, while the Google Pixelbook and some of the other best Chromebooks can run Android apps through the Google Play Store, and […]

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macOS 10.13 High Sierra release date, news and features

July 24, 2018

Until later this year, when macOS Mojave takes over, macOS High Sierra is the OS behind all of the best Macs – so, let’s dive into all the details surrounding Apple’s premier OS. Now, while it’s seen its own fair share of issues, like password vulnerabilities and other security issues – most macOS High Sierra problems have been patched […]

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iOS 11.4.1’s New Passcode Cracking Prevention Feature Can Be Bypassed

July 11, 2018

Researchers have discovered a loophole in USB Restricted Mode The new mode comes through a USB Accessories toggle on iOS 11.4.1 An untrusted USB accessory can reset the one-hour counter While iOS 11.4.1 has just arrived with a USB Accessories toggle to restrict access to passcode cracking tools, researchers now claim that they have discovered a bug in the […]

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