operating systems

Best Linux distros 2021
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operating systems

Best Linux distros 2021

Whether it's for desktop, server or security, there's bound to be a Linux distro for you
7 May 2021
Apple patches exploited iOS and macOS WebKit flaws
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zero-day exploit

Apple patches exploited iOS and macOS WebKit flaws

iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch users may have been subject to arbitrary code execution
4 May 2021
How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD
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operating systems

How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD

The move to a solid-state drive will transform your Windows experience
30 Apr 2021
Apple charged over breach of EU anti-competition rules
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Policy & legislation

Apple charged over breach of EU anti-competition rules

The tech giant could now face a fine of up to 10% of its global turnover
30 Apr 2021
16 ways to speed up your laptop
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Laptops

16 ways to speed up your laptop

Does your ageing laptop need a boost? We look at the software tweaks and hardware upgrades that will give your computer a new lease of life
29 Apr 2021
Ubuntu vs Mint: Which one is better?
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operating systems

Ubuntu vs Mint: Which one is better?

They may be two of the most popular Linux distributions, but what are the differences?
29 Apr 2021
Hackers could abuse legitimate Windows AD FS to steal data
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Microsoft Windows

Hackers could abuse legitimate Windows AD FS to steal data

The flaw in Microsoft authentication servers could enable threat actors to perform a Golden SAML attack
28 Apr 2021
17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them
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operating systems

17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them

Tips and tricks for everything from upgrade issues and freeing up storage, to solving privacy errors and using safe mode
27 Apr 2021
iOS 14.5 privacy changes could have “major impact” on SMBs
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privacy

iOS 14.5 privacy changes could have “major impact” on SMBs

Experts warn SMB revenues could fall by as much as 50% as a result of Apple's App Tracking Transparency tool
27 Apr 2021
Microsoft begins rollout of refreshed Windows 10 taskbar
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft begins rollout of refreshed Windows 10 taskbar

The highly customisable taskbar will appear for all users over the next few weeks
23 Apr 2021
New Chrome OS update makes it easier to check for hardware faults
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operating systems

New Chrome OS update makes it easier to check for hardware faults

The diagnostic app can check for issues with the battery, the CPU, and on-board memory
22 Apr 2021
The total economic impact of the Intel vPro® platform
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Whitepaper

The total economic impact of the Intel vPro® platform

Cost savings and business benefits enabled by the Intel vPro® Platform, commissioned by Intel
21 Apr 2021
Microsoft patches actively exploited Desktop Window Manager flaw
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vulnerability

Microsoft patches actively exploited Desktop Window Manager flaw

The latest Patch Tuesday round of updates include fixes for 114 vulnerabilities, including five zero-days
14 Apr 2021
Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 official with AMD and Intel CPU options
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Laptops

Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 official with AMD and Intel CPU options

The firm claims the machine, which has been designed for hybrid working, is up to 70% faster than the Surface Laptop 3
13 Apr 2021
Apple and Google block NHS COVID-19 app update
NHS app
privacy

Apple and Google block NHS COVID-19 app update

The update breached the tech giant's rules about collecting and sharing location data
12 Apr 2021
Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?
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operating systems

Windows vs Linux: what's the best operating system?

Can the open-source OS really stand up to Microsoft's enterprise juggernaut?
9 Apr 2021
Apple faces iPad and MacBook shipment delays amid global component shortage
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components

Apple faces iPad and MacBook shipment delays amid global component shortage

Delays come despite recent assurances that semiconductor shortage will have a 'limited impact' on Apple
8 Apr 2021
How to fix automatic repair loop in Windows 10
Automatic repair screen
Microsoft Windows

How to fix automatic repair loop in Windows 10

Discover ways to break free from endless Windows automatic repair loops
1 Apr 2021
Microsoft retires Cortana mobile app
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voice assistant

Microsoft retires Cortana mobile app

Cortana is to continue 'its evolution as a productivity assistant'
1 Apr 2021
Epic files complaint against Apple with UK's competition watchdog
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Policy & legislation

Epic files complaint against Apple with UK's competition watchdog

The firm argues that Apple's App Store rules are "a clear violation of the UK Competition Act of 1998"
31 Mar 2021
Apple's online-only WWDC 2021 will kick off on 7 June
Apple WWDC 2021 to go ahead in June
operating systems

Apple's online-only WWDC 2021 will kick off on 7 June

Announcements, sessions and labs set to be made available online at no cost for developers
30 Mar 2021
How to factory reset Windows 10
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operating systems

How to factory reset Windows 10

If your Windows 10 system isn't playing ball, you can reset it back to its factory conditions
30 Mar 2021
How to unroot Android
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Google Android

How to unroot Android

If you've rooted your Android device, here’s how to get everything back to normal
26 Mar 2021