operating systems

BazarLoader malware abuses Windows 10 apps in 'Call Me Back' attack
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phishing

BazarLoader malware abuses Windows 10 apps in 'Call Me Back' attack

The highly targeted phishing campaign abuses appxbundle to infect devices
12 Nov 2021
Making the most of Disk Management on Windows 10
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Microsoft Windows

Making the most of Disk Management on Windows 10

We look at why disk management is important, how to do it, and its benefits
12 Nov 2021
How to fix a stuck Windows 10 update
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operating systems

How to fix a stuck Windows 10 update

Has your PC frozen during an update? Here's how to get it running again
10 Nov 2021
Judge denies Apple appeal in Epic ruling
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iOS

Judge denies Apple appeal in Epic ruling

The tech giant will have to allow developers to link to non-App Store payment systems by 9 December
10 Nov 2021
Firefox available on Microsoft Store for first time
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web browser

Firefox available on Microsoft Store for first time

Gecko-based browser arrives after Microsoft removes restrictions
9 Nov 2021
Microsoft is killing OneDrive desktop support on older Windows versions
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft is killing OneDrive desktop support on older Windows versions

Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 users will have to upgrade to a newer version or continue to sync files manually to the cloud via OneDrive for web
8 Nov 2021
Vulnerability in Linux kernel could let hackers remotely take over systems
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operating systems

Vulnerability in Linux kernel could let hackers remotely take over systems

Heap overflow attacks can exploit TIPC module in all common Linux distributions
5 Nov 2021
Apple iPad Pro 12.9in (2021) review: A giant leap for Apple silicon
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tablets

Apple iPad Pro 12.9in (2021) review: A giant leap for Apple silicon

Paired with a 120Hz display with incredible colour accuracy, the iPad Pro is more deserving of its name than ever
5 Nov 2021
Expired certificate to blame for broken Windows 11 apps
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Microsoft Windows

Expired certificate to blame for broken Windows 11 apps

Microsoft has released a patch but users are still unable to access the Snipping Tool
5 Nov 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Saying goodbye to software
The IT Pro Podcast: Saying goodbye to software
Software

The IT Pro Podcast: Saying goodbye to software

Why do we find it so hard to let go of our favourite applications?
5 Nov 2021
Microsoft Edge now available for all Linux users
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Linux

Microsoft Edge now available for all Linux users

Browser graduates to stable channel
3 Nov 2021
Apple iPhone 13 review: A video powerhouse
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iOS

Apple iPhone 13 review: A video powerhouse

An unadventurous but undeniably great addition to the iPhone family
3 Nov 2021
macOS Monterey is reportedly bricking some older MacBooks
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operating systems

macOS Monterey is reportedly bricking some older MacBooks

The issues are thought to mostly affect older generations of Macs, but users are reporting issues on even the newest devices
2 Nov 2021
Apple's ad transparency policy has cost Facebook, YouTube, Snap almost $10 billion so far
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privacy

Apple's ad transparency policy has cost Facebook, YouTube, Snap almost $10 billion so far

Estimate from the Financial Times says Facebook has been hit hardest by new rule requiring user consent
1 Nov 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
29 Oct 2021
Critical macOS vulnerability found to bypass SIP restrictions
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cyber security

Critical macOS vulnerability found to bypass SIP restrictions

The flaw lies in how the OS handles software packages and post-installation scripts
29 Oct 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
27 Oct 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?
27 Oct 2021
AMD and Microsoft fix Ryzen performance in Windows 11
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Hardware

AMD and Microsoft fix Ryzen performance in Windows 11

Both companies shipped software updates to address two performance issues
22 Oct 2021
How to get help in Windows 10
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operating systems

How to get help in Windows 10

Find out how to get expert help and support for Windows 10 from Microsoft and others
22 Oct 2021
Windows 365 is generally available: Here's how to get started with Microsoft's Cloud PC service
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 365 is generally available: Here's how to get started with Microsoft's Cloud PC service

How much does Windows 365 cost, what packages are available, and is it suitable for my business?
22 Oct 2021
You can now test Android apps on Windows 11
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Microsoft Windows

You can now test Android apps on Windows 11

The feature allows users to install apps directly from the Amazon Appstore
21 Oct 2021
Microsoft shares more details about Android apps in Windows 11
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft shares more details about Android apps in Windows 11

Developers shouldn't expect saved state to be secure
20 Oct 2021
Apple reportedly slashes iPhone 13 production due to chip crisis
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components

Apple reportedly slashes iPhone 13 production due to chip crisis

Shortages of key components has forced Apple to cut production by as much as 10 million units
13 Oct 2021