operating systems

Microsoft announces Windows 11 with redesigned UI, third-party app payments, and more
Microsoft's new Windows 11 OS on a tablet
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft announces Windows 11 with redesigned UI, third-party app payments, and more

Microsoft CEO jabs Apple with “openness” rhetoric
24 Jun 2021
Microsoft fights Windows 11 leak with DMCA takedown
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft fights Windows 11 leak with DMCA takedown

The complaint from Microsoft Japan all but confirms that the leaked ISO is legitimate
21 Jun 2021
How to turn off battery throttling on an iPhone
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battery life

How to turn off battery throttling on an iPhone

Willing to sacrifice battery life for performance; here's how to turn off iPhone throttling
18 Jun 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?
18 Jun 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
18 Jun 2021
IT Pro News in Review: Windows 11 leaked, WWW NFT & Irish Police password powers
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operating systems

IT Pro News in Review: Windows 11 leaked, WWW NFT & Irish Police password powers

Catch up on the biggest stories of the week in just two minutes
18 Jun 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?
17 Jun 2021
Windows 11 leaks in full after early build shows up online
The background screen on a leaked version of Windows 11
Microsoft Windows

Windows 11 leaks in full after early build shows up online

Surface-level changes including a macOS-like user interface with rounded corners and a default light skin
16 Jun 2021
UK watchdog to investigate Apple and Google's mobile 'duopoly'
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Policy & legislation

UK watchdog to investigate Apple and Google's mobile 'duopoly'

The Competition and Markets Authority will examine whether the tech giant's dominance stifles competition and reduces innovation
16 Jun 2021
Microsoft will end support for Windows 10 in 2025
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operating systems

Microsoft will end support for Windows 10 in 2025

The confirmation adds weight to the rumours that Windows 11 is coming
14 Jun 2021
Latest Android 12 beta puts privacy front and centre
Android OS on a smartphone
Google Android

Latest Android 12 beta puts privacy front and centre

Developers roll out a privacy dashboard alongside shortcuts to limit app access to components like the microphone and camera
10 Jun 2021
Ten-year-old iOS 4 recreated as an iPhone app
The iPhone 3G with iOS 4
iOS

Ten-year-old iOS 4 recreated as an iPhone app

A developer has built a 'pixel-perfect' replica of the iPhone 3G's operating system called 'OldOS'
10 Jun 2021
Bootmgr is missing - how do you fix it?
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Software

Bootmgr is missing - how do you fix it?

This seemingly nightmarish error is actually not as bad as it seems
8 Jun 2021
WWDC 2021: Apple unveils iOS 15, macOS Monterey and more
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iOS

WWDC 2021: Apple unveils iOS 15, macOS Monterey and more

We take a look at all the features Apple revealed for its desktop, smartphone and tablet operating systems
8 Jun 2021
How to unlock Windows 10's secret modes
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Microsoft Windows

How to unlock Windows 10's secret modes

Some of Windows 10’s most useful features are mysteriously tucked away. We reveal how to find and make the most of the operating system’s hidden ‘mode…
7 Jun 2021
WWDC 2021: What to expect from Apple's developer conference
Apple WWDC 2021 to go ahead in June
Hardware

WWDC 2021: What to expect from Apple's developer conference

All eyes on Cupertino for fresh MacBook Pros, an update to the M1 processor, iOS 15 and more
7 Jun 2021
Huawei to launch HarmonyOS for smartphones next week
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operating systems

Huawei to launch HarmonyOS for smartphones next week

The Chinese tech giant will switch to its homegrown OS as it looks to fully abandon Android by October
25 May 2021
Apple says amount of malware on Macs 'no longer acceptable'
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malware

Apple says amount of malware on Macs 'no longer acceptable'

Craig Federighi suggests Apple found and removed 130 types of malware in 2020 alone
20 May 2021
Microsoft rolls out Windows 10X-inspired May 2021 Update
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft rolls out Windows 10X-inspired May 2021 Update

Features such as containerising threats and a better voice typing experience make their way into the flagship OS
19 May 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
18 May 2021
Microsoft Teams moves beyond the workplace
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video conferencing

Microsoft Teams moves beyond the workplace

A personal version of the video conferencing platform offers free all-day video calls
17 May 2021
What is a graphical user interface?
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operating systems

What is a graphical user interface?

We explain what a graphical user interface is, what they are used for and the benefits over command-line interfaces
17 May 2021
What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know
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web browser

What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know

Microsoft's replacement for Internet Explorer now functions as a genuine alternative to Chrome
14 May 2021
Exchange Server zero-day among latest Microsoft Patch Tuesday fixes
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vulnerability

Exchange Server zero-day among latest Microsoft Patch Tuesday fixes

The firm has patched three zero-day vulnerabilities across its products that haven’t yet been exploited
12 May 2021