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Is Microsoft making an effort to improve update transparency and quality?

Microsoft was never particularly good when it came to update transparency and communication; while you could say that for a lot of companies, Google for instance, it always felt to me that […]

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Microsoft: Ads in Mail client were experimental only

Advertisement in email clients has always been a controversial topic. Microsoft pushed an update to the default Mail application on Windows 10 for Insiders recently that brought ads to the client; a […]

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Windows 10 version 1903: Windows Update improvements

The next feature update for Windows 10, Windows 10 version 1903, may include better options to pause Windows updates and improve the operating system's Active Hours functionality. One of the things that […]

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Microsoft highlights quality updates in latest Translator update

Microsoft Translator has never been my go-to application when it comes to machine translation. I always felt that Google Translator did a better job in turning foreign text into something that resembled […]

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Look! Windows 10 version 1809 has even more issues

Microsoft, finally, updated the update history support page for Windows 10 version 1809 on the company website. The page highlights the network mapping issue that users may experience after installation of the […]

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Firefox 63.0.3 is a small bugfix release

Mozilla released an update for Firefox today that brings the version of the web browser to 63.0.3. Firefox 63.0.3 is a bug fix release that addresses several bugs in the web browser; […]

Ghacks Deals: The CompTIA Cyber Security Expert Bundle (80% off)

The CompTIA Cyber Security Expert Bundle preps you for the three CompTIA exams CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP-003), CompTIA Cyber Security Analyst (CSA+) and CompTIA Pentest+. All three courses are designed for […]

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Firefox will soon alert users about recently breached sites

Mozilla's Firefox web browser will soon notify users when they visit websites that were breached recently. The new functionality extends the capabilities of Firefox Monitor, a new service by Mozilla that anyone […]

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Mapped Network Drives issue in Windows 10 version 1809

If you run a Windows 10 PC with mapped network drives you may want to hit the brakes to make sure that the Windows 10 October 2018 Update is not deployed on […]

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A look at NetSpot WiFi Analyzer for Android

Netspot WiFi Analyzer for Android is a new free networking application to survey wireless networks that are picked up by the Android device. The app is made by the same company that […]

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A look at Search changes in Windows 10 version 1903

Microsoft released the October 2018 Update yesterday on the November 2018 Patch Tuesday; while the update was delayed quite a bit because of issues that were not detected in time before it […]

Ghacks Deals: The Ultimate Java Programming Bundle: Lifetime Access (98% off)

Java is one of the most popular programming languages and if you are new and want to get in to Java programming or are already a programmer but want to dive deeper […]

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Pale Moon 28.2.0 web browser is out

The Pale Moon team released version 28.2.0 of the web browser on November 13, 2018 to the public. The new version is a major release that includes fixes and improvements. Pale Moon […]

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Microsoft: update quality is better than ever

The past six weeks have not been pleasant for Microsoft. The company released the October 2018 Update in early October and had to pull it -- Microsoft called it pause -- to […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates November 2018 release overview

Microsoft released security updates for all supported operating systems -- client and server -- and other company products on the November 2018 Patch Tuesday. Microsoft pulled the October 2018 Update for Windows […]

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A look at HiJackThis Fork

Remember HiJackThis? The program was designed to scan a Windows PC thoroughly for any signs of malicious software, spyware, and other unwanted bits. Trend Micro acquired the software program in 2007 and […]

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Results of Bitwarden security audit published

Bitwarden hired the German security company Cure 53 to audit the security of Bitwarden software and technologies used by the password management service. Bitwarden is a popular choice when it comes to […]

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Google launches advanced online image converter Squoosh

Google's Chrome Developer Conference is in full swing and one of the things that came out of it yesterday was the official unveiling of Squoosh, an online service designed to showcase new […]