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Microsoft Windows Security Updates August 2018 release overview

Microsoft released security updates for Windows, Office, and other company products on the August 2018 Patch Tuesday (Update Tuesday). Last month's Patch Day was not the the smoothest of them all as […]

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Google making YouTube slower for non-Chromium browsers?

If you use Microsoft Edge or Mozilla Firefox to access YouTube to stream videos, read comments, or interact with the site in other ways, you may have noticed that the site is […]

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Microsoft retires Skype Classic on September 1 2018

The Microsoft Skype team announced today that it started to roll out an updated version of Skype 8.25.0.5 that will replace Skype Classic (version 7.0). Microsoft reveals in the announcement that any […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates July 2018 release overview

It is July 10, 2018 today and that means it is time for our monthly Microsoft Patch Day overview. Microsoft releases security updates for company products on the second Tuesday of each […]

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Microsoft Windows Security Updates June 2018 release overview

It is June 12, 2018 and that means it is time for another Microsoft Patch Day overview. Microsoft releases security updates for its products on the second Tuesday of every month. The […]

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Amazon launches Free Games with Prime on Twitch

I have to admit that I did not pay a lot of attention when Amazon announced Twitch Prime some time ago even though I'm an Amazon Prime customer. Amazon acquired the game […]

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Apple drops Windows XP and Vista iTunes Store support

Apple announced recently that it would introduce security changes to the iTunes Store on May 25, 2018, which prevent PCs running Windows XP or Windows Vista from using the store. Windows XP […]

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Microsoft Security Updates February 2018 release

Microsoft released updates for the company's Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, and other company products on today's February 2018 Patch Day. Our overview lists all important information to make it as easy […]

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Microsoft releases out-of-band security updates to address Intel bug

Microsoft released out-of-band security updates for Windows yesterdays that address a recently revealed major security bug in Intel, AMD and ARM processors. The updates are filed under the IDs KB4056888 , KB4056890. […]

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Microsoft Office January 2018 Patch Day

Microsoft released updates for Microsoft Office 2013 and 2016 yesterday on the January 2018 Office non-security Patch Day. Microsoft reserves the first Tuesday of the month for the release of non-security patches […]

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Yahoo Search becomes unusable because of ads

If you visit Yahoo Search right now from a location in the United States, the chance is high that you get more ads on the search results page than organic results. A […]

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Google Plus has a massive spam problem

Remember Google Plus? Google's answer to Facebook that did not really meet the company's expectation even after forcing most sites and websites to integrate it in their sites? I use Google Plus […]

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Use Google Maps Go as a lightweight alternative to Google Maps

Google unveiled Android Go some time ago. Android Go is an optimized version of Android designed specifically for low-end devices and infrastructure. As is the case with these "lite" versions, they are […]

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Amazon Music Storage subscriptions are being retired

Amazon announced recently that the company's Amazon Music Storage subscription plans are being retired. The service allowed Amazon customers to upload music to the company's cloud infrastructure. Free users could upload up […]

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Microsoft Security Updates December 2017 release

This overview offers information on security updates and non-security updates that Microsoft released for Windows, Office and other company products in December 2017. The guide is divided into different parts: it starts […]

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Microsoft Garage releases Outings travel discovery app

Microsoft Garage released Outings a new travel discovery application for Google Android and Apple iOS devices recently. Outings: Discover Beautiful Places serves two main purposes: first, as a travel discovery app to […]

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Microsoft Office December 2017 Patch Day

Microsoft released updates for Microsoft Office 2010, 2013 and 2016 on the December 2017 Microsoft Office Patch Day. The company releases non-security updates for supported versions of Office on the first Tuesday […]

Skype: no more Facebook sign-ins

Microsoft announced today on a Skype support web page that it plans to disable the use of Facebook accounts to sign in to Skype in January 2018. Skype customers who sign in […]