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Microsoft publishes new Registry security mitigation for Intel processors (Spectre)

About six years ago, vulnerabilities were discovered that affected most Intel and AMD processors. The vulnerabilities, Spectre and Meltdown, can be exploited to read sensitive data from attacked computer systems. Intel released […]

A new journey with Windows

A new journey with Windows: Microsoft's "end of support" notice for Windows 10 users

Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system has about 18 months of official support left. Customers may further extend support by up to three years, but this comes at a cost. Now, Microsoft is […]

AI mobile

Google is releasing previously Pixel-exclusive AI tools to all Google Photos users

Soon, all users of the photo viewing and editing app Google Photos may use a number of AI tools to edit their photos. Google announced yesterday that the three AI tools Magic […]

Proton acquires encrypted note-taking app Standard Notes

Proton acquires encrypted note-taking app Standard Notes

Proton has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the encrypted note-taking app, Standard Notes. The company says that the privacy-focused Proton has been expanding its portfolio steadily overtime, evolving from […]

Microsoft continues push to turn Windows into an advertising space

A fundamental shift happened in the development of the Windows operating system in recent years. Some say it started during the development of Windows 11, Microsoft's newest operating system. Others suggest that […]

Microsoft releases the April 2024 Security Updates for Windows

The April 2024 security updates for Windows are now available. Microsoft released the security updates for all supported Windows versions and also other company products on today's Patch Day. Our overview helps […]

Winxvideo AI: Your One-Stop Video and Image Solution for upgrading your Media

Forget grainy footage and shaky home videos, the Online world is currently craving for crisp and high-quality visuals! That's where Winxvideo AI comes in, wielding the power of artificial intelligence to transform […]

Maximize Your Online Security with Avast Secure Browser

As the Internet becomes a stage for sophisticated threats and unwelcome surveillance, online privacy and security have become a priority for Internet users everywhere. With every click, search, or visited website, your […]

Google announces improved Find My Device network for Android devices

Google announces improved Find My Device network for Android devices

Google has launched its improved Find My Device network in the U.S. and Canada. The technology is quite similar to Apple's Find My service. Android's Find My Network is a crowdsourced network, […]

New sneaky Windows driver UCPD stops non-Microsoft software from setting defaults

Microsoft has integrated the driver userChoice Protection Driver, short UCPD, into Windows 10 and Windows 11 systems recently. This driver has just one purpose: to block access to UserChoice Registry keys. These […]

Disney Plus' password-sharing crackdown begins in June

Disney CEO Bob Iger has confirmed that the company will start implementing new rules to prevent users from sharing their accounts with other people. Disney Plus' password-sharing crackdown will begin in June. […]

Gemini Google

Google considers charging you extra for AI-powered Google Search features

A report by the Financial Times (via Neowin) suggests that Google is considering charging search users for use of AI-powered search features. The push towards an AI powered future has reached search […]

Chrome

Another Google Chrome 0-day vulnerability fixed: update asap

Google released a security update for its Chrome web browser to address another 0-day security vulnerability. This is the second 0-day vulnerability that Google fixed in Chrome in recent time and the […]

Windows 10

Microsoft reveals Windows 10 ESU pricing: starts at $61

Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system is nearing the end of its life. Come October 2025, support for the operating system ends officially. Microsoft announced that it is going to offer ESU, Extended […]

Mozilla released a Firefox Nightly test build with vertical tabs

Mozilla released a Firefox Nightly test build recently that includes support for vertical tabs. This new functionality is not available in regular Firefox Nightly builds, but there is a way to get […]

ChatGPT no longer requires an account, but there are some limitations

ChatGPT no longer requires an account to use, but there are some limitations

OpenAI has announced a major change to its AI-based chat service. ChatGPT is now available for use without signing up for an account. Technically, this isn't the first AI-powered service to go […]

Android PC emulator

Android on Windows: the best emulators for gaming

Would you like to play your favorite Android games on your PC? Run Android apps on PC to use them even without your Android device? It is easier than you may think […]

Microsoft Edge fixes 0-day vulnerability: confirms all Chromium-based browsers vulnerable

Microsoft released a security update for its Edge web browser that address several security issues, including one that is exploited in the wild. Google released security updates for its Chrome web browser […]

Windows Copilot Key

Intel: Microsoft AI PCs need a Copilot Key

Microsoft hopes that 2024 will be the year that so-called AI PCs will take off. Tidbits and rumors about this new breed of PCs are found everywhere, but Microsoft itself has been […]

Apple releases macOS 14.4.1 Sonoma update to fix USB Hub and Java issues

Apple releases macOS 14.4.1 Sonoma update to fix USB Hub and Java issues

Apple has released the macOS 14.4.1 Sonoma update. It fixes some problems that users were facing with USB Hubs, and Java apps. Apple fixes USB Hub and Java issues in macOS 14.4.1 […]

Moment

Windows 11's Moment Update 5 is finally here: how to download

Microsoft released the fifth Moment Update for Windows 11 in February 2024. This release did not reach many user systems, as Microsoft limited its availability artificially. While Microsoft did state that the […]

How to launch the old Task Manager in Windows 11

Microsoft launched a redesign of Windows 11's Task Manager some time ago. The new task manager has a different design but also functional differences. Microsoft removed the -- rather useless -- basic […]

US sues Apple in iPhone monopoly lawsuit

US sues Apple in iPhone monopoly lawsuit

The US Government has filed an antitrust case against Apple. The lawsuit alleges that the Cupertino company has monopolized the smartphone industry. The case was jointly filed by the Justice Department, 16 […]

Windows Copilot

Microsoft Copilot app getting installed on Windows devices

Last week, Microsoft revealed that it started to push its AI Microsoft Copilot to more Windows 10 and 11 devices. The feature, still in preview at the time of writing, shows up […]

Brave no longer installs VPN Services on Windows for everyone

Brave Software released a new stable version of the company's web browser this week. Besides more AI and several improvements, it is also introducing a change regarding the installation of VPN services […]

You can now zoom images easier in Microsoft Edge thanks to new Magnify feature

Microsoft added a new feature to its Edge browser recently that improves how you zoom images in the browser. Most websites restrict the width of content and this impacts images as well. […]

The Epic Games Store is coming to iOS and Android

The Epic Games Store is coming to iOS and Android

The Epic Games Store is coming to iOS and Android devices. The announcement was made at the company's State of Unreal 2024 event. Steve Allison, the General Manager of the Epic Games […]

Google

Google Chrome 123 launches with security fixes and Google Update changes on Windows

Google released a new stable version of its Chrome web browser for desktop operating systems and Android today. This new version of Chrome, Google Chrome 123.0,  is a feature and security update. […]

firefox

Firefox 124.0 launches with new features and security fixes

Mozilla has released Firefox 124.0 Stable and Firefox 115.9 ESR. The new stable version of the organization's Firefox web browser fixes security issues and introduces some new features and improvements as well. […]

Valve introduces Steam Families to allow members to share their libraries simultaneously

Valve introduces Steam Families to allow members to share their libraries simultaneously

Valve has announced a new feature for its gaming platform, it's called Steam Families. It finally lets you play games from other family members' libraries while they are playing another game. How […]

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Microsoft shows another Bing popup advertisement to Windows users

Microsoft has done it again. This time, the company displayed a popup advertising its Bing search service to Chrome users on Windows devices. The popup appeared for users who launched Chrome on […]

Windows 10

Next Windows 10 update brings Windows Spotlight, Lock screen content, and another Windows 11 upgrade offer

Microsoft released a new update to the Windows 10 Release Preview channel. The update KB5035941 is in testing and will be released soon to the general Windows 10 device population. While most Windows […]

Tor launches WebTunnel Bridge as another way to bypass censorship

The Tor Project announced the immediate release of WebTunnel Bridge, a new way for Tor users to bypass censorship. Not all Tor users may fire up the official client to connect to […]

Apple introduces new rule to allow users to download apps from developers websites in the EU

Apple introduces new rule to allow users to download apps from developers websites in the EU

Apple released iOS 17.4 last week to comply with the European Union's Digital Markets Act, to add support for third-party app marketplaces. Now, the Cupertino company has introduced more options for developers […]

First look at Google Chrome's upcoming link preview feature

Google is working on a link preview feature in its Chrome web browser that enables users to preview links without opening them in a tab. The link preview feature has been in […]

Update

Overview of the March 2024 Windows Security Updates

Microsoft released security updates for all supported versions of its Windows operating system and other company products on the March 2024 Patch Day. This overview provides home users and administrators with information […]

KeePassXC adds support for Passkeys, improves database import from Bitwarden and 1Password

KeePassXC has been updated to 2.7.7. The latest version of the open source password manager adds support for Passkeys, and has gained the ability to import your vault data from Bitwarden. Passkeys […]

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Microsoft starts rollout of Windows DMA compliance changes in Europe

Microsoft has started the rollout of Windows changes for users in the European Economic Area to comply with the EU's Digital Markets Act (DMA). The company says that the rollout has started […]

new outlook for windows classic outlook migration

Microsoft won't kill classic Outlook for Windows "until at least 2029"

Good news for users of Microsoft's classic Outlook application. Microsoft won't deprecate the classic Outlook version until at least 2029. The new Outlook for Windows has been released as a preview some […]

Apple releases macOS Sonoma 14.4 update with over 50 security fixes

Apple releases macOS Sonoma 14.4 update with over 50 security fixes

Apple has released the macOS Sonoma 14.4 update. The software update includes a couple of new features, and over 50 fixes for security vulnerabilities. What's new in the macOS Sonoma 14.4 update […]