Microsoft might start demanding your phone number
Published in News


Always asking for a little more personal information


Software giant Microsoft is getting a little stalkerish and is getting more persistent about asking for your phone number.

Intel stuff-up forces redesign of Windows and Linux
Published in Processors


Processors to take a 5-30 percent performance hit while AMD is laughing

It seems that Intel has forced Windows and Linux developers to come up with a software patch to cover a design flaw in its processors.

Windows ARM chips might carve up the PC low end
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 11:13

Windows ARM chips might carve up the PC low end


Microsoft and Qualcomm might take a huge section of cheap PCs from Intel and AMD

Diviners at Digitimes Research have been consulting the livers of freshly slain bulls and reached the conclusion that Qualcomm and its new chum Microsoft might be set to carve off a big chunk of the low end PC market.

Star Trek’s Federation will still use Windows XP
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Coders have a look at Discovery code

Star Trek fans with HD have been looking at the code used in the new Star Trek: Discovery show and found that the Federation’s latest starship appears to be using Windows XP.

Windows Subsystem for Linux is out of beta
Published in News


Vole goes cross platform

Early adopters on the Windows Insider program will notice that Windows Subsystem for Linux is no longer marked as a beta feature as of Insider build 16251.

Bye-Bye Windows Phone 8
Published in News
Friday, 14 July 2017 06:00

Bye-Bye Windows Phone 8


Vole sends it to the underworld


Microsoft has killed off its Windows Phone 8 operating system today.

Microsoft releases second Win10 cumulative update in a month
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Reboot again, like you did earlier in the month


For the second time this month, the software king of the world, and parts of the moon, Microsoft, has delivered a cumulative update for Windows 10.

Microsoft admits Windows 10 disables rivals' AV
Published in News


Temporarily


Software king of the world, Microsoft, has admitted that it does temporarily disable anti-virus software on Windows PCs.

Qualcomm shows Windows 10 on Snapdragon 835
Published in News


Qualcomm set to disrupt the current Mobile PC market

Today Qualcomm announced OEM partners for Snapdragon Mobile PCs and we have a few more details about the Snapdragon 835 powered WIndows 10 powered platform. 

WannaCrypt dusts off Linux desktop debate
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Apparently Linux desktop is more secure


In the wake of the WannaCrypt malware disaster there have been moves within the Linux community to try and use it to prove that this is the ideal reason to put Linux on the Desktop.