Tag Archives: Windows

Microsoft warns wormable Windows bug could lead to another WannaCry

Microsoft is warning that the Internet could see another exploit with the magnitude of the WannaCry attack that shut down computers all over the world two years ago unless people patch a high-severity vulnerability. The software maker took the unusual step … Google Alert – breaking news

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Guidemaster: The best Windows ultrabooks you can buy right now

Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Buyers looking for premium Windows laptops today have plenty of choices; every few months sees some splashy launch of a new high-end PC. Ultrabooks have become the standard design for most premium Windows laptops, and they represent the best of what companies like Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and Microsoft have to offer in terms of ...

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After the Windows update fiasco, Microsoft needs to shake up its dev process

Enlarge / Windows 10 during a product launch event in Tokyo in July 2015. (credit: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images) It’s fair to say that the Windows 10 October 2018 Update has not been Microsoft’s most successful update. Reports of data loss quickly emerged, forcing Microsoft to suspend distribution of the update. It has since been fixed and is currently ...

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From Win32 to Cocoa: A Windows user’s would-be conversion to Mac OS X, part III

So… Peter Bright’s new home for tech support, right? (credit: antxoa) Ten years ago around this very time—April through June 2008—our intrepid Microsoft guru Peter Bright evidently had an identity crisis. Could this lifelong PC user really have been pushed to the brink? Was he considering a switch to… Mac OS?!? While our staff hopefully enjoys a less stressful Memorial ...

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From Win32 to Cocoa: A Windows user’s would-be conversion to Mac OS, part II

Enlarge / How could Peter Bright ditch all this for the minimalism of MacOS? He loves the color purple far too much to do that, right? (credit: Ethan Miller / Getty Images) Ten years ago around this very time—April through June 2008—our intrepid Microsoft guru Peter Bright evidently had an identity crisis. Could this lifelong PC user really have been ...

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From Win32 to Cocoa: A Windows user’s would-be conversion to Mac OS X

Enlarge / OK, technically this wouldn’t have even been possible at the time of this initial article, but here’s Win10, Win8, Windows XP, and Mac OS X (High Sierra) all together. Thanks Parallels. (credit: Parallels) Ten years ago around this very time—April through June 2008—our intrepid Microsoft guru Peter Bright evidently had an identity crisis. Could this lifelong PC user ...

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Is this Britain’s MOST haunted B&B? Guests left ‘fleeing through windows from ghosts’

A FORMER pub is reputedly Britain’s most haunted bed and breakfast after guests were left fleeing in terror. Daily Express :: Weird Feed

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Zorin Takes Aim at Windows and macOS with Upgraded Operating System

DUBLIN, September 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Zorin Group today announced the release of Zorin OS 12.2, its Linux-based operating system for beginners and advanced users. This version brings new innovations from the Open Source community together with a familiar user interface, requiring… PR Newswire: Internet Technology

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