Android

Android users, Facebook will no longer ‘stalk you’

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Social media platform Facebookhas introduced a new update to its Android app that allows users to choose whether or not to share their location with Facebook when they are not using the app. Currently, Facebook’s Android app […]

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Windows

Microsoft to end Windows 7 support early if you don’t install its March update

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Microsoft really wants you to update your PCs(AFP) Microsoft has already announced ending support for Windows 7 OS by 2020. The company is now making sure Windows 7 users don’t interrupt official updates, especially […]

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Windows

Windows 10 will soon let you access Linux files from File Explorer

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Microsoft continues to build support for Linux deeper into Windows 10, with plans to make it easier for Windows to access files stored by some Linux-based operating systems. The next major feature […]

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Software

Data-spewing Spectre chip flaws can’t be killed by software alone, Google boffins conclude

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Google security researchers have analyzed the impact of the data-leaking Spectre vulnerabilities afflicting today’s processor cores, and concluded software alone cannot prevent exploitation. The Chocolate Factory brainiacs – Ross Mcilroy, Jaroslav Sevcik, […]

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Windows

Microsoft starts testing a version of Windows 10 it won’t release until 2020

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Microsoft has started testing an update to Windows 10 that it plans to release in 2020. It’s unusual for the company to test updates so far in advance, as Microsoft typically releases […]

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Education

Parents need to learn higher education is not the only measure of success

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Parents need to be challenged over their belief that higher education is the “only measure of success” for school-leavers, the head of a national education body has warned. Nessa White, general secretary […]

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Windows

Windows 10 February 2019 Cumulative Updates Released With Fixes

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It’s Patch Tuesday and new cumulative updates are rolling out for supported versions of Windows 10, including the October 2018 Update, the April 2018 Update and the Fall Creators Update. The focus […]

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Windows

Microsoft Monday: Useful Windows 10 Features Coming Soon, Windows 7 Support Costs, Skype Blur Effect

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“Microsoft Monday” is a weekly column that focuses on all things Microsoft. This week “Microsoft Monday” features news about Windows 10 Update features coming this April, the acquisition of DataSense, Skype’s background blur […]

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