Monthly Archives: July 2016

Microsoft Word’s spellcheck is getting a big upgrade to make you a better writer

    For many millions of students and professionals, Microsoft Word’s red squiggly underlines for spelling mistakes are essentially an icon of modern computing. Well, those squigglies aren’t going anywhere. But for subscribers to the Microsoft Office 365 productivity suite, … Continue reading

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Microsoft finalizes Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Last week’s Windows 10 update to beta testers is almost certainly the final code for this year’s big upgrade, set to release on Aug. 2.     Build 14393 was issued to participants in Microsoft’s Windows Insider preview program last … Continue reading

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Microsoft is Paving the Way for Bringing iPhone Apps on Windows 10

A building on the Microsoft Headquarters campus is pictured July 17, 2014 in Redmond, Washington. (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images) Microsoft launched Project Islandwood, which is aimed at helping to port iOS apps to Windows 10 devices and is supposed to act … Continue reading

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Some Crafty Nerds Got Windows Running on a Chromebook

You can stop regretting owning that ridiculously cheap Chromebook you picked up last Prime Day. The guys over at CodeWeavers have worked out a way to run Windows on Chrome OS. That means Steam, Photoshop, and a non-web version of … Continue reading

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HP’s Elite x3 will give Windows 10 a new flagship phone later this month

HP’s Elite x3 marks the company’s re-entry in the smartphone market after a few failed attempts in the past Credit: Jul 18, 2016 6:08 AM Not many are using smartphones with Microsoft’s Windows 10 Mobile, but HP’s flagship Elite x3—which … Continue reading

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New Mac malware discovered in the wild installing backdoors

Allowing attackers to hijack systems, the malware comes disguised as a fake file converter available at reputable download sites, Bitdefender warns. A new piece of nasty malware targeting Mac systems has been discovered in the wild, allowing attackers to hijack … Continue reading

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